They say that show business isn’t an industry you grow old in. That’s why there are stars who shifted to a different career and focused on doing something that they love more.
These artists gave up acting and their fame to pursue a new passion. Since they can reach the peak of their career in Hollywood but their status will eventually fade, they decided that it may be better to have a regular job. It’s the best decision for those who have to pay mortgages, home loans, and other debt.
Here is the list of celebrities who turned their back on fame and chose to work normal jobs like everybody else.
Kirk Cameron – Evangelist
Kirk Cameron started working at an early age in various television commercials, films, and television shows. Cameron is best known for his role as Mike Seaver in the ABC television sitcom Growing Pains? No wonder he gained popularity at a very young age and soon become a teen heartthrob in the 1980s. After a few years of acting, he left the mainstream film and television industry.
This 48-year-old star shifted his focus on religious activities and became an active Evangelical Christian. He partnered with Ray Comfort for their evangelical ministry, The Way of Master Noble. Along with his wife, Chelsea he co-founded The Firefly Foundation, and sponsors camping trips for children who are terminally ill.Eventually, he came back to the industry and worked on some television, documentary, and movie projects. Even though he is not a full-time actor, he still has a net worth of $20 million, which means he won’t be calling a bankruptcy lawyer anytime soon.