Being a celebrity has its pros and cons. Having a luxurious life and a high credit score is one of the benefits of being a celebrity. However, there are still some who choose to live a quiet life and retire from show business. They decide to get a degree and become lawyers or teachers and prefer to enjoy their life away from the public’s eyes. For some, they might not appear in front of the camera anymore but opt to work behind it as a director, writer or producer. Some of these Hollywood stars might have been able to live a retired life thanks to their investments and businesses.
Karyn Parsons – Producer
Karyn Parsons is an American actress,comedian, she was born on October 8, 1966 in Los Angeles. Her current husband is Alexandre Rockwell, who is a director. Karyn Parsons kicked off her career when she played the role of cousin Hilary on the hit series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, alongside Will Smith. It was the begaining of her carrier. In 1995, she starred in the film Major Payne,in 2001, she acted in the Tv series The Job.
Having starred in one of the most successful 90’s shows, she landed more roles in the years that followed. However, Karyn decided to retire from her acting career to pursue another passion of hers. Rather than working in front of the camera, she used her investment money and founded her own production company Sweet Blackberry. The company funds animated films about unsung black heroes.