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Melinda Sherrill

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10 Celebrities Who Became Successful Entrepreneurs

Many people are under the impression that celebrities make the majority of their income from solely being in the spotlight. Many of them, however, choose to pursue other professions within Hollywood or have ventured off into the world of business. From sporting stilettos on the runway to marketing fashion lines or from starring in film roles to owning franchises, these 10 celebrities will surprise you with their successful entrepreneurships.

10.) Patrick Schwarzenegger

Aside from being the son of famous Austrian-born bodybuilder/actor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Patrick is an entrepreneur who finances his living through his Blaze Pizza franchise located at the Grove shopping center in Los Angeles, California.

Sephora Stirs Controversy With a Creepy Name For Their New Lipstick

Kat Von D is famously known for being the star of the reality show “L.A. Ink,” which ran for four seasons between 2007 and 2011. In 2008, she took her artistic talent with colors and channeled it into a successful cosmetics line with Sephora. Though her makeup collection has been huge for years now, could the controversial naming on one of her products pose a threat to her business?

Since the release of her red-tinted lipstick called “underage red,” many makeup fanatics have spoken out against the product, believing that it advocates the sexual promiscuity of minors. One Twitter follower coined the product as “a lipstick for creeps.”