Famous McDonald's Employees

You might be surprised to see who started their career McDonald's!  

  • Jay Leno
    Career: Television presenter, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting

    Jay Leno worked at a McDonald's in Massachusetts in the 70s.

  • Sharon Stone
    Career: Fashion Model, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

    Sharon Stone worked at her local McDonald's before she started her modeling career.

  • Carl Lewis
    Career: Actor/Olympian

    Olympian Carl Lewis worked at McDonald's as one of his first jobs. In 2007, he became an official sponsor of McDonald's House charities.

  • Jeff Bezos
    Career: Founder of Amazon.com

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was a "grill man" at McDonald's as a teen.

  • Shania Twain
    Career: Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Music artist 

    Shania Twain worked at a McDonald's in Ontario when she was in high school.

  • Pink
    Career: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor, Dancer

    Pink worked at several Pennsylvania fast food chains before becoming a superstar, including McDonald's
  • Tony Stewart
    Career: Race car driver

    Racecar driver Tony Stewart worked at McDonald's as a teenager
  • Andie MacDowell
    Career: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Actor

    Andie MacDowell got a part-time job at McDonald's as soon as she was old enough to work.
  • Keenan Wayans
    Career: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

    Keenen Ivory Wayans helped to support his parents by working 70 hours a week as a manager at McDonald's.
  • Amy Van Dyken
    Career: Swimmer

    Olympian Amy Van Dyken says that working at McDonald's helped her to learn teamwork.
  • Scott Walker
    Career: Governor of Wisconsin

    Governor Scott Walker worked at McDonald's while in High School.
  • Paul Ryan
    Career: U.S. Congressman

    Paul Ryan attributes his work ethic to the time he spent working at McDonald's in High School.
  • Chris Sabo
    Career: Major League Baseball Third baseman

    Chris worked at McDonald's part-time while playing in the minors.
  • Greg "Judge" Mathis
    Career: Retired District Court Judge and star of Judge Mathis

    Judge Mathis worked at McDonald's as a teenager.