7 Celebrities Who Quit Acting To Have Regular Jobs

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We always find immense interest in celebrity lives. When it comes to actors and actresses, we go crazy to know whatever is happening with their lives. We also even end up mimicking their lifestyle along with their looks and dress style.

We know you do not want to know about the movies of your favorite celebrities, as you can get it by clicking here. You are more interested in knowing their personal life.

You might be shocked to know that some of the great celebrities have quit their acting career and continued their earnings from regular jobs.

7 Celebrities Who Quit Acting To Have Regular Jobs 

Here, in this article, we will tell you stories of seven such celebrities who quit acting to have regular jobs. They have chosen the career they actually are in love with. We know, after knowing their story, you will also get motivated to do what you actually love to do.

So, now, let’s check them out.

Geena Davis

Job Title: Social Activist.

Geena Davis let acting say goodbye to increasing the presence of female characters in the media. She is the founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Geena Davis has always been very focused on her activities.

However, in the year of 20174, she made a comeback in her acting career with Grey’s Anatomy. Later in 2016, she has also become a part of Exorcist.

Nikki Blonsky

Job Title: Cosmetologist.

We have seen Nikki in the film Hairspray, along with a short-lived series named Huge. After leaving her acting career, she started to work at a shoe store in New York City. Later on, Nikki decided to make her career as a cosmetologist and started working at a salon.

She is doing really great at her job. Still, in the year 2013, she made a comeback with the series Smash and also appeared in a film named Dog Years.

Hayden Christensen

Job Title: Farmer

After the success and his amazing performance in Star Wars films, this Canadian actor had received several opportunities, but he turned all of them down. Instead of continuing his acting career, he bought some land in Ontario, Canada, and started working on his own farm.

Later, Hayden also started a clothing company, also launched a production company, and made a huge comeback with the film First Kill in the year 2017. That is why everyone is saying he is coming back to the glamour world.

Chris Owen

Job Title: Photographer.

We have plenty of Chris Owen’s acting works in the late 1990s and early 2000s. He is still in our minds for his role in the American Pie series as Sherminator. However, very soon, he ended up being out of work.

In the year 2013, he was spotted at a restaurant working as a waiter. Eventually, he quit the job of a waiter and is now pursuing his career as a photographer.

Freddie Prinze Jr.

Job Title: Chef.

We all remember Freddie from his work in I Know What You Did Last Summer, and She’s All That. In 2002, he also got married to Sarah Michelle Gellar. Throughout his life, he has changed her career several times.

Finally, in 2016 he wrote his own cookbook, “Back to the Kitchen,” and became a chef after that.

Dylan Sprouse

 Job Title: Brewmaster.

Along with Cole, his twin brother, Dylan gained fame after performing in several movies like Big Daddy. They also own their own television show, named The Suite Life of Zack & Cody. However, he did not continue his acting career.

At present, he, along with his partner, owns a bar and meadery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn; Dylan Sprouse is the brewmaster there.

Gene Hackman

Job Title: Writer.

If we think of the actor Gene Hackman, he was extremely successful in his acting career and also won several awards. In the month of July 2004, Gene Hackman declared that he was retiring from his acting career.

However, he continued to excel in another field. With archaeologist Daniel Lenihan, Hackman has written 3 successful historical novels.

To Conclude

So, these are all you need to know about some celebrities who quit their acting career just to start something totally different. Some of them were forced to do something else by the situation. However, some of them had chosen a different path on their own.

Article by Born Realist