Some of the most successful entrepreneurs today had extremely unglamorous jobs, before they were famous.

Can you imagine a young Jeff Bezos (currently CEO of and the richest person in the world) behind the counter at McDonalds, asking if you’d like fries with that? Or a 17-year-old Elon Musk (Tesla, SpaceX, etc.) working in a Canadian lumber mill; crawling through molten-hot tunnels to shovel sand and “goop” into a wheelbarrow?

Take a look at the humble beginnings behind a few of the most successful people on the planet.

Source: Fundera