18 movie stars who have a business on the side
Working in film - a risky business: today you're a star with multi-million dollar contracts, and tomorrow on your face seal despondency name of Nicolas Cage, behind millions of debt and a bleak future in the movies of the third division, the fees with barely enough to eat. So is not it better to take care of its future on the rise? Many movie stars and come to have a modest investment in third-party business, far from film studios and red carpets. And many in their "second job" quite succeed. Here is some of the most famous examples of how actors and directors dispose of their free time and money in the business, unrelated to cinema.
One of the most zealous and enterprising actresses in our list - Jessica Alba, she is one of the founders of a very successful company producing environmentally friendly and non-toxic consumer goods under the name Honest Co. The impetus for the birth of her daughter was the new activity of Jessica - desperate to find her food, clothing and toys are tested to high safety standards, Alba decided to do it all by herself. Taking care of children's health was in demand, and the beginning of 2015 the company's profit amounted to imposing a billion dollars.
Not all the stars in the business community are drawn to something sublime - Emmanuel Vitorgan, for example, did not afraid of dirt, stains and musty, with his wife, he owns an extensive network of dry cleaners. Companies are equipped with high-quality German equipment and specialize in cleaning of evening dresses and tuxedos, but only occupy Laksheri niche Vitorgan does not intend to, his business motto reads: "clean out the whole of Russia!" - and came up with this slogan, the actor himself. Of course, the artist himself pants behind the counter not ironing, but also age it allows to name works for him, not vice versa.
So elegant and fit man like Clint Eastwood, ought not to spend time in retirement for sipping beer and eating fried chicken wings, but also achievements in sports at that age is not worth waiting for. So, it will suit the "sport rich" - golf. And to no one interfered, Eastwood bought a golf club in California Tehama, and made him a closed area for VIP guests. And to have a place to spend time, and where to call friends, and where to get the extra bucks.
A brilliant comedian, that is increasingly being removed in a big, serious, dramatic movie, Steve Carell would not be themselves if ceased to surprise relatives and loyal fans. Quite unexpected news for everyone around was the message that the actor bought ... Universal modest shop in a small town south of Boston. Outwardly, this outlet is no different from any other stores at gas stations and motels - a display of vital products and household goods of prime necessity. But it is precisely in this "ordinary" is the secret of the interest of the actor: "I'm not going to make this point, I just want to keep a piece of the old America in a single house."
Remember apocalyptic blockbuster "Water World", which nearly sank several acting career at the head of Kevin Costner? Costner character confrontation with the villains in this film was completed undermining tanker with all the ensuing consequences literally vessel. In reality, the actor acts exactly the opposite - his company Ocean Therapy Solution develops and manufactures equipment for collecting spilled oil in the water. With the rise of accidents and disasters in the world, this initiative is unlikely to lead to bankruptcy in the coming years.
"Diamonds are forever" - it's hard to argue, therefore, engaged in jewelry business, you will always be in demand, and are provided. Konstantin Kryukov - the successor of the traditions established by his grandfather, Krukovs family owns a large jewelry house, known to the whole world. Constantine himself, too, has been designing jewelry with jewelry, so destitute, he will not remain even in the complete collapse of the national cinema and TV. And now the actor has considerable freedom in the choice of projects - bread, butter, and even caviar him enough without shooting.
crafty Ashton Kutcher has long been known for their love of the new technologies of the digital age - which would now Twitter, do not promote it Demi Moore and her young husband? A passion for gadgets have expressed Kutcher not only roles in the film about Steve Jobs and the Lenovo tablet advertising, but also an activity that is hidden from the uninitiated eye. Ashton founded an investment company that attracts and invests in the most current technology, from Uber to Spotify - in all the hottest digital products you will find money Kutcher.
The director, immortalized themselves "strangers", "Terminator," "Titanic" and "Avatar," James Cameron would hardly have made such significant progress, if he were not in addition to the talented director is also a genius inventor and experimenter. Each film Cameron - a giant step for the entire film, its technologies, patents, devices used today filmmakers around the world. The pinnacle of technical ideas, which will be a long time to feed Cameron (if, after "Avatar" it all at one time will need the money), has become a special technical complex cells, known as Fusion Camera System. Today they are the most advanced and talented directors in Hollywood.
The English and decorated as colorful as other social networking sites, Reddit in Russia is unpopular, but the ocean, this platform brings together millions of users who not only exchange news, but also lead social activities. Investing in the stock of the company is considered promising, not only co-founder of PayPal and author of Gmail, but the stars of show business - so that large packets of securities owned by Reddit Jared Leto, the recent Joker from "Suicide Squad". As you can see, business leader of 30 Seconds to Mars does not seem suicidal.
own clothing lines in Hollywood today it is difficult to surprise someone - any malomalski asterisk is committed to release the shoes, perfume and clutches his name. Malomalski and we are not interested, but by Melissa McCarthy clothes - it is curious. Rounded actress does release a clothing line, and it is for the same donuts as she is. And the actress is constantly focuses on the fact that her dress is as elegant and seductive, like a model, advertised anorexic mannequins. "The differences between women is not all deserve to look stunning!" - says a good man, whom many.
One of the most intelligent and educated Hollywood actors Edward Norton concern about third-party earnings understood literally - he founded a platform for collecting funds for charity online. Kraudfandingovaya Crowdrise system unconventional approach to the concept of fundraising on the Internet - here will not turn dial dollars to host a wedding or birthday, but that's not to redirect cash gifts for newlyweds or hero of the day, and the need is even possible. The platform has been running for seven years, during this time targeted assistance received thousands and thousands of people in need.
Even if someday Quentin Tarantino up arms against the whole world and his films will be announced a total boycott, no hits old and new tapes it will not go, because the property of the director is a real movie theater. And it is not simple, and the legendary Los Angeles New Beverly Cinema, built in the 1920s. Back in 2007, Tarantino bought cinema with 228 seats from the previous owners, but did not stop at the simple possession of the documentary - 2014 Quentin is personally involved in the programming session. Here you will not see any debris, but "Kill Bill," "Pulp Fiction" and "Reservoir Dogs", only hardcore!
In the biographical drama of David Fincher's "The Social Network" Justin Timberlake played the role of Sean Parker, the man who became famous in the 1990s, the creation of a computer network exchange Napster music file. Maybe someone someday will play and Justin himself, and because it is close to the music and the computer industry - the actor and musician owns a large stake in the social network MySpace. Similar to such.
Owning a restaurant - stage through which many actors, however, to deal with this troubled economy turns out not everyone, and can burn even the most robust and promising institution, is enough to remember the fate of network "Planet Hollywood". Thoroughness Ivan Urgant here can serve as an example of its more frivolous colleagues - open with producer Alexander Cekalo restaurant "The Garden" pleases Muscovites for six years. Of course, over the stove Ivan is not rising, but private parties are held frequently, however, and on other days the restaurant is not available to be called - prices bite.
The sex symbol of the 1970s, Raquel Welch, star pattern "Trouble in Paradise", "The largest jackpot" and "Favorite", better than many know about female beauty, and in particular of great importance in the way of any lady It is her hairstyle. Hence, the direction of the business, which was engaged in Welch, offers to act when there are fewer - means for hair care, hair accessories and related products for beauty salons. Actress and she took care of those who build magnificent hairstyles have not anything else - Welch owns one of the most famous American firms for the production of wigs.
"The Lone Ranger" Armie Hammer sin to complain about life - he is the heir to a large business empire Hummers, has more than a century. But, as you can tell already by the passion of acting, Armi not too much tends to dull office work on Wall Street. He is much more interesting some funny little things - for example, with his wife Elizabeth Chambers Hammer owns confectionery in the US San Antonio. Muffins in a modest bakery are made according to old recipes grandmother, Elizabeth, and she often takes orders shoppers at the checkout or removes the chips from the table personally.
Known for its close attention to its own figure of Elizabeth Hurley even when he was the model was forced to abandon the "harmful", but so tasty fried and baked foods. The trade-off between "want" and "no" was found after the actress appeared free money - in the possession of Hurley right now there are several farms that produce a special kind of meat products low in fat and cholesterol. In addition, farmland actress supply raw materials for the production of organic products and fruit bars.
The legendary comic "ghost hunter" Dan Aykroyd - our people! While the others care about nature, the environment, the poor and our smaller brothers, Aykroyd drives vodka. And not just any, but a very prestigious and expensive, he founded, in collaboration with a friend (drinking buddy?), The company pours a drink called Crystal Head Vodka. Branded bottle in the shape of a skull made of glass, especially in the upcoming suburb of Milan, with nothing can not be confused. With a transparent skull is related a funny story: once Aykroyd feared conflict with Steven Spielberg, who shot a picture of "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." Preparing for the worst, the actor went to meet with the director, but instead imposing compensation Spielberg just asked to speak Aykroyd alcohol supplier at the world premiere of his film. Lucrative contract.