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.
But for these celebrities, it's practically the opposite scenario: You can't. teacher at his high school alma mater, the John Burroughs School.