Celebrity Facts 11 Celebrities Who Worked At Hooters  

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Celebrities who worked at Hooters, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Everyone has to start somewhere and several famous and successful women got their starts by working at Hooters. Many celebrities worked at Hooters because they knew that they could make good money. Others used their Hooters careers to propel them into a career in modeling.

Who is the most famous person that worked at Hooters? Academy Award-nominated actress Amy Adams tops our list. The star of The Fighter worked at Hooters when she was 18 years old so she could save money and buy a car. She worked at the restaurant chain for only a few months, but she was able to save $900 which was enough to get her a used car.

Several models also got their starts at Hooters. Holly Madison is a famous Playboy Playmate who was a Hooters Girl. The star of The Girls Next Door worked at a Hooters in Santa Monica to pay for her college tuition. Other Playmates who started out working at Hooters include Leeann Tweeden, Alison Waite, and Teri Harrison.

What do you think about all these famous women getting their starts at Hooters? Share your thoughts in the comments section.

Take a look. Amy Adams, Academy Award winner? Sure. But Amy Adams, Hooters Girl?! Weird! But true!

Amy Adams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Worked At Hooters
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Actress Amy Adams worked at Hooters when she was 18. She said she worked at the restaurant chain to make money to buy a car.

Age: 44

Birthplace: Vicenza, Italy

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Leeann Tweeden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Worked At Hooters
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Model and TV host Leeann Tweeden worked at and modeled for Hooters before becoming a Playboy Playmate.

Age: 45

Birthplace: Virginia, United States of America

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Naya Rivera is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Worked At Hooters
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Glee actress Naya Rivera used to work at Hooters. "When I was working there, I was really skinny - a lot skinnier than I am now," she told Allure. "But I was always self-conscious. It's so funny now to feel completely different."

Age: 32

Birthplace: Valencia, Santa Clarita, California, United States of America

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#21 on The Best Hispanic & Latina Actresses

#24 on The Best Latinx Actors and Actresses Under 40

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Jerri Manthey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 11 Celebrities Who Worked At Hooters
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Survivor contestant Jerri Manthey was inducted into the Hooters Hall of Fame.

Age: 48

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

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