BuzzFeed has put together a list of celebrities who paid their dues before finding fame and fortune.

Here are 10 of the most surprising jobs they had….

  1. Amy Adams was a Hooters waitress.
  2. Emma Stone used to work at a bakery for dogs.
  3. Kanye West worked at The Gap.
  4. Megan Fox was a human banana at a fruit smoothie shop.
  5. Gabourey Sidibe was a phone sex operator.
  6. Gwen Stefani worked at Dairy Queen.
  7. Nicole Kidman used to be a massage therapist.
  8. Nicki Minaj was a waitress at Red Lobster.
  9. Matt LeBlanc was a carpenter.
  10. Lucy Liu was an aerobics instructor.Full list here
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