A lot of people struggle so hard to make it into the spotlight and the center of attention. So it would be ridiculous to walk away from it, right? Well, people sometimes need a career change and you can’t really blame them. You gotta do what makes you happy. Some celebrities also wanted to pursue another passion and moved on to something else. Actually, it is very cool to see what they decided to do after. You had no idea!
1. Tony Danza
The Who’s The Boss actor left acting and fame to teach high school. He had such an amazing experience that it was a part of a documentary. He also wrote a book about it too.
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2. Nikki Blonsky
Even though Nikki didn’t leave acting behind completely she is working as a cosmetologist in a hair salon. She also is thinking about some new projects in production.
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3. Taran Noah Smith
He decided to open a vegan restaurant with his wife. Cute!
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4. Mara Wilson
You remember Matilda right? Well, now Mara is an author and runs a successful blog.
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5. Jeff Cohen
The actor is now graduated from UC Berkley and works as a layer.
“It was fun being an actor, but by the time college rolled around, I was ready to try some new things. By the time I graduated, I realized I enjoyed having a normal life and I never went back,” he said.
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6. Jonathan Bennet
He teaches spin classes in LA.
7. Rajiv Surendra
We can’t forget the best part about Mean Girls. He works now as a calligraphy artist and makes mind-blowing creations.
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8. Jessie Cave
Jessie still has a creative career working as an illustrator.
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9. Brittany Ashton Holmes
As for Brittany, she eventually went back to school.
10. Freddie Prinze Jr.
Freddie recently launched a cookbook. Who knew he was a foodie?
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11. Rick Moranis
Rick decided to become a full-time dad after his wife passed away. But he still does the occasional voice work too.
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12. Jack Gleeson
Jack also decided to go back to school and continue his studies.
13. Danny Lloyd
Danny a very important role in one of the most iconic horror movies of all time: The Shining. He didn’t even realize that he had been filming a horror movie and didn’t see it until he was an adult. Then, he became a teacher.
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14. Kevin Jonas
The former Jonas Brothers band member now develops mobile apps and is a father to two amazing daughters.