Having a successful career on the screen is a dream come true for most people. However, fame, money, and all the perks that come with it can be a little overwhelming and stressful for others. It may be hard to believe, but despite the glitz and glamour of the limelight, a few actors chose to run with their investment money and live a simpler life away from the complicated world of acting. Do you ever wonder what these former stars are doing now and how they adapted to a normal lifestyle? Let’s figure out with this list of actors who disappeared from the industry.
Macaulay Culkin rose to stardom after his excellent portrayal of Kevin McCallister in the famous movie Home Alone. At the tender age of 12, he was already considered as the most successful child actor in Hollywood history. Experts give credit to his acting abilities in the film industry. Culkin appeared in the sequel Home Alone 2, as well as other well-received movies such as My Girl, Richie Rich, and The Nutcracker.
The public has predicted a bright future in acting for Culkin. However, he surprised everyone with his alleged deal with his father that pulled him away from the spotlight. He did come back a few years later, but he hasn’t landed any significant role to date. He starred in Will & Grace in 2003. In 2004, he also starred in Brian Danelly’s Saved. Now he is the CEO of his company.
American actor Tobey Maguire has been active in show business for a long time. He became a household name when he played the role of Peter Parker in Spiderman. After the final sequel of the Spiderman trilogy, Maguire’s career started to plummet. His fans have seen less and less of him as he stopped appearing on the screen. Due to his prolonged absence, people even speculated that the actor was dead.
Maguire made a movie comeback with Pawn Sacrifice which didn’t do well in the box office. He also did the narration for Boss Baby, but it wasn’t enough to salvage his career. The real reason for the actor’s sudden disappearance still remains a mystery. But Maguire seems to shift his attention from acting to becoming a husband and father. We are happy for him.
Cameron Diaz is one of the most successful actresses of her generation and she remained active for quite some time which makes her sudden disappearance perplexing. Diaz has appeared in numerous box office films such as There’s Something About Mary, In Her Shoes, The Holiday, and of course, the iconic Charlie’s Angels alongside fellow A-listers Lucy Liu and Drew Barrymore. The actress has probably secured some investments with her success in Hollywood and she can still make a lot more.
However, she made her final movie appearance in the musical Annie five years ago. Her fans were left disappointed with her decision, but the actress seems happy with her new simple life. After Cameron Diaz disappeared from the screen, the actress had married singer Benji Madden, became a mother, and launched a wine called “Avaline”. This made her feel calm.
Mo’Nique has performed comedies in theaters such as Russell Simmons Def Comedy Jam. Winning an Oscar may be the best insurance for any celebrity to reach stardom. However, Mo’nique’s career proved otherwise as she disappeared from Hollywood after winning an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in the 2009 film Precious. The sudden collapse of her acting career bewildered fans and critics.
She was only able to participate in four productions after taking home her prestigious award. According to some insiders, changes in her attitude may have led to her downfall. The actress is reported to have way too much ego as she refused to be treated as an ordinary celebrity. Today, she is left out by Hollywood. Her fans may never know the real reason for her departure from the movie scene, but they will surely miss seeing her acting on screen.
Kevin Jonas became popular for being in the rock band Jonas Brothers. During their prime, he was deemed as the black sheep of the group. He and his brothers from the band appeared in several Disney TV shows, concerts, road tours, and movies. However, their success started to deteriorate and the trio focused on their solo careers.
After going their separate ways, Kevin was offered to star on his own reality TV show Married to Jonas with his wife Danielle Deleasa whom he met while on vacation in the Bahamas back in 2007. They gave birth to their first daughter in February 2014 and expect to have a second child this year. He also decided to focus on other investments and started to promote his own business. Now he is an entrepreneur and runs a marketing company, which is in its infancy.
Another brilliant actor on the list is Jack Nicholson. The American actor is famous for his films such as Easy Rider, Five Easy Pieces, and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. His acting prowess has been given credit by several Oscar nominations which made him the male actor with the most number of Oscar nominations throughout history. Sadly, he made his final appearance in 2010 with the film How Do You Know?
His sudden decision to quit acting led to some speculations that he may be suffering in memory loss because of his age, which he later dismissed. On the other hand, Nicholson has had wonderful years in Hollywood and he deserves a quiet retirement. However, we still hope to see Nicholson appear in the movie again one day, but if he decides to quit forever, we also respect this. After all, this man gave us some of the greatest movies ever.
LARA FLYNN BOYLE
Lara Flynn Boyle’s acting career is quite tragic as she went from acting in lead roles to landing small and irrelevant parts in several films. Her acting career was off to a great start, and she became very popular in the ‘90s. She was well-known for playing the Character of Donna Hayward in the TV series Twin Peaks. The actress also participated in another production called The Practice for which she received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for her performance.
Unfortunately, her career took a fall and she hasn’t been given significant roles and project offers. In her desperation to salvage her career, she accepted a part in the film Hansel and Gretel Get Baked which was heavily criticized by movie experts. Lara married real estate investor Donald Ray Thomas II in Texas in 2006.
Katherine Heigl is popular for her portrayal of Dr. Izzie Stevens in the long-time running medical drama Grey’s Anatomy. Her acting talent was recognized by critics and she won an Emmy Award for the show. However, the actress wasn’t able to keep her superstar status in Hollywood due to some wrong decisions she made. Heigl was involved in numerous controversies that made her less appealing to producers. She accused her breakthrough film Knocked Up of being sexist while she complained that Grey’s Anatomy is depriving her of good material.
Heigl’s attitude cost her part of her investments in her acting career. Last year, when Heigl appeared in the legal drama Suits, her career seemed to improve. When Meghan Markle quit the show, Heigl took on a new role. Heigl’s fans have always hoped that her comeback. There is no doubt that the actress’s career is turbulent, but now Heigl seems to be back on track.
Jonah Hill had a very successful career in Hollywood. He participated in various Hollywood projects such as Knocked Up, Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, etc. He also received Oscar nominations for his supporting performances in Moneyball and The Wolf of Wallstreet.
However, Hill’s Hollywood career went on a downward spiral due to the degree of a few wrong decisions. For the past few years, he’s been busy working on smaller film productions and voice acting roles. Meanwhile, the actor focused on improving his physical appearance and managed to lose unnecessary weight as he prepares for his possible movie comeback. Jonah does this by consulting trainers and nutritionists and changing diet. Not only did he lose weight, he also got rid of a heavy body that ruled his life for many years.
JENNIFER LOVE HEWITT
American singer-actress Jennifer Love Hewitt is best known for her role as Sarah Reeves Merrin on Party of Five. She also starred in the suspense thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer and CBS supernatural drama Ghost Whisperer. During her prime, she was given credit for her talent and established her reputation as a great actress. However, Hewitt’s acting career didn’t hold its promise as she started to quickly disappear from Hollywood’s limelight.
The actress struggled to revive her career by accepting a few minor roles, and she started acting on TV shows again. She is currently playing the main role in 9-1-1. At the same time, Jennifer became a mother, she spent a lot of energy and time on her children. In 2020, she also composed music with Brian. Everything is moving in a good direction.
American actor Wesley Trent Snipes was among the most popular stars of the ’90s. He took part in several iconic productions such as To Wong Foo, Jungle Fever, Blade, and White Men Can’t Jump. The versatile actor was born in Orlando, Florida. He grew up on the South Bronx streets in New York City, where he very early decided that dance and the theatre were to be his career.
Wesley then enrolled in the High School for the Performing Arts, where he built his dreams of musical theater and maybe starring in a few commercials. The actor seemed to be in the zone for years that fans could see him in TV guestings, movies, and other significant events. Unfortunately, Wesley’s career went down a dark path when he was locked up for three years due to a case filed against him. Following his release, the actor started working his way back in the industry.
Canadian actor Mike Myers is the voice behind the famous character Shrek. He also acted in 2008’s The Love Guru and gave life to Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers movie series. His performance as Dr. Evil is ranked number 35 on the Premiere Magazine’s 100 Greatest Movie Characters of All Time.
Regrettably, the last film of the franchise seems to have ruined the actor’s career as it was deemed an awful project by film experts. Despite his reputation and years of success as an A-list actor during that time, Myers struggled to recover from his downfall, and his previous investments in acting were overlooked by producers and movie makers. Although the actor doesn’t seem to be bothered by the scarcity of project offers, his fans still want to see more of him, which led to the speculations that he might return to the screen as Dr. Evil sometime soon.
American actress Mira Sorvino has earned both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her participation in the film Mighty Aphrodite in 1995. She made a few television works in the early 1990s, and only after three years, she got her first film job in the independent gangster movie Amongst Friends in 1993. Her acting performance charmed the public and created some buzz, which led her to be cast in two other films.
With all of her achievements, anyone would think that the actress surely has hefty insurance throughout her Hollywood journey. Sadly, her current status proves otherwise as Sorvino continues to participate in low-budget films and land small acting parts. The actress had issues in getting new roles, which ultimately led to the decline of her career. We could trace her misfortune back to when former film producer Harvey Weinstein banished her from major pictures following a complaint that she filed against him.
Ashley Judd is an American actress and political activist. Being the daughter of country music singer Naomi Judd, she came from a reputable family of successful performing artists. The actress played leading roles in movies such as Ruby In Paradise, Norma Jean & Marilyn, A Time to Kill, Kiss the Girls, and Double Jeopardy. Film critics gave credit to her acting talent for her increasing popularity— and she really was going places!
What was sad, however, was that Ashley’s career was another collateral damage to Harvey Weinstein’s infamous misconduct. She was an aspiring star who had won several accolades for her acting back in the ’90s before Weinstein ruined her reputation. Judd allegedly declined Weinstein’s advancements, which urged him to take revenge by blacklisting her from any significant project. Ever since her star’s dimming, Ashley has been active and has become involved in global humanitarian efforts and political activism. If anything, we admire her courage for standing up to her principles and ultimately getting back on her feet.
MARY-KATE AND ASHLEY OLSEN
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are also known as the Olsen twins as a duo, are American fashion designers and former child actresses. Mary-Kate and Ashley began starring together in TV, film, and video projects at the age of six, which continued on to their teenage years. They are probably among the most famous twins in Hollywood history. After spending most of their growing years in the limelight, they retired from the acting industry back in 2012. Fans best remember them for playing Michelle Tanner, the youngest of the three Tanner sisters in the popular sitcom, Full House – but seeing as they’ve been acting even before they literally learned how to speak, it’s probably time they ventured into something else.
The twins went on to pursue a production company named Dualstar Entertainment Group. The group has produced several television movies such as Passport to Paris, Our Lips Are Sealed, and So Little Time. Their most recent project was the film, New York Minute.
Michael Schoeffling is an American model and actor. He started his career as a wrestler and won numerous tournaments in freestyle wrestling, among others. Then at the age of 23, Michael started his career in the film industry after starring in the teen cult classic movie, Sixteen Candles. The pro-wrestler turned actor is widely remembered by fans for her performance in the said film, where he successfully played the character of Jack Ryan. Although Michael had a string of other movies where he was involved, he decided to leave the busy Hollywood life altogether. Before quitting his acting career, Schoeffling took part in huge productions such as Mermaids and Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken.
Despite his successful projects, the actor’s career was short-lived. According to reports, he used his investment money from Hollywood to run a carpentry business in Pennsylvania, where he is currently residing. Though leaving his acting career may be an unexpected decision, he now seems to be satisfied with his family life.
Phoebe Cates is a former actress who rose to fame after her performances in Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. Cates began modeling at the age of ten, appearing in Seventeen and other teen-oriented magazines. She decided to become a dancer after a couple of years and then became a famous model for a short time. Cates has been one of the most popular actresses of her generation, and she gained a lot of fans— both men and women, who all ultimately supported her as she started working on a successful Hollywood career. The actress, however, eventually abandoned her life in the limelight and decided to focus on her personal life.
In 1994, she finally retired from acting and dedicated most of her time and investment in her husband Kevin Kline and their children. Although, she participated in one more project called The Anniversary Party, which she did as a favor to its director, Jennifer Jason Leigh.
English actor Dominic Monaghan rose to fame for portraying significant roles in the blockbuster film The Lord of the Rings and TV series Lost. Monaghan’s Hollywood career seems to be doing well for years, but when his regular engagement in Lost ended in 2010, the actor encountered issues in landing acting roles. This has led to a downward spiral for his career.
The former star decided to follow a different life path and is currently hosting the wildlife documentary titled Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan. Hollywood might not be meant to be a permanent home for him, but at least he was able to get back on his feet. Dominic’s net worth was mostly earned through his successful acting career and gigs on the silver screen. Other than that, the actor also has some back-up income-generating means. He has done some work in theater. Not to mention that Dominic is also active in video games, some music projects, as well as documentaries.
David Franz is a music industry entrepreneur, a musician, an engineer, multi-instrumentalist, and educator based in Los Angeles. The multi-talented artist specializes in the soul, rock, electronic, punk, R&B, hip-hop, and Americana genres. On top of that, David writes, produces, and engineers music for a wide variety of artists.
If you think, however, that he’s only a musician, then you’re terribly wrong. David Franz also acted in numerous popular TV shows such as Hill Street Blues and NYPD Blue. Sadly, in 2005, following the final airing of NYPD Blue, the versatile artist seemed to have ended his acting career along with the show. David has won several awards throughout his career as an actor. Among his many citations are three Screen Actors Guild Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Golden Globe award. Now, he just enjoys his investments at their beautiful lake house in Idaho with his lovely wife. According to David, he would still be very much willing to return to the screen if the right opportunity comes in the future.
Elizabeth Alice MacGraw is an actress beloved by many. With her role in the film Goodbye, Columbus, for which she received the Most Promising Newcomer Golden Globe Award, the star gained a higher degree of recognition as she set out to capture the hearts of the audiences. Her acting career rose to even greater heights after taking part in another blockbuster movie, Love Story, for which she took home another Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination to boot.
For years, Ali’s success went on, and she has later been deemed as the Best Female International Box Office Star. Her prime years in Hollywood indeed rewarded her with a lot of investments—both financial and otherwise. After decades of thriving in the limelight, MacGraw finally decided that she had a good run. Eventually, the talented and stunning celebrity put an end to her acting career and settled down in New Mexico, where she lives out her days freely.
Amanda Bynes shone because of her work throughout the 1990s in television and cinema. She was a former child actress at the height of her acting career when she had an emotional breakdown, which led to her downfall. Apparently, this is not uncommon among overworked child stars. The young actress was last seen as Marianne Bryant in the blockbuster hit film Easy A.
In 2010, she declared an indefinite hiatus from acting as she struggled with multiple personal issues. In 2018 Bynes revealed her plan to return to acting on television. She is a very talented actress, but it seems that Hollywood’s stress and pressure didn’t work well for her. Fortunately, she was able to get the help she needed, and after getting better, she decided to try acting once again. She also pursued her other passions and invested in enrolling in fashion school. Despite the challenges that she had encountered, she remained strong and brave.
Mischa Barton is a film, television, and stage actress who is British-American. With a guest appearance on the American soap opera All My Children and voicing a character on the Nickelodeon cartoon series KaBlam!, she made her screen debut. The gifted Mischa was made famous by her portrayal of Marissa Cooper in the 2003 TV series, The O.C. She was a main cast on the show for three years, which opened many opportunities for her and her acting career.
As everything fell into place seemingly at the right time, Mischa thrived in Hollywood, and it seemed that nothing could go wrong for her. She became a well-loved character and gained a broad fan base. There have been claims, however, that fame seems to have gotten in her head as she was recently labeled as a bad girl for her behavior. The actress was requested to register for a rehabilitation program after being arrested for DUI and driving without a license.
FREDDIE PRINZE JR.
Freddie Prinze Jr. is an actor, voice actor, writer, and producer. At this rate, it appears that the skilled artist can do anything! He started getting attention after his appearance on the suspense thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer alongside actress Jennifer Love Hewitt. He was also able to participate in the TV series 24. On top of that, Freddie has numerous film voiceovers to his credit, including episodes in Kim Possible, Shark Bait, and Star War Rebels.
So far in his career, he has done a fantastic job. In the industry, we all expect more of his excellent work. Although, Freddie’s upward streak was interrupted when he had an issue with fellow actor Kiefer Sutherland while filming 24, which made him decide to quit show business. According to an interview, he mentioned that Sutherland was very rude and unprofessional. Despite the controversy, the actor surely secured a decent saving that allows him to enjoy his simple life with his wife and their two children.
Nickelodeon star Kel Mitchell became known for his part in the TV shows All That and Kenan and Kel. His performances and funny delivery made him very likable to viewers. He also appeared in the Nickelodeon series Game Shakers as Double G. Not to mention, Kel hosts the heart-warming Tails of Valor television series, which looks at the real stories of service animals working to better their lives. With his increasing popularity and fan base, he eventually landed a regular spot-on Saturday Night Live.
By a stroke of bad luck, his former friend and co-star Kenan Thompson replaced him, which started a rivalry between them. Unfortunately, his dismissal from the show also derailed his career. The adverse event has severed Mitchell and Thompson’s friendship, but the degree of their professionalism allowed both actors to appear together on The Tonight Show once more. Now, Kel is a well-known philanthropist; he supports various organizations focusing on improving children’s lives, while at numerous conferences and festivals, he holds motivational speeches for children.
Kelly McGillis is an American actress who is well known for her film roles, such as Rachel Lapp in Witness with Harrison Ford. She also played the role of Tom Cruise’s leading lady in the blockbuster film Top Gun. The movie did very well at the box office, and it opened numerous opportunities for its actors, including McGillis. She held various jobs while pursuing her career, such as waitressing and snagging a few stage roles before landing a supporting part in the Academy Award-nominated Reuben, Reuben.
Due to an unfortunate event in the 1989 film Cat Chaser, the actress decided to give up on her acting dreams. The actress started taking roles in smaller film productions and TV appearances before ultimately settling down for theater performances. Her current career may be very far from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but she seems content and happy with her chosen path.
Meg Ryan is an actress and producer who was an iconic staple during the late ’80s and early ’90s. Before joining the cast of the CBS soap opera As the World Turns in 1982, Ryan began her acting career in 1981 in minor roles. The internationally-renowned actress rose to fame in the ’90s, and she landed several leading roles in films such as You’ve Got Mail, Sleepless in Seattle, and When Harry Met Sally. She earned her first Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in the latter. Because of her continuous success in films, no one thought her career would soon meet a dead end. As it turned out, Ryan’s fame began to fade as her subsequent projects didn’t do well in the film industry.
Despite her beautiful reputation as an excellent actress, consecutive failure to deliver the right materials ultimately led to Ryan’s acting career demise. She later took part in lesser-known movie productions, including Against the Ropes and In the Cut, to revive her A-list status. In the end, these movies came short of credit.
Leelee Sobieski was discovered in her New York City school cafeteria by a casting director. The former young actress has since made a name for herself during her teen years after her hit drama film Deep Impact. Her career was further boosted by an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for her performance in the TV film Joan of Arc. Alongside other big stars, Leelee continued to shine.
These include performances with Drew Barrymore in Never Been Kissed in 1999, Diane Lane in The Glass House in the year 2001, and Josh Hartnett & Chris Klein in Here on Earth in 2000. The actress had a great run in movie productions and television. Despite her massive success and numerous investments, Leelee had finally decided to retire from show business and spend more time with her family back in 2012. During an interview, she confirmed that she doesn’t work on movies anymore.
Nikki Blonsky was born as Nicole Margaret Blonsky in Great Neck, New York. She is an American film producer and screenwriter who is also the director of Sobieski. Nikki is also regarded as a talented singer aside from her acting career and has collaborated with the guitarist Jon Kestenbaum on several occasions. Nikki’s fans best remember her for her portrayal of Tracy Turnblad in the 2007 adaptation of the iconic musical Hairspray. Critics gave credit to her acting ability for having the opportunity to appear with a few A-list Hollywood stars such as John Travolta, Zac Efron, and Queen Latifah. Sadly, her acting career went downhill after the movie.
The sudden turn in her chosen profession led to a different path as she went on to study cosmetology and earned her license in 2011. After taking a job as a part-time make-up artist and hairstylist, she landed a short-lived part on the TV series Huge.
PAZ DE LA HUERTA
Paz de la Huerta is an American actress and model of Spanish descent.
In the films The Cider House Rules, A Walk to Remember, Choke, Enter the Gap, Nurse 3D, de la Huerta was notable for her roles. On top of her long list of filmography, the celebrity became a popular TV star because of her role as Lucy Danziger in the HBO series Boardwalk Empire. She had a very successful career during the length of the show.
After that, however, she wasn’t seen in any significant projects anymore. When de la Huerta later appeared in a movie called Nurse 3D, the project did so badly at the box office that she was urged to file a case against the producers for spoiling her acting career. The actress’ wrong life decisions continued to pile up after that. She started to establish a bad girl reputation in Hollywood, and she was also involved in adverse events with Harvey Weinstein. We are hoping, though, that she finds a way to regain her footing soon.
Actor Jonathan Bennett became known for his part as Aaron Samuels in the blockbuster comedy film Mean Girls alongside Lindsay Lohan. The movie was critically acclaimed and was considered one of the best films of 2004— even reaching classic cult status to this date! Sadly, despite its success at the box office, the movie didn’t serve much insurance for Bennett’s acting career as he completely vanished from screen productions.
He also had parts in the television series All My Children and Veronica Mars, as well as the film Cheaper by the Dozen 2. According to reports, Jonathan settled in Los Angeles and started working as a spin instructor. The former actor led a very different life from what he had in Hollywood. After years of living away from the limelight, he found his way back to his old routine, and his career seems to be gaining momentum. So far, the 2000s heartthrob has done well!
Eugene Allen Hackman was born in San Bernardino, California. Gene grew up in Danville, Illinois, after living in many cities, and he became involved in performing at the age of 10. Sometimes, Hollywood’s glitz and glamour can be a little too overwhelming for celebrities that they decide to leave their sophisticated way of life for a simpler one. This turned out to be the move right for the veteran actor, who retired from acting after his 2004 film Welcome to Mooseport.
Gene had a very successful run in the business and received numerous accolades, including two Oscar awards. He also won 2 Academy Awards, 4 Golden Globe Awards, 1 SAG Award, and 2 BAFTA Awards. Luckily, the actor had secured his investments, allowing him to revel in a new lifestyle with his wife. He owns a 12-acre property that he and Betsy extensively remodeled and re-designed as their new primary residence.
JONATHAN TAYLOR THOMAS
Jonathan Taylor Thomas is a film and television actor, director, and voice actor. Thomas has definitely and slowly worked his way upwards as a child actor and is now listed as one of America’s most popular television actors. He gives credit to his performance as the voice of Simba in The Lion King for his successful career. Thomas also portrayed the role of Randy Taylor in the TV series Home Improvement and graced numerous teen magazines in the ’90s.
For his acting talent, Thomas also received widespread acclaim and was given several awards. Despite his outstanding acting career, he suddenly disappeared from the public eye. According to an interview with People Magazine, the former actor had worked in the industry for most of his life, which inhibited his desire to travel and study. He went on to graduate from Harvard University after taking a break from Hollywood. It looks like he’s living his best life away from the spotlight!
Adrian Sean Grenier is an American actor, producer, director, environmentalist, and musician. Grenier’s career might be short-lived, but he had his share of fame during his prime. He appeared in several TV productions and has gained recognition for his part in The Devil Wears Prada as Anne Hathaway’s boyfriend. Grenier also landed the role of Vincent Chase in the HBO series Entourage.
He has, on the other hand, directed and produced several films at the box office with a substantial collection. Normally, the hunk’s fans may have thought that his popularity has granted him insurance in his acting career, but that wasn’t the case. The actor’s star slowly lost its shine, which ultimately led to his final big-screen appearance back in 2015 to reprise his character in a film adaptation of Entourage. As a multi-talented personality Adrian Grenier earns a decent amount of money from his professional career. In fact, he was able to buy a five-unit, four-unit Clinton Hills townhouse.
Sally Field started her career when she landed the role of Frances Elizabeth ‘Gidget’ Lawrence in Gidge in 1965. Sadly, the show was later canceled because of bad ratings after just one season. She is another successful actress who has been active in the movie scene for such a long time. The star has received a decent amount of recognition throughout her career, including an Oscar Award for the film Lincoln.
She also appeared in the Spider-man movie franchise, which further boosted her popularity. Success came naturally for the actress as she went on to take home 2 Golden Globe Awards, 2 Academy Awards, 3 Primetime Emmy Awards, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. Sally is best remembered for her iconic roles in Mrs. Doubtfire, Steel Magnolias, and the famous Forrest Gump. Over time, the degree of her popularity started to plummet slowly. By playing different characters in various sitcoms, movies, and television shows, she has kept afloat somehow. In addition to that, she gained money from many artists by making music.
Martin Fitzgerald Lawrence is an American comedian, actor, producer, talk show host, journalist, and former Golden Gloves boxer born in Germany. Back in the ’90s, the actor was listed among the most successful Hollywood personalities. He used to have his very own TV show named after him. Due to all his personal accomplishments, the actor had owned a massive mansion for years in Beverly Hills’ Beverly Park neighborhood. It is where he and Shamicka Gibbs had their wedding, but he eventually sold it to a Los Angeles real estate developer.
Martin was offered parts in huge productions such as in Do the Right Thing and House Party. Due to some legal issues, however, his career took a massive hit. The actor displayed his violent tendencies during the filming of A Thin Line Between Love and Hate, and the degree of his outrage sent him to the hospital. He got involved in several incidents that did more harm to his reputation than what it was able to do physically for his victims. In the end, it contributed to his downfall.
Aaron Edward Eckhart is an actor born in Cupertino, California. He moved to the United Kingdom at the young age of 13, when his father relocated the family. Before moving to Australia for his senior high school year, Eckhart started his acting career by appearing in school plays. The young talent became widely known in the years to come for his portrayal of George in the biographical film Erin Brockovich.
His acting career continued to pick up, and Eckhart went on to earn a Golden Globe nomination for his part in the 2006 movie production Thank You For Smoking. The actor also secured a spot in the Top 100 Most Beautiful People in People Magazine. He was also given credit as a villain in Batman: The Dart Knight, which supported his career even more. Much to everyone’s surprise, the actor suddenly disappeared from the screen after his final performances in Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen. Just recently, Eckhart seems to be making waves again, and he even had a comeback with the movie Midway.
Ronda Rousey is an American professional wrestler, actress, and former mixed martial artist and judoka professional. Rousey started a career in mixed martial arts after becoming the first American woman to earn an Olympic medal in judo by winning bronze at the 2008 Summer Olympics. After her devastating defeat against Holly Holm in 2015, UFC fighter Ronda Rousey traveled a different path and tried her luck in the film industry.
Rousey was able to land roles in The Fast and the Furious 7, The Expendables 3, and even booked a hosting gig in Saturday Night Live. In spite of this, the pro-wrestler doesn’t seem to fit much in the acting scene. She was able to score a part in the film Mile 22, which was severely criticized despite its star-studded cast, including Mark Wahlberg and John Malkovich. On the other hand, she seems to have found a career in wrestling and went on to win her first WWE last year.
Randy Randall Rudy Quaid is an American actor known for his roles in both severe drama and light comedy. The celebrity is famous for his characters in the National Lampoon’s Vacation film series and Brokeback Mountain. He was given credit for his acting talent, which resulted in his nomination for an Emmy Award and an Academy Award. Unfortunately, he made a series of wrong decisions and caused legal problems.
Soon enough, the actor disappeared from the limelight, and the degree of his mistakes cost him his career. Randy is very notorious for his charges that played a major role in the dropping of his net worth below the negative level. Randy and his wife were nabbed in 2009 for paying a $10,000 bill with an invalid credit card. The couple then fled to Canada and applied for asylum status, declaring that their lives are in danger back in the United States. What a thrilling cinematic twist of events!
Carey Mulligan is genuinely one of the most beautiful and talented actresses of her generation. She had a breakthrough performance in the film An Education, for which she took home the BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and earned an Academy Award nomination. As it turns out, even that much credit came short for her to land significant roles throughout her career.
Meanwhile, fans will always remember her portrayal of Daisy Buchanan in the iconic film The Great Gatsby. After that, the actress seemed to slowly recover and break away from a dry spell as her career is starting to look promising again. The majority of Carey Mulligan’s wealth comes from being a movie actress, so it was quite a blessing that she started gaining projects again. Needless to say, she just secured her entire financial future with her gigs— and we couldn’t be happier with her career luck!
Alexander Richard Pettyfer was born in Hertfordshire and raised in Windsor. He is a British actor and model who first captivated the audience with his portrayal of the cursed guy Kyle in Beastly. The public fell in love with the young dasher, even more, when he appeared in Magic Mike a year later, where he played charismatic blonde Adam. Playing the role cemented his Hollywood status, and he has since been considered one of the hottest male celebrities in Hollywood. He was about to make it big on the big screen, but he made an unfortunate mistake that permanently damaged his reputation.
Pettyfer has had some disagreements with co-star Channing Tatum, who was the main star of Magic Mike. The production crew was triggered by the event, which ended his engagement with the franchise, but Alex made some acting investments to revive his career with the psychological thriller The Strange Ones. Online figures for the actor’s net worth seem to vary. Even though determining his income is relatively simple, it’s more difficult to know how much Alex has spent— or lost— over the years.
Jesse Adam Eisenberg was born on October 5, 1983, in Queens, New York, and was raised in East Brunswick Township, New Jersey. Jesse is mostly identified by being curly-haired and his fast-talking accent. The American actor rose to fame after his breakthrough performance in the film Adventureland alongside Twilight actress Kristen Stewart. The degree of his determination and acting talent earned Eisenberg another significant movie project, Zombieland.
His career seemed to be on the right path as he went on to receive numerous award nominations, including a BAFTA, Golden Globe, and Academy Award for Best Actor after his portrayal of Mark Zuckerberg in The Social Network. But Did you know that despite his iconic depiction of the Facebook co-founder, Jesse himself does not have a Facebook account? Shortly after the movie’s success at the box office, the actor took time off from acting. He later returned to play the role of Marcel Marceau in the 2011 film Resistance.
Patricia Arquette is one of her generation’s most overlooked and versatile actresses, with her expressive blue eyes, gentle, Southern-tinged voice, and an acting range that can take her from hysterically funny to frightening in seconds. It is known in her personal life that Patricia had a relationship with the musician Paul Rossi and that they had a son. She married actor Nicolas Cage in 1995, but they split after just nine months.
Given her good reputation, it might be very surprising to see the versatile and decorated star on this list. The actress enjoyed her share of fame in Hollywood as she had won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress after her appearance in the film 2014 Boyhood. She received a lot of credit from film critics for her performance, but her phenomenal recognition didn’t help her career any further. Since her win, Arquette only took part in smaller productions. Some speculated that her misfortune might be the consequence of her controversial acceptance speech where she accused Hollywood producers of being chauvinistic and unfair with regards to wages.
Allison Mack was born in Germany but moved with her family to Long Beach, California, when she was just two years old. If you ask us, the actress had a great career and a long run in Hollywood. Allison is an accomplished dancer and singer as well, and she lives in Los Angeles now. She loves reading, going to films and plays, and spending time with her family and friends. Her first TV appearance was on the famous series 7th Heaven. The star was further established as a professional actress when she took the part of Chloe Sullivan in the 2001 superhero series Smallville, for which she received numerous accolades.
Sadly, Mack’s career was completely ruined by her decision to join a cult called NXIVM back in 2011. Her mistake also had an adverse effect on her personal life as the cult was reported to force women into intimate acts. The actress was later taken into FBI custody for trafficking and forced labor schemes.
Frederick Allan Moranis is an actor, comedian, singer, songwriter, producer, and screenwriter from Canada. While he was still in high school, Rick started his career as a radio DJ, which led him to compose, produce and air his show.
The actor took part in several TV shows and huge movie projects such as Spaceballs, The Flintstones, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, and the iconic Ghostbusters.
Just like the rest of us, his fans were perplexed about how Moranis’ career fell into a downward spiral. The actor’s career plummeted slowly after the loss of his beloved wife to a terminal illness. He suddenly became a single parent to their two children. Understandably, his responsibilities to his family and his craft became too overwhelming for him to choose which one to prioritize. Moranis ultimately decided to leave the limelight, and with his investment money, he focused on trying to be a good father instead.
Actor Billy Zane is best remembered by the public for his role as Caledon Hockley in the blockbuster romantic movie Titanic. Unlike his co-stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, the actor’s career didn’t seem to benefit much from the tremendous success of the film. In an unfortunate turn of events, Zane hasn’t landed any significant role after that, though he appeared in Zoolander 2 back in 2016.
Many would think that he may have lost his spirit and desire to become a successful actor, but despite the challenges in his chosen path, the actor worked hard to continue doing his passion and started taking on low-profile roles while working on smaller film productions. Another fun fact about this persistent actor is that he is also an abstract expressionist painter who has done various big-scale and small-scale exhibitions. We guess that creativity is really hard to stifle, especially if it’s in one’s blood. Thankfully, Zane has many creative outlets to pursue since acting does not seem to fare well with him these days.
Rosaline Anderson “Andie” MacDowell has appeared in several productions after her debut role in Sex, Lies, and Videotape back in 1989, for which she won Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead and earned a Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress. MacDowell continued to showcase her talent in films such as Green Card, Groundhog Day, and Four Weddings and a Funeral.
Unluckily, the up-and-coming leading lady encountered some difficulties throughout her career when scoring new roles became a struggle. The actress later made a few investments in taking roles with smaller productions. To further support her day-to-day living while pursuing her acting dreams, she ventured into modeling and worked for Calvin Klein as well as L’Oreal. Some of her most recent film features include The Beach House and Ready Or Not. To boot, the actress has also given a contribution to TV series, including the BBC sitcom Cuckoo and the Hallmark Channel family series titled Cedar Cove, which ran from 2013 to 2015.
Emilio Estevez rose to fame when he landed a big role in The Breakfast Club and St. Elmo’s Fire. Estevez came from a family of actors— all of whom probably contributed to his success in the acting industry. Did you know that he is the brother of Charlie Sheen and the son of Martin Sheen? Of course, when your immediate relatives become your mentors, you best believe that you’re given full time and attention to bettering your craft. Miserably, the degree of his popularity rapidly declined throughout his career.
Because of this, the former ’80s cult classic icon needed to find other means of sustenance and work. This led him to start working behind the scenes as a director ultimately. His directorial debut in the 1986 production of Wisdom received mixed reviews from movie critics. Currently, Estevez has been directing a few episodes of Cold Case, Numb3rs, CSI: NY, Close to Home, and The Guardian.
Legendary actor Sean Connery has been missing in the Hollywood limelight for quite some time now, and his fans are puzzled by his disappearance. Throughout his career, the actor had received numerous accolades, including an Academy Award and 3 Golden Globe awards. In fact, Connery was the first actor ever to play the role of James Bond. He went on to star in a total of 7 James Bond movies.
Sadly, in 2003, he announced his retirement after wrapping up his final performance in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Later in 2006, he was awarded the AFI’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He confirmed his decision to retire for good during his acceptance speech. Just this October of 2020, people were taken by storm after it was announced that the veteran actor has passed away peacefully in his sleep. In the middle of a year that has brought a lot of sadness and misfortune globally, the unfortunate news struck both fans and Hollywood personalities alike.
In 1993, actor David Chappelle appeared in his very first movie Robin Hood: Men in Tights. He was given a lot of credit for his performance, which led to a series of supporting roles in major projects such as Blue Streak, The Nutty Professor, Con Air, and You’ve Got Mail. The funny guy is well-loved internationally with his sharp tongue for jokes that are tethered on real-life observations, all the while satirical but not offensive to the vast majority.
Being a stand-up comedian, Chapelle gained enough confidence to venture into hosting his very own TV show back in 2013. Despite its success, he decided to end the program after a few years. Later in 2016, the actor agreed to a contract with Netflix for each of his comedy release and went on to deliver four performances the following year. He has been quiet since his recent short appearance in the blockbuster hit A Star is Born.
Actress Lark Voorhies became popular for her portrayal of Lisa Marie Turtle on the NBC show Saved by the Bell, for which she was nominated six times for the Young Artist Award. She took home the award in 1990 and 1993 for her performance in the show. Unfortunately, when the program ended, Voorhies also vanished from the Hollywood scene. According to reports, the actress spent the following years away from the limelight and made some investments in her other talent, which is painting.
As we all know, the lack of a steady public presence can only intensify media assumptions and generate absurd rumors. Such was the case for the former star, who filed a complaint against The National Enquirer after the media outlet indicated that she was struggling with illegal substances. There might be some subtle indications, on the other hand, that the actress wants to return to the industry as she has attended numerous premieres and red carpet events recently.
Karyn Parsons’ most memorable appearance is in The Prince of Bel-Air, where she portrayed the character of Hillary Banks from 1990 to 1996. The sitcom has been successful for a couple of years, and the actress had a great run with it. Karyn, however, did not participate in other significant productions after that. She slowly disappeared from the public eye and stayed hidden for a while. After some time, she landed a role as Toni in the single-camera sitcom The Job that ran from 2001 to 2002.
For her film projects, she is remembered starring opposite Damon Wayans in the 1995 comedy Major Payne. She had a few other films and appearances in other film and TV projects, including On Monday of Last Week, a short film in 2017. After nearly a decade of being away from the spotlight, the former actress currently enjoys her investment money by taking time to work on her charity organization, Sweet Blackberry. The institution focuses on educating children about African-American achievement.
Actress Geena Davis became very popular in the ’80s and the ’90s as she conquered both film and television with her incredible acting talent and drama degree from Boston University. Although, like most artists, she started gaining ground from modeling before she landed roles in acting. Her most unforgettable performances are in films such as The Fly, Beetlejuice, The Accidental Tourist, Thelma & Louise, and A League of Their Own. All her roles in the mentioned films were, at one point to the next, key in cementing her work as an actress in the industry.
Davis was able to establish a great acting career, and she also secured significant investments during her prime. Because of her talent, the actress went on to win an Academy Award and a Golden Globe award. Some of her final projects include Grey’s Anatomy and Commander in Chief TV series. She is currently dedicating her time to social activism for gender equality.
Mara Wilson’s career started when she was very young. The child star took part in iconic productions such as Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda. In 1994, she also played the role of Susan Walker in Miracle on 34th Street and once more secured a role in the 2000 fantasy adventure film Thomas and the Magic Railroad. Despite having a promising career, Wilson decided to leave the spotlight in 2000 in hopes of having a normal life. The young star wanted to be able to go to school like other girls her age.
After years of absence from the film industry, she built a career in professional writing and published her own autobiography, Where am I Now? True Stories of Girlhood and Accidental Fame. Wilson may have walked away from the spotlight and fame, but her investments in Matilda lingered as the movie became one of the most iconic productions for kids.
Actress Renée Zellweger became one of Hollywood’s most famous actresses following her extraordinary performance as the main character in the 2001 romantic comedy Bridget Jones’ Diary. Her success in the industry was succeeded by another significant role as Roxie Hart in the musical drama Chicago. In the 90s, she found fame in her supporting roles in movies Jerry Maguire, One True Thing, Me, Myself and Irene, and Nurse Betty, from which she won her first Golden Globe Award.
Throughout her career, the actress received a decent amount of recognition, including an Academy Award and 3 Golden Globe Awards. She also had notable films such as Cinderella Man, Miss Potter, and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason in 2004 and Bridget Jones’ Baby in 2016. Zellweger hasn’t been active for quite some time, and her fans have speculated that she might have opted for early retirement to enjoy her investment money more privately. In 2019, however, she made a movie comeback with her portrayal of Judy Garland in the film Judy.
Child star Ariana Richards marked her name in Hollywood after her performance as Lex Murphy in the 1993 sci-fi adventure film Jurassic Park. She gained enough credit from the Steven Spielberg project that led to her continuous success, including several Young Artist Awards for her outstanding performance. Richards appeared in a lot of TV shows, including Empty Nest, The Golden Girls, and Boy Meets World.
Everything seems to be going well for her as major productions continue to offer new projects for Richards. Sadly, her successful career that went under the spotlight did not make her stay in the industry. The former actress decided to quit acting and went on to pursue her passion for painting. She pursued a degree in Fine Arts and Drama and graduated with distinction from Skidmore College. Today she is married to an Irish immigrant and former soldier in Irish Defense Forces, and together they are raising their daughter, who was born in 2015.
American actor Robert Blake’s career in Hollywood is quite protracted and undoubtedly successful. Blake started acting at a very young age way back in 1939 with his debut role as Toto in the comedy film Bridal Suite, but he was notable in his lead role in the last few seasons of Our Gang (Little Rascals) short film series. Throughout his life in the limelight, Robert was able to work with numerous significant figures in the movie industry. He was most notable in his starring roles in the neo-noir crime film In Cold Blood and detective TV series Baretta.
After serving his country in the army, the actor dedicated his time and effort to perfecting his craft. Robert went on to participate in several productions for decades until he was forced to quit due to a criminal accusation. With the degree of this controversy, he remained under the radar even after getting acquitted for the crime.
Elizabeth Hurley gained recognition for her portrayal of the character of Vanessa Kensington in Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. She further landed the part of the Devil in Bedazzled and currently part of the E! original series The Royals. For years, Hurley has been known as the face of Estee Lauder, a cosmetics company she has long been associated with since she was only 29 years old. Ultimately, what made her even more famous is her well-publicized relationship with fellow British celebrity Hugh Grant.
Back in 1990, she was remembered as the girlfriend of Grant after the actor became a hot topic in international media due to the massive success of his movie Four Weddings and a Funeral. Hurley escorted him to the film’s premiere wearing a controversial plunging black Versace dress, which instantly captured the media’s attention. Sadly, the couple separated, and she went on to make investments in her own family.
DYLAN AND COLE SPROUSE
These two child stars are widely remembered by their fans for their participation in the Disney teen sitcom The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and followed by its spin-off, The Suite Life on Deck. The Sprouse twins had a very successful career when the show was running from March 2005 to September 2008. When their project with Disney ended, both actors decided to pursue their studies at New York University.
Dylan and Cole Sprouse have lived a quiet life since. This all changed when, in 2017, Cole returned to the screen with his portrayal of Jughead Jones in the popular TV series Riverdale. He also appeared in the 2019 film Five Feet Apart. Dylan, on the other hand, also had acting roles, such as in the 2017 thriller film Dismissed and comedy Banana Split, although the projects weren’t as critical as her other twin’s projects. Anyhow, Dylan used his investment money to open a bar in Brooklyn.
Among the household celebrity names on this list, Debra Winger is the one who gained phenomenal success in the ’80s. She starred in major productions such as An Officer and a Gentleman, Tears of Endearment, and Shadowlands. Movie critics have given her so much credit for her performance, which led to her nomination for Best Actress in each production. On the downside, she never actually won. Debra was also lauded for her performance in A Dangerous Woman, which gained her attention and awards internationally. Her other notable roles were in films Urban Cowboy, Legal Eagles, The Sheltering Sky, Betrayed, Rachel Getting Married, and Forget Paris.
Years of success in Hollywood might have taken a toll on the actress as she decided to take a break from taking on movie roles. Despite these struggles, Debra did not wholly abandon acting and turned to theater productions instead. Her Broadway debut happened in 2012 when she starred in the play The Anarchist.
People remember child actor Josh Saviano as Kevin Arnold’s best friend, Paul Joshua Pfeiffer, in the comedy-drama TV series The Wonder Years. During the show’s successful run on ABC from March 1988 to May 1993, it received numerous accolades, including a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Peabody Award. He was also part of the casts in the 1988 comedy movie The Wrong Guys and the made-for-TV film Camp Cucamonga in 1990.
Unfortunately, Saviano decided to quit his acting career after working in the show for years. His current job is far from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but his investments in college proved to be well-spent as he is now pursuing a successful career as a celebrity lawyer under a firm he established for celebrity brand consultancy, Act 3 Advisors. From 2014 until 2015, the star went back on TV and did some stints for a lawyer role in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Actress Taylor Momsen took part in numerous productions before getting her big break. She landed a significant role as Jenny Humphrey in the T.V. hit Gossip Girl, which lasted from 2007 to 2012 and boosted her popularity and status in the acting industry. Fans also remember her playing Cindy Lou’s role in the comedy blockbuster How the Grinch Stole Christmas back in 2000.
However, before her notable roles, she has also landed significant parts in movies such as in the 2002 fantasy comedy Hansel and Gretel and Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams. She was also part of the 2006 family drama Saving Shiloh and remembered to have auditioned for the title role of Hannah Montana. Momsen participated in several productions throughout her career, but she opted to retire from acting and made investments in her rock band called The Pretty Reckless. Her decision to switch from being a lead actress to lead singer surprised her fans.
Many critics would credit Shelley Duvall as one of the best actresses of her generation. During her prime, the actress always received praise and commendation for her extraordinary portrayal of various movies. Her most remarkable role is in the 1980 horror film The Shining, where she played Wendy Torrance. She also starred in the 1975 satirical musical comedy Nashville. Shelley Duvall’s breakthrough film happened in 1977 when she landed a significant role in the thriller 3 Women, from which she earned critical acclaim.
After enjoying her successful career, Duvall has retired from acting in 2002. The actress slowly disappeared from the public eye, and no one knows about her whereabouts, but we hope that her investments were enough to provide for her needs. However, in 2016, she made a T.V. guesting on Dr. Phil, discussing the challenges she faced with her mental health. Fans became worried about her mental stability as she had weird claims about the late Robin Williams and shapeshifting.
Actor Rip Torn had a pretty successful career in Hollywood spanning over 60 years. He earned a reputation as an actor’s actor on stage, both Broadway and off-Broadway, and on-screen. Torn had brought home numerous awards and recognitions for his acting ability. One of his notable performances was when he played Artie’s role on The Larry Sanders Show—recognized as Marsh Turner in the bio romantic drama Cross Creek and other famous films, Men in Black, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story.
He was always in demand as a character actor, supporting the second lead and occasional lead roles. But his film debut was in the 1956 Baby Doll. The actor also made several appearances in the early 2000s. Unfortunately, Torn had to quit acting after an incident that took him into custody for breaking into a Litchfield Bancorp branch in Lakeville, Connecticut. Still, with the help of his lawyers, he got over it. Rip Torn passed away on July 9, 2019, at age 88.
Nick Stahl started a career in acting at the tender age of 13. He made his debut appearance in the film Man Without a Face, where he worked with Hollywood legend Mel Gibson and launched him into a successful career in the industry. Stahl also landed significant roles in Bedroom, The Thin Red Line, Bully, Sin City, Mirrors 2, Afghan Luke, and 2003’s Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. The actor also took part in the famous T.V. show Carnivale as Ben Hawkins.
Stahl’s career was up-and-coming; sadly, he had substance abuse problems, which led to his downfall. His issues continued to pile up throughout the years, and in 2012 his wife reported him missing, which raised concerns among his fans. But later found that he subjected himself to change and is now well and in good shape. In 2018 he returned to the acting scene in the film The Murder of Nicole Brown Simpson and made sure that he will be getting investments for his future.
Catherine Zeta-Jones is known for her earlier roles that highlighted her sex appeal, including her iconic role in 1998’s The Mask of Zorro and The Entrapment in 1999. She also took part in other famous projects such as Traffic, the musical Chicago, and heist comedy Oceans Twelve alongside film stars’ ensemble of George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Julia Roberts, Don Cheadle, and Bernie Mac. Zeta-Jones boosted her career when she had an Academy Award win and several other accolades for her outstanding acting performances.
Unfortunately, her career started to plummet when her husband, Michael Douglas, was not well, and Zeta-Jones decided to be with him. Due to the situation’s stress, the actress struggled with her mental health and fell into depression. Zeta-Jones took time off from Hollywood as she dealt with her issues, but she decided to return to the movies and starred in Rock of Ages before leaving the spotlight once again.
Former American actress Bridget Fonda became famous for playing the role of Grace Hamilton in The Godfather Part III. She also took part in several productions, including Singles, Point of No Return, It Could Happen to You, Single White Female, and Jackie Brown. Bridget Fonda’s early success in the field is not a surprise as she came from a family of successful actors. Some of her notable films were Scandal (1989), The Gloaming (1997), and T.V. film No Ordinary Baby (2001), from which various movie awarding groups recognized her performances.
Fonda had a decent Hollywood career, earning a few award nominations for her talent and winning fans’ hearts. But when she met her husband, she shifted her priorities and led to her ultimate decision to retire from the industry in 2002. She used her investment money to raise her son well and live a simple life away from the limelight.
In the 60s, actress Doris Day is one of the most famous actresses in the movie industry. She took part in a lot of film projects, that listing them here would be impossible. She was given the number 6 spot in the lineup of best box office performers in 2012. More than being an actress, Day is also a well-known singer who performed more than 650 song recordings.
Given the degree of her success, she was able to prepare for her retirement. The singer-actress is currently living a peaceful life in retirement after finishing her final project, The Doris Day Show, in 1973. She can rest easy; she probably has several investments she made early on. She may not be needing a Financial advisor to manage her wealth, and she did it already. All she may be needing is a good insurance plan, or perhaps she has established it also.
British actress Glenda Jackson is well-known for her role as Alex in the movie Sunday Bloody Sunday. She is also one of the few celebrities who won the Triple Crown of Acting. She took home 2 Academy Awards for her performances in Women in Love and A Touch of Class. The actress disappeared from the Hollywood scene and took a long hiatus from 1992 and only returned on TV for the show Elizabeth R. back in 2015.
After some time, Jackson appeared in the play Blood Sex and Money. In 2016, the actress returned to perform on stage again for her part in Shakespeare’s King Lear in London. There was no talk about her retirement yet, for when she does decide to retire, she wants to settle all her assets by aligning them. With that, she may need a financial advisor’s expertise to advise her of an acceptable investment plan and a stable insurance policy.
After Home Alone’s success, Joe Pesci became well known, where he played as one of the main villains. The actor had a remarkable career in Hollywood and enjoyed working with director Martin Scorsese on Raging Bull, Casino, and Goodfellas. All 3 of his Oscar-nominated roles were in Martin Scorsese films. Pesci also received many credits and positive reviews for his performance as the lead character in My Cousin Vinny.
However, Pesci grew tired of fame and glamorous Hollywood life. The actor decided to quit the industry in 1999 and took all of his investments to enjoy his retirement. Just like any retiree, Pesci would want to soak in the sun and enjoy the wonders of nature. Now he has all the time to get without worrying about what will come next, not even money loans, mortgages, and business loans because he has been well-invested while he was still active in the industry.
Actress Rene Russo may not have a colorful Hollywood career like most celebrities on this list as she didn’t appear in numerous film productions, but she took part in significant projects in the ’90s. She received credit for her outbreak performances, In the Line of Fire, Tin Cup, Ransom, and The Thomas Crown Affair’s spin-off. However, Rene Russo disappeared from the spotlight after Yours, Mine, and Ours in 2005. She took time off and later resurfaced in the movie Thor as Frigga.
According to reports, Russo struggled with her mood swings during her break from Hollywood. Rene Russo is a woman of many traits; she could also be an entrepreneur in her way. Back at her young age, she worked two jobs in a day to provide for her needs and wants. Russo excels in her endeavor in therapeutics. It is easier to say that she already had planned everything well, from her investments up to her life insurance.
Dana Carvey gained popularity for his Saturday Night Live performances, such as his well-known character Church Lady and amazingly accurate impressions of George W. Bush. He went on to work in two Wayne’s World movies with fellow actor Mike Myers. Dana’s true brilliance is captured best on the live comedy stage and, in particular, his numerous TV cable specials and stand-up concert appearances.
In an interview, he said that he enjoys pushing his characters to the limit. He wasn’t successful in booking comedic roles throughout the late ’90s. The project boosted Myers’ career, but it wasn’t the case for Carvey as Carvey continued to have issues in landing new roles. The actor also had some trouble with his health, where he has to undergo bypass surgery for his chest pains. Just like other celebrities, Carvey has invested in Bitcoin or cryptocurrency investment. Her ideology about her investment is as reliable as the investment money she put into it.
Stacey Dash made a name in Hollywood for her portrayal of Cher’s best friend in Clueless. She knew that she wanted to act, and from an early age, began to work professionally. Despite having a great and promising start in her acting career, Dash didn’t have that much luck. After taking part in a few productions, she encountered challenges in landing new roles, which ultimately led to the end of her Hollywood journey.
The former actress went on to become a conservative political activist. She had some TV guests on Fox News and even ran for office in congress, but decided to concede later. To sum it all up, she opted to lead a life of politics over the glitz and glamour of show business. She had the least net worth of all the celebrities when her net worth declined from $8 million in 2018 to $100 thousand in 2019. Her fans would love to see more of her in the future if she will have her comeback.
Chuck Norris is a legendary Hollywood celebrity who does not need any introduction. Before building a reputation in acting, Norris served in the US Air Force, competed as a professional martial artist, and often trained with Bruce Lee. His most notable projects are the Way of the Dragon and the Missing in Action franchise. Sadly, despite his acting credit, Chuck Norris hasn’t scored any significant role since 2005. The actor took a rest from the industry and decided to focus on taking care of her wife, who suffers from health issues.
Meanwhile, Norris started a new career as an author and published six books, 2 of which are New York Best Sellers. Norris’s wealth comes in a massive amount that he may need the best financial advisor there is available to oversee his financial matters and investment plans. His avid fans are awaiting Chuck Norris’ comeback to the movie industry.
Eddie Murphy is a well-known comedian and screenwriter. He was a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live for four years from 1980, and his constant appearance on the show jump-started his career in Hollywood. He was given fair credit for his performances in films such as Nutty Professor and Shrek, where he voiced the character of Donkey. Unfortunately, his tremendous success did not stop his career from moving downhill.
A few of his latest projects did poorly at the box office, one of which is the 2016 movie, Mr. Church. The film failed to get significant attention and only grossed nearly 500,000 dollars. Eddie Murphy’s career has its ups and downs, but he gets the blockbuster and the net worth most of the time. He has been to three marriages and two unfortunate ones. Many marriage issues within the celebrity circle, and a lawyer will never experience out of work.
From the time he was in his youth, Gary Dourdan knew that he wanted to be an actor. Despite a myriad of interests, including music, athletics, and even break dancing, Dourdan focused much of his passion centered on acting. He is best known for playing Warrick Brown’s role on the famous TV series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Of course, his determination eventually paid off – after an increasing sequence of television guest spots that led to regular series roles.
But due to his problems, he experienced downfall after years in the industry. He put his investments at risk, and he declared bankruptcy in November 2012. However, the actor worked hard to get back on his feet, but he hasn’t landed any significant project to date. With a net worth of roughly $500 thousand, Dourdan should have an investment plan. He may need the returns of his investment in the future.
SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR
American actress Sarah Michelle Gellar became famous for her role in the iconic series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Cruel Intentions. The actress had a very triumphant career, and she received decent credit for her acting talent. Gellar went on to take home five Teen Choice Awards and earned a Golden Globe Award nomination. However, the award-winning actress decided to quit acting permanently to establish her own business. She is currently managing a company called Food stirs, which manufactures sustainable and organic baking products.
Gellar also started to focus on her husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., and their two children. She earned her degree in a very tough situation. It is good riddance that she manages to acquire a partial scholarship to study. She works to align her investments, earnings, and expenses because she is a competent entrepreneur. The sale of her cookbook “Stirring Up Fun with Food’ is also remarkable.
Matthew Fox is known for his portrayal of Charlie Salinger’s character on Party Five and Jack Shephard on the hit TV series Lost, for which he took home a Golden Globe Award. Fox was chosen by People magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world in the year 1996. However, Matthew Fox has been under the radar for quite some time as his last movie project was dated back in 2015. Throughout his career, Fox made a lot of suitable investments as well as bad ones. He has issues regarding the law, which possibly ruined his acting career.
Furthermore, he made it on the news when his house in Oregon suddenly went up for sale. It seems that the actor has no plans of coming back to acting. He seemed satisfied with what had transpired in his acting career and did not intend to go back. Perhaps he just got enough of show business and decided to be left alone away from it all.
Who would forget this evil young king from Game of Thrones? Actor Jack Gleeson played Joffrey Baratheon’s role, one of the most hated villains in TV history. His participation in the show may have been well-regarded, but after his character’s death, the actor’s career seemed to have died with it. After his last appearance as King Joffrey in 2014, Jack Gleeson has not received any offer for an acting role. According to him, he wanted to give up acting to pursue his studies. He said in one of his interviews that he likes to be an academic, a philosophy lecturer.
On the other hand, he also conceded to the school’s idea and used his investment money to start his own theater company. He could not make up his mind, so it is best to have his investment money insured. Or better yet, Gleeson will have to hire a financial advisor to guide him in his solo magnanimous endeavor.
American actress Calista Flockhart made it big in Hollywood during her prime in the ’90s. She rose to fame after playing the iconic title role in Ally McBeal. Following the successful show, Flockhart began working with Brothers & Sisters, where Calista Flockhart portrayed Kitty Walker’s character. However, she couldn’t land any significant project after that, and her career started to plummet. The actress continued to take on smaller parts in TV and film productions that somehow added up to her investments.
Currently, Flockhart is enjoying her married life to husband Harrison Ford and their son Liam. She does not have to be a big name in the movie industry. Flockhart has to be the renowned Harrison Ford’s faithful wife to avoid other marriage issues that will waste money on lawyers. They can make an excellent investment plan for the future and manage their money together without a financial advisor’s need.
Actress and television presenter Alyson Hannigan scored a significant part in the long-running TV sitcom How I Met Your Mother. She earned a lot of credit for her performance on the show, which fueled her Hollywood career. However, after the show’s successful run, she has not been seen on the screen for new projects.
Alyson was not only known for her role in How I Met Your Mother because she was also a character of the main cast of Buffy The Vampire Slayer, playing as Willow Rosenberg. Although her fame was not the same as before during her How I Met Your Mother times, she continues to appear on various television shows, especially as of this year, where she appeared as a host of Girl Scout Cookie Championship and on one episode of the show Outmatched. Alyson Hannigan’s upcoming movie will be Flora & Ulysses, set to be released in theaters in 2021.