From Being Famous ‘80s Stars, See What These Artists Do Today

LISA BONET – KEEPING ACTIVE AND TAKING CARE OF FAMILY

Lisa Bonet is biracial and she entered the entertainment industry as a child. She participated in various beauty competitions and appeared in guest roles on TV shows as a child actor. After making her mark as Denise Huxtable Kendall from The Cosby Show, Lisa Bonet kept up an illustrious career throughout the years through various successful projects. Riding the success of The Cosby Show, Bonet starred in its spinoff, A Different World. This opened the door to Hollywood, and she took part in projects like Angel Heart and High Fidelity.

Nowadays, Bonet is still taking acting projects here and there, including the Showtime crime drama, Ray Donovan, back in 2016. Nowadays she’s busy with her family with Jason Momoa – who was a big fan of her when he was younger. Bonet started dating Jason Momoa in 2005 and this couple married in 2017. They have two children together. She’s also been busy managing the family’s investments.

PHYLICIA RASHAD – AUDIO PLAY PROJECTS

Another The Cosby Show alumna, Phylicia Rashad, played the role of Claire Huxtable for the iconic television show, which earned her 2 Emmy Award nominations. For her role in the revival of A Raisin in the Sun, she won a Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Play and she is the first African-American actress to earn it. After her successful run in the said show, she lent her voice to Brenda, a character in the animated television show, Little Bill.

She also appeared in Everybody Hates Chris and Steel Magnolias. Rashad gained an honorary doctorate degree in Fine Arts last 2009, among her other many achievements. Nowadays, Phylicia continues to be active in the business, taking on more personal projects like Pulling the Lever, a series of audio plays about Black women, and the battle for the right to vote.

VICTORIA PRINCIPAL – RUNNING A FOUNDATION

Victoria Principal is most famous for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the show Dallas. She gave life to the role for nine years before leaving the show. After leaving in 1987, she established her own production company, which produced television films like Naked Lie, Blind Witness, and Sparks: The Price of Passion. She is also a best-selling author and has written several books on beauty, fitness, and health. She has had two marriages and has no children.

Victoria also launched her own skincare line, Principal Secret, in 1989. Skincare has always been her passion, and it was only after 28 years that she made up her mind to step down from her position in the company and created the Victoria Principal Foundation for Thoughtful Existence. It doesn’t take a finance degree to observe how well she’s done for herself after retiring. In addition to acting and entrepreneurship, she has donated millions of dollars to support charities.

JANET JACKSON – MUSIC PRODUCTION

As famous as her brother Michael Jackson was, Janet Jackson managed to forge her own path away from his shadow. Her career began in 1976 with the TV series The Jacksons. In 1982, her first solo album “Janet Jackson” was released,  then she became a pop icon. She is an awarded singer and songwriter with Grammy Award wins and Guinness World Records under her belt.

On February 26, 2013, Janet Jackson officially announced that she and her boyfriend Wissam Al Mana had secretly married. However, they divorced in 2017. Nowadays, Janet Jackson still keeps an active career. She released her most recent album, Unbreakable, back in 2015 and has had a series of concerts in San Francisco, Hawaii, and Las Vegas in 2019. The series of concerts was her celebration for the 30th anniversary of her album, Rhythm Nation. Safe to say that Janet Jackson isn’t running out of gas any time soon.

SOPHIA LOREN – TOURING

After participating in the beauty pageant, Sophia Loren took acting lessons and began her film career at age 16. Then she signed with Paramount Pictures, starred in movies one after another, including The Pride and the Passion, Houseboat, and It Started in Naples. She was lauded as the 21st greatest female star of Classic Hollywood Cinema by the American Film Institute. This is in honor of her great contributions to the industry.

Loren was married to Italian film producer Carlo Ponti for 50 years, until his death. They had 2 children. Last year she went on a personal appearance tour wherein she talked about her life and long career on stage, and also answered questions from the audience. To this day, she believes that acting is her life. She’s gone far for a child who grew up during the war and didn’t have a degree.

Shelly Duvall – Escaped the Limelight

Shelly Duvall made a mark in the entertainment industry when she played the role of Wendy Torrance in the 1980 movie The Shining. She is famous for her portrayals of various weird characters. The classic film is based on Stephen King’s famous novel with the same title and the film was directed by Stanley Kubrick. Hence, this might be Duvall’s greatest investment in the business. However, behind the film’s success is the sacrifice of its actors on set that resulted in exhaustion due to Kubrick’s alleged severe method.

According to reports, Kubrick has behaved tyrannically towards Duvall which eventually caused her trauma. In 1988, Duvall founded a production company called Think Entertainment and created some movies. Her last performance was in Manna from Heaven (2002), after which she stepped away from the spotlight and started living in her rural Texas home. Her traumatic experience ended up in “mental wear and tear.

Mr. T – Guest Star

Mr. T has been known for his roles as B.A. Baracus in the 1980s television series The A-Team and as Clubber Lang in the 1982 movie Rocky III. But before he made a name for himself, the 67-year-old star used to be Muhammad Ali and Michael Jackson’s bodyguard. He has a success story that he can share with his kids and future generations of his family.

Mr.T’s hairstyle inspired by Mandinka warriors in West Africa is impressive. He has participated in shooting many commercials, such as Snickers and World of Warcraft. He was called “one of the most enduring pitchmen in the business” by Forbes. Although he is not often seen, either on the small or big screen today, he constantly has guest roles here and there. He even appeared on Dancing with the Stars in 2017. Despite not having a regular show, Mr. T has a fortune, which is a product of his savings and investments.

Michael J. Fox – Advocate and Organization Founder

Michael J. Fox became a household name in the 1980s, thanks to the success of the Back to the Future trilogy. From here, the 58-year-old actor’s career started to bloom until he was tested positive for Parkinson’s disease. He has won multiple awards and honors such as five Primetime Emmy Awards and four Golden Globe Awards. He disclosed his condition to the public in 1998 and semi-retired from acting in 2000.

There were reports that Fox got so affected by his disease that he turned to alcohol, leading to alcohol addiction. Fortunately, he managed to control himself and avoided going on a drinking spree so he didn’t need to go to alcohol rehab facilities. Now, he is an advocate for Parkinson’s disease awareness and research to find a cure for the illness. He also founded the Michael J. Fox Foundation to help them spread the word more. He must have availed personal loans to do this when he was just starting.

Paul Hogan – Still Acting

Paul Hogan made a name for himself when he did the Crocodile Dundee films in the 1980s. This earned him a nomination for an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and, fortunately, won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor. However, after his role in the movie, he experienced being typecast and found it hard to land a new character to play. Anyhow, he is surely far from bankruptcy after his hefty earnings from the film.

Talking about his personal life, the 80-year-old star had been married twice but chose not to tie the knot anymore after that. He admitted that he was not a great husband after marriage with Noelene Edwards and Linda Kozlowski. His divorce was considered one of Australia’s ugliest celebrity divorces. He also was caught in a legal dispute over tax evasion. Currently, Hogan is still acting and has a film coming up.

Robert Carradine – Still into Acting

Robert Carradine rose to stardom when he played the role of Lewis Skolnick in the three successful Revenge of the Nerds movies. It was no surprise that he had great acting talent as he came from the famous Carradine family. He is the brother of the famous actors David and Keith Carradine. However, he wasn’t only famous in the ‘80s. He maintains his status when he worked on Lizzie Maguire in the early 2000s.

Aside from that, he has several acting projects coming up. Carradine and his family appeared in the popular reality series “Celebrity Wife Swap” in 2015 and he exchanged lives with a professional football player. Evidently, he is still into acting. We just hope that he has a good financial advisor to help him with his finances. In 2015, Carradine and his wife had a serious car accident. Soon after that, his wife filed for divorce.

Kate Jackson – Living Quietly and Peacefully

Kate Jackson has been in the industry since the 1960s, but she has once again earned recognition when she did Charlie’s Angels from the late 1970s to the early 1980s and Scarecrow and Mrs. King from 1983 to 1987. She was nominated for her role as Sabrina Duncan for two Emmys and three Golden Globe Awards. But aside from being an actress, Jackson is also a director and producer. The 70-year-old star was also part of Making Love and Loverboy.

Jackson’s last project was in 2007 for the television series Criminal Minds. Since then, she is no longer seen on either the big or small screen. There are reports that she is now living a quiet and happy life, she may be enjoying her $10 million net worth that could have increased thanks to her investment planning. The release of Jackson’s memoir has been delayed repeatedly.

Kim Basinger – Animal Activist

Kim Basinger was a former model who had a successful modeling career in New York during the 1970s. From there, she moved to Los Angeles to start a career in television and then rose to fame in the 1980s. Basinger was known as a sex symbol in the 1980s and 1990s. She was part of the unofficial 1983 James Bond film Never Say Never Again. She also appeared in the 1989 Batman, opposite Michael Keaton. This is still her highest-grossing movie of her career.

She used to be part of the “it-couple” when she had a thing with Alec Baldwin. However, the two opted for divorce in 2002 with the help of their lawyers. Basinger once filed for bankruptcy when she dealt with a huge financial problem. However, all is well today with her $40 million net worth. Basinger is now an animal activist. She is also vegetarian.

Matt Dillon – Still Acting

Matt Dillon used to be the boy next door during the 1980s. He established himself as a teen idol when he made My Bodyguard, Rumble Fish, and The Flamingo Kid. When he grew up, he started to take more mature roles which can be seen in There’s Something About Mary and Wild Things, and many more. For his outstanding performance in Crash, Dillon was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor.

Although Dillon is not as big as a star that he once was in the early days, he is still active in the industry. There was never a year that he didn’t appear on the small and big screen. In 2018 Matt starred in “The House that Jack Built”. He has a couple of projects this year and even has a movie coming up. We should give him credit for his great talents.

David Lee Roth – Still Performing

David Lee Roth is the famed lead singer of the rock band Van Halen from the 1970s to 1980s. He returned on stage in 2006 and is still performing today. With the success of their group, the 65-year-old rock vocalist has a spit in the rock ‘n roll Hall of Fame. In 2012, Roth and Van Halen released the comeback album. Just like other rock stars, Roth suffered from drug addiction during his younger years.

He had been in drug rehab to beat his condition. We hope he bought insurance after that. In 2005, Roth became a radio host for a brief moment, replacing Howard Stern. In the latter years, he regrouped with Van Halen. Now, he is still performing on stage and has an upcoming show, David Lee Roth Rocks Vegas: Jan & March 2020. Roth said he had a few great loves in his life but he has never married.

Don Johnson – TV Series Actor

Aside from being an actor, Don Johnson is also a producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He came to prominence when he played the role of James “Sonny Crocket” in the 1980s television series Miami Vice, for which he won a Golden Globe award for. His part of the cop series Nash Bridges which allowed him to maintain his celebrity status in the 1990s. Since then, Johnson never ran out of work.

Johnson released two popular music albums in the 1980s, and the response was very good. He is still active in the industry until today, doing the thing he loves – acting. Johnson has a new television series coming up and is also a part of HBO’s Watchmen. Hence, he can continue to pay his mortgages to avoid losing one of his homes again, according to some reports. Johnson has been married five times, two of which were very brief.

Michelle Pfeiffer – Still Busy Acting

During her time in show business, Michelle Pfeiffer has received several accolades, namely a Golden Globe Award and three Academy Award nominations. She started in the entertainment world in 1978. At the time, she was only 20 years old. She made waves in the 1980s and landed her first starring role in the 1982 musical film Grease 2. From there, the rest is history. She was next seen as Catwoman in the movie Batman and was also part of Scarface and Dangerous Minds.

Her portrayal of lounge singer Susie Diamond in The Fabulous Baker Boys is one of the most acclaimed of her acting career. Aside from having a colorful career, Pfeiffer also has quite an interesting love life. She was married to Peter Horton for seven years, but later sought the help of their divorce lawyers. Now, she is happily married to David E. Kelley for 26 years. Today, Pfeiffer is still busy with her acting career.

Bo Derek – Has an Upcoming Movie

Bo Derek was a “feminine symbol” during her heydays in the 1980s. She conquered the big screen with films like Tarzan the Ape Man, Bolero, and Ghosts Can’t Do It, all of which were directed by her late husband, John Derek. However, she still managed to instill the film with her signature acting, immense talent, and, of course, sexy physique. At 62 years old, Derek is still active in the industry.

She was recently seen in the 2018 movie The Last Sharknado: It’s About Time. She also has an upcoming film, JL Family Ranch 2, with Trevor Donovan, Jon Voight, and more which will be released in 2020. Surely, the movie’s earnings will add up to her bank account and investments. As a member of the California Horse Racing Board, Bo has loved horse riding since she was a child and she published a book about horses.

Jenilee Harrison – Gone from the Limelight

When Jenilee Harrison was young, she participated in various beauty pageants and won many of them including Miss Hollywood. She studied at the University of Southern California. Jenilee made a name for herself as the replacement for blonde roommate Chrissy Snow on the hit 1980s sitcom, Three’s Company. Harrison played the role of Chrissy’s cousin at the time. She is the blonde girl who always knocked things out.

After her time in the show, she joined Dallas as Jamie Ewing Barnes. She was also a part of The Love Boat from 1981 to 1987. However, Harrison was suddenly disappeared from the limelight. She was last seen in the 2002 TV movie The Power. Since then, she didn’t appear either on the small or big screen. Harrison may be living her life away from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and simply putting her money in investment accounts.

Lauren Tewes – Sous-Chef

Lauren Tewes caught everyone’s attention when she appeared in a Lipton Ice Tea commercial in the 1970s, allowing her to join the Screen Actors Guild. Since then, she has played minor roles in Charlie’s Angels and Starsky & Hutch until she received her most notable role in the long-running television series The Love Boat. Tewes was replaced on The Love Boat because of cocaine abuse. She struggled with it and eventually overcame it.

Tewes played the role of Julie McCoy for years which gave her hefty earnings to pay for her loans. Her fame in the series helped her be part of the hit TV series Murder, She Wrote, and Hunter. Although the 66-year-old star is yet to retire, she was last seen in the remake of Twin Peaks in 2017. She is now busy being a sous-chef in a catering company in Seattle.

Kevin Bacon – TV Series and Movie Actor

Kevin Bacon made a name for himself when he did the 1984 musical-drama film Footloose. It was followed by a number of successful movies like Apollo 13, Mystic River, JFK, A Few Good Men, and more. In 2003, Bacon earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry. In recent years, Bacon has appeared in a series of advertisements.

Although Bacon didn’t suffer any substance abuse issue, he and his wife of 31 years, Kyra Sedgwick, got into a financial controversy when their savings got lost in Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme. Fortunately, their financial advisor and lawyers helped them fix the issue legally. Now, Bacon is still busy acting. He is part of the TV series City on a Hill and has an upcoming movie, You Should Have Left which will probably come out next year.

Tonya Harding – Retired Figure Skater

Tonya Harding is a legend. She was a figure skater and boxer, but now, she is a reality television personality. The 48-year-old skating icon was one of the only two women who successfully manage to do a Triple Axel in a competition. However, she got involved in a massive scandal in 1994 when she was accused of being an accomplice to her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan. Although her lawyers saved her from being imprisoned, she lost her fans and even got banned from competing.

We have to admit that the stunning and talented Margot Robbie’s performance in that film was outstanding, drawing the audience to the story and wanting to know more – which parts happened and which of those scenes are add ons. Search results for Tonya’s name increased over time, a topic result after any famous person’s biopic. Now, Harding retired from the world of figure skating and is living a quiet, peaceful life.

Kirstie Alley – Weight-Loss Guru

Kirstie Alley made a name for herself when she was part of the science fiction movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan and the television sitcom Cheers in the 1980s. Since time immemorial, the 68-year-old actress struggled with her weight until she finally found an effective diet for her. When her collaboration with the nutrition company Jenny Craig ended, Alley decided to set up her own, probably with a business loan. However, it ended on a wrong note with lawsuits, which she legally settled.

Rumors have been going around that the actress has a unique way of killing time and avoid boredom. Spending her life on screen, Alley was always on a bigger side, and over the years, she had gotten a lot bigger. Her idea was to gain weight for a year intentionally, and when she reached an impossibly enormous weight, she would spend all the time and investment in the world to lose the extra pounds. All’s well that ends well now for Alley.

Phoebe Cates – Businesswoman

Phoebe Cates is a big name during the 1980s. She has starred in several films during that era, like Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. Fortunately, Cates is not like the other stars who ended up rehab for either alcohol addiction or substance abuse. She might have opted to have insurance to protect herself and stayed clean and healthy. Now, Cates has her own business and is busy growing it.

In 2005, she opened her boutique, Blue Tree, in New York City, which sells different things such as home goods, jewelry, gifts, perfumes, and more. The brunette beauty has been a beauty inspiration to women worldwide, and for the men, her posters are never missing from their bedroom walls. There you have it, Cates has shifted into another career and is still love it just the same, and whatever dream she has in life she makes sure she invests all of her determination in it.

Tom Berenger – Still Active in the Industry

Tom Berenger made waves in the 1980s. He is best known as Staff Sergeant Bob Barnes in the movie Platoon, Jake Taylor in the Major League films, and Thomas Beckett in the Sniper series. His success in the movies, however, doesn’t apply to his personal life. He has been married four times. Fortunately, he stayed married to Laura Moretti for seven years since they tied the knot in 2012. Tom found the love of his life doesn’t look like he’s going to need any lawyers or marriage counselors anytime soon.

Now, Berenger is still active in the industry as an actor. He holds a healthy lifestyle and has a stable social life. All credits to his determination and investment in his career, the veteran actor made it to show business even in his more advanced years. He proved to all of us that once you figure out what you want to do, you will be doing it for the rest of your life.

Heather Locklear – In Rehab

Heather Locklear has been a part of two big television series in the 1980s – T.J. Hooker and Dynasty. Her fame continued until the 1990s when she did Melrose Place, which gave her four consecutive Golden Globe nominations for Best Actress for Television Series Drama. Unfortunately, despite the success, Heather had a troubled life. After she enrolls in a month-long treatment program in a mental health facility, Locklear needs her attorney.

Back in the days, the blonde beauty was an icon and an inspiration to many. She is undeniably the face to represent the 80s and even a little bit up to the 90s. Locklear is now living her life engaged with long time boyfriend who she says she met way back in high school. At least she has found another chance in life, and she invested her loyalty in their relationship. Locklear is active on Youtube and social media, particularly Instagram, updating her fans from time to time that she’s doing better day by day.

Jonathan Ke Quan – Stunt and Fight Coordinator

Jonathan Ke Quan made a name for himself in the 1980s as part of Steven Spielberg movies like Indiana Jones: The Temple of Doom and The Goonies. These two projects he has been in are probably considered a few of the most successful Hollywood projects in his time. Although he has not been on television too much, he made two blockbuster hits, and that’s about as lucky as any aspiring actor can get. However, Quan chose to work behind the camera and be a stunt and fight coordinator for action films despite the fame.

According to reports, Quan has a house in LA with expensive home insurance that he has no problem paying off with his earnings. Quan still looks young considering his Asian descent, which is naturally younger-looking, credits to their porcelain skin and other facial features, particularly surrounding the eyes. At the age of 49, the actor can even pass for 30 years old.

Tony Danza – Still Acting

Tony Danza is a guy who has too many talents. He is an actor, comedian, singer, television personality, tap dancer, boxer, and teacher. Not just that, he also utilizes his talents to become a better performer with every appearance. Tony makes sure his fans and a loyal band of followers won’t regret bringing him up on a pedestal throughout his career. He knows how to invest his time in his career to repay the audience by giving them the entertainment they deserve.

Danza appeared on the TV series Taxi and Who’s the Boss?, which earned him several nominations such as an Emmy Award and four Golden Globe Awards. He also had his show, The Tony Danza Show, which ran from 2004 to 2006. He was also a professional boxer, for which he might have needed a good health insurance plan. Now, Danza is still acting and part of the show The Good Cop. He also has a new movie coming next year.

Dan Aykroyd – Still Active in the Industry

You probably know Dan Aykroyd, who appeared in the movie Ghostbusters, but he started to make a name for himself on the SNL sketch “Not Ready for Prime Time Players” with John Belushi. Later, Aykroyd and Belushi formed a band called The Blues Brothers. They even made a film about their group in the 1980s. Now, Aykroyd is 67 years old, but he has no plans to retire yet. In show business, once an actor decides to stay for a couple more years even after his golden years, he is certainly free to do some.

Aykroyd is still active in the industry and busy doing a couple of movies and TV projects. Indeed, his knowledge about money management will come at play here with the hefty earnings he is about to receive. For a man as wise as Aykroyd, not to mention his excellent reputation, we are confident to say that he would put his savings and earnings into good deeds and invest in worthy matters for a brighter future.

Arnold Schwarzenegger – Former Governor

Arnold Schwarzenegger is known as being an actor, filmmaker, businessman, author, and politician. Schwarzenegger is one of the most successful names for show business, both for the male and female categories. He has had many movies, TV shows, guest appearances, commercials, talk show hosts appearances and others, magazine covers, awards and recognition, and more. Including in this long list of impressive achievements, Schwarzenegger also had his fair share of scandal lists, but, just like any other celebrity, Schwarzenegger has put those things behind them after dealing with them accompanied by a certain amount of stress.

He used to be the governor of California from 2003 to 2011. The new installment for his iconic Terminator film series, Terminator: Dark Fate, just came out. He even has four movies and TV projects coming up. Despite his age – he is now 72 years old – Schwarzenegger seems to have made no plans to retire and continuously work, increasing his savings and investments.

Madonna – Still the Queen of Pop

From the 1980s until today, Madonna is still the undisputed Queen of Pop. She sold records more than any other female artists in the entire world. Her appearances on stage might cause a little debate and complaints from parents of teenage fans, but her performances never disappoint.  Aside from being a pop icon, she is also a fashion icon. Despite her age – she is now 61 years old – Madonna still has it. Every song is always a hit, amassing to her huge net worth of $800 million.

With that hefty amount, the singer-songwriter surely needs a good financial advisor to maintain or even grow her wealth. She is also a businesswoman and a financier of several charities. Madonna will always the most prominent female singer of all time, credits to her incredibly unique approach and expression to the music industry and her love of music. She also has her determination, talent, creativity, and a total investment of her time.

Catherine Bach – Soap Opera Actress

Catherine Bach made herself in Hollywood when she played the role of Daisy Duke in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard. Her fame continued to grow when she joined African Skies in the 1990s and The Young and the Restless in 2012. When Catherine was young, men and women alike looked up to Bach for her bold fashion choices. She was an inspiration for many ladies as a trendsetter.

High school and college lives for people during her ear lived for her every appearance and yearly looks, whether there’s changes in her hair or how she manages to shift from one style to another. Her perfect figure made her one of the sexiest female celebrities of the ’80s. She is undeniably adorable, and behind her perfect curves is more of a person; she is a brilliant and responsible woman. Bach reportedly has business finance, probably built with the help of business loans. Today, she is still in a long-running CBS soap opera as Anita Lawson.

Melissa Sue Anderson – Author

Melissa Sue Anderson started as a child actress after doing commercials in Los Angeles. In 1974, she joined the cast of the NBC drama series Little House on the Prairie, and the show aired until 1981. She is now an author who published a couple of books. “The Way I See It: A Look Back at My Life on Little House” is one of her books in a memoir of her time as a young actress in Hollywood.

Aside from her films, her books may be Anderson’s best investments. She is active on all of her social media accounts, particularly on her Instagram, as she keeps updating her fans and followers with what’s new in her career. Aside from what’s new, people would naturally wonder what’s next. The more curious her fan base gets, the more attention she would be drawing to herself. She sure knows how to invest her time, making sure she fades even after her time.

Jami Gertz – Philanthropist

Jami Gertz conquered the big screen in the 1980s. She is in the films Crossroads, The Lost Boys, Less than Zero, and Quicksilver. Gertz was also part of the television series Square Pegs during the same decade. In 1989, she married franchisor Anthony Ressler, a billionaire private equity tycoon and venture capitalist. Indeed, this guy knows a lot about business loans. She was last seen in the 2017 show Difficult People and is currently doing philanthropist and charity works with her husband.

Jami Gertz is a name we hear all the time. She is in most discussions and all credits to her versatile career choices. From being an actress to becoming a businesswoman, plus, now a wife and a philanthropist, these things pretty much cover all that any person can manage. She handles herself and her private life very well, maintaining her eternal beauty while enjoying her and her husband’s ownership of the Atlanta Hawks.

Justine Bateman – Family Woman

Justine Bateman made a name for herself when she was part of the 1980s TV series Family Ties and the movie Satisfaction. She also directed, wrote, and produced the short film Five Minutes, which premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Unfortunately, with the pressure of working in the entertainment world, Bateman developed an eating disorder. She reportedly found refuge in substance and alcohol abuse. She may have opted for health insurance to help her along the way.

Some mentors and professional coaches say that this attitude can be healthy, but it still requires a ton if an investment of one’s belief. Now, Bateman found God and is living peacefully with her family. Having faith built up inside a person is something that needs recognition. Bateman confessed in an interview that after the rough patch she went through, where she is in life right now keeps her focused and balanced and, also, it keeps her on track to where she wants to be next.

Nicole Kidman – Still Acting

Nicole Kidman’s star continuously shines until the present. She is one of the most sought after actresses of today. With her excellent acting skills and beautiful, radiant presence on and off-screen, she has won different awards such as an Academy Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, and a Golden Globe Award.  Kidman was one of the highest-paid celebrities in the world in 2006, 2018, and 2019. She was once married to Tom Cruise. As everyone thought they were the perfect pair, they parted ways, so their lawyers fixed their divorce in 2001.

Now, she is married to Keith Urban for 13 years. In an interview with Vogue 73 Questions, Nicole admitted that her husband Keith was the best thing that ever happened to her. Even though Keith may have some history of substance abuse in the past, she gushed that nobody can make her feel alive like Keith Urban does every day. During her father’s loss, Keith made sure he would be beside his wife throughout the grieving period.

Jessica Lange – TV Series Actress

Jessica Lange remains active in the industry. She has been acting from the late 1970s until today. With her contribution to the business, she is the 13th actress in history to receive the Triple Crown of Acting for winning two Academy Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, five Golden Globes awards, one Tony Award, and won Screen Actors Guild Award. Lange has a $15-million net worth. However, she expected it to grow with the help of her financial advisor and continuous work.

She has been part of American Horror Story since 2011 and the new TV series The Politician. Besides being a beautiful and talented actress, this blonde beauty also has a passion for taking pictures. She embarked on a career in photography during her days of acting. She has quite an impressive record and a long list of humanitarian works and political views. Her being in politics is an investment she did not regret at all.

James Spader – TV Series Actor

James Spader made several movies and TV series back in the 1980s. He is best known for playing eccentric characters like Graham in the 1989 film Sex, Lies, and Videotape. He is part of the hit NBC series The Blacklist, opposite Megan Boone. He also played the role of Ultron in Avengers: Age of Ultron in 2015. With his time in the industry and probably after several investments, he now has a $20-million net worth, continuously growing.

Spader also starred in a Steven Spielberg film. He said it was love at first and did not want to let the woman she saw that day go since he knew deep down that she would be the one. Spader was named the strongest man on TV, and, ever since then, that is what most critics and fans have been calling him – maybe because of his roles, the characters Spader portrays, and the projects. The 60-year-old actor said he has no problem with that and took it as a compliment.

Huey Lewis – Still Performing

Huey Lewis is a Grammy-award winning singer, songwriter, and actor. He is the lead vocalist of the band Huey Lewis and the News. He also plays the harmonica, writes, and co-writes songs for the group. Today, Lewis is still performing on stage and playing with his band. He even has a new piece after ten years, titled “Her Love is Killin’ Me.” The success will surely amass a considerable amount of money for the group that may add up to their investment money.

Huey Lewis and the News recently announced their return after they managed to strike a deal with BMG to record a new album after 2001’s Plan B. He managed to have survived a hearing problem and, nowadays, still deals with the effect and consequences of his hearing loss. The 70-year-old legend is still rocking his cool and stylish looks, safe to say that a man is most confident in his golden years because that’s when he feels most young at heart.

Philip Michael Thomas – Retired Actor

Philip Michael Thomas made a name for himself back in the 1980s when he did the TV series Miami Vice, playing Detective Ricardo Tubbs’ role. With his success in acting, Thomas tried to venture into the music scene and made investments to succeed. Thomas’ last project was voicing Lance Vance’s characters in the videogame GTA: Vice City Stories. Usually, when these things happen to artists, they experience significant anxiety and insecurities. They tend to let themselves go and trap by bad habits.

There is a pain in career loss like no other, but not all celebrities are the same. For Thomas, his career was enough to invest in a brighter future, although he was a bit different from what he is original. We’re pretty sure he never gave up on his career, and now, he is still standing strong and fighting, proving to us all that how far you’ve come isn’t what matters; what matters is that you made the most out of your time that’s left.

Linda Gray – Still Acting

Linda Gray is known for playing the role of Sue Ellen in the long-running TV show Dallas. The series aired from 1978 to 1991. Dallas was a widely renowned TV show and perhaps the biggest TV show there ever was in its time. Aside from that, the 79-year-old star also played other notable roles, like in the movies Oscar and Wally’s Will. Despite her age, Gray remains active in the industry. She had a role in the recent film Grand Daddy Day Care and Intuitions.

However, Dallas remains her most successful show, for which Gray won four different awards, including a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She continuously receives credit for perfectly portraying Sue Ellen’s role. Gray has appeared in various YouTube videos recently, and, on Instagram, she revealed that she had the most challenging time of her life dealing with the loss of her child. As a young girl, she was a supermodel, and now, she is a superhero for having those powers to stop her aging.

Elizabeth McGovern – TV Series Actress

Before Elizabeth McGovern entered the entertainment world, she studied at one of the most prestigious drama schools in New York City. Indeed, she needed to get a student loan to be in this school. However, her investment paid off when Elizabeth rose to fame in the 1980s. Since then, she had been part of a lot of TV series and films during this decade. She is part of the Worlds TV series War and appeared in the movies Downtown Abbey and A Name Without a Place.

The 59-year-old brunette beauty was also a theatrical musical actress and a model. Back in the days, before she became famous worldwide and took over Hollywood, she did a lot of acting gigs in the U.K. She may not have a long list of movies, TV shows, and albums under her name, but her investments in great acting still paid off! She is living proof that practice makes perfect.

John Schneider – Still Acting

In addition to being an actor, John Schneider is also a country music singer, and he is best known as Beauregard “Bo” Duke” in the television series The Dukes of Hazzard. It aired from 1979 to 1985. Since then, Schneider remains active in the industry. There was never a year that he did not have a TV or movie project. It is no wonder that Schneider has a $200-million net worth today, thanks to his hard work and good money management.

At 60 years old, Schneider spends most of his free time doing Facebook, Twitter, and Live Instagram feeds. We have to admit that the actor does not look his age at all! Who could be in their 60s and look that fabulous? His gorgeous face and excellent overall physique probably got him to many projects nowadays still. It seems like Schneider had a good investment when he decided to take on the career of acting and focus on it even in his more advanced years.

Erika Eleniak – Still Acting

Erika Eleniak joined Baywatch to play the role of Shauni McClain, which helped her rose to fame. Her film debut was playing a small part in the 1980s hit Steven Spielberg movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Since then, Eleniak remains active in the industry and continuously acts. She was last seen in the 2018 movie Cor Values and set to appear in two films, which will probably come up in 2020. With these projects, her earnings will continue to increase her bank account’s contents, which may help her get a good credit score.

Baywatch is an iconic show that cast all icons even today because some shows are just fortunate like that. With Eleniak’s perfect combination of blue eyes and blonde hair, there is no doubt that she is not at all far off now from what she looked like before. She made it clear that she invested her time in a healthier lifestyle while still acquiring acting skills.

Joan Collins – Has Two Upcoming Movies

Joan Collins has been a part of Hollywood when she signed a contract with 20th Century Fox in 1955. For sixty years, she has been showcasing her outstanding talents in acting. Although she started early in the business, she rose to fame when she played Alexis Carrington’s role in the 1980s television series Dynasty. Aside from being an actress, Collins is also a writer and author. She writes for a column and publishes books.

At 86 years old, there’s nothing that can stop Collins from acting, so Collins needs health insurance to assure everyone of her heath. She even has two movies coming up next year. Joan is a DBE. She started her career at the age of 9 years old. Collins did a lot of her career training in Britain, at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She then entered into British films not so long after.

Val Kilmer – Has A Series Of Movies Coming

Val Kilmer rose to fame in the 1980s by appearing in several comedy films, like Top Secret! Real Genius, Top Gun, Willow, and Tombstone. His fame continued until the 1990s and even led to the 1995 show Batman Forever. There’s the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but if there were Actors Hall of Fame, Kilmer’s name would undoubtedly be on that list. His journey was not comfortable, but he survived with his family and friends’ help and support.

He made a lot of investment into restoring his health. Insurance companies might have tried to offer Kilmer health insurance now that he should take care of his well being. Anyhow, Kilmer is back in front of the camera for the sequel of Tom Cruise’s iconic movie, Top Gun, titled Top Gun: Maverick. Aside from that, he has several movies coming up. It looks like he hasn’t lost his touch in the film after all, and after all those years, he still got it!

Rebecca de Mornay – Part of an Upcoming Movie

Rebecca de Mornay received her breakthrough role in the 1983 movie Risky Business, where she played Lana’s role, opposite Tom Cruise. Mornay played an exciting and risky role. She was invited as a paid guest at a young man’s place and later turned out to have taken advantage of him, and then ended up wanting to be with him for good. She portrayed the part well, almost like she wasn’t acting, and that’s when the world knew that she is such a good actress. Nobody could’ve done that part better than her.

Since then, Mornay has been active in the entertainment world. She appeared in the films The Hand that Rocks the Cradle, Wedding Crashers, and more. Sadly, the 60-year-old star suffered from alcohol abuse and even faced disorderly conduct and DUI charges. Thanks to her lawyers, she only had to pay her fine. Despite that, Mornay landed a part in the recently axed Jessica Jones on Netflix. She also has a movie that will probably come out next year.

Anthony Edwards – TV and Theater Actor

Anthony Edwards might be best known as Dr. Mark Green on the first eight seasons of ER. ER was one of the most successful TV shows of all time and is probably also one of the first few medical TV shows, making it even more enjoyable. And with faces like George Clooney and Edwards as lead actors, there was no argument why the show became such a huge success. The hit TV series managed to give him a Golden Globe award and six Screen Actors Guild Awards. He is a nominee for Primetime Emmy Awards for four consecutive years.

He appeared in the 1984 movie Revenge of the Nerds, where he played Gilbert’s lovable character. It was followed by a sequel movie and a role in Top Gun with Tom Cruise. Edwards is now 57 years old, and he still has it when it comes to acting. He even joined a theater show and is part of the TV series Designated Survivor.

Dolly Parton – Writes, Directs, and Produces Documentary

Dolly Parton is one of the most incredible talents that Hollywood has.  She has been continuously receiving credit for her work in country music. Parton was the most prominent female country music singer from the 1970s to the 1980s, making her a true music icon. She has launched 51 albums, which the majority became all-time classics. Recently, Parton released a documentary about her life, Dolly Parton’s Heartstrings, which Parton wrote, directed, and produced.

Dolly is known as the queen of country music; she has been the inspiration to so many country artists younger than her – Shania Twain, Miranda Lambert, Taylor Swift, Lucy Hale, and so much more.  Parton makes the best investments in life.  She had the country legend Kenny Rogers, with her on the journey, and their performances were some of the most unforgettable duets in music history. Shout out to queen Dolly! She is truly an icon.

Kelly LeBrock – Returning to the Big Screen

Kelly LeBrock surprised everyone when she appeared in the 1984 movie The Woman in Red with Gene Wilder. She has continuously appeared in TV series and films since then. However, amidst her fame, LeBrock suffered from substance abuse and drug addiction. LeBrock might be okay now to some degree. After her last appearance in the 2015 movie Hidden Chambers, she will return as Donna in a new film, Charlie Boy, out in December.

Returning to the film is not always an easy task for any celebrity – famous or not so famous. Actors and artists often become so nervous with their comebacks than they were on their first projects ever, probably because during their early years in show business, people weren’t expecting too much from them. With comebacks, it’s a bit different; aside from all the questions behind their hiatus, there is also the pressure and the previews whether or not they still have what it takes to be a star.

Pia Zadora – Singer

Pia Zadora received national attention when she did the 1982 movie Butterfly, for which she earned a Golden Globe Award as New Star of the Year. However, the highly-criticized film also gave her a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actress and the Worst New Star. Aside from being an actress, Zadora also has a golden voice. She released her albums back in the day. With her extraordinary talents, she managed to amass a $25-million net worth, which may also result from her excellent money management skills.

She went through a tough time dealing with the loss of her billionaire husband. During her earlier days, Zadora was also in the theaters and musicals. She had albums, and she received much feedback through her acting. With all of her many talents, we can’t deny that one of Zadora’s most remarkable investments in life is taking care of the way she looks, and this is one of the brighter factors why she got the attention she deserved.

Keanu Reeves – Still Acting and Motorcycle Enthusiast

Keanu Reeves remains to be a big star from the 1980s until today. He started in the 1984 TV series Hangin’ In and then became notable for the blockbuster movies he did in the 1990s, like the Bill & Ted franchise, The Matrix, Devil’s Advocate, and more. His John Wick movies were also big hits in the theater. At 55 years old, Reeves is still active in the industry. He is always busy doing an array of films. Keanu even has seven movies coming up.

He has a $360-million net worth, which means he doesn’t need to opt for any loans. He is also a motorcycle enthusiast today, making and selling custom motorcycles. Reeves is one of the most popular actors globally, and he is known for his blockbuster films, good looks, and gorgeous leading ladies; he is the kindest actor who ever lived. Reeves is also investing less time in girls and more of his time in his parents and career.

Alan Ruck – TV Series and Movie Actor

Alan Ruck’s star continuously shines from the moment he appeared in the 1983 movie Bad Boys until today. There was never a time that the 63-year-old actor was out of a project to do. This year alone, he has three projects, the movie Captive State and the two TV series One Day at a Time and Succession. Aside from working on the small and big screens, Ruck also performs on Broadway.

He now has a $10-million net worth; he doesn’t need personal loans. Today, aside from being a TV actor, he also has a movie coming up. Ruck was fortunate to get a comeback Netflix role in the chick flick Sierra Burgess is a Loser. Ruck is aging like fine wine, especially when he puts up a beard. Even though his role was the lead’s father, there is no doubt that Ruck is stealing the viewers’ attention to every scene.

Grace Jones – Singer

Grace Jones caught everyone’s interest when she joined the modeling world in the 1960s. At the time, she was only a teenager. After gracing the cover of high-profile magazines like Elle and Vogue, she landed a career in Hollywood.  Aside from being an actress and model, Jones is also a singer, songwriter, and record producer. She even receives credits for releasing ten studio albums throughout her career.

Jones placed 82nd on VH1’s 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll. She also has a Q Idol Award. She stunned people and continues to amaze people with her daringly bold and unapologetic looks. Her music also makes her stand out from all the rest. She is merely different and unique in so many ways. Jones’ take on reggae, pop, disco, and contemporary music is spot on genius, and without a doubt, she is an excellent investment in her life as a music legend.

CHUCK NORRIS – ACTING

To younger generations, Chuck Norris is the man behind a hundred memes. He’s the man that can make anyone hightail away during a fight. But to many who’ve enjoyed his heyday and his iconic projects, Chuck Norris is the actor and martial artist who made An Eye for an Eye, A Force of One, and Missing in Action iconic. Nowadays, despite repetitive hoaxes saying that he has died, the fact remains that Chuck Norris is still alive and kicking.

From Jackie Chan to Ariel Winter, most stars have already read the story of their death, long before it can even happen. Some tend to laugh about it, while some find it more seriously since they take it as a warning that people haven’t heard of them anymore. He recently appeared in Hawaii Five-0 and has several projects lined up for 2021. What most people don’t know is that, in real life, Norris was air police. He committed the rest of his job to invest as a scriptwriter.

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