The surprising celebrity side businesses you probably didn’t know about

Did you know about these incredible ventures that make these businesswomen A LOT of money?

It always amazes us what celebrity side businesses A Listers have alongside their day jobs. Global companies, luxury brands, the latest apps and hugely successful blogs are just a few examples of the ventures some of Hollywood’s biggest names embark on alongside the career they’re primarily known for. Find out which of your favourite A-Listers have an interesting business on the side…

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley designs for PAIGE

Rosie Huntington Whiteley x Paige denim

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley had a long standing relationship with LA denim brand PAIGE and has appeared in several campaigns. This time, Rosie steps into the studio to create a capsule collection. The range will include several new styles and lifestyles pieces. An initial sketch above shows, a bomber jacket that we can’t wait to get our hands on. Out February 2017.

 

Scarlett Johansson’s high-end Parisian popcorn shop

Scarlett Johansson popcorn shop celebrity side businessesScarlett recently announced that she and her husband, Romain Dauriac, will be opening a gourmet popcorn shop. ‘Yummy Pop’, in Paris’s Marais district. All kinds of flavours of popcorn will be on offer, from truffle to Vermont cheddar. If the shop’s popcorn offerings are a hit, the couple plan to open more shops elsewhere, too. Scarlett has even said that she plans to serve customers herself!

Ellen DeGeneres’ kids clothing collaboration

Collaborating with GapKids, Ellen DeGeneres’ GapKids x ED apparel collection hit stores worldwide and online today. The whole concept behind the range is to encourage girls to be themselves, and realise the power they have to do anything.

Drew Barrymore’s Beauty Brand

Drew’s budget-friendly makeup and cosmetics range, Flower, is sold exclusively at successful store chain Walmart in the US, with lipsticks at around £4 and BB cream at about £8. She hasn’t just stamped her name on a product, or featured in the advert, this is a company Drew has started from the bottom up.

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s Wine

The wine from Brangelina’s French vineyard went on sale in Marks and Spencer in the UK this year, but there’s only a limited supply. At £18 a pop, their Miraval Rose was produced at the couple’s Chateau which they purchased for a staggering £41 million back in 2012!

Jessica Alba’s baby range

Jessica Alba launched The Honest Company with her friend Chris after struggling to find the perfect products for their respective offspring. The Honest Company offers a number of things to purchase from nappies to nipples balm, and even organic tampons! The company is worth a staggering $1 billion and the company predicts a revenue of $250 million this year.

Kim Kardashian’s app

I bet we’ve all played Kim Kardashian: Hollywood at some point, but I bet you haven’t realised how huge it is in terms of profit? At the end of last year, the game gained an incredible $43 million, earning its parent company Glu Mobile the most out of all their other apps combined.

Venus Williams decorates homes

Besides being a seriously good tennis player, in 2002 Venus became a licensed interior decorator and founded her own design firm, V*Starr. She’s designed for a chain of hotels and university buildings, plus a number of athletes and TV stars!

Oprah owns her own TV station

She’s not just a television host, Oprah actually owns her own television network, OWN, adding to her net worth of $3 billion, making her the first black woman billionaire in history!

Elizabeth Hurley joined forces with Prince Charles

You know that super posh range in Waitrose, Duchy Originals? Well, the meat in that range is supplied by Liz’s Cotswold farm. She also had her own sausages in Harrods selling under the label ‘Elizabeth Hurley Foods.’ We bet she’s made a LOT of money from her farm alone.

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