Celebrities Who Are Now Working Regular Jobs

While you might be on top of the world one day with millions in the bank, sometimes life comes at you and before you know it you might find yourself down on your luck the next.

Here’s what these celebs are up to these days.

While you might be on top of the world one day with millions in the bank, sometimes life comes at you and before you know it you might find yourself down on your luck the next. The same goes for some celebrities. Here are some famous faces who are now working jobs that are quite different from the ones they originally were known for. Here’s what these celebs are up to these days.

Tara Reid

Tara Reid was at the peak of her career in the 2000’s after starring in hit films like American Pie and The Big Lebowski. These, days Reid is working as a restaurant owner and has released a clothing line as well as perfume.

Danielle Colby

Celebrities-Danielle-Colby-Danielle Colby of American Pickers fame had success before making it on TV. She was a successful burlesque dancer who fell in love with the dance style after seeing a burlesque performance in Chicago. She started taking classes and also started her own dance troupe.

Lucy Liu

Celebrities-Lucy-Liu-Lucy Liu is a successful actress who is also a very talented visual artist, which many people don’t know about. Although she still appears in TV shows sporadically, she dedicates a majority of her time to creating stunning visual art pieces.

Julia Stiles

Celebrities-Julia-Stiles-Julia Stiles appeared in countless films and TV roles, appearing in hits like 10 Things I Hate About You, The Prince & Me, and the Bourne film series. Even with her busy acting career Stiles has managed to find the time to do philanthropic work. She has worked with Amnesty International as well as Habitat For Humanity.

Jim Carrey

Celebrities-Jim-Carrey-Brilliant comedian, master impressionist, and actor Jim Carrey lit up our screens and made us laugh in countless films like Dumb and Dumber and The Mask. While he’s best known for his performances, he is also a passionate painter. He spends most of his free time painting.

Ariana Richards

Celebrities-Ariana-Richards-Ariana Richards is best known for her acting role in Jurassic Park as well as its sequel. Afterwards, she did not appear in many other roles. She chose to instead attend Skidmore College and pursued a fine arts degree. She has since made waves in the art community and has spend her time creating art and painting.

Bo Derek

Celebrities-Bo-Derek-Bo Derek first appeared in the film Orca and became very well-known after she starred in the movie 10 two years later. Nowadays, she does not participate much in the entertainment industry and instead is focusing her time on animals and her company that sells pet care products.

Karyn Parsons

Celebrities-Karyn-Parsons-Karyn Parsons is best recognized for her role as Hillary Banks, Will Smith’s cousin on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. After appearing on the show, she had several small roles on other shows and films. She now spends most of her time running a production company that produces educational content for kids.

Chuck Norris

-Celebrities-Chuck-Norris-Chuck Norris is a well-known actor and action star who also became an Internet sensation in the early days of the World Wide Web. Not only is he an actor, but he also started a foundation called Kickstart Kids, which has the goal of using “karate to teach character-building values to students.”

Elisabeth Shue

Celebrities-Elisabeth-Shue-Elisabeth Shue is best known for her roles in the films Adventures In Babysitting and The Karate Kid, but she has always been an avid tennis player. She started playing while she was growing up and continued even after her successful acting career and has been playing ever since.

Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison

Celebrities-Corey-Big-Hoss-Harrison-Corey “Big Hoss” Harrison is one of the cast members of Pawn Stars who works at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop. After deciding to do a completely overhaul of his lifestyle, he had a lap band surgery and now boxes five days per week.

Angus T. Jones

Celebrities-Angus-T.-Jones-Angus T. Jones is best known for his role on Two and a Half Men, which he abruptly quit after being baptized. He chose to attend college and leave the limelight. When asked if he would ever return to TV, he said: “The door is definitely still open for me to do that, but I’m taking things slowly. But I’m kind of liking the ability to travel and to move around at a moment’s notice and not have to be in one spot for years at a time.”

Frankie Muniz

Celebrities-Frankie-Muniz-Frankie Muniz was a teenage heartthrob who seemed to be in every single popular movie in the early 2000’s like Big Fat Liar and also hit TV series Malcolm in the Middle. After a while, he stopped appearing in movies and started drumming in a band named Kingsfoil. Now he races cars professionally for Jensen Motorsport.

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Celebrities-Sarah-Michelle-Gellar-Sarah Michelle Gellar became a household name when she played the main role in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She now has turned to a new venture that has nothing to do with acting: businesswoman. She has a company called Foodstirs and is working on releasing a cookbook.

Chris Owen

Celebrities-Chris-Owen-Chris Owen is best known for his role as “The Sherinator” in the American Pie film series. However, though he wished to continue his acting career, he was not getting any great roles. To support himself, he has since become a waiter.

Nikki Blonsky

Celebrities-Nikki-Blonsky-After Nikki Blonsky starred in the film adaptation of Broadway show Hairspray, she decided to take on a new job. She pursued a cosmetology license and started working as a stylist. She currently works in New York, but she still continues to act.

Marisa Tomei

Celebrities-Marisa-Tomei-Marisa Tomei is known for her iconic role in the film My Cousin Vinny and also for other roles in Crazy, Stupid, Love and the Marvel films universe. While she has a successful acting career, she has also pursued another passion of hers: fitness. She has released two fitness instructional videos.

Fabio Lanzoni

Celebrities-Fabio-Lanzoni-Fabio Lanzoni was at the peak of his success in the 1980’s and 90’s and was even named “sexiest man alive.” As his fame began to fade, he started to appear in ads as a spokesperson for brands like Oral B, I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter, and Old Spice.

Jack Gleeson

Celebrities-Jack-Gleeson-Jack Gleeson is known for his one big role in the biggest TV show ever, Game of Thrones. He played King Joffrey, of course, but it seems like this will be the only role we’ll know him for. He decided to leave acting in order to pursue school. He chose to attend Trinity University.

Jon Gosselin

Celebrities-Jon-Gosselin-Jon Gosselin became well known for appearing in Jon & Kate Plus 8, a reality show about his then-wife and their eight kids. He currently is working as a DJ at nightclub Building 24 in Pennsylvania. He also works as an IT technician at Amazon.

Mara Wilson

Celebrities-Mara-Wilson-Mara Wilson captured our hearts as the child actress who played the titular role in Matilda and also had a prominent role in Mrs. Doubtfire alongside Robin Williams. After these successful roles, Wilson retired from the entertainment industry in 2000 and chose to pursue writing instead. She has since published a book.

Michael Schoeffling

Celebrities-Michael-Schoeffling-Michael Shoeffling became well known for his role in the successful 80’s flick Sixteen Candles, but he left the entertainment industry and turned to carpentry. He works as a carpenter and makes custom furniture.

Tony Danza

Celebrities-Tony-Danza-Tony Danza is best known for his roles in Taxi Driver and Who’s The Boss? and after making a name for himself as an actor, he decided to pivot to something completely different: teaching. He teaches 10th grade English at Northeast Philadelphia High School.


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