It is hard to imagine the life of a celebrity being anything less than glamorous, but for some in the industry, the pace and pressure get to be too much. Believe it or not, some celebrities decided to give it all up in order to enjoy pursuits that are no different than the average person’s. In fact, many people don’t even realize they were once stars.
For some celebrities a mere five minutes of fame is all they can handle.
From child stars that were given it all to one-movie wonders – take a look at these former celebs that are now holding down normal 9 to 5 jobs.
Danielle was best known for her role as Topanga in Boy Meets World and after the sitcom ended she didn’t have anymore acting roles. For a short while she became a spokesperson for Nutrisystem. Now she is a resident reporter at Pop Sugar, a chef and an author.
Taran Noah Smith
After his role in Home Improvement, Smith quit acting and reinvented himself as an entrepreneur. He went on to use his earnings to launch a vegan food company and restaurant.