These celebrities have made enough millions that even if they quit showbiz, they may never have to work another day in their life. However, they’re quietly doing regular jobs, aside from their careers as actors or singers. They’re definitely more talented than you thought them to be!
Nick Offerman – Woodworker
The Parks and Recreation fame actor owns a woodshop in L.A. Often when he’s not acting, Offerman can be seen crafting home goods for anyone who is interested to purchase them. He also runs a website where he sells anything from tables to custom boats and beds. “I tell people that making things with my hands keeps me out of the pub,” he said.
Jeremy Renner – Flips houses
Marvel’s very own Hawkeye has been passionate about interior designing from a young age. For the past 15 years, Renner has been buying houses and revamping and remodeling them himself. He has flipped over 20 houses in the past few years.
Mayim Bialik – Neuroscientist
The nerd from Big Bang Theory who you famously know as Amy Farrah holds a Ph.D. in neuroscience. Mayim Bialik has been in the showbiz since a very young age but that didn’t deter her from achieving her Ph.D. in neuroscience from UCLA.
Brian May – Astrophysicist
He was the lead guitarist of one of the greatest bands in history. According to CNBC, long before Brian joined Queen, he was pursuing astronomy. In 2007, he received his Ph.D. in astrophysics and completed his thesis about the “zodiac dust” that gets collected in the solar system.
Dexter Holland, Molecular Biologist
The lead guitarist and vocalist of The Offspring rock band, Dexter Holland graduated from the University of Southern California with a doctorate in molecular biology. He however put his studies on hold to continue touring with his band.
Bruce Dickinson – Pilot
Iron Maiden’s lead vocalist, Bruce Dickinson owns a license to fly commercial airplanes and was once also the captain of a British charter airline, Astraeus Airlines. He learned to fly recreationally in the 90s and even flew a large aircraft for his band’s Somewhere Back In Time World Tour.
Jamie Foxx – Farmer
Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx is a big eco nut. Jamie owns an avocado farm that has around 800 trees. Each of his trees produces about 200-300 avocados every year and he harvests about 160,000 of them annually. Foxx also has a friendly rivalry with actor Tom Selleck who also owns a 30-acre ranch.
Hugh Jackman – Coffee Shop Owner
The Wolverine megastar Hugh Jackman is a proud coffee shop owner. He launched his own coffee shop outlet in 2011 after a brief visit to Ethiopia, a place famous for coffee. Jackman shared that he was encouraged by a young coffee farmer and launched the company “to provide a marketplace for farmers in developing countries to sell their goods to consumers in the U.S.”
Rita Wilson – Editor
Actress Rita Wilson who’s married to Tom Hanks was the editor-at-large of Huffington Post Media Group’s website Huff/Post 40 back in 2011. Wilson has been a part of many hits like Sleepless in Seattle and Jingle All the Way.
Paul Rudd – Sweet Shop Owner
The sexiest man of 2021 is a proud owner of Samuel’s Sweet Shop, located in Rhinebeck, New York. Paul bought the shop with his actor pal Jeffrey Dean Morgan after its owner passed away. You can often find him welcoming customers to his shop.