The Labour Day long weekend is finally upon us! It’s time for us all to kick back and enjoy an extra day off in honour of how hard we bust our butts at our jobs on a daily basis.
And while it’s natural for us all to get down on our work from time to time and wish we had it as easy as famous movie stars and musicians, it might shock you to learn that some of Hollywood’s biggest celebs once had far crappier gigs than we ever did. Seriously!
Here’s a look at 16 celebs who probably had way worse jobs than you.
16 celebs who probably had worse jobs than you
Jon Hamm - Porn set dresserIt's true, Don Draper himself, Jon Hamm once dressed sets for erotic film shoots to make ends meet back when he was a struggling actor. Beats starring in porn though, right?Getty Images
Pink - McDonaldsPink was just like a million other disgruntled teenagers who had the experience of flipping burgers at a McDonalds. She also cleaned toilets and mopped floors at the restaurant.Getty Images
Whoopi Goldberg - Mortuary make-up artistBeing a make-up artist doesn't sound like a bad gig...unless you’re applying the make-up to dead bodies. Whoopi Goldberg was once a "Mortuary Beautician" before becoming famous.Getty Images
Amy Adams - Hooters waitressIt's hard to believe that Amy Adams actually worked at Hooters! Adams said that she started as a hostess and worked her way up to being a waitress. Apparently it paid for college.Getty Images
Brad Pitt - El Pollo LocoBrad Pitt was once a stripper chauffeur for bachelor parties and a furniture mover. But his worst job was dressing up as a chicken and handing out flyers at an El Pollo Loco restaurant in Hollywood.Getty Images
Channing Tatum - StripperMaybe you knew this one: Before Chan made big bucks playing Magic Mike on the big screen, he was actually a stripper in real life. No wonder he had the moves down so well in the movies!Getty Images
Gwen Stefani - Dairy QueenBefore becoming a rock star and fashion icon, Gwen Stefani worked behind the counter at a Dairy Queen in California.Getty Images
Hugh Jackman - Birthday clownHugh Jackman said that before he became a famous actor, he used to entertain kids as a birthday party clown for $50 bucks a gig. Hughy the Clown?Getty Images
Jennifer Aniston - Timeshare telemarketerJennifer Aniston once made ends meet as a telemarketer for timeshare property. She tried to coax people into buying time at a resort in the Poconos.Getty Images
Johnny Depp - Pen telemarketerJohnny Depp was also a telemarketer, but he would try to sell pens over the phone. Who buys pens over the phone?Getty Images
Jon Bon Jovi - Record Studio JanitorBefore becoming the rich and famous front man for Bon Jovi, JBJ actually worked as a janitor cleaning toilets in his cousin's recording studio.Getty Images
Kanye - The GapKanye once worked as a sales assistant at The Gap. Before his days of wearing leather shorts and fur jackets, Kanye helped customers pick out khakis and button downs.Getty Images
Kelly Clarkson - Six Flags PerformerBefore becoming an American Idol winner and pop star, Kelly Clarkson entertained much smaller crowds as a performer at Six Flags Amusement Park in Texas.Getty Images
Madonna - Dunkin' DonutsBelieve it or not, Madonna once worked behind the counter at a Dunkin' Donuts when she first moved to New York City. She said she ended up getting fired for spraying customers with a jelly gun.Getty Images
Mick Jagger - Hospital PorterBefore Mick Jagger became one of the biggest rock and roll icons of all time, he was actually a porter at a mental hospital. The job included emptying bed pans.Getty Images
Rod Stewart - Grave diggerBefore becoming famous for singing about being sexy, Rod Stewart paid the bills by spending his days in a cemetery. He was once a gravedigger at Highgate Cemetery in North London.Getty Images