Margot Robbie had a very humble job before becoming a Hollywood star
Unless they were born into a family of artists like Jamie Lee Curtis, Kate Hudson, Angelina Jolie or Dakota Johnson, most Hollywood artists have had to work regular jobs before they became famous in order to survive. . Some have been waiters, others have washed dishes and have even worked as carpenters. In the case of Margot Robbie, the Australian actress who rose to fame for her character as Naomi Lapaglia in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, one of her first experiences in the world of work was a famous fast food chain, a very mundane job with which she won the recognition of “employee of the year”.
Margot Robbie started working at a very young age, since the family economy was not the best, since her father abandoned them and her mother had to take care of her and her three brothers on a farm located in the Gold Coast, a region to the South Brisbane. For this reason, at the age of 16 I had three simultaneous jobs: the first of them behind a bar, the second as a housekeeper and the third as a cashier at Subway, the famous chain of American fast food restaurants that specializes in sandwiches and sandwiches.
Due to his talent to prepare the sandwiches and his good customer service, The interpreter of ‘Harley Quinn’ won the recognition of ‘Employee of the Year’. In fact, the Australian branch may have kept Robbie’s photograph during her years as a cashier to attract customers’ attention. In an interview, the actress revealed what she had worked on before getting her first acting break on the soap opera ‘Neighbours’. “I’ve worked in restaurants, behind the bar, in the kitchen, I did retail for two years, I’ve done secretarial work. I have had all kinds of work. Before ‘Neighbours,’ I was working at Subway,” she confessed.
Margot Robbie, the actress who almost gave up her dream for not trusting herself
In 2009, Margot Robbie was selected to play Donna Freedman in the television drama ‘Neighbours’. At the end of the third season, the ‘Babylon’ actress signed a contract with the Management 360 company and moved to the city of Los Angeles. After having obtained small roles, He got his big break in ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, in 2013.
However, her first brush with fame threw her off a bit, so she let her insecurities dominate her mind, to the point of wanting to completely abandon her career in Hollywood. “I was terrified that people would see the movie and think, ‘Ugh! It’s not good enough,’” she said in an interview with ‘Wonderland’. In addition, she revealed that the months after the film’s release were “pretty horrible”, so she told her mother: “I don’t think she wants to do that. And she just looked at me and said, ‘Honey, I think it’s too late not to.’ That’s when I realized the only way was forward,” she said.