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Celebs Who Got Rich From Their Second Careers

Jessica Simpson

Jessica Simpson is one of the celebrities that went from being a pop princess to becoming a business magnate after founding her Jessica Simpson Collection. Since 2014, the company has generated approximately $1 billion in sales through its fashion and accessory lines. With the money she makes from her business, the pop diva will never have to sing another note. Simpson, who was born on July 10th, may spend her birthdays in luxury.


Drake's net worth is $180 million, yet he didn't get there by acting alone. The majority of it came from his second career, rapping. Drake was known as Aubrey Graham on Degrassi: The Next Generation, a prominent Canadian TV series, before becoming a rapper and a brilliant hip-hop musician. From 2001 to 2009, he was a regular on the show. Following the show's conclusion, Graham released his first mixtape, So Far Gone, which debuted at No. 1 in 2010. With What's My Name, he teamed with Rihanna, and he's since released a slew of popular albums and singles. Fans are eagerly awaiting the release of his sixth album, Certified Lover Boy, which will be published this summer.


Rihanna, who has a net worth of $550 million, began her career as a singer, but after some time, she created her own cosmetics line. The pop singer had already created a reputation for herself in the music industry and had been a household figure for years; yet, when she moved into the lucrative entrepreneurial market, she made even more money. Since 2018, she has co-owned Fenty Beauty, a beauty business with an estimated annual revenue of $570 million. In the first 40 days after its launch, the beauty line made $100 million in sales. According to Forbes, the company's current net worth is valued at $1 billion.

The Rock

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Johnson began his career as a wrestler, but he is now better known for his work as an actor. Johnson began his career as a professional wrestler before transitioning to acting and amassing a net worth of $400 million. With his profits per project, he is currently one of the highest-paid actors in the world. Despite the epidemic, he was able to earn $87.5 million in 2020 from his projects alone; his earnings remained unaffected. He is currently charging $20 million per film, according to sources.


Dr. Dre's net worth is $780 million, but he didn't get it all through rapping; in fact, the majority of it came from his side business, electronics. Dr. Dre is most known for his Beats headphones, which he invented. As a rapper and producer, the rapper had a successful career in hip-hop. He does, however, make more money from his Beats By Dr. Dre headphone firm. Since 2010, the corporation has shifted him into a higher income range, and he has been one of the most well-known headphones. Apple became interested in his company due to the high quality of the product and finally purchased it for $3 billion in 2014. According to reports, he made almost $500 million from that deal alone, which helped him become the highest-paid musician in 2010.

Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg rose to prominence as Marky Mark, a rapper. During his rapping days, his music career brought him popularity as a teen idol, but it did not land him the position he has now. However, things changed for the better when he began acting and has been relying on it ever since. Wahlberg is better recognized as an actor than a rapper; in fact, several people were unaware that he was a rapper. He is currently earning millions every project, with $58 million made in just 2020.

Reese Witherspoon

Reese Witherspoon is not just an actor, but also a businesswoman with a net worth of $200 million. In the earlier decade, the actress struggled to find a fitting job for her, so she decided to start her own company. Witherspoon decided to start her own production business, Pacific Standard, in 2012, to pursue her passion for the profession. The film's producer is the same person that worked on Gone Girl and Wild. Hello Sunshine, a collaboration between Witherspoon and Otter Media, was released in 2016 and included audio programming with Audible, a book club with several podcasts, and an Apple TV+ cooperation. Apple was rumored to be interested in purchasing the Hello Sunshine initiative for $1 billion, but the deal has yet to materialize.


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