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Here Are The Hollywood Celebrities Discovered In The Most Weirdest Ways

Written by: Chaitra

Not every celebrity's way to stardom was hard. Here are the Hollywood celebrities discovered in the most weirdest ways. Bizarre is the word to describe these stars' way to stardom. From streets to bars, they were chosen in the the most strange ways.

We have all heard about celebrities who have shared their stories of endless nights in a rat infested small apartments to surviving on just a loaf of bread for days while trying to land a movie or a show. But, imagine having been chosen for a movie while taking a walk with your mother on the streets?

For instance, the R&B singer Tony Braxton was discovered in a gas station! The singer was at a gas station singing to herself when a producer heard her and asked her to record a demo. And then, she was in no time a superstar performing before millions of fans.

David Boreanaz, the 'Bones' star wouldn't have thought even in his wild dreams that he would be offered a career in acting while walking his dog on a casual sunny day. A talent scout spotted him and changed his life forever.

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Hearing these stories, it definitely seems like miracles can happen and there's someone out there scouting for our talents, too. But, let's get real. Not everybody is born with such lucky stars. Majority of the famous celebrities had to struggle themselves to be what they are today.

We are sure Channing Tatum never imagined becoming Magic Mike when he was just walking around in Miami. A modeling agent noticed him and landed him a few modeling gigs. Within no time he was cast in the movie 21 Jump Street becoming ladies' heartthrob.

There are many more such stars who didn't literally fall of the sky and were found very much on the earth in the most bizarre ways. Below is the list of such Hollywood celebrities. Let's have a look at their stories behind rising to stardom:

Eva Mendes

One of Eva neighbor's submitted a few photos of themselves to an agent. The agent called Eva who was in the background and made her audition.

Johnny Depp

Johnny Depp was accompanying his friend for an auditioned he ended up getting selected instead.

Jennifer Lawrence

At the age of 14 years, Jennifer Lawrence was walking on the streets of NYC with her mother when a talent agent approached her.

Will Smith

Will Smith was just asking for directions from a stranger and that person turned out to be Benny Medina. He was later cast in the show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Charlize Theron

The Oscar winning actress Charlize Theron was discovered by a talent manager when she was having a heated argument with a bank teller.

Vin Diesel

Vin Diesel had acted in a short film which was showcased in Cannes and Steven Spielberg discovered him through that movie.

Natalie Portman

The actress was in a pizza place when a representative of Revlon offered her a career in modeling. She was just 11 years old then.

Marilyn Monroe

The iconic actress was just working in the factory when she was photographed. Her candid looks were enough to help her rise to stardom.

Ellen Pompeo

The Grey's Anatomy actress was working in a bar when a casting agent in the same bar spotted her.

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