Worst Pre-Fame Jobs: No. 8
Trace Adkins: Oil Worker
A colleague of Adkins told him he wouldn't work five years in the oil fields without getting hurt badly enough to miss work. Sure enough, during his time as a roughneck, Adkins had his forehead busted open by a snapped cable and a leg injured by an exploding fiberglass tank. He also got marooned on an offshore rig during a hurricane.