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14 ex-celebrities who ended up with completely different careers

Business Insider Logo By Áine Cain of Business Insider | Slide 1 of 15: 
  Not all stars are destined to be lifelong celebrities.
  
  Some give up on show business entirely and go on to pursue
  fulfilling careers in other lines of work.
  
  See if you recognize any of these stars who've moved on to
  become lawyers, hairdressers, and business magnates.
  

  Fame can be quite fleeting, and show business comes with a lot of
  pressure.

  So it's no surprise that celebrity can have an adverse effect on
  people, especially child stars, USA Today reported.
  The plight of Hollywood icons who achieved success, only to fall
  from grace due to drug use or erratic behavior, is
  well-documented.

  But not all stars fall. Some just fade into a less visible line
  of work after their brush with fame.

  Here's a look at some former stars who ended up in completely
  different careers:

  • Not all stars are destined to be lifelong celebrities.
  • Some give up on show business entirely and go on to pursue fulfilling careers in other lines of work.
  • See if you recognize any of these stars who've moved on to become lawyers, hairdressers, and business magnates.

Fame can be quite fleeting, and show business comes with a lot of pressure.

So it's no surprise that celebrity can have an adverse effect on people, especially child stars, USA Today reported. The plight of Hollywood icons who achieved success, only to fall from grace due to drug use or erratic behavior, is well-documented.

But not all stars fall. Some just fade into a less visible line of work after their brush with fame.

Here's a look at some former stars who ended up in completely different careers:

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