Celebrities with Great Side Jobs
Celebs with Great Side Jobs
In this day and age, everybody needs a side-hustle. And even though they're super wealthy, celebrities are no different. Whether trying their hand in the restaurant business or fitness videos, take a look at the celebrities whose side jobs keep them busy, and inspired.
Burger lover Kanye West acquired rights to Fatburger restaurants through his company, KW Foods, LLC. Since 2008, West has opened two Fatburger locations in Chicago, one of which was recently shut down.
Jay has one of the most extensive portfolios in hip hop. Besides running a record company, clothing label and writing his first book, "Decoded," he's also recently invested into Buffalo Boss, his cousin's Brooklyn chicken wing restaurant.
Will.i.Am is one of hip hop's hardest working personalities. The Black Eyed Peas can now add Director of Creative Innovation for Intel, the leading computer chip manufacturer.
Actor Hill Harper can now add relationship guru to his resume. His latest book "The Conversation" sheds light on how he thinks Black men and women can build successful relationships.
LL Cool J
Ladies Love Cool James and girl do we! LL Cool J broke on the scene in 1985 with "Radio." Since then he's developed quite a nice body. So much so he wrote a fitness book called "LL Cool J's Platinum Workout."
We all know Nelly has got his music career down pack, but he's pulling in extra cash with Apple Bottoms. The popular brand creates fashion for women and beautiful home furnishings.
The 12 time grand slam champ, Serena Williams is so into beauty. In fact, she's a licensed nail technician. Call Ms. Williams up for your next manicure or pedicure.
From the comedic stage, to the TV screen, to the movie screen and now to your radio. The former Academy Award winner is the host of his own radio show, The Foxxhole.
Famed super producer Swizz Beatz is known for making some of hip-hops greatest hits like "On to the Next One" and Drake's "Fancy." But did you know he's also a talented artist and NYU's Producer-in-Residence? He's giving lesson after lesson on how to make long lasting music.
Actress Nia Long has been a staple in Hollywood for years. With films like "Soul Food" and "Big Mommas' House" she's high in demand. Long was also the global ambassador of Dark and Lovely until recently.
Brandy has been making hits for years and now she's bringing new smiles to millions more for another reason. She's the owner of several weave lines including Outre Pro. She knows where she can make a serious buck!
Vivica A. Fox
Brandy isn't the only Hollywood starlet that's into hair. Vivica A. Fox is the owner of Vivica A. Fox Hair Collection. She carries wigs, lacefronts and extensions.
For years Kim Coles has made us laugh on television as Sinclair on "Living Single." These days she's taking her humor on the road as a motivational speaker. She started G.I.F.T.S. as a way to empower others.
Kandi Burruss is the woman behind TLC's "No Scrubs" hit and was also a member of Escape. These days she's pulling in extra cash from being one of the lovely ladies of the "Real Housewives of Atlanta."
Beyonce may be the queen of all side hustles. She's had endorsement after endorsement during her career including L'Oreal, Emporio Armani, Pepsi and more. Not to mention the songstress created House of Dereon with mother Tina Knowles and she's even in the midst of launching her second fragrance. She's clearly rolling in the doe!