Long before Chrissy Metz took on the role of Kate Pearson in "This is Us," she worked at McDonald's for her first job behind the counter.
The actress told Yahoo Finance that she had applied for "My Three Cents" for a job at McDonald's in Gainesville, Florida, because she wanted to buy a pair of tennis shoes for $ 120.
"My mom says, 'We do not spend a hundred dollars on a pair of tennis shoes. & # 39; "Oh, maybe not, but I will!" Metz told Yahoo Finance.
Metz said she worked at the transit window and at the front desk for the two years she worked at the fast food restaurant, earning $ 4.25 an hour. She added that her supervisor treated her well as an employee ̵
Chrissy Metz announced what she had learned from her first job. (Getty Images)
My manager was so great and so helpful that he talked to me or one of the staff, which made me work more for him, "Metz said. "I said, 'Oh, wow. With honey you will definitely get more bees.
The 38-year-old actress eventually earned enough money to buy her shoes, but said it was not easy to work at McDonald's.
"Here's the thing: You should not eat anything, at least for me, surrounded by this food. And you smell like fries and it's not really sweet when a really sweet guy comes in and you're all self-confident, "Metz recalls. "It's not easy, I do not think fast food employees get enough credit."
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Metz said she would still recommend someone to take a job in the fast food chain.
"I think it's a great learning experience, and it has really helped me a lot," she said.
Metz also remembered her after her success in the NBC series "This is Us" was broke and had learned something about money management.
CLICK HERE FOR THE FOX BUSINESS APP 19659002] "It's a very new process for me because I could not even think about money," said the actress to Yahoo Finance. "Well, I ask myself," Okay, how do I do that the smartest way? "Which means there I know what I have, of course, in-depth, starting and whether there is a loose latitude. "