Many famous names have left the thing they became well-known for behind, whether through age, falling sales or just a desire to try something else. Some have gone on to discover other talents, and ways of making a lot of money. Click or scroll through as we take a look at the already wealthy people who amassed even more millions after quitting their ‘day job’.



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The classic post-retirement success story, former heavyweight boxing champion George Foreman struck gold when he launched his now famous range of health grills back in 1994 in the midst of his second comeback. The image shows Foreman fighting Muhammad Ali in 1974’s legendary ‘Rumble in the Jungle’.



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