Companies You Didn’t Know Were Owned By Celebrities

You must be part of the people that think that the rich celebrities make all the money they have from their singing, acting or the career they have in sports, right? If this is the case, then you need to be duly informed.

These celebrities, just like the other people who are very rich have many sources income. Their endorsement deals as well as side businesses contribute a great part of the wealth that they own.The well known people in entertainment as well as sports sector have stakes in some of the biggest business brands.

Whatever their intentions are, some of the businesses in which well known celebrities have a stake include:

1. George Clooney – Casamigos Tequila

Together with the contributions of Rande Gerber, who has a wealth of knowledge knowledge in Bar and Restaurant industry as well as C.E.O of Discovery Land company, Mike Meldman, they thought of an idea of coming up with a tequila that does not result in a hangover.

This idea gave birth to a company, Casamigos Tequila. They play a very big part in the production process.

2. Jessica Alba – The Honest Co

The well known actress founded a company named The Honest Co. whose sole intention was to be involved in production oh household commodities such as diapers as well as toothpaste. The company marketed these products as natural and safe to use.

The company, however, faced a lawsuit in which it was alleged to have mislead its consumers that the products were natural when they were actually not. These were accusations that were vehemently refuted by the founder. With a valuation of $ 1.7 billion, the company was able to raise $100 million in August 2015.

3. Beyonce – 22 Days Nutrition

22 Days Nutrition is an invention of Beyonce in partnership her trainer Marcos Borges. The company is based on the premise 21 days should be enough for one to change a given habit. The company supplies a diet mainly made of vegetables.

The campaign which Beyonce and Jay Z began on Facebook to do a 22 Day Vegan Challenge gave people the motivation to try a plant-based diet, ‘Beyonce Diet’.

4. Mark Wahlberg – Wahlburgers

Wahlburgers, a chain of burgers, was started by mark alongside his brothers Donnie and Paul in Boston. Paul was very instrumental being that he has a wealth of experience as a chef. On the other hand, both Donnie and Mark are actors.

The restaurant boast of a wide range of items in the menu including wine and liquor. An agreement signed in this year saw the chain open up in 7 more states. It also operates in Toronto, Canada.

5. Ryan Gosling – Tagine Restauramt

Tagine Restaurant, located in Beverly Hills is owned by Gosling. The cooking idea was shared by Ben, his friend, who is the head chef to him and another co-worker in the restaurant, Chris Angulo.

The food cooked by Ben earned praise fron Gosling and is rated 4.4 by the Zagat guide.

6. Marilyn Manson – Mansinthe

Mansinthe, a drink brand is owned by Marilyn Manson. The labeling on this product matches with his personality that attracts a lot of attention as a result of his controversial nature.

This drink is very popular and even earned a Gold Medal in the World Spirit Competition that was held in 2008 in San Francisco.