1. Aaron Paul
Aaron Paul is known worldwide due to his starring role as Jesse Pinkman in the award-winning series, Breaking Bad.
In 2002, long before he was famous, Aaron Paul was in the music video for the Korn song, “Thoughtless,” as a rebellious young man.
2. Jennifer Lopez
Before she began her own career as a musical superstar, the beautiful Jennifer Lopez was a talented dancer.
Janet Jackson decided to include JLo in the video for her song, “That’s the Way Love Goes,” because of her incredible dancing.
3. Katy Perry
Before singing about kissing a girl and liking it, Katy Perry starred in a music video for a song she did not perform.
She appeared as the amorous suitor in the video for “Cupid’s Chokehold,” which was sung by her boyfriend’s band, Gym Class Heroes.
We all know Ke$ha’s voice and her unique style. Before recording her own music videos, Ke$sha appeared in Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl.”
And a year later, she covered “Right Round” by Flo Rida and became a musical star. Since then has not stopped.
5. Zooey Deschanel
Zooey Deschanel, the sister of Emily Deschanel, is known for her unique beauty and witty and intelligent humor in the series, New Girl.
Before she even appeared in Elf Zooey Deschanel played a cute and quirky character in “She’s Got Issues” by The Offspring.
6. Eva Mendes
Eva Mendes currently has a dream life as a beautiful movie star married to Ryan Gosling. Howevwe, back in 1997, Eva Mendes had a role as the dream girl of Aerosmith.
7. Seann William Scott
Seann William Scott is known for his humorous roles in movies such as American Pie. andRole Models.
Before his iconic role as Stifler, Seann William Scott starred alongside Eva Mendes in the music video for Aerosmith’s song, “Hole in my Soul.”
8. Matthew McConaughey
Recently, Matthew McConaughey has reinvigorated his career by winning an Oscar award for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club.
In his first role in 1992, Matthew McConaughey starred as the main character in the video for “Walkaway Joe” by Trisha Yearwood.
9. Elijah Wood
Though he might not have grown much in height, Elijah Wood has grown as an actor since his days as a child star.
10. Zach Galifianakis
Zach Galifianakis is known worldwide for his over the top, comedic roles in movies such as The Hangover.
Seeing him portray Fiona Apple’s sensitive lover in the music video for “Not About Love” shows him in an entirely different role.
11. Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum is currently one of the most sought-after leading men in Hollywood. But there is a curious fact that perhaps you didn’t know.
Back in 2002, he was paid just $400 dollars to dance in Ricky Martin’s video for “She Bangs.” This video jump started his career as a dancer.
12. Christina Hendricks
Christina Hendricks is a notable beauty who plays the efficient Joan Holloway on the seriesMad Men.
When she was just 22 years old, she had a role as a loopy character in the video “One Hit Wonder,” by Everclear.
13. Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie is now a famous actress in Hollywood and a very influential philanthropist who champions humanitarian causes.
Before all of that happened, she starred in the 1993 music video for “Rock ‘N Roll Dreams Come Through” by Meat Loaf.
14. Wentworth Miller
Wentworth Miller shot to fame after his role in the television show, Prison Break, which was directed by Brett Ratner.
Brett Ratner also directed the music video for Mariah Carey’s “It’s Like That” and “We Belong Together,” which both featured Wentworth.
15. Courteney Cox
Before her breakout role as the uptight chef, Monica Geller, in the television series,Friends, Courteney Cox was chosen by the director to dance in the music video for the song, “Dancing in the Dark,” by Bruce Springsteen.
It is a well know fact that occasion in which Courteney dancing in that music video. But it is not as spontaneous as they made us see.
16. Matt Leblanc
Another actor made famous by Friends was Matt Leblanc, who played Joey Tribbiani. Back in 1991, he appeared alongside Johnny Depp in the video “Into the Great Wide Open” by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.
We not included to Depp in this list because he had become know for the “21 Jump Street” series.
17. Minka Kelly
Minka Kelly comes from a family of rockers, and she is the daughter of the Aerosmith guitarist Rick Dufay.
She stayed true to her rock and roll background in her first job as an actress when she starred in the video “She Hates Me” by Puddle of Mudd.
18. Adam Savage
Adam Savage is mostly recognized for his role on the scientific show, Mythbusters. Before he started his factual television show, Adam tried acting, and he appeared in the 1985 Billy Joel music video “You’re Only Human (Second Wind).”
Fans of Mythbusters should immediately recognize Adam Savege, but before becoming a hunter of myths, Adam take small classes and acting roles.