Ah, the modern celebrity. They have it all: fame, fortune, and a seemingly endless list of opportunities. From sports stars to singers, actors to entrepreneurs, these famous faces have become icons in their own right, and their successes have only grown with time. But what about the side hustles? The projects that have taken these celebrities from the big screen to the business world? Well, that’s what we’re here to explore.
From LeBron James’ SpringHill Entertainment to Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop, Jessica Alba’s Honest Co. to Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks Productions, these celebrities have taken their talents to the next level. We’ll also look at Jeremy Renner’s house-flipping business, Selena Gomez’s true crime docuseries, Jay-Z and Jack Dorsey’s venture, Drake’s Virginia Black whiskey, Ryan Reynolds’ Aviation Gin, Mark Wahlberg’s car dealership, George Clooney’s Casamigos Tequila, Ashton Kutcher’s Sound Ventures, Venus Williams’ V Starr Interiors, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.
So, let’s take a look at these celebrity side hustles and see how the rich and famous are branching out to, uh, become ever more rich and famous.
Renner flips houses for a living, too.
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Reynolds’ gin-fuelled fortune.
Will Smith: Dreaming big with $100 million.
Venus Williams: Designing interiors, one room at a time.
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Goop: Making life better (according to Gwyneth Paltrow, anyway).