Who are the Most Famous Celebrity Entrepreneurs?May 5, 2014
Sometimes, celebrities go into business for themselves and achieve amazing success. Actors, singers, TV hosts and many other do this because they know they have a brand in their own name. Here are some of the most famous celebrity entrepreneurs in the world.
After spending years rocking the stages as a part of NO DOUBT. She is more than just a singer, however. Gwen launched a high-end women’s clothing line called L.A.M.B. and the business makes about $90 million per year in sales.
Robert De Niro
Very well-known Oscar Award Winner, De Niro is more than just an actor. He is also the owner of Tribeca Grill in New York City and the high-end Japanese restaurants called Nobu. Nobu has 25 locations worldwide and is known as one of the best restaurants around the globe De Niro also co-founded the film studio Tribeca Productions and the Tribeca Film Festival.
Known as one of the most successful hip-hop artist ever, Jay Z is work nearly a half billion dollars. He has sold over 75 million records and has been awarded 17 Grammys. Jay Z is also the owner of Rocawear, Roca-A-Fella Records, Roc Nation, the 40/40 club and Def Jam Records. He’s also part owner of the Brooklyn Nets.
Known as one of the richest women in the world, Oprah has a portfolio that includes far more than her talk show. She owns the TV network OWN, a production company and more. Her production company is responsible for Rachael Ray Cooking Shows, Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil.
These are just a few of the many famous celebrities starting their own very successful businesses. Many others profit millions every year from their own companies, even though they may have gotten their start as an actor, singer or another type of celebrity.