18 Stars Who Worked For Other Celebs Before Becoming Famous

It may be difficult to imagine the biggest stars of today working another job. Have you ever tried to picture a reality TV star cleaning your closet or a star from an A-list movie taking care of your children? It just seems strange.
However, some of Hollywood's greatest stars had normal jobs just like the rest of us before they were famous. Indeed, some celebs even worked for other famous people.
Some pre-fame jobs made sense for the careers those future stars desired. For example, some comic actors worked as interns for famous late-night TV stars before getting their big roles.
However, some are more surprising. Did you know that before becoming an action star, Harrison Ford worked as a carpenter for some celebs? Or that before her careers as an actor and then a duchess, Meghan Markle calligraphed for a few famous couples?
We have discovered 18 celebs who once worked for another celebrity, and we must admit, some of them are very surprising.

#1 Allison Williams worked for Tina Fey as an assistant.

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Before becoming a big star as an actor, Allison Williams worked as Tina Fey's second assistant. She is currently best known for her role as a lead in the HBO series Girls.

#2 Angela Kinsey was Conan O’Brien's intern.

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Angela Kinsey is a notable character from The Office. The actor worked exclusively for bandleader Max Weinberg while she was an intern at Late Night with Conan O'Brien in 1994.

#3 Ashley Olsen interned for Zac Posen.

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Ashley Olsen worked as a Zac Posen intern before starting her fashion line. In an interview, Posen remembered how she demonstrated her passion and ambition by appearing at the door and knocking to get the internship.

#4 Bethenny Frankel worked as a babysitter for Paris Hilton.

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Bethenny Frankel was a babysitter for none other than Paris Hilton before she rose to fame on The Real Housewives of New York City and helped take care of Hilton and her sister when they were little.

#5 D’Arcy Carden was Bill Hader’s children's babysitter.

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A well-known hilarious actor had D'Arcy Carden as his nanny. Carden cared for Bill Hader's daughters before her breakthrough role as Janet on the TV series The Good Place.

#6 Eric Stonestreet worked security for Garth Brooks.

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Although Eric Stonestreet rose to fame as Cam in Modern Family, that wasn't where his Entertainment career started. The actor admitted in an Instagram post that he provided security for singer Garth Brooks.

#7 Harrison Ford worked for Francis Ford Coppola as a carpenter.

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Harrison Ford was a carpenter before he became an actor and found his big break as Han Solo in Star Wars. He has worked on other films with producers Fred Roos and Francis Ford Coppola.

#8 Heather Morris used to be Beyoncé’s backup dancer.

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Heather Morris worked for Beyoncé before playing Brittany on Glee. Morris supported the singer on stage during The Beyoncé Experience tour in 2007 as well as during several TV performances of Single Ladies and award show appearances.

#9 Jennifer Garner worked as a babysitter for Stephen Colbert.

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Stephen Colbert and his wife, Evelyn McGee-Colbert, once employed Jennifer Garner. Garner agreed to babysit Colbert's daughter Madeline after they first met during a 1996 episode of Spin City.

#10 Kanye West was an in-house producer for Roc-A-Fella Records by Jay-Z.

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Kanye West was a well-known producer before he became a famous rapper. Jay-Z, who also co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records, hired West as a producer.

#11 Katie Lowes was Connie Britton's babysitter.

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Katie Lowes had looked after Connie Britton's son before being cast in Scandal! Britton said Lowes was so excellent that she truly wanted her to be her assistant.

#12 Kevin Federline danced for Justin Timberlake.

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Federline was a professional dancer for numerous well-known celebrities, including Justin Timberlake in the music video for his song "Like I Love You" before being well-known for his marriage to Britney Spears.

#13 Khloé Kardashian worked as Nicole Richie’s assistant.

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As it turned out, Kim wasn't the only person doing work for a famous person. Khloé Kardashian once worked for Nicole Richie as an assistant.

#14 Kim Kardashian worked as Paris Hilton’s closet organizer.

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The most well-known case of a star working for another is Kim Kardashian for Paris Hilton. Kim organized Paris's closet before she rose to fame with her reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Kim worked with stars like Serena Williams, Rob Lowe, Brandy, Kenny G, and Cindy Crawford in addition to assisting Hilton with her closet organization.

#15 Meghan Markle calligraphed Robin Thicke’s wedding invitations.

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Before she joined the British royal family and before she had a recurring role on Suits, Meghan Markle provided calligraphy services to several well-known people, including Robin Thicke. Markel wrote Dolce & Gabbana's celebrity correspondence in addition to drafting Thicke's wedding invites.

#16 Mindy Kaling worked as an intern at Late Night with Conan O’Brien.

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Mindy Kaling worked for Conan O'Brien before she became a very successful actor, author, and TV Show creator. As a Dartmouth University student, Kaling worked as Conan O'Brien's intern at Late Night. She later wrote the script for the talk show movie Late Night, which is about the same period.

#17 Steve Carell worked for Jon Stewart.

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Steve Carell used to assist Jon Stewart on The Daily Show before he became well-known. Stewart wanted to fire Carell early in his career as a correspondent because of his excellent acting abilities.

#18 Zac Posen was Lena Dunham's babysitter.

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Lena Dunham, the creator and actress of The Girls, frequently appears on red carpets wearing Zac Posen clothing since he happened to be her babysitter growing up!
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