Last night, NeNe Leakes’ past came back to haunt her in “The Real Houswives of Atlanta” reunion special after Kandi Burruss pointed out that NeNe used to be a stripper. And though NeNe may be the disliked prude of “RHOA,” it seems like she can’t escape the fact that she hit the pole under the name “Silk.”But Leakes isn’t the only big-time star who took it all off on stage. From Amber Rose to Eve and many more, check out a a list of other famous celebs who were strippers below

Amber Rose

Before she was Kanye’s girl or Wiz Khalifa’s fiancée, Amber Rose was a stripper who happened to catch the eye of ‘Ye.


Before she was the “Pitbull in a Skirt,” Eve was a stripper in heels, dancing in a club for a month when she was 18.

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga has never been shy about baring her body and perhaps that’s because pop’s leading queen used to bare all at a strip club when she was 18. Gaga claims she was heavily into drugs at the time.

Channing Tatum

Hunky male actor Channing Tatum was once a male stripper in the late ’90s, dancing on stage with the name Chan Crawford in an all-male revue in Florida.

Kendra Wilkerson

Though Kendra Wilkerson made her claim to fame as a Playboy Playmate, the nude model was taking it all off on stage. Luckily for her, she was discovered by Hugh Heffner while working the stage.

Tila Tequila

It’s unclear what to believe from Tila Tequila, but the former reality TV star reportedly claimed that she was a stripper at the age of 18.