Bizarre Post-Fame Lives Of 18 Former Celebrities

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Being famous looks super fun. All that public adoration and ... we're guessing swimming pools? We're not famous so we're just speculating. But it's not all autographs and limousines. So much so that some famous people decide to stop doing that thing they're famous for, and quietly go do something else. And sometimes that something else is super weird.

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Rick Moranis is a shut-in singer. Moranis left movies in 1997 to take care of his children after his wife passed away. Years of being a y-at-home dad

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Chunk from THE Goonies is a big-shot attorney. Jeff Cohen managed to avoid the usual child star hell by dropping acting and getting an education. He g

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The dad from Family Ties does train stuff. You know him as Michael J. Fox's dad and Burt Gummer in Tremors, but Michael Gross is much better known amo

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Bill Berry retired to be a farmer. After suffering an aneurysm mid-concert, R.E.M.'s drummer changed his life and got into, of all things, hay farming

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Bizarre Post-Fame Lives Of 18 Former Celebrities

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Rebecca Black is... a pretty decent singer, actually. Incredibly, going viral at the wrong age for the wrong reasons (all those reasons being Friday)

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Tom Selleck is an avocado farmer. At the height of his Magnum, P.I. fame, Selleck bought a ranch and devoted part of it to growing avocados. During th

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The guitarist from The Vapors writes for Doctor Who. 2 DuKg You may know The Vapors for their hit Turning Japanese and for being known for nothing but

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Mike Patton voices video games. Have you ever played The Darkness? Mike Patton, lead singer of Faith No More, is The Darkness. That screeching shadow

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Dan Spitz is a watchmaker. In the mid '90s, Spitz grew bored with pulling guitar riffs for Anthrax and pursued a different interest: precision clockwo

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The big brother from The Wonder Years used to be a PR shill. Jason Hervey (whom you might remember bullying Fred Savage) was in 2003 the head of PR at

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David Lee Roth is an emergency medical technician. Between leaving Van Halen in 1985 and reuniting with the band in 2006, Roth got certified as an EMT

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Terry Chimes is a chiropractor. After punishing the drums for The Clash and Black Sabbath, Chimes decided to start punishing human bodies instead. The

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Neil Armstrong lived a surprisingly unassuming life. While Buzz Aldrin was living the rock star life for coming in second, Armstrong was incredibly re

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John Carpenter is a hardcore gamer. Carpenter hasn't sat in the director's chair in a while, but he surE likes to sit in a bean bag with a controller

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Robocop is a fine arts scholar. Well, not Robocop (how cool would that be, though?), but Peter Weller (which is only slightly less cool). In 2004, Wel

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Winnie Cooper is a math whiz. indl ot TO 7 OFF 25% af 140 140 bee top bHom 4 of 4 40 4 B5 As a teen, Danica McKellar played Kevin Arnold's love intere

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Vanilla Ice renovates houses. Trying hard to refrain from sampling Under Pressure still leaves Vanilla Ice enough time to do some house-flipping. He b