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These Celebrity Couples Are Successful Not Just in Love but in Business Too!

Many famous celebrities we know also own a business or two to create a passive income aside from what they earn from show business. While we admire these celebrities who invest their money well, there are some celebrities who do business together with their significant others.

Not only are they happy being in love, but they’re also successful in their business endeavors! Let’s check out how these couples become successful together.

Salim and Mara Brock Akil

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Many people might not know their names as the ones who produced blockbuster-hit shows, but Salim and Mara Brock are well-known behind the scenes. They’re notable for developing and producing big shows like “Black Lightning”, Being Mary Jane”, and “Love Is”, among others.

Since the couple has been dominating the TB screens, the couple decided to establish their own production company. The Akli Productions was born in the year 2000 when the couple celebrated their first wedding anniversary.

Bill and Giuliana Rancic

Millions of fans all over the world admire the Rancic couple not just because of how strong and formidable their love is, but also for their establishing successful businesses together. The couple has been happily married for over a decade and while they own separate businesses, they also co-own various restaurants together.

Some of their business ventures together include RPM Italian, on the Water and Steak. Of course, fans also couldn’t wait to see what their next ventures will be.

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks

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Prior to tying the knot in 1988, both Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks were famous celebrities starring in different blockbuster-hit movies. So it’s no surprise they established a production company together. Tom Hanks co-founded Playtone with the renowned producer Gary Goetzman on the same date, while Wilson assumes the role of Chief Financial Officer. Playtone inked a deal with HBO and has produced top-tier films like Cast Away, Mamma Mia!, and Where the Wild Things Are, among others.

Joanna and Chip Gaines

Most fans might have known this couple like the ones behind the hit HGTV show entitled “Fixer Upper”, but this couple has built a business empire by themselves. They first founded a small market business named “Magnolia Market“.

From then on, they established more and more business which accumulated their wealth to a staggering $18 million! The Gaineses also established 3 collections in 2016 namely: a furniture line, 150 paint colors line, and 70 wallpaper design lines. They also opened a five-star bed and breakfast hotel named the “Magnolia House”. Lastly, the couple made themselves busier when they published “The Magnolia Journal” their first-ever quarterly lifestyle publication.

Jada Pinkett and Will Smith

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The couple was known for their respective iconic roles, family dynamics, and acting prowess, but they’re also responsible for producing successful projects, films, and music since they founded Overbrook Entertainment in the late 90s. Some of the successful projects they produced include Ali, ATL, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, and Hitch.

Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone

Just like the other celebrity couples, Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone own a production company too. The couple founded On the Day Productions in 2013 and has successfully produced films like The Boss, Tamy, Life of the Party, as well as their iconic film The Happytime Murders. McCarthy is also back in acting as she shoots their upcoming film Super Intelligence with the couple as main producers.

Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

The renowned actress Debi Mazar married the celebrity chef Gabriele Corcos and their love for cooking and food enabled them to start a catering business together. They also published a book entitled Super Tuscan which became an instant best-seller for cook lovers. They also starred in a cooking channel in 2011 after the producers asked them to share their cooking expertise in the TV screens.

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos

This couple who’s been married for over 2 decades first met when they worked on a soap opera entitled All my Children sometime in the 90s. Ever since then, their love blossoms as well as their business venture when they established Milojo in 2007. Their production company also has a partnership with The Discovery Channel and ESPN.

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