Most of the celebrities go through a lot of struggle to become famous. They are not popular by birth. Many celebrities, when they had just started their career, they resorted to the TV show to get famous.
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12 Celebrities you won’t believe actually started their career on TV shows
1. Emma Stone
Emma Stone was first seen in “In Search of the Partridge Family” in 2004. All the contestants in the show competed with each other for the role of Laurie Partridge.
2. Aaron Paul
Before playing the role of Jesse Pinkman in the very popular TV series, Breaking Bad, Aaron Paul competed on “The Price Is Right” in 2000. Even though he made it to the showcase showdown, he could not win the game.
Kesha, who is a very famous pop star now played hostess to Paris and Nicole on “The Simple Life”.
4. Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake is one of the few celebrities who started his career in music at a very young age. He was seen on a TV show “Star Search” at the age of 11.
5. Laverne Cox
Before appearing on the hit TV show “Orange is the new Black”, Laverne Cox competed to become P Diddy’s assistant on the VH1 reality show “I Want to Work for Diddy.”
6. Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm who became very famous after appearing on “Mad Men”, needed some help to start his career in 1966. In 1966, he went on the show “The Big Date”. However, he did not win the girl.
7. Lucy Hale
As a child, Lucy Hale competed in a short-lived singing TV reality show, “American Juniors” before making it as Aria on “Pretty Little Liars”.
8. Nicole Scherzinger
In 2003, Nicole Scherzinger appeared on “Popstars” in 2003. Later, because of her performance, she won a spot for herself, in short-lived pop group Eden’s Crush.
9. Josh Henderson
Josh Henderson is famous for his role in Dallas and 90210. However, he first got famous as a singer. He won the second season of a reality TV singing show “Popstars” when he started his career. He also joined a band named Scene 23.
10. Miranda Lambert
Miranda Lambert first appeared on “Nashville Star” in 2003.
11. Heather Morris
Heather Morris tried her luck by auditioning for a popular dance show, “So You Think You Can Dance” in 2006. However, she did not even clear the audition round.
12. David Giuntoli
David Giuntoli, who is famous for his roles in “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Grimm” and “Nip/Tuck”, at the beginning of his career, appeared on TV shows like “Road Rules: South Pacific” and then on “Real World/Road Rules Challenge: The Gauntlet”.