We all know that celebrities tend to amass fame and fortune over the years. However, some famous people ended up leaving the limelight to pursue other interests. For some reason, they decided to put their acting career on hold to pursue jobs that are more “regular” and relatable. Even though their new lives are not quite as glamorous as the ones that they had to leave behind, there are certain perks to it as well. For one thing, they no longer have to deal with the stress that comes with Hollywood! Let us take a look at celebrities who decided to get day jobs for one reason or another.
How fitting is it to hear that Erik Estrade of CHiPs fame is now working as a police reserve duty? We know him for his portrayal of Officer Frank “Ponch” Poncherollo in the police procedural from NBC. He starred in the drama from 1977 to 1983. After this job, he went on to appear in Spanish telenovelas, infomercials, Adult Swim cartoons, and reality shows. In 2009, he started his new career as a deputy sheriff in Virginia. Seven years later, he moved in with his wife and took up the reserve police officer position in Idaho. How cool is that he happens to a motorcycle officer just like his character?
In the ‘80s, Tiffany made a name for herself with a song called “I Think We’re Alone Now.” Aside from that, she also did a great cover of “I Saw Her Standing There” by the Beatles. This single even climbed to the top of the Billboard charts. Apple even used it in an ad at one point. She continues to perform, but she is now focused on her very own clothing store. It is pretty cool to hear that she tours festivals and coffee shops, usually relying on her fame to promote her business!
Freddie Prinze Jr.
This actor is best known for starring in various movies. Freddie Prinze Jr. met Sarah Michelle Gellar on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer. Do you think they had an inkling that they would end up married when they first met? Even though he is still active in Hollywood, he went on to work as a producer for WWE. The actor first worked for the franchise from 2008 to 2009. In the past, he blogged about what he thought of the matches and made content for the media outlets of WWE. While he left the company after that, he eventually returned. He now lives in LA with his wife and two kids.
During his days as a child star, Charlie Korsmo appeared in What About Bob. He continued to act after that, but he entered the academe as well. The most recent film credit that he has to his name is a 1998 film called Can’t Hardly Wait. In 2000, he earned his undergraduate physics from MIT. Six years later, he got his law degree from Yale. Since then, he has worked in politics and for the EPA. At the moment, he teaches corporations and corporate finance law at Case Western Reserve.
This former model-actress got her start by appearing in a 1982 movie called Tootsie. Aside from that, she has also appeared in The Fly, Beetlejuice, and The Geena Davis Show. Sadly, her acting career started to slow down in the ‘90s. This might be why she launched her own business and directed her own business. She runs the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, which works to help women become more visible in media. In 2018, she used her business connections to fund a documentary called This Changes Everything.
Angus T. Jones
This actor is best known for his time on Two and a Half Men. At the age of five, he started his career by starring in a movie called Simpatico. He has since appeared in movies like Bringing Down the House, The Christmas Blessing, George of the Jungle 2, The Rookie, and See Spot Run. After letting the world know that he was retiring, he entered the private sector. At the moment, he works for Tonite, a multimedia company.
You probably know him for starring in the Home Alone film series! Aside from that, he also impressed us when he starred in a 1991 film called My Girl. It goes without saying that he is easily one of the greatest child actors that the world has ever seen. These days, however, he is busy operating the Bunny Ears site, a satirical platform that produces content and does cross-promotions.
He made it big by bringing Paul to life in The Wonder Years, but he is now a lawyer! Josh Saviano stopped acting when the show wrapped up, but he did come back to play an attorney in several episodes of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. He earned his political science degree at Yale and even became the president of a frat called Sigma Nu. After graduation, he became a paralegal and then attended the Cardozo School of Law for his J.D. In 2015, he founded a law firm of his own!
There’s no doubt that everyone knows who Cameron Diaz is. She is one fabulous actress who has starred in some of the best movies, such as Charlies’ Angels, There’s Something Abou Mary and My Sister’s Keeper. At the beginning of 2020, she also appeared on The Drew Barrymore Show, which totally makes sense as the two are extremely close friends. What else has Diaz been up to since retiring for the big screen? She not only became a very successful author but she is pretty much a full-time mom to her darling son, Maddox Madden.
Taran Noah Smith
If you know Taran Noah Smith, it is probably for his portrayal of Mark in a ‘90s sitcom called Home Improvement. It was one of the most popular shows that decade! When the show was over, Smith quit acting and said that he simply “didn’t want” to do it anymore. He went on to start a non-dairy cheese manufacturing company called Playfood. Aside from that, he also opened a restaurant under the same name. The former actor works as a Community Submersibles tech manager as well.
Best known for his time on The Cosby Show, Geoffrey Owens has also been in That’s So Raven, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, and Lucifer. In 2018, he made headlines after he was spotted working as a Trader Joe’s cashier. Fans came to his defense when others tried to shame him for his job. After the publicity from that incident, he was booked for new projects. Aside from that, he is the also founder and artistic director of the Brooklyn Shakespeare Company.
After such a long time in the industry, Gene Hackman has retired from acting. He now works as a novelist! Over the years, he has brought home a SAG Award, two BAFTAs, two Academy Awards, and four Golden Globes. In 2004, he took a break and only made his comeback in 2016. The following year, he made his retirement official. He is the author who writes historical fiction, Westerns, and police thrillers! However, he has not released a book since his 2013 thriller, Pursuit.
During the ‘60s and ‘70s, George Foreman was considered to be one of the greatest fighters alive. In 1977, he retired after losing a match to Jimmy Young. After experiencing a “religious epiphany,” he worked to become a Christian minister. In 1994, however, he returned to the boxing wrong. At the age of 45, he was able to KO Michael Moorer and regain his title. He made history by doing this as the oldest heavyweight boxing champ prior to his second retirement. These days, he works as a ringside analyst for HBO and profits from his Foreman grill patent.
In 1987, Mara Wilson was born in Burbank, California. She is a former child actress who is best known for starring in Mrs. Doubtfire, Miracle on 34th Street, Thomas and the Magic Railroad, and Matilda. Her last movie project happened two decades ago! She now works as a podcaster and writer. Even though she has written a play called Sheeple, she now writes novels instead. In 2016, she released a non-fiction book called “Where Am I Now?”
Sarah Michelle Gellar
At the age of four, Sarah Michelle Gellar appeared in a movie called Invasion of Privacy. However, she shot to stardom when she appeared in All My Children and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She has since left the acting industry and opened a lifestyle brand that has a focus on cooking. She formally opened a cooking company and released a cookbook in 2015.
During the ‘80s, Phoebe Cates starred in a couple of movies. The list includes Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins. However, she later explained that she did not really like acting nor the industry and said that she was only in it “for the money.” We hope that she is happier as the owner of a clothing store! Blue Tree, her store, is found in Madison Avenue, New York City.
Born in Los Angeles, Jeff Cohen was most active in the industry during the ‘80s. His most famous role is probably Chunk in Steven Spielberg’s The Goonies. In 1991, he decided to retire to focus on his studies. In 2000, he graduated from the UCLA School of Law. It is neat that he has since become an entertainment attorney in Los Angeles. With his previous experience in Hollywood, we have no doubt that he is great at his job. In 2002, he launched a firm called Cohen & Gardner.
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
Did you know that Jonathan Taylor Thomas was a voice actor for The Lion King and The Adventures of Pinocchio? However, most people know him as Randy from Home Improvement. In 2006, he retired from Hollywood but eventually returned from 2013 to 2016. He ended up pursuing education once he was done acting. After graduating from a prep school in 2000, he went on to enroll at Harvard and studied abroad in Scotland. He also earned a General Studies degree from Columbia University. These days, he is busy working as a director.
This actor only has one big project to his name. In 1971, he brought Charlie to life in Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. He had only bee n12 years old the time but turned down the offer to work on more films in the franchise. Instead of acting, he decided to dedicate his life to animals. He earned his veterinary degree from Cornell University and now practices in Lowville, New York.
Like Peter Ostrum, Jack Gleeson only has one huge role under his belt. This actor is infamous for playing the horrendous King Joffrey in the HBO hit show, Game of Thrones. Once his character got killed off, he retired from Hollywood to focus on his studies. He went to Trinity College in Dublin. He now owns a theater company known as Collapsing Horse, which he founded while he was still in university. Together with the co-owners, he was a member of a group called DU Players.
Born in Delaware, Andrew Shue earned his history degree at Dartmouth College. He now has a net worth of $100 million thanks to his time on a soap opera called Melrose Place. He played Billy Campbell on the show for seven years! After his retirement, he joined the board of directors of Do Something, a nonprofit foundation that he founded. It is dedicated to helping young people stay active in their communities. At the moment, he runs a social networking site for moms known as CafeMom.
This actress-comedian is best known for playing Hilary Banks in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. In 1995, she starred in Major Payne opposite Damon Wayans. She now works as a writer. She might have appeared in The Ladies Man, but she has decided to focus on writing. One of her projects is Sweet Blackberry, an animated series about unsung Black role models. Aside from that, she also published How High the Moon, which is a novel for kids in middle school.
To some people, the name MC Hammer equals financial ruin. This rapper made headlines when he blew through his fortune and declared bankruptcy in the ‘90s. He was able to make a comeback and is now thought to be a pioneer of the pop-rap genre. Did you that he became a preacher after retiring from music? This is what he does now. In the late ‘90s, he even had a Trinity Broadcast Network show called MC Hammer and Friends. He also had a reality show called Hammertime.
This actor made it big when he starred in Second City Television in the ‘80s. Aside from that, he also starred in Parenthood, Ghostbusters, Little Shop of Horrors, and more! However, he has since stepped back from acting to be a single stay-at-home father. It is possible that he will return to Hollywood, but we have no idea when that will happen.
Lisa And Louise Burns
These twin sisters are known as the creepy children called the Grady Twins in The Shining. To this day, people still consider them to be pop culture legends. They run the Twitter account “The Shining Twins” together! According to them, however, they had been “shunned” from Hollywood. At any rate, Lisa is now a lawyer, while her twin sister works as a research scientist.
For an entire decade, Jenni Garth played Kelly in Beverly Hills, 90210. After that, she starred in What I Like About You from 2002 to 2006. She also had a CMT reality TV show called Jennie Garth: A Little Bit Country. In 2017, former actress-model launched a business called MomGiftBox.com. It is an online subscription service that comes with items chosen for mothers. Part of its proceeds goes to various charity causes. Aside from that, she has a line with Dune Jewelry as well!
We do not think that I Love Lucy would have been as successful if it weren’t for Little Ricky. Keith Thibodeaux is the name of the actor who brought him to life! After the show, he entered the music industry and saw success as part of David and the Giants. In the early ‘70s, he struggled with addiction and found purpose in Christianity. He is now the executive director of Ballet Magnificat, an international dance company. He founded the company with Kathy Denton, his wife, in 1986.
Most kids know Dennis the Menace as a cartoon character, but there was a live-action version in the ‘60s. Before Jay North landed the lead role, he has already worked on a couple of projects. Like the other child actors on the list, he eventually got tired of Hollywood. After the show, he continued to act until his prospects dried up. After serving in the Navy, he went back to acting but found limited success. He is on the list because he has served as a correctional officer in the juvenile justice system in Florida.
This actress made a name for herself by playing one of the von Trapp kids in The Sound of Music. Aside from the movie, she was also in Lost in Space and The Danny Thomas Show. In 1976, she walked down the aisle with Steve Guillon. She has since worked behind the camera and launched a photography business in Los Angeles. If you were wondering, she does art and commercial photography for both small and big clients.
Can you believe that he was only two years old when he launched his career? However, Jerry Mathers learned that his passion lays somewhere else. When he tried out for Beaver Cleaver, he informed the producers that he did not want to be there! Despite this, they hired him there and then. In 1978, he left the industry. He now works as a commercial loan officer, although he still goes to fan conventions.
In 1954, Lauren Chapin starred in Father Knows Best. However, she is nothing like the character she played on the show. You see, she had a troubled childhood that she talked about in her biography. Once the show came to an end, she found it difficult to get more jobs in the industry. By 1981, she had been working as a dog groomer and air hostess to pay the bills. She is now running a live version of the show and performs at various events and even cruise holidays. Aside from that, she also holds an evangelist license.
Before she landed the role of Annie in family, this actress has already received an Academy Award nomination. Even though she is talented, she bid adieu to acting in 1991. Quinn Cummings went on to launch a baby sibling company called HipHugger. She sold it in 2006 and now works as a writer. Check out her books: Notes From The Underwire, The Year of Living Dangerously, and Pet Sounds.
In the ‘70s, The Partridge Family was one of the most popular shows. Even though David Cassidy already had a singing career back then, people enjoyed his performance as Danny. He has gone into just about every single part of show business over the years. He has released an album, had a reality show, worked as a pro wrestler, and became a radio personality. Not only that, but he is an ordained minister as well! How cool is it to hear that he once sparred with Robert Shapiro and Donny Osmond?
We all love The Addams Family, right? The morbid show has definitely left its mark on pop culture. Christina Ricci is popular for playing Wednesday Addams, but Lisa Loring played the character before she did. Loring is now a makeup artist in both the private sector and the film industry. If you are a fan of her, we are sorry to report that she rarely appears in the spotlight in this day and age.
Together with his wife Kate and the rest of the family, Jon rose to stardom by starring in Jon & Kate Plus 8. It was a reality TV show that featured unusual situations involved in raising a set of twins and sextuplets. Unfortunately, the show made things difficult for the couple. They eventually split, and the show became Kate Plus 8. After leaving the show, he has dipped his toes in a number of career paths. Along the way, he has discovered a passion for DJing!
The Sandlot is a touching movie that follows a rag-team group of baseball-loving children. In the 1993 movie, Mike Vitar played Benny. He has since taken a step back from the industry but did so on a high note! He has since taken EMT courses and landed a job with the LA Fire Department. The former actor has been working there and saving lives since 2002. What an awesome change of career!
Best known for starring in Jersey Shore, Angelina Piyarnick earned notoriety during her time on the show. Fans used to think that she was super high maintenance. However, it is clear that there is more to her than most people think. At the moment, she works as an EMT at the Staten Island Fire Department. She helps the community by responding to emergencies as soon as she could.
The eldest of the Jonas Brothers has earned a spot on our list. In case you were wondering, Kevin is doing all right. After the boy band has broken up and their show was canceled, the siblings decided to go their own ways. While his brothers remain active in the entertainment industry, he chose to be more lowkey about it. He has since married, settled down in New Jersey, and started a marketing company!
After Ali McGraw made it big by starring in Love Story, she enjoyed a successful career in the industry for nearly two decades. She has since become a yoga devotee and is even credited for the rise of the practice in the United States. After that, she decided to focus on her activism, especially for animal rights. She now works with PETA and has even brought home awards for her efforts.
Together with his twin brother, Dylan Sprouse saw a lot of success and popularity at a very young age. The two of them are best known for starring in the Suite Life of Zack & Cody on Disney channel. After the show, he went to the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. He is now busy running a mead brewery! You should check it out if you ever find yourself in Brooklyn.
What has Jamie Walters been up to? Famous for his time on Beverly Hills, 90210, the actor tried his luck in the music industry when the show came to an end. However, he went on to pivot careers after that failed to pan out. He has since found purpose in a new career. Like other people on the list, he also underwent EMT training. These days, he is a firefighter with the LA Fire Department.
For his performance in Good Times, Jimmie Walker brought home two Golden Globe awards. A lot of people remember him for his “Dy-n-omite!” catchphrase. The actor eventually went into the radio world. Over the years, he has hosted shows on WOAI, WHIO, KKAR, and WLS. In 2012, he released his autobiography under the title “Dyn-o-mite! Good Times, Bad Times, Out Times – A Memoir.” At the moment, he is touring as a standup comedian.
We are sure that you can’t help but sing along to “Ice, Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice whenever you hear it. It made history as the first hip-hop track to reach the top spot of the Billboard charts. This was also the first time that the genre reached a mainstream audience. Did you know that the rapper is now a jet ski racer? Even though he still appears in TV retrospectives, he is more focused on his pro athlete career.
In 2007, Nikki Blonsky made a name for herself when she was cast to star in Hairspray. Her performance blew people away, and people thought that she would enjoy a successful acting career. Sadly, fate had something else in mind for her. She is now a cosmetologist but still shows up in sitcoms every now and then. Who knows, there is still a chance that she will appear in a big movie in the future.
This actress is best known for her work on Boy Meets World. Sadly, she had a rough career once the sitcom ended. She appeared in forgettable projects before she started a fashion journalism career. She also had a 9 to 5 job at Bloomingdale’s. However, she is now working in the field of health products. She recently launched a vegan hair product line known as Be Free. With her gorgeous hair, she is definitely an authority when it comes to this!
We have no idea how anyone can possibly forget the love interest in Mean Girls! His career did not really take off. His last proper credit as an actor was for reality show Big Brother. At the moment, the gorgeous former actor is working as a spin instructor at a fitness facility in Los Angeles.
The actress started appearing in What’s Happening when she was only 13 years old. Once it was canceled in 1979, she had to deal with certain personal problems. For one thing, the death of her stepdad made things hard for her. She later went on to attend veterinary school and opened a private practice in California.
In 1962, the world was delighted by the movie adaptation of To Kill A Mockingbird. It starred Gregory Peck and Mary Badham. The young star had been so impressive as Scout Finch that she received an Oscar nomination for it! She eventually left acting and had other jobs. Over the years, she has worked as a college testing coordinator and an art restorer. She has two kids with Richard W. Wilt.
When Johnny Crawford was 12 years old, he starred in The Rifleman alongside Chuck Connors. This was not his first gig because he used to be a Mouseketeer! However, he decided to trade in acting for vintage dance orchestra in the early ‘90s. He has performed with the troupe at various Hollywood events and has released critically acclaimed albums!
To this day, people still remember Linda Blair as the soup-spewing child in The Exorcist. The actress now works as an animal rights activist. From 2010 to 2012, she was in an Animal Planet show called Pit Boss. These days, she works full-time on Linda Blair WorldHeart Foundation, the charity that she founded in 2004. It adopts and rehabilitates rescues from all over the country.
Aside from starring in American Graffiti, Mackenzie Phillips also played Julia in One Day at a Time. She was also in a Disney show called So Weird. Unfortunately, things have not been easy for the actress. She dealt with substance abuse problems but has since overcome them! She is now a drug rehab counselor at Breathe Life Healing Center in West Hollywood.
When it comes to actors from the ‘80s, Michael Schoeffling stands out from the crowd. He is best known for starring in Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken, Sixteen Candles, and Vision Quest. Where is he now? These days, he is busy working as a carpenter for both corporate clients and private entities. We are sure that there was a huge transition from his Hollywood career to this.
This actress made it big when she played Winnie in Wonder Years. These days, however, you will find her in a totally different field. How awesome is it to hear that she is now a mathematician? She has four best-selling math books to her name. The combination of advanced mathematics and her sassy personality makes the subject accessible to the public! She works as a voice actor on the side as well.
Shaq is one of the greatest NBA players that we have ever seen. Even when he was playing on the court, he has always been a big law enforcement fan. He went to LA County Sheriff’s Reserve Academy and has since become a reserve officer at the LA Port Police. The basketball player is an honorary Deputy Marshall and later became a Miami Beach reserve officer. He now works as a reserve officer at the Clayton County Sheriff’s Department in Georgia.
This former singer-songwriter came back to church once he was done with his career as a celebrity. The Reverend Al Green is best known for hits like “Take Me to the River” and “Tired of Being Alone.” He became a pastor after the tragic death of his girlfriend. After that, he turned to religion to heal and cope. He now lives near Graceland, Tennessee and works at the Full Gospel Tabernacle Church.
Since Mike Maronna last worked in the industry in 2004, what has he been up to over the years? Best known for Home Alone and The Adventures of Pete & Pete, the actor became an electrician once he was done with acting. He occasionally works on film sets and uses his expertise to wire the lights needed in major Hollywood projects.
Lauren “Lo” Bosworth
Also known as Lo, Lauren Bosworth made it big when she was cast to star in The Hills and Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. After she quit acting, she launched her own company: Love Wellness. In 2016, she founded the feminine health care brand after suffering from chronic illnesses that were not resolved with the use of drugstore prescriptions and brands. She has also published an autobiographical book called The Lo-Down in 2011.
This former actress-singer is best known for appearing in Dancing with the Stars and Friday the 13th. Her film career reached its peak in 2014 when she starred in four films. She has since left Hollywood and pursued an interior design career! Her firm specializes in chic modern styles. She has two children with her husband, Ryan Nece of NFL fame.
Born in California, Crystal McKellar was a former child star who was in The Wonder Years. Even though she has earned a number of awards for her performances, she chose to pursue something else. She attended Yale University and became an editor for Portia magazine. In 2003, she graduated from Harvard Law School. She is now an associate attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell and Morrison & Foerster. Her law career has since overtaken her eight years in the acting industry!
Jeffrey Allen “Skunk” Baxter
Jeff Baxter of Steely Dan fame entered the music industry in 1968. However, his non-musical endeavors have always been there. Almost by accident, he became a Department of Defense consultant when he discovered software for missile programs. He became an expert in the field and wrote a paper about transforming the Aegis anti-aircraft missile into something else. After submitting it to a congressman, they were impressed enough to hook him up with people at DoD. This is how this career started!
This actor is most famous for playing Danny Torrance in The Shining! After this project, he left acting and never looked back. Well, he did have a cameo in Doctor Sleep, but that was about it. He pursued an academic career and went on to be a professor of biology at Elizabethtown Community & Technical College in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.
In 1986, Carrie Henn made a name for herself by starring in Aliens with Sigourney Weaver. Her last appearance on the silver screen happened in 2006. She also had a hard time getting steady work in the industry and turned to academia instead. In 2000, she earned a degree in liberal studies and child development. She now works as a schoolteacher in Atwater, California.
This actor stayed in the industry from 1982 to 2002. Omri Katz starred in em>Hocus Pocus and Adventures in Dinosaur City. His longest project is a soap opera called Dallas! At the moment, he works as a hairdresser and divides his time between Los Angeles and Israel. Every now and then, he participates in interviews about Hocus Pocus, which is a cult classic.
When he was a child, Peter Billingsley appeared in a various TV shows and movies. This includes playing Ralphie Parker in A Christmas Story, Jack in The Dirt Bike Kid and Billy in Death Valley. He also appeared in commercials and worked behind the camera. In fact, he has served as the producer of hit films such as The Break-Up, Elf, Iron Man, Four Christmases, and Couples Retreat in the past.
As a child actor, Barret Oliver played Balthazar in The NeverEnding Story. He was also in D.A.R.Y.L. and Cocoon. His last role was in a 1989 movie called Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills. After acting, he studied photography. He now specializes in 19th century processing such as collodion and Woodburytype! His work has been in movies, gallery exhibitions, and museums. He also has a collection of photos called “A History of the Woodburytype.”
From 1994 to 2010, Travis Tedford worked as an actor. His most famous role would be Spanky in The Little Rascals. Aside from that, he also starred in popular commercials for Welch’s grape juice at the tender age of five! His last acting credit was for the 2010 movie, The Final. He now works as a marketer who specializes in inbound marketing. He currently lives in Texas.
What has this talented baseball player been up to as of late? The former right-fielder was in the MLB for 21 seasons and played for the Brewers and the Braves. For over three decades, he had the record for home runs in the league. At the moment, he still holds a couple of offensive records. When he retired, he went into business. After working as an executive for the Braves, he entered the world of fast food as a franchise owner. He now lives in Atlanta as he used to when he used to play on the baseball field.
In the past few decades, we watched Cameron Diaz in a bunch of projects such as Being John Malkovich, Something About Mary, and My Best Friend’s Wedding. She used to be one of the best-paid actresses on the planet and wrote two health and wellness books. Diaz has since retired from acting and focuses on her family. She and Benji Madden have a child together. These days, she is also busy with her work as a philanthropist.
Apparently, Hayden Christiansen got his start by accompanying his older sister to interviews at acting agencies. He eventually landed a job to do commercials. Of course, we all know for playing Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars franchise. He eventually left acting and bought a farm in Ontario in 2007. The following year, he did the renovations himself and studied crops, livestock, and agricultural machinery on his own. It is neat to hear that he also has a farmer’s clothing line with RW&Co.
Did you know that Steven Seagal has citizenship not only in the United States but also in Serbia and Russia? He has mostly retired from acting and now serves as a deputy sheriff. He is currently involved in a Russian weapons company called ORSIS as a spokesperson who represents them in promos. In the past, he has announced that he was working with them on a long-range rifle that will come bearing his name.