15 Famous Celebrities With Surprising Part-Time Jobs

It’s crazy to think a Hollywood celeb would trade the glitz and glam of the spotlight for an average job, but it happens more often than you think. Self built businesses, wood working, and property management are just a few of the jobs that fit in the wide spectrum of normal side gigs picked by your everyday A-lister.

1
Justin Timberlake
Justin Timberlake
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Justin Timberlake is a triple threat in entertainment and has launched multiple successful businesses on the side. Aside from his clothing line and restaurant investment, Justin bought former social networking site, MySpace, which was re-launched as a music site in 2013.

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Jessica Alba
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Jessica Alba may be an in-demand actress in Hollywood, but the mother of two took a leap of faith to start The Honest Company, a lifestyle brand producing child safe, eco-friendly products for the home. From diapers to cleaning products it's a certified billion dollar business. Wow!
3
Nick Offerman
Nick Offerman
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Nick Offerman isn’t just an impressive comedic actor, the Parks and Recreation star has a passion for woodworking, launching his own collective, Offerman Wood Shop, with products ranging from cutting boards to pencil holders.
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Rupert Grint
Rupert Grint
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For all the success and opportunity Rupert Grint has in his life, it's surprising to hear he's also a landlord to property he owns in England.
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Jeremy Renner
Jeremy Renner
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Jeremy Renner may rub shoulders with Hollywood's A-list, but in his off time, he's made a pretty penny dabbling in real estate as a house flipper.
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Tom Selleck
Tom Selleck
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Tom Selleck is such a laid back, cool guy, it's not surprising he stepped away from the camera long enough to buy and steadily maintain his own avocado farm.
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James Franco
James Franco
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Aside from his Oscar-worthy acting, James Franco keeps himself busy off set by writing books, singing, and picking up teaching gigs at esteemed colleges like NYU, Columbia and UCLA.

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Rob Lowe
Rob Lowe
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Rob Lowe has aged to perfection, but that hasn’t stopped him from developing his own men’s makeup line, Profile.

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Carmen Electra
Carmen Electra
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Carmen Electra has many talents to her name including the title of entrepreneur. Launching her own 'Striptease' aerobic DVD collection and branded stripper poles, she's teaching pole dancers of all levels how to make their performance a real workout!
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Erykah Badu
Erykah Badu
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Erykah Badu is rooted deep in music and has effortlessly expressed her spirit and style from behind the mic. In 2011, Erykah shared that she had a passion for helping deliver babies and became a certified doula working toward a midwifery license.

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Soliel Moon Frye
Soliel Moon Frye
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The former Punky Brewster and Sabrina The Teenage Witch star embraced motherhood and took it next level by opening her own eco-friendly children's clothing store in Los Angeles called The Little Seed.
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Madonna
Madonna
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Madonna is a jack of all trades. She can sing, dance, and act, but you might not know she's moonlighted as a children's book author, publishing five books for the little ones of the world.
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Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson
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When she's not on-set working hard in front of the camera, Rita Wilson is putting her editorial brain to work as Editor-At-Large for The Huffington Post.
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Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood
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Actor, director, producer, father, and republican party supporter, Clint Eastwood can do it all including owning two side businesses. Based in California, Clint oversees operations of his Tehama Golf Club and Mission Ranch Hotel and Restaurant.
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Venus Williams
Venus Williams
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When she's not crushing it on the tennis court, Venus Williams puts time and attention into her interior design company, VStarr Interiors, which has serviced NFL and NBA stars, as well as well known hotels.

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