Bold & Beautiful’s Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke Logan) owns and operates the Beverly Hills leather-goods store Benheart. She has partnered with the Italian leather designer Ben Mbarek, who the actress met in Florence, Italy. Lang also dabbles in candles and essential oils.
Deidre and Andrea Hall’s Watercolor Cards
Days of our Lives’ Deidre Hall (Marlena Evans) and her twin sister Andrea Hall (Samantha Evans, Hattie Adams) are both avid watercolor artists. Deidre Hall previously released her winter watercolor paintings as a set of cards for purchase on her website. She more recently teamed up with her sister to create a new patriotic collection of cards based on the American flag.
Lisa Rinna’s QVC Collection
Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Days of our Lives star Lisa Rinna (Billie Reed) has her own collection on QVC, and regularly appears on the Home Shopping Channel. The Lisa Rinna Collection features women’s and young misses’ shirts, pants, dresses, blouses, jackets and more.
Melissa and Scott Reeves Coffee Business
Days of our Lives Melissa Reeves (Jennifer Horton) and her husband Scott Reeves (Steven Webber on General Hospital and Ryan McNeil Young & Restless) not only have a farm and raise goats in Franklin, Tennessee, but they also run a coffee business. The couple opened Revival Roasting Co. and sells their beans directly to the wholesale market. Many local coffee shops in Tennessee feature their roasts.
Chrishell Stause’s Real Estate Gig
Days of our Lives’ Chrishell Stause (Jordan Ridgeway) is also a realtor. She is one of the many employees of successful California based real estate company The Oppenheim Group, which is also featured on the Netflix reality show Selling Sunset.
Judi Evans’ Cemetery Plots
Days of our Lives’ Judi Evans (Adrienne Kiriakis and Bonnie Lockhart) in the past has sold cemetery plots when she’s not acting. She has worked for Rose Hills Memorial Park in California over the years since 2008. She has served as a family service counselor, a unit sales manager and a sales director.
Jonathan Jackson’s Rock Career
Many soap stars have dabbled in music over the years, with General Hospital’s Rick Springfield (Dr. Noah Drake) being the most notable. Another General Hospital star, Jonathan Jackson (Lucky Spencer) has also made a breakout career in the music business with his indie post-punk trio ENation. They continue to produce new music and tour. Jackson also previously opened Jack and Jameson’s Smokehouse with fellow General Hospital actor Steve Burton (Jason Morgan).
Emme Rylan’s Etsy Shop
General Hospital actress Emme Rylan (Lulu Spencer) has taken her love for crafting jewelry and knitting online with her business Handmade by Emme. Through her Etsy site, you can purchase her handmade goods, many made while biding time on set. They include knitted scarves and beaded bracelets.
Drew Cheetwood Realtor
General Hospital’s Drew Cheetwood (Milo Giambetti) is also in the real estate business. The actor left Los Angeles after fourteen years to move back to Michigan with his family. There he established himself as a realtor, who prides himself on his knowledge of the area he serves, school districts, neighborhood information, and related services, including mortgage, insurance and inspection information.
Ryan Paevey’s Custom Designs
Hallmark movie and General Hospital star Ryan Paevey (Nathan West) has turned his love of adventuring and travel into a business. Through his website Fortunate Wanderer you can purchase photos he’s taken, jewelry he’s crafted and more.
Sofia Mattsson Handbags
Swedish born General Hospital actress Sofia Mattsson (Sasha Gilmore) and her sister Helena have created the company Ava Carrington, a luxury vegan fashion company. The sisters focus on creating trendsetting handbags that are one-hundred percent vegan and cruelty-free.
Michelle Stafford’s Skincare Line
Young & Restless star Micelle Stafford’s (Phyllis Summers and Nina Reeves on General Hospital) skincare line Skin Nation is for all genders and ages. The line is vegan, plant-based and makes use of recycled plastic packaging. She was inspired to create the line after researching the chemicals that we put into our body daily after her sister was diagnosed with stage 3-breast cancer.
Justin Hartley’s Spirits
This is Us and Young and the Restless star Justin Hartley (Adam Newman and Fox Crane on Passions) has ventured out into the distilling business. Hartley is a partner in Revel Spirits and works alongside its CEO and founder, Micah McFarlane. Revel Spirits has created a new agave-based spirit category, called avila.
Jason Thompson’s Restaurant Business
Young and the Restless star Jason Thompson (Billy Abbott, and Patrick Drake on General Hospital) has retained a connection to his Canadian roots and co-owns three establishments in the Edmonton, Alberta area. He is a co-owner of The Bower, a bar and nightclub, Redstar, a pub, and Lock Stock Coffee.
Forbes March’s Firewood
One Life to Live’s Forbes March (Nash Brennan and Mason Jarvis on As the World Turns) runs New York Firewood Company. The company is dedicated to providing firewood from locally felled trees from managed forests which are cut, split and packaged by local county residents. Their wood is heat treated and kiln dried in accordance with and beyond all USDA and DEC guidelines using the most efficient and environmentally friendly wood-fired kiln currently available.
Ryan Brown’s Photography
Ryan Brown, who played Billy Abbott on Young & Restless and Bill Lewis III on Guiding Light, currently works as a photographer in New York City. He has shot professionally all over the world and has experience both in front of and behind the camera. He offers headshots for actors, the corporate world, model shoots and interior shots.
Jon Lindstrom Author
General Hospital’s Jon Lindstrom (Kevin Collins/Ryan Chamberlain) is publishing a crime thriller titled Hollywood Hustle, set for release in 2024. In the book a once-popular film star enlists the help of a Hollywood stuntman and a PI from New Orleans to rescue his daughter, who has been kidnapped by a gang of murderous misfits