7 Former Teachers You Might Not Expect!

Hugh Jackman

Before finding fame on the silver screen, Hollywood star Hugh Jackman spent a year as a Teaching Assistant in prestigious Uppingham School.

Sylvester Stallone

Best known for his action-packed films, Stallone taught PE to support his time at the American College in Switzerland.


The musician taught for 2 years at St Pauls First School before finding fame in The Police.

Gene Simmons

It’s difficult to imagine the face-painted, hard-rocking KISS singer teaching pre-teens in New York, isn’t it?

George Orwell

This renowned author taught at a school in London, where he drew on his experiences in the classroom for the novel ‘A Clergyman’s Daughter’.

Jon Hamm

The ‘Mad Men’ Actor taught drama for 2 years at his former high school.

Brian May

The rock legend taught maths in South London after achieving a BSc with Honours in Physics.


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