Hip-hop star and tv personality Eve wrote a song about her days as a stripper on her album “Heaven Only Knows.” Of her short stint taking it off, she says, “I don’t regret it —I was 18 and confused, going through personal problems. I did it for about a month, and I was glad I did it. It helped me find Eve, helped me get serious.”
Before becoming a successful model, artist, socialite, girlfriend of Kanye West and wife of Wiz Khalifa, Amber took to the stage as a stripper in both New York and Philadelphia. She went by the name of Rose during this time.
The music superstar admitted that she started working in strip clubs when she was 18. She said her act was pretty wild and doesn’t really like talking about it but that there were some serious drugs around.
Before she was a TV personality on ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’, ‘The Celebrity Apprentice’ and ‘Glee’, NeNe Leakes was an exotic dancer going by the name “Silk”. She answered an advertisement in a newspaper and was hired on spot with no prior dancing experience. Leakes ended up working as a stripper for three years when she was a 23-year-old single mom.
It’s no secret that the “Magic Mike” actor had more training than most before he played a stripper on screen. The hot actor has videos all over the Internet of his days as a stripper in Florida.
Before she became somewhat of a household name, Carmen was a stripper back in the day. She even released her own signature brand stripper pole after she hit it big. Have you ever seen her Aerobics Striptease video?
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Dita began working in a strip club at the age of 18 and added spice to her routine with a big beehive hairdo paired with sexy stockings and gloves. She became a successful fetish model and burlesque star. She has a huge following, has written books and has modeled all over the world.
Ms. Zeta-Jones admits that she was an exotic dancer and that all the money she earned as a stripper went to rhinoplasty. After that, she went straight from the club stage to the silver screen.
Right before his breakout role in “Thelma and Louise,” Brad was reportedly showing off his abs alongside his frat brothers in a group called ‘Dancing Bares’ in which he and six other guys performed for female birthday parties and bachelorette soirees.
Kat Stacks has allegedly been stripping since the age of 17, and decided that sleeping with celebrities was a better income than just a lapdance. Although being a stripper seems like it would be an upgrade from what she does now, Kat Stacks says without stripping she would have never been introduced to these young rappers she loves to expose.
The wife of NFL player Hank Basket and star of “Kendra On Top” recently admitted that she was discovered by ex-boyfriend Hugh Hefner in a strip club. She admitted that she kind of lost herself for a while and is now embarrassed about it.
Before “Guardians Of The Galaxy” and Hollywood, a 18-year-old Chris Pratt tried his hand at stripping. He says he’s always been comfortable with his clothes off and would go around doing Bachelorette parties.
Before she became famous, Azealia Banks used to work in the gift shop of a jazz club and danced in a strip club to make money.
Before rising to fame via Love & Hip Hop New York and ‘Bodak Yellow‘, Cardi B pursued a career as an exotic dancer at the age of 18. According to reports, she planned to retire from stripping at 25 but quit at 23 when she became a social media personality.