10 Celebrities with Side Businesses You Wouldn't Expect

Published February 16th, 2021 - 08:10 GMT

Being famous is a full-time job, but these busy bees have made the choice to fill their schedules with even more work, having a side business, in case their main gig nose-dives, is always a good idea.

Here are 10 of the top celebrity side hustles.

 

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1. George Clooney (Casamigos Tequila)

1. George Clooney (Casamigos Tequila): The actor started a tequila line with his friend Rande Gerber because they were so in love with Casamigos's smooth texture, Casamigos means "House of Friends."

2. Jessica Alba (The Honest Company)

2. Jessica Alba (The Honest Company): The actress co-founded the $1-billion company with the intention of providing consumers with safe, organic products.

3. Susan Sarandon (SPiN)

3. Susan Sarandon (SPiN): The ping-pong queen started a chain of ping-pong clubs in 2009

4. Mark Wahlberg (Wahlberg Chevrolet)

4. Mark Wahlberg (Wahlberg Chevrolet): Actor, musician, model, and food lover Mark Wahlberg is taking on the automotive industry by opening a Chevy dealership in Columbus, Ohio! ... Previously known as Bobby Layman Chevrolet.

5. Lisa Vanderpump (TomTom, Pump and Villa Blanca)

5. Lisa Vanderpump (TomTom, Pump and Villa Blanca): Lisa Vanderpump is the owner of several Los Angeles restaurants and bars including TomTom, Pump, and Villa Blanca

6. Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker)

6. Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker): Sarah Jessica Parker launched her first line of fragrances in 2005, then turned to building her own eponymous shoe brand, the SJP Collection in 2014. Tapping into her influence as a shoe-obsessed New Yorker, her line of women's footwear ranges from sparkly heels to leopard pumps.

7. Drew Barrymore (Flower Beauty)

7. Drew Barrymore (Flower Beauty): The actress is an owner of the makeup line, which was started in 2012 with the idea of providing affordable, quality cosmetics to customers.

8. Ellen DeGeneres (ED by Ellen)

8. Ellen DeGeneres (ED by Ellen): The talk show host has a clothing and home furnishings brand that stays true to her signature style.

9. Drake (Virginia Black Whiskey)

9. Drake (Virginia Black Whiskey): Drake launched Virginia Black in 2016 in collaboration with De Léon Tequila founder Brent Hocking.

10. Beyoncé (22 Days Nutrition)

10. Beyoncé (22 Days Nutrition): Beyoncé adopted a healthier lifestyle that she now encourages everyone to try. 22 Days Nutrition is based on the principle of creating healthier habits by moving towards a plant-based lifestyle.

1. George Clooney (Casamigos Tequila)
2. Jessica Alba (The Honest Company)
3. Susan Sarandon (SPiN)
4. Mark Wahlberg (Wahlberg Chevrolet)
5. Lisa Vanderpump (TomTom, Pump and Villa Blanca)
6. Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker)
7. Drew Barrymore (Flower Beauty)
8. Ellen DeGeneres (ED by Ellen)
9. Drake (Virginia Black Whiskey)
10. Beyoncé (22 Days Nutrition)
1. George Clooney (Casamigos Tequila)
1. George Clooney (Casamigos Tequila): The actor started a tequila line with his friend Rande Gerber because they were so in love with Casamigos's smooth texture, Casamigos means "House of Friends."
2. Jessica Alba (The Honest Company)
2. Jessica Alba (The Honest Company): The actress co-founded the $1-billion company with the intention of providing consumers with safe, organic products.
3. Susan Sarandon (SPiN)
3. Susan Sarandon (SPiN): The ping-pong queen started a chain of ping-pong clubs in 2009
4. Mark Wahlberg (Wahlberg Chevrolet)
4. Mark Wahlberg (Wahlberg Chevrolet): Actor, musician, model, and food lover Mark Wahlberg is taking on the automotive industry by opening a Chevy dealership in Columbus, Ohio! ... Previously known as Bobby Layman Chevrolet.
5. Lisa Vanderpump (TomTom, Pump and Villa Blanca)
5. Lisa Vanderpump (TomTom, Pump and Villa Blanca): Lisa Vanderpump is the owner of several Los Angeles restaurants and bars including TomTom, Pump, and Villa Blanca
6. Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker)
6. Sarah Jessica Parker (SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker): Sarah Jessica Parker launched her first line of fragrances in 2005, then turned to building her own eponymous shoe brand, the SJP Collection in 2014. Tapping into her influence as a shoe-obsessed New Yorker, her line of women's footwear ranges from sparkly heels to leopard pumps.
7. Drew Barrymore (Flower Beauty)
7. Drew Barrymore (Flower Beauty): The actress is an owner of the makeup line, which was started in 2012 with the idea of providing affordable, quality cosmetics to customers.
8. Ellen DeGeneres (ED by Ellen)
8. Ellen DeGeneres (ED by Ellen): The talk show host has a clothing and home furnishings brand that stays true to her signature style.
9. Drake (Virginia Black Whiskey)
9. Drake (Virginia Black Whiskey): Drake launched Virginia Black in 2016 in collaboration with De Léon Tequila founder Brent Hocking.
10. Beyoncé (22 Days Nutrition)
10. Beyoncé (22 Days Nutrition): Beyoncé adopted a healthier lifestyle that she now encourages everyone to try. 22 Days Nutrition is based on the principle of creating healthier habits by moving towards a plant-based lifestyle.