Picture this — you’re in a restaurant and Lady Gaga comes to take your order. Or you hire a cleaning service, and Miley Cyrus shows up to clean your house. Or imagine if you’re out shopping and Kanye West is at the cash register ringing you up. Seems like that’s pretty unlikely, right? Well guys, it’s actually more likely than you’d think because before finding fame, that’s what these stars were doing!

Since celebrities have the most glamorous lives ever, it may be hard to believe that they were once normal people with normal jobs. But for stars like Lady Gaga, Kanye and Miley — that was the case. And they’re not the only ones. Harry StylesTaylor Swift, Camila Mendes, Madelaine PetschKendall Jenner, Chace Crawford and more also had normal jobs before finding fame.

Scroll through our gallery to discover all the other celebrities who had average jobs before they were famous.

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