Not all popular celebrities today came from a wealthy family. There are few who proved that poverty is the hindrance to success. The list of celebrities we will going to share to you came from a very humble beginning. What is amazing is their honesty and humility to share their former jobs before reaching success.
Jericho shared that before he made name in the showbiz industry, he was a fish vendor. He is proud of it. “Grabe yung puyat at pagod kasi 2 a.m. gigising na kami maghahanda ng mga isdang paninda, tapos 5 a.m. nagsisimula na kaming magbenta. Kaya lang pag-uwi, minsan ayaw kami pasakayin sa loob ng jeep kasi mabaho kami. So kapag amoy hasang yung kamay ko, tapos nakikita kami ng pasahero, tinatago ko na lang,” Jericho shared.
Willie experienced working as a barker for jeepney drivers and just being paid by few coins that slipped under the driver’s seat. Who can say that the former barker became one of the wealthiest person in the Philippines? The key of his fame is his generosity.
Coco was an Overseas Filipino Worker before entering the showbiz industry. He was a janitor in Canada. According to him being a janitor is one of the truest reality that he would never be ashamed of to share to everyone. That experience molded him to be who he is now.
“Most of the time we had only bananas and root crops to eat, but when I did make more money, I made sure my family ate rice. Now we eat anything we want to eat.” Manny’s father said. ‘Pacman’ is the first boxer to win world titles in eight weight divisions, and has won twelve major world titles. He’s also the only man to win the lineal championship in five different weight classes. Currently, Manny is now serving the Philippines as a senator.
Richard was once a service crew in a restaurant before he entered to the world of showbiz. He one of the examples that no one can really predict what will happen in the future.