20 Celebrities Who’ve Made Millions of Dollars Outside of Hollywood
Actors, athletes, and musicians can get paid a lot of money. And while it’s easy to buy a couple of extra yachts or a crystal-studded bathtub, the smartest ones know when to invest.
Often, they’ll invest in a business they already know. Brad Pitt founded Plan B productions, which produced the Oscar-winning “12 Years a Slave” and “Moonlight.” But they can also invest in unrelated companies and use their fame to get publicity and open doors in the business.
Sometimes, the investments are a massive failure, like Ja Rule’s Fyre Festival. Other times, they can be huge successes, like the projects on this list.
Here are some celebrities who’ve made tons of money outside of their usual line of work.