Office jobs: The careers of world leaders before politics
The Ukraine's president-elect started out as a comedian
The election of Donald Trump shocked the world back in 2016. It showed that you didn't have to be a seasoned politician to take control of a country. Since then, we've seen more and more world leaders come from outsider positions. The election of Volodymyr Zelensky is a great recent example. Zelensky started off as a comedian and actor, and even played the Ukrainian president on a TV show. Now he's the real deal!
Flick through this gallery to discover more interesting jobs of powerful world leaders before they took up politics.
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