15 Celebs Who Gave Up Fame To Work Normal Jobs

15 Celebs Who Gave Up Fame To Work Normal Jobs
June 02 11:10 2017

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Though it may seem that being a celebrity is a dream most would like to come true, there are those who believe that there’s nothing better than to be an ordinary guy living far from the spotlight. Here are fifteen celebrities who swapped their careers to live normal lives.

1.) Gene Hackman

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Award-winning actor Eugene Allen “Gene” Hackman, who is known for his roles in the films Bonnie & Clyde, The French Connection, and The Conversation, retired from acting in 2014 and turned to writing. He has authored and co-authored several novels, including Payback at Morning Peak: A Novel of the American West.

2.) Vanilla Ice

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Robert Matthew Van Winkle is known professionally as Vanilla Ice, a rapper, and actor who turned into house flipping. He launched The Vanilla Ice Project in 2009 and published a guide on how to succeed in buying and selling houses.

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3.) Hayden Christensen

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Canadian actor and TV personality Hayden Christensen gained popularity with his portrayal of Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) in the Star Wars movies. He later ventured into farming and other business ventures, like a clothing line and a production company.

4.) Chris Owen

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Actor and photographer Chris Owen is known for his performances in several movies, including Major Payne, Black Sheep, and American Pie. In 2014, he was reported to be working as a waiter at a sushi restaurant in Santa Monica, California. He still appears in movies, however.

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5.) Kevin Jonas

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Kevin Jonas and his siblings, members of the Jonas Brothers, sold 17 million records worldwide. He also appeared in a reality series called “Married to Jonas.” When the series ended, Jonas has been reported to have worked on jobs as a contractor for a construction company, and also as a co-CEO of a social media marketing company called Blu Market.

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