5. Sofia Vergara
The award-winning television series Modern Family has made Vergara one of the highest paid TV actresses in America, but she was already making waves behind the camera long before she took on the beloved role of Gloria in Modern Family. In 1994, Vergara launched a production and marketing company Raze which would become the center of worldwide Latin entertainment for years to come. The company currently represents some of the biggest Latin TV stars in the world such as Alejandra Espinoza and Rafael de La Fuenta.
6. Ashton Kutcher
Ashton Kutcher will always be a pop culture icon for his role as Michael Kelso in That ‘70s Show. However, there is more to Kutcher than meets the eye. The actor has achieved tremendous success in the world of investments, having made multiple with A-Grade Investments, the venture capital company that he founded back in 2010. The company has since made millions and is backed by large companies such as Uber and Airbnb.
7. Robert De Niro
De Niro is one of the most famous actors of all time, having made film history in classic movies like The Godfather series. Not only does he have an illustrious acting career, De Niro’s business ventures have also proven to be extremely profitable. His billion dollar business empire consists of the acclaimed Nobu restaurant chain, eight luxury hotels and the Tribeca film empire.
8. Ryan Reynolds
Hollywood heartthrob Ryan Reynolds is more than just a pretty face. The Deadpool actor is also the proud owner of Aviation Gin, one of the top rated gin brands in the world. Reynolds is said to be heavily involved in the marketing, sales, and distribution of the gin, and is planning on expanding its distribution across the United States as well as internationally.
Part 1: https://methodactingasia.com/blog/8-actors-successful-businesses-part1