10 Celebrities Who Started As Athletes
3. Mark Harmon
Mark Harmon is a successful American actor, but he came to fame as a football quarterback. Furthermore, Harmon started playing football in high school. Besides, he played for Harvard-Westlake School. And later, Mark joined Pierce College and played for them for a year. In 1972, Harmon joined UCLA and played till the end of 1973.
The talented athlete came to fame from the hit TV show NCIS. Moreover, Thomas Mark Harmon was born in Burbank, California, the USA. Harmon was born on September 2nd, 1951, to his parents. Furthermore, Tom Harmon and Elyse Knox gave birth to Mark. Currently, he is a married man. He tied the knot with his wife, Pam Dawber. Besides, the couple welcomed two children in their wedlock.
2. Josh Duhamel
Josh Duhamel is mainly recognized for his role in the Transformers movies. However, before Josh came to the entertainment industry, he was an athlete. Moreover, like Mark Harmon, Duhamel played as the quarterback for his college football team. Besides, he played for Minot State University’s team for a short time. Josh dropped out of college to attend dental school.
Born to his parents in Minot, North Dakota, on the 14th of November 1972. Josh was born in the household of Bonnie L. Kemper and her husband, Larry Duhamel. However, things did not go as planned, and his parents separated. Josh moved with his mother and three little sisters. Moreover, the names of his sisters are Ashlee, Kassidy, and Mckenzee Duhamel. The talented actor was married to Fergie Duhamel or just known as Fergie. However, as things took a wrong turn, Josh and his ex-wife finalized their divorce back in 2019. But, in their decade-long wedlock, they welcomed a child.