By Reggie Martin
There are many people who work a job as a waiter or waitress while going to school or attempting to break it big in a particular field such as acting. With this in mind, here are the hottest celebrities who once waited tables.
19. JENNIFER ANISTON
Before she was one of the most coveted actresses in the world, Jennifer Aniston was a waitress who reportedly had a bad habit of dropping food on and around customers.
18. MEGAN FOX
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Megan Fox worked a number of odd jobs before becoming an actress, which included working as a waitress until quitting because she felt uncomfortable around some customers.
17. MARIAH CAREY
Mariah Carey worked as a waitress in Manhattan during the infancy stages of her career as a musician.
16. AMANDA SEYFRIED
Amanda Seyfried worked as a waitress at a nursing home prior to hitting it big as an actress, where she surely dealt with a number of unpleasant situations.
15. AMY ADAMS
Before becoming a perennial Oscar nominee, Amy Adams actually worked as a waitress at a Hooters restaurant.
14. MARISA TOMEI
Marisa Tomei worked at a Tony Roma’s steakhouse during her younger years, although she became a star actress quickly after her first major roles.
13. KELLY CLARKSON
Former American Idol champion Kelly Clarkson worked as a cocktail waitress at multiple comedy clubs in Texas before she became a star musician.
12. AMERICA FERRERA
America Ferrera worked as a waitress while attending the University of Southern California in order to afford to be able to pursue her dreams.
11. NAYA RIVERA
Naya Rivera worked as a waitress at Hooters before becoming a star for the hit musical comedy-drama series Glee.
10. KRISTEN WIIG
While attempting to revitalize a floundering acting career, Kristen Wiig once worked as a waitress at an executive dining hall at Universal Studios.
9. HOLLY MADISON
Holly Madison was a Hooters waitress long before she became a reality television star and began appearing in Playboy.
8. JENNY MCCARTHY
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Jenny McCarthy was working as a waitress prior to gaining her first major break in the form of a Playboy shoot, which helped her spawn a career as a television host and actress.
7. NICKI MINAJ
Nicki Minaj worked at a waitress while trying to break into the music industry, and she was even once fired from Red Lobster for chasing after a customer who took her pen.
6. SARAH SILVERMAN
Sarah Silverman once waited tables at a Mexican restaurant called La Cantina, which allowed her to pursue a stand up comedy career that was not initially very lucrative.
5. JULIANNE MOORE
Moore worked at multiple restaurants before gaining a role on the soap opera “As the World Turns” and beginning to act full time.
4. SANDRA BULLOCK
While pursuing an acting career in New York, Sandra Bullock worked as a bartender and waitress at a restaurant in Manhattan.
3. EVA MENDES
Mendes worked in a pizza place and even at a hot dog stand in her local mall before making it big as an actress.
2. LADY GAGA
Lady Gaga worked as a waitress at a diner on the Upper West Side in New York City while honing her musical abilities.
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