There's something endearing about learning the history of your favourite celebrities, which is why when we stumbled upon a few former summer gigs of stylish women like Rachel McAdams and Eva Mendes, it had us wanting more. If you share the same curiosity, scroll down for 11 surprising summer jobs celebrities had before they were famous, and be sure to share your first summer job with us in the comments below!
Amy Adams, Hooters Girl
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The Oscar nominee worked at Hooters to save money for college when she was 18.
Rooney Mara, Camp Counselor
Mara attributes her maternal instinct to her large family and jobs like nannying and serving as a camp counselor.
Eva Mendes, Hot Dog on a Stick Employee
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When asked about her days with Hot Dog on a Stick, Mendes recalls them as being "very strict" and running the "operation with an iron fist."
Lady Gaga, Manhattan Waitress
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The singer used to work at a Greek restaurant in Manhattan and, according to her, always got big tips.