People all around the world go to their jobs every day simply to progress in their careers and one day, earn fame and enough money to retire. One of the most coveted jobs that people want to get in for this dream is in front of the camera. Many don’t realize that it is a tougher struggle to remain on top of the ladder of fame after getting there. While there are numerous examples of actors that have hit it big in Hollywood, there are also a few that abandoned their acting careers for regular 9-to-5 jobs. For some of these people, earning from a regular office job is worth far better than pursuing the earnings of a superstar. Well, you may not blame them so much. After all, a career that is not controlled by fame is a safer bet, according to a risk-benefit analysis. Here, take a look at some celebrities that switched from their careers to regular 9-to-5 jobs.

Cameron Diaz


Staying afloat in his game as an actor made Cameron Diaz one of the most in-demand actresses in the early 2000s. After appearing on the screen for the last time, however, she retired from writing and turned to write self-help books. Today, she has a couple of beautiful self-help books that are making waves already. She writes about several things, from health to women empowerment and wealth creation. She’s happy about her new choice of profession.