Every year, a lot of people come to the dream city of Mumbai to fulfill their dreams of becoming an actor and to establish their names in the Bollywood. While most of these people end up getting lost in the vastness of this city, a few still manages to make their way into the Bollywood. Usually, success and fame come hand in hand, but not all are lucky enough to have and preserve them together for long, and Bollywood makes no exception! There are a few celebs, who were once a popular name in Bollywood, but their fame later faded with time. Nevertheless, these celebs didn’t lose hope and eventually, succeeded in business with many of them currently running successful ventures across the country.
Below is a list of celebs who are earning big from their businesses:
1. Twinkle Khanna
She left Bollywood before she got married to Akshay Kumar. And most of us will agree that it was for good. Later, she discovered her interest in interior designing and now owns a reputed home decor company. She has authored two bestsellers and writes columns for a leading daily.
2. Uday Chopra
Bollywood background doesn’t guarantee the popularity and success of a person and so is in the case of Uday Chopra. Uday worked in many movies as lead and even as a cameo, but his popularity didn’t grow. But this didn’t bother him much as he is the CEO of YRF Entertainment and also the founder of Yomics, which produces comics based on Yash Raj Films.
3. Dino Morea
When his Bollywood career doomed after his breakup with Bipasha, he started his own chain of restaurants and bar in Mumbai which is doing extremely well these days.
4. Malaika Arora Khan
After working as a VJ, actor, dancer and model, she ventured into the clothing business and collaborated with an online store, where she is an editor and also showcases collections designed by her.
5. Ronit Roy
Ronit can be still seen playing many roles in TV shows and movies. But do you guys know that he is best known in Bollywood for his security service provider company? On top of this, his client list is pretty amazing, which includes Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and SRK. He started this business ten years back and still doing the best.
6. Preity Zinta
She co-owns the IPL cricket team, Kings XI Punjab. After her huge success in Bollywood, she successfully ran several businesses and currently owns a production company too. According to the reports, the net worth of her company is around 30 million USD.
7. Suniel Shetty
When his gradually lost his popularity in Bollywood, he shifted to hospitality business and presently owns several restaurants and gyms across Mumbai.
8. Tulip Joshi
Tulip made her debut with Yash Raj movies but she never got fame in Bollywood. However, she later started her own business, which is reportedly a million-dollar firm.