7 Celebrities Who Starred in Commercials before They Were Famous ...


You don’t expect many celebrities who starred in commercials to skyrocket to fame, but they had to test the acting waters somehow, right?

In reality some of the most well-known celebrities had their breakout moments during TV commercials.

Here is a list of 7 celebrities who starred in commercials before they were famous and yes, you might experience a little bit of nostalgia!

1. Lindsey Lohan

Lindsey Lohan

Before the paparazzi, scandals and rehab, Lindsey Lohan got her start on a Jell-O commercial in 1995, alongside Bill Cosby!

The fresh-faced redhead can be seen prancing around to a catchy song while eating grape Jell-O.

Only if things were still that simple for her now!

I guess not everything works out for these celebrities who starred in commercials!

2. Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence may be one of the most recognized actresses today, but once upon a time she was just a 14-year old girl portraying a bratty teenager in an MTV commercial.

She did a series of MTV promos for My Sweet 16 after earning a SAG card.

The actress herself said, "I remember it being the best day of my entire life, because it officially made me a professional actor." She even mentioned the gig during the SAG Awards!

3. Britney Spears

Britney Spears

Can you guess where Britney Spears had her start before becoming a pop legend?

If you guessed a Maull’s BBQ sauce commercial, you guessed right!

Young Britney Spears was captured having a good time at a barbecue with her on-screen family while enjoying Maull’s BBQ sauce on her hamburger.

The commercial is so catchy that one line in particular sticks out, "Maull it!"

4. Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart

While Lindsey Lohan was snacking on her Jell-O and Britney Spears was eating her BBQ sauce, Kristen Steward was enjoying a lavish ride in a Porsche!

The young actress played a girl who missed her bus ride to school, so her father dropped her off in a new Porsche.2

After getting a taste of the luxury, missing the bus became a habit.

How sneaky!

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