'Glee' Stars Before They Were Famous... They Did What?

The stars of the Emmy nominated series "Glee" haven't always been in the spotlight... one was a taxi driver, another a cafeteria cookie scooper... and one was a waitress at Hooters!

"Extra" caught up with the cast at "Glee's" Academy event in Hollywood on Tuesday... and found out what they were doing before fame came calling.

'Glee' Stars Before They Were Famous

Lea Michele

"I worked at a Bat Mitzvah dress shop in New Jersey"

Matthew Morrison

"I was a singing waiter at an Italian restaurant. I would serve food and then I'd break into a little italian song and then I would go back into the kitchen and race lobsters with the chefs."

Heather Morris

"I was in a music video. I forgot the artist, it was like David Guetta...I was painted like a fish."

Amber Riley

"I worked at Ikea and it wasn't a crazy job I actually liked it."

Chris Colfer

"I was a cookie scooper in the cafeteria in the mornings before high school. I worked summers at my cousins dry cleaners."

Kevin McHale

"I was in a boy band, it was called MLT... definitely no longer exists."

Cory Monteith

"Before I was on "Glee," I was a taxi driver, I was the Walmart people greeter. That was a crazy job too. Hi welcome to Walmart."

Jenna Ushkowitz

"I worked at a bagel shop"

Naya Rivera

"I worked at Hooters. Trashy right?"