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These Celebrities Got Instant Success and Got Unexpected Stardom Almost Overnight!

Most celebrities have enjoyed sudden success and an unexpected tryst with fame experiencing a great change from their ordinary mundane lives. Some of them worked as minimum wage earners, some took on the jobs at restaurants before becoming the celebrity they finally became. Stardom came upon them suddenly and maybe because they turned out to be the right person at the right time. Here’s a list of people who became an overnight success and is enjoying their lives beyond their nine minutes of fame.

Emma Watson

She’s had a strong association with the spotlight right from the tender age of 10. Her experience with the dramatics and art at the Stagecoach Theatre Arts may have something to do with it, Her tryst with acting came early with her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter franchise and there was no looking back for her. The first of the many Harry Potter movies went on to shatter many box office records and it was just the beginning.

Her talent was no fluke and she proved it with many of her roles in movies like Little Women, The Circle, and Disney’s version of Beauty and the Beast.  Her immaculate fashion sense is just one of the many aspects of her that have helped her stand out among her peers. Her penchant for fashion has helped her land her fashion assignments with the bigwigs at fashion, namely, Burberry and Lancôme.

Leonardo DiCaprio

While DiCaprio seems to be the name to reckon with forever, his first tryst with success began with the 1997 film Titanic and people had no doubts about his phenomenal talent. Although, he did bits and pieces roles like one in the show Growing Pains and a part in the movie Critter’s 3. However, nothing could come close to the resounding box office success of the Titanic.

It was the one movie that made him an overnight star. Of course, he established his acting talent further with films like, Catch Me if You Can, and The Wolf of Wall Street, which earned him many Academy Award nominations. Dicaprio isn’t just about star power but he has been supportive of many environmental issues and his philanthropic side of him has made him more than just a mega Hollywood star.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is no stranger to fame game right from his very childhood. However, her success knew no bounds with her breakout performance on the Disney show, Hannah Montana.

Just 12 months into the show, Cyrus hit triple platinum with her debut album and since then, she has enjoyed great success one after the other right under the name of Hannah Montana to albums under her own name. She has also been collaborating with several other famous artists and her film appearance such as The Last Song has only added more heft to her stupendously successful career.

Uzo Aduba

Uzo Aduba is also known as Suzanne Warren (Crazy Eyes) from her show, Orange Is the New Black. Of course, her theater stint has helped her largely to establish a strong footing in the entertainment industry.  She made some noise with her several awards and nominations such as the Helen Hayes Award nomination for the category of supporting actress but it was only her character Crazy Eyes that made her so successful.

Aduba winning an Emmy in both Drama and Comedy categories for the same role is considered a rare feat, the only other person to accomplish a similar feat is Ed Asner. Today, Aduba has also been part of shows such as In Treatment and has been an incredible performance in her role as Dr. Brooke Taylor. Orange is The New Black has truly proven to be a game-changer for her.

Millie Bobby Brown

Millie Bobby Brown has been wowing her audience right from the time she stepped into the world of Hollywood. Scouting agents had reason to believe that she has phenomenal talent and suggested she move to Los Angeles to begin her career in Hollywood. Soon enough her career went off to a great start with her first-ever drama series, Once Upon a Time in Wonderland.

However, the show that made her a household name was the Netflix show Stranger Things.  She not only went on to receive many awards and accolades but went on to sign a big Hollywood movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Enola Holmes is just another feather to her illustrious cap.

One film, one show could truly change your life and it has been reiterated time and again by these amazingly talented artists!

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