1. Shania Twain
Before taking the country and pop music charts by storm with multi-platinum albums like 'The Woman In Me' and 'Come On Over,' Shania worked in her teens at McDonald's in Ontario, Canada.
"I learned tons about the meaning of service there," Twain once said.
2. Sharon Stone
Pennsylvania native Sharon Stone is another famous Mickey D's alumna.
She became a successful model in the 1970s before she got into movies. After many forgettable roles she became a superstar thanks to her 1992 mega-hit 'Basic Instinct.'
3. Jay Leno
Comedian and host of 'The Tonight Show,' Leno's first job was behind the counter at Mickey D's in Andover, Mass.
After many years as a stand-up comic Jay Leno replaced Johnny Carson as host of the popular late night show in 1992. He says he will step down when his contract ends in 2009.
Before pop music diva Pink got the party started she worked at McDonald's in Philadelphia.
She says "I would open (the restaurant), because I'd be tripping on acid . . . and I would say, 'Could I have bathroom duty?' And I would sit in the bathroom and watch the tiles."
5. Carl Lewis
This McDonald's alumnus went on to become the most decorated track & field star in American history with 9 Olympic gold medals.
He recently appeared in a McDonald's ad touting the leadership skills he learned while working under the golden arches.
6. Macy Gray
Ohio native Macy Gray was a shy, awkward youngster who was frequently teased about her odd-sounding voice.
Before hitting it big on the music charts with 'I Try' and other songs Gray worked at McDonald's as a teen.
7. Rachel McAdams
Canadian born actress McAdams has been in blockbuster movies like Mean Girls and 'Wedding Crashers.' Rachel McAdams says she worked for years at McDonalds, and will never forget where she came from.
Rachel McAdams says she worked for years at McDonalds, and will never forget where she came from.
8. DL Hughley
You may best know him as the star of the sitcom 'The Hughley's' or from the his current role on NBC's 'Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip', but before he became a successful comedian and actor D.L. Hughley's first job was cleaning the lobby at McDonald's.