Before Fame: The Surprising Jobs Your Favourite Nigerian Celebrities Were Doing

Everybody wants to be Famous, Everybody wants to Get Rich, But Before one can get to that ‘Peak’. .you must pass through a stage. .’Hardwork‘ of course excluding those that were born with a Silver Spoon. 🙂

Here’s a list of Celebrities who started from the bottom and have made a name for themselves.



Michael Collins Ajereh a.k.a Don Jazzy was born in Umuahia and he hails from Delta State. He graduated from the Federal Government College Lagos, and studied Business Management at the Ambrose Alli University Ekpoma.

Don Jazzy has worked as a Security Guard at McDonalds. .Yes You Heard That Right!! SECURITY GUARD



The Beautiful Talented Actress who owns a Charity Foundation was once a Cleaner! Yes, a Cleaner!! In one of her instagram post she shared years back, see what she posted:

“Hmmmm looking back and all I can say iz Lord I thank you for talent oh life waz nt easy somtimz it seemz iz d end of d world, n somtimz I even sit n askGod why me? N somtimz I used to say why waz Int born abroad cuz I used to think money fall frm tree ova der!

Uni life waz so hard for me, handouts I could not afford I beg frm hand to hand jst to eat! Den wil be jeans @ alaba market if d jeanz is longer Dan me I will cut it to my size n I will say iz rugged jeans! I will ask frdz for favour b4 they help they will ask me to do somtin for dem eg clean their room, help with course work jst to hav 2000 naira gosh, I never allowed dat to pull me down play like play I finished my uni n graduated with 2nd class Engineering!

Job waz hard to get mov frm place to place until 1 day I came across a poster dat says BE THE NEXT MOVIESTAR I applied and to GOD be the Glory THEY called me I waz short listed for the realty TV show tho I dint win tho I dint win but I came out 2nd and the rest iz history so palz if I can make it in 9ja! U can also do dsame life iz full of HARD TIMEZ but never let it break u down, never give up fight for what u believe cause God haz iz special plan for u! Diz my life my story hope to read urz som day n I see greatness in daz readn diz

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  1. This is Awesome. I will be there one day too. Tough time never last.
    Lime-Light is my goal where I can help, develop & influence people’s life +vely.

  2. Yes nothing comes easy, most times one don’t know that what you do can take one to ones destiny in life, that is why one must always do what is right and have the fear of God which is the beginning of wisdom and believe in oneself. Shalom