Who are they, the most successful businessmen in the world? This article will review the most popular movie stars who combine their activity with entrepreneurship.
Second job: how popular do movie stars make millions outside of movies?
Modern reality shows that more and more people are trying to secure their earnings by developing various business options. Even successful Hollywood actors are okay with adding to the main business of their lives a very serious business, which often brings much more than movies.
The popular movie starts – entrepreneurs
So, the list of the top 7 movie stars who became successful entrepreneurs and created the most successful celebrity businesses include:
- Reese Witherspoon
She is a Hollywood actress, producer, and book club owner. A successful career and a strong family of a gentle blonde and a strong woman are admirable. She has many roles in projects of different genres – from comedies to detective dramas. The actress also decided to try herself not only in the acting profession. She has already produced over ten projects. Moreover, she is a successful entrepreneur and designer. The brand Draper James appeared in 2015 and released things in the style of the film “Desperate Housewives” heroines.
- Jennifer Lopez
A popular singer and actress produced her own brand of clothes. JLo is an American brand that makes fashionable and at the same time multifunctional clothing. All JLo products combine the main directions of the style of the creator of the actress, namely, her very bright and daring image. This line is aimed at producing hats, sportswear, jeans, swimwear, underwear, accessories, and jewelry. Also, a line of very good perfumes is being released under the JLo brand.
- Ashton Kutcher
He is a popular Hollywood actor who is also involved in investment activities. In 2009, Kutcher invested in Skype. Then, on the advice of Silicon Valley investor Marc Andreessen, he invested $1 million in the company. Later, in 2015, Kutcher and Osiri created Sound Ventures, which managed $100 million in the capital received from Liberty Media. The essence of his investment strategy is “to find and provide opportunities for entrepreneurs to create a better future.”
- Jessica Alba
The actress, known for the films “Sin City” and “Machete,” founded The Honest Company in 2011 — a company specializing in producing household chemicals and hygienic cosmetics. Less than three years later, the company’s value reached $1 billion; a year later, it rose to $1.7 billion. In addition to their main, not always stable, incomes, star entrepreneurs find side jobs to their liking — from the trade in cosmetics based on medical marijuana to the hotel and restaurant businesses.
- George Clooney
In the filmography of the Hollywood actor George Clooney, according to the results of 2017, only one project appears – a 60-second commercial for the coffee brand Nespresso. Clooney is one of many Hollywood actors whose income is not limited to film fees. In 2018, he took first place with a fortune of $239 million. A year earlier, the British company Diageo, the world leader in the production of strong alcohol, bought Casamigos, a tequila company co-owned by Clooney, for $1 billion.
- Sisters Olsen
The names of the sisters Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are still most associated with two young twins who played the main roles in family comedies. However, many are still surprised: where did such talented actresses disappear? They did not disappear but found themselves in another area: the sisters founded the fashion brand The Row and have been recognized as the best designers of the year more than once.
- Victoria Beckham
The singer and actress have surpassed herself and all expectations. After successfully launching her brand and positioning herself as a talented designer, Victoria presented a luxurious fashion design for the Range Rover Evoque.