Celebrity Personal Assistant Interview Questions and Answers

Updated August 5, 2016

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Celebrity Personal Assistant Interview Questions and Answers

What does it feel to be walking with the stars on a daily basis?
When I began working as a celebrity personal assistant, I was in complete awe for the first few years. The glamour life was something I had only dreamt of and never thought would become a reality. As the years went by, awe turned into admiration for the celebrities who work hard over long hours to entertain the masses. While the work isn’t mundane, I am more acclimated to it and can think beyond the stardom part of it.

What makes you a good contender to work as a celebrity personal assistant?
Having provided personal assistance to great names like George Clooney, Kanye West and Tamara Ecclestone, I believe that I can work with all kinds of people, as all three had completely different natures. Also, due to the fact that I have worked in the industry for almost a decade now, I have strong contacts, which makes it easy for me to coordinate details of events and get things done generally. I believe that both my experience and exposure make me a great contender for the job.

Have you ever been in a situation where you were so disheartened by the attitude of a celebrity that you had to leave your job?
Celebrities are supposed to have attitudes – that is what makes them celebrities. And I am generally quite used to it and can handle adverse situations with tact and diplomacy. There was an incident – I will not name the celebrity – where I was physically assaulted by the celebrity to whom I was providing personal assistance. He was angry only because I forgot to have mayonnaise put in his sandwich. While I did not retaliate physically, I quit my job right then, as such a small mistake should not have warranted physical abuse.

If you were asked to do something illegal by a celebrity, what would you do?
I would have to refuse to do it. I have a solid reputation for being clean and I cannot compromise on that.

Are you okay with providing personal services such as ironing clothes or doing housekeeping duties for a celebrity figure?
Usually, celebrities have their own housekeeping staff. However on tours, I do iron and even wash their clothes if needed.

How do you feel about a celebrity’s confidential information, considering that he or she is a public figure?
While celebrities’ lives are all out there for everyone to see and comment on, I still believe that it is important to keep the information that they want the public not to know, confidential.