25 Artists and Their Day Jobs Before Making It Big

Ellen Von Unwerth

Day Job: Circus Assistant and Model

Ellen Von Unwerth has had an interesting life. She was a circus assistant shortly after graduating high school, and at age 20, she was scouted on the street and moved to Paris to pursue a modelling career. She was unsatisfied with being behind the lens all the time and transitioned into the role of photographer.


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