Jo Why Lee

London - United Kingdom

    6 Female Celebrity Entrepreneurs and Their Successful Businesses

    September 5, 2013

    Kardashians Gwen Stefani Beyonce

    Jessica Alba Jessica Simpson Heidi Klum

    We see celebrities on glossy magazines, TV, entertainment websites, and the big screen. With their famous name plastered on commercials and other product endorsements, we begin to wonder what else they can do. Then we see celebrities expanding their brand by designing clothes, creating self-named discount perfumes, building their own charity organizations and a lot more.

    After making a name in the entertainment world, a number of female celebrities expand their name into profitable businesses. See savvy celebrities turn their bright minds and influential name into a money-making empire.

    1. The Kardashian Sisters
    Kourtney, Kim, and Khloe Kardashian became famous for their reality TV shows on E! They get invited into the biggest movie premiers, get to host shows, and even have guest appearances on movies. Other than the limelight, the Kardashian sisters currently own a chain of fashion boutique called DASH and the Kardashian Kollection exclusively available at Dorothy Perkins.

    2. Gwen Stefani
    Front singer of No Doubt and a solo artist, Gwen Stefani was known as a music sensation who sold millions of albums globally. But as the years go by, Gwen Stefani matured and upgraded her fashion sense. She created a high end fashion brand called L.A.M.B. selling clothing and accessories and also a more affordable version of her line called Harajuku Lovers.

    3. Beyoncé
    Known by a single name and her bootylicious physique, Grammy award-winning Beyoncé became popular for a music empire that started with Destiny’s Child until she became a solo act. With over $87 million earnings in 2010 from her music, she has been creating a clothing line empire from her fashion brand House of Dereon and co-creating self-named perfumes like Beyonce Heat and Beyonce Pulse. Now that’s one hot independent woman.

    4. Jessica Alba
    From Honey to Fantastic Four to Spy Kids, Jessica Alba is one sexy momma who made a name in the silverscreen for her acting. Inspired by being a mom, Jessica Alba founded The Honest Company which aims to educate parents and families about the ingredients and components that go through baby food, diapers and other accessories. The company offers safer and healthier products for the babies.

    5. Jessica Simpson
    Jessica Simpson rose to fame in the early 2000s with her stunning pop star voice, great body, and a reality TV show called The Newlyweds with her then husband Nick Lachey. Even when she stepped out of the limelight, her business empire the Jessica Simpson Collection consisting of clothing, perfumes, and handbags became a huge hit, with an estimated value of $1 billion by the end of 2011. Women lover her flirtatiously charming perfume Fancy that’s a true Jessica Simpson style.

    6. Heidi Klum
    Who would forget the stunning German Victoria Secret bombshell Heidi Klum? No one will ever forget that goddess physique, her beautiful face, and that wacky sense of humour. While she made a name as a Victoria Secret angel and a host and producer for Project Runway, Heidi is also busy designing shoes for Birkenstock, jewelry collection in QVC, and make-up for Victoria Secret’s “The Heidi Klum Collection”. She also created two maternity lines Loved by Heidi Klum for Motherhood Maternity and Lavish by Heidi Klum for A Pea in the Pod. That’s one unstoppable businesswoman.

    They’ve got money. They’ve got fame. Best of all, they’re all women who know exactly where to put their names on the world of business.

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