- Our local celebrities have their own stories to tell about the 'day jobs' they had before they became stars
- Some of them took several jobs just to support their family
- This only proves that nothing is impossible with hardwork and determination and lots of luck
These showbiz people are considered as the highest paid celebrities in our country.
Little did we know that they also started from humble beginnings.
KAMI learned from GMA entertainment that these local celebrities proved themselves that with lots of courage and perseverance, nothing is impossible.
1. Fernando Poe Jr.
FPJ is the country's National Artist for film. Before he became 'Da king' of Philippine movies, he worked as a stuntman.
Comedy King Dolphy once became a a coachman and a 'shoe shine boy'.
3. Willie Revillame
TV host Willie Revillame worked as a 'barker' for jeepneys just to earn money. Now he was the one who gives money thru his show, Wowowin.
4. Nora Aunor
Superstar Nora Aunor experienced selling water near a train station.
5. Isko Moreno
Who would have thought that this man became a garbage collector before he became an actor.
Isko ran for senatorial race last 2016 but was not able to get a spot. He served as the vice mayor of Manila for 9 years.
6. Richard Gomez
Richard worked as a crew in a fastfood chain where he was also discovered.]
The veteran actor is now the Mayor of Ormoc City.
7. Diether Ocampo
Diether used to be a bartender In a bar near ABS-CBN where he was also discovered to become an actor.
He is now back in showbiz as part of ABS-CBN's latest fantaserye 'Bagani'.
8. Marvin Agustin
Before he became an actor and manager of several businesses, Marvin did several jobs to support his family.
He used to cook and sell barbecue outside their house. Aside from that he also had an experience on being a mascot.
Marvin became a waiter at a restaurant where he was offered to become an actor.
9. Jericho Rosales
Before he joined Mr. Pogi of Eat Bulaga, just like Marvin, Jericho did several jobs.
Echo used to work as a personal driver and a crew in a pizza parlor
Now, Jericho is happily married to model and host Kim Jones.
10. Coco Martin
Coco became an OFW in Canada where he worked as a janitor and waiter.
Now, He is one of the award-winning actors in Philippine Showbiz.
11. Manny Pacquiao
This boxing champ slash Senator slash millionaire used to be a sampaguita vendor, construction worker and baker.
Now that is is one of the senators in our country, Manny still has this golden heart to the poor people for he himself experienced the hardships of life.
He even bring back his family to Gen San, for his kids to experiance simple life and also to continue being humble.
Her inspiring story will truly inspire us to keep reaching our dreams. Road to success: I cried a hundred times - makeup artist and business owner Cheneleng Pili on KAMI Youtube channel.