The (Not-So) Secret Lives Of Celebrities

There's more to these A-listers than lights, camera, action.
by Cidee Despi   |  Nov 30, 2013
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We know them from the big screen, now we take a look at their double lives when the cameras aren't rolling. These celebrities are living proof that having the best of both worlds is actually possible.

  1. Selena Gomez
    Everyone totally adores Selena Gomez's style. So now, she made it totally accessible by her fans.  Under K-Mart, she released a clothing line called "Dream Out Loud." The line reflects Selena Gomez's personality by successfully clashing the Texas girl vibes with the boho chic feels.
  2. Ian Somerhalder
    The IS Foundation, established by Ian Somerhalder himself, aims to make this planet a better world to live in through projects that focus on nature and the environment. With that incredibly thoughtful cause, Ian Somerhalder proves to be more than just a hot bod and a pretty face.
  3. Jessica Alba
    Jessica Alba once found herself disappointed with all the false hopes that baby products promised. So as a solution to that, she helped establish The Honest Company, a shop that produces non-toxic, budget-friendly, and beautiful products for family use. Best part? A percentage of sales are donated to
  4. Gwyneth Paltrow
    Gwyneth Paltrow is the lady behind, a weekly e-publication. It started off as her personal blog to document her travels, share fashion tips, health guides, and recipes until it eventually evolved into what it is now.
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  5. Zooey Deschanel
    This quirky girl we all know and adore as Jess on the hit TV series New Girl is also half of the indie folk band called She & Him. Apart from that, she is also a co-founder of the happy vibes website

  6. Train 
    This band that produced feel-good songs such as "Hey Soul Sister" and "Marry Me" also owns a wine company called Save Me, San Francisco Wine Co. To get the perfect vibes, imagine listening to Drops of Jupiter while taking a sip of their drink with the same name!
  7. Justin Timberlake
    Justin Timberlake is more than a singer and an actor, he is also a successful businessman himself with three restaurants – namely Chi, Destino, and Southern Hospitality – his own brand of tequila, his own clothing line, among many other things.

  8. Sandra Bullock
    Sandra Bullock proves that she can do more than acting as she opened several businesses that are not at all Hollywood-related. The first one being Bess Bistro, a restaurant, while directly across it is Walton's Fancy and Staple, a bakery, upscale restaurant, and a floral shop also owned by her. 
  9. Ashley Madekwe
    The English actress, best known for her role as Ashley Davenport on the TV series Revenge, is also a fashion and lifestyle blogger. Check her chic and neat blog over at

  10. Drew Barrymore 
    Last January 2013, this famous actress released her own cosmetics line labeled, Flower. The line is said to have 70 facial, 44 eye, 51 lip, and 61 nail products. Packaged in white and rose gold, the products are said to be "luxurious and approachable."

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