8 Pinoy Celebrities Who Had Regular Jobs Before Becoming Famous

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We are always inspired by rags-to-riches stories, most especially if it is about our favorite stars and idols. In some way, it makes us feel that we still have a chance at getting a great life no matter how poor we are today.

Of course, being rich and famous is something that doesn’t happen overnight, unless you win the lottery. These actors and actresses had certainly gone through a lot to become the stars they are today.

But it really is amazing to learn that before they made it big, they were just ‘ordinary’ people like us who had regular jobs! While they worked for these other jobs, it is now quite difficult to imagine them going back to these ordinary jobs now that they are rich and famous.

Check out these stars and be amazed by the success they now enjoy…

Marian Rivera

By [1] Gerry Edra] (Marian Rivera) [CC BY 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons
She’s one of the most famous actresses this generation has seen but before becoming a star, she had actually worked for the National Institute of Mental Health. She holds a Psychology degree from the De La Salle University – Dasmariñas. She also had a stint at special education teacher.