Gene Simmons was an elementary school teacher before he became a rock star.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak was a public school teacher.
Sting worked as an English teacher and soccer coach before his music career took off.
Teller, of the comedic magic duo Penn and Teller, was a high school Latin teacher.
Billy Crystal worked as a substitute teacher when he was starting his stand-up career.
Hugh Jackman is a former gym teacher.
Sylvester Stallone taught gym while he was in college.
President Jimmy Carter was a Sunday School teacher.
Sheryl Crow worked as a music teacher at an elementary school right out of college.
Jon Hamm taught an acting class to 8th graders in Missouri. Ellie Kemper from “The Office” was one of his students.
Andy Griffith taught music.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Lyndon B. Johnson was a teacher long before he was a politician.
Mr. T taught gym in Chicago in the mid-70s.
J. K. Rowling
” Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling worked as an English teacher in Portugal.
Bill O’Reilly taught English and history in Miami in the early 1970s.
Gabriel Byrne was a teacher in Dublin.
Tony Danza has a reality show about his experience as a high school teacher.
Queen guitarist Brian May used to be a math teacher.
Lawyer Clarence Darrow was previously a teacher.
“1984” author George Orwell was a high school teacher in West London.
“Angela’s Ashes” author Frank McCourt was a New York high school teacher.
Art Garfunkel worked as a math teacher in the early 70s.
Comedian Todd Barry used to work as a substitute teacher and he recalls the experience in his stand-up routine.
“The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown was a math teacher.
Actor Jesse Williams was a public high school teacher in Philadelphia.
Singer Roberta Flack was a teacher in Maryland.
Vampire Weekend front man Ezra Koenig was a teacher in Brooklyn before his music career took off.
Author Stephen King was a teacher at Hampden Academy in the early 1970s.
Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood spent some time teaching.
Comedian Gerry Dee was a gym teacher and hockey coach. He talks about his teaching experience in his stand-up act.
Roxy Music front man Bryan Ferry was a pottery teacher in London.
Actor Dan Blocker was a high school English and drama teacher in Texas.