In Hollywood, once you’ve hit it big, money becomes no object and you can literally do anything you want. Sometimes famous people and celebs find no contentment in the job they do and get tired of the fame plus attention. While some celebs are left with not much promise in showbiz, some leave on their own to go work a regular job. Here are some celebs who have changed their career paths by getting regular jobs.
Being beloved as a child star, Amanda Bynes is one of the young starlets to lose herself due to fame. The Nickelodeon superstar spent her golden year doing movies and shows. She now shows signs of mental illness with bizarre public behaviors and a cringe-worthy social media presence. She has now made a career change in fashion letting go of her career as an actress.
The star of Malcolm in the Middle decided to make a change in his career by age 31. In the beginning of the 2000’s he rose to fame of the Fox’s sitcom, and the child star even earned an Emmy nomination as well as a two Golden Globe nominations for his performance. For different reasons, Muniz found a new passion and he became a race car driver. He even signed a big contract with Jensen Motorsport. He also performed as a drummer for some time besides racing.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Freddie was a teen heartthrob in films like She’s All That and Down to You. Freddie met his future wife, actress Sarah Michelle Gellar when the two co-starred in I Know What You Did Last Summer, however it seems like the two stepped away from the spotlight and turned to the kitchen. He now works a regular job as a chef. His cookbook was released in 2016 with 70 recipes inside.
In the oh so famous tv show Game Of Thrones, do you remember him dying? This Irish actor decided to take a break since he had been working in the industry by the age of eight. He now studies at the Trinity College in Dublin majoring in theology and philosophy, what a change in his career path right?
Danielle Colby is the one of the cast mates in “American Pickers.” She worked as a dancer before the show found her. She was inspired by a show she once saw in Chicago and decided to begin her own burlesque dance troupe. Her troupe found massive success in the mid-west. After gaining success, she focused on her real job away from the limelight, opening a dancing school called “Dannie Diesel’s Bump ‘n’ Grind Academy.”
MC Hammer ended up losing nearly $13 million and subsequently filed for bankruptcy, MC Hammer decided to get a real job aside from showbiz. He is a wedding officiator. Also, his entrepreneurial ventures include developing apps for ipad that deal with new media. He takes his new talent now and markets it to Ivy League universities.
Brittany Ashton Holmes
Everybody remember delectable Darla from the 1994 kid’s movie The Little Rascals. She realized that she did not want to stay in the spotlight and wanted a real job and a career change. In order to pay for her political science studies, Holmes is working as a barista at no other than Starbucks. She has zero interest in doing movies and is happy where she is.
Kevin of The Wonder Years was crazy for her. McKellar played the role of Winnie Cooper on the famous tv show but later received a degree in mathematics from UCLA leaving her fame behind. She actually has an impressive job as a professional math writer and has published several books related to mathematics.
He will be forever remembered for his iconic song Ice Ice Baby and for ruling the charts in the early 90’s. After tanking in the charts he needed a change up in his career choice. He became a Real Estate Investor and made some nice profit of off selling his own houses. He is unlike the regular real estate agent but reports claim he is doing really well.
Corey Harrison or “Big Hoss” stars in the famous show Pawn Stars is actually an impressive businessman. After working for 9 years at the shop, he now holds the post as a manager. He is even a 10% stakeholder for the shop and is now ‘focusing on other aspects of his business.’ He has purchased the Beauty Bar on the historic Fremont Street and offers manicures during the day and musical performances at night-time.