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!

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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!


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!


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!"


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


Mila Kunis

Mila Kunis Let’s have have a flashback back to 1993, when Mila Kunis starred in the World of Lisa Frank commercial. The ad was a short documentary that the retail company made about the sticker queen. But that wasn’t the only commercial! Before Mila Kunis landed her TV roles, she was the face of many products like Barbie and Telephone Tammy. That was one busy child!


Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio Let’s forget about Titanic for a second, because long before that Leonardo DiCaprio was the cute kid in Bubble Yum bubblegum commercial! Wearing a checkered shirt and tie, DiCaprio demonstrated his bubble blowing skills while rocking out to a loud boom box. Even at that age, his charm was still there!


Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt Long before Brad Pitt was in the midst of mega stardom, he and his beach ready body starred in a Pringles commercial. It features a young Brad Pitt who runs out of Pringles and decides to charm his way through to a group of ladies, but it’s not them that he wants… it’s their Pringles! This may actually be the best Pringles commercial to this day.

I think it’s now crucial that we all watch out for the commercial actors because who knows that maybe a couple years from now, they will all be Hollywood legends. Do you know any other celebrities who starred in commercials? Do share!

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