While we are fed with pop culture and celebrity stories on a daily basis, we barely know who they really are. It might look like they have it easy, and like they became celebrities overnight, but that’s almost always not the case. Just like any of us, famous people face obstacles, including rejection, bullying, and doubt. From Ashton Kutcher to Eva Mendes, check out the unusual ways in which these celebrities became known and famous all over the world.
Ellen Worked As A Bartender
Before entering the acting business, Ellen Pompeo was just trying to figure out life. During the mid-90s, she was working as a bartender in Soho in New York City, when a casting agent took notice of her.
Instead of being straight-forward, though, he started offering Ellen some unsolicited advice, which she interpreted as flirting. Later on, she decided to give it a try and participated in a number of commercials and small TV Roles. Her breakout was her performance in Grey’s Anatomy.