Stars that Mean Business

For Queen Latifah, business isn’t as much about making money as it is about breaking barriers. After scoring success in the 1990s as a rapper in the male-dominated field of hip-hop, Latifah made perhaps a greater name for herself as an entrepreneur, using her platform, her influence,...

by Katherine Griffin Nicole Richie’s roots in the entertainment world run deep, but her love of fashion has brought her into her own as a businesswoman. Richie, who was born to jazz musician Pete Escovedo and adopted at age nine by singer-songwriter Lionel Richie, first became...

Don’t expect Ayesha Curry to stand in her famous husband’s shadow. Curry, the wife of NBA superstar Steph Curry, is a superstar in her own right, having turned a YouTube channel into a successful lifestyle brand. When Curry started her YouTube channel as a hobby in 2014, her...

Stars Who Mean Business “Hollaback Girl” Gwen Stefani’s creative accomplishments have brought her global fame as a music icon, but she’s also a successful businesswoman in the fashion world. Stefani says she’s been fashion-forward since her mother taught her to sew when she was a girl. In...

While some celebrities simply lend their names to their businesses, Reese Witherspoon sold her dream of a successful clothing line not only to customers but to investors as well. The Big Little Lies actress and executive producer founded Draper James in 2015 as a way to pay...

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