With the coronavirus pandemic forcing most into lockdown across the globe, it’s given many of us time to pause and reflect.
Over in the US, celebrities are entertaining themselves on Twitter by taking a stroll down memory lane, and recalling the first five jobs they’ve ever had in their lifetimes.
Stars such as Look Who’s Talking star Kirstie Alley, Jared Padalecki, Eric Dane and Jane Lynch have cast their minds back and listed the gigs they’ve racked up on their resumes — and soon enough the ‘5 jobs I’ve had…’ challenge went viral.
“5 jobs I’ve had: 1. Nanny. 2. Swim teacher. 3. Dandelion picker. 4. Interior designer. 5. Lifeguard,” tweeted Alley, who’s first big acting break came in 1987 when she scored the role of Rebecca Howe on the popular sitcom, Cheers.
Supernatural star Padalecki listed four acting roles when sharing his employment list.
“5 jobs I’ve had… 1. Law Student. 2. Hunter. 3. Satan’s Vessel. 4. Apocalyptic Harbinger. 5. Texas Ranger,” he tweeted on March 19.
Former Grey’s Anatomy star Eric Dane revealed that he’s done it all, from retail to hospitality.
“Five jobs I’ve had: 1. Ice cream shop. 2. Construction. 3. Bike shop (mechanic). 4. Paper Route. 5. Folding many t shirts at Banana Republic,” he shared on Twitter.
Everyone’s favourite gym teacher, Jane Lynch, used to work as a fitting room number-hander. She also had her fair share of odd jobs.
“1) Fitting room number-hander. 2) Bus girl. 3) Triplicate separator. 4) Switch board operator. 5) Convenient store cashier,” the Glee star tweeted.
Here’s how the others fared: