16 inspirational female celebrities who are totally boss babes and run their own empires

08-03-2019 11:03

Women Run Empires, Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks, Gwyneth Paltrow, Reese Witherspoon, Lauren Conrad

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Happy International Women's Day!

You did not know that it was International Women's Day? Well, now you do, so get ready for some serious girl power and female success stories that inspire you to go out and be the boss baby you know is you.

In honor of this day, a worldwide day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women, we have assembled a group of ladies who give us their daily life goals.

These celebrities, including Reese Witherspoon, Oprah Winfrey, Tyra Banks, Gwyneth Paltrow and Lauren Conrad Not only have they excelled in their careers and acknowledged the people, they have now taken it one step further and celebrated their passions worthy of celebration.

As we try to embody this year's #BalanceForBetter International Women's Day Campaign, that is, to appeal to a more gender-specific world, why not turn to some of the hottest celebrities who are the guide to malicious business women? to be who you can be?

Throughout their careers, these stars have overcome prejudice against the sexes, some have dealt with racial inequality, but in the end, all have prevailed and proven that women can do anything they want.

Whether it's a media company producing stories of women, or starting a business to produce ethical and healthy household products and diapers, these ladies are smart, wild, and fabulous role models for women and men.

It does not matter if you want to lead an empire yourself or just want to be your best self and live vicariously by some of your idols. These 16 stars give us many reasons to look forward to International Women's Day or every day for that matter, and we're here for it.

They are totally Boss babes and we welcome them!

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The mother of three children can do it all. In addition to a successful acting career Kate Hudson has branched into the fitness world with her activity-oriented brand Fablectics, which she launched in 2013. Since its inception, the brand has opened 25 stores and made stylish workout wear season after season. After her fitness expansion, Hudson decided to become a writer and published her first book in 2016 entitled Pretty happy: healthy ways to love your body and in 2017 she was released Pretty fun: shaping and celebrating traditional life, In 2018, Hudson teamed with New York & Company Inc. for a multi-year deal that featured the actress as the ambassador of the Soho jeans collection and a plan to create her own clothing line. She is also the current spokeswoman for Weight Watchers.

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Karlie Kloss is a modern woman who wants everything and is not afraid to go out. It is not only one of the highest paid models in the world, with contracts with Swarovski, Express and more. Kloss is committed to doing better and expanding their interests. At the beginning of her career, she began to branch out of the model world into the world of technology. In 2015, she launched Kode With Klossy to give girls the opportunity to learn code and become the technology of the future. Within this company, she runs a free two-week summer camp where girls can learn from the best of the best. Prior to founding this company, she founded Karlie & # 39; s Kookies in partnership with Momofuku Milk Bar, who donated part of the proceeds to FEED. She also has her own YouTube channel called Klossy, which shows all her adventures in travel, cooking, technology and more. In another project, Kloss has evolved into the TV world to create a 2017 cable talk show for Freeform. Now she is the host and executive producer of the 2019 season Project catwalk,

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The real housewives of New York City Stern is a stunning business woman. In the course of her career she has become more than just a reality star, she has become a foodie queen. Starting with her Bethenny Bakes, AKA's wholesome bakery, with her skinnygirl cocktails line the first low-calorie cocktails, she knows food and knows women. In 2015, she expanded her TV portfolio by founding her own production company called B Real Productions, which has produced two seasons of FYI's Food Porn. She also has another bravo show on real estate called Bethenny & Fredrikthat she plays and produces on it. If that's not enough projects to work on, Bethenny Frankel is the author of eight books.

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Smile baby! Tyra Banks has made a name for itself as a supermodel and creator of America's next supermodel from 2003 and that's just the tip of the iceberg for Banks. Her career as a model and career as an industry connoisseur has made her a role model for corporate learning and creative money making. She has her own production company, Bankable Productions, and her own investment firm, Fierce Capital. In 2014, she founded her cosmetics brand Tyra Beauty and graduated from Harvard Business School to become a full-fledged businesswoman. She has also written books, including Model countryand was both the star and executive producer of Life size 2, She also has plans to create her own land called Model Land, which will be an amusement park.

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Serena Williams She is forever known as one of the greatest female tennis players of all time and she has used her brand to develop and nurture herself for herself. For starters, she has designed several lines at HSN over the years, one of which debuted at New York Fashion Week in 2015. She has also worked with Puma and Nike in the past and designed her own designer clothing line called Aneres. She currently has her own clothing line for ordinary and oversized women called Serena, who recently teamed up with Bumble, the dating app she's currently a global consultant, to create special T-shirts for her line. These clothes, coupled with their philanthropic and advocacy efforts, make Williams an even bigger star.

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Bring Twinning to the next level as twins who win when you lead an empire together. The famous twins are known for their fashion empire, but their business success began at the age of seven. The Olsen sisters founded the Dualstar Entertainment Group and have been owned by Dualstar Entertainment Group since 1993. Under this roof, the ladies had a realm of movies and television series (with the iconic sisters), and that was only the beginning. Later they ventured under this umbrella in perfumes, make-up and fashion brands, before they became fashion designers. In 2006, Olsens founded The Row with the goal of creating the perfect T-shirt. More than 10 years later, it's a high-end class at New York Fashion Week. In 2007, they founded Elizabeth and James, named after their younger siblings, as a more contemporary clothing and accessory line. In all these ventures, the women are now millionaires (together estimated at $ 300 million), with a fashion empire estimated at $ 1 billion … and fierce bosses.

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The pop singer, who has become a fashion designer, currently has one of the most successful fashion empires, and it might surprise some people. From 2011 again Jessica Simpson Brand The Jessica Simpson Collection achieved annual sales of $ 1 billion. She maintains this figure with over 30 product categories ranging from footwear and swimwear to sunglasses and housewares. It can do it all and it dates back to 2006, when it launched its ever-growing product line.

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When Gwen Stefani earns no money as a musician, books tours or is a coach The voiceShe makes money through her other love … fashion. The singer started her first fashion line called L.A.M.B. In 2003, she has since established two new brands, including Harajuku Lovers and Gwen Stefani's GX eyewear line, not to mention her beauty collaborations and fragrance releases over the years. Oh, and she also created a children's television program Kuu Kuu Harajuku which she wrote and produced from 2015 to 2017.

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Drew Barrymore It could be that a Hollywood royal family comes from a family of actors and continues the family business, but it has taken it one step further by adding producer and director credits throughout its career. In 1995, she founded her own production company Flower Films, which has produced films Charlie & # 39; s angel and He just is not in you, In 2014, she founded her own beauty company Flower Beauty, which empowers women by creating products that make them feel good in their skin. She has now expanded her beauty brand to the UK and is found alongside Target, Ulta and other retailers.

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Gloria Estefan and her husband Emilio Estefan are power plants in the business world, especially in Florida. Together they have a number of restaurants, including the Cuban Bongos Café, Larios on the Beach, Estefan Kitchen Express and Estefan Kitchen in the Miami Design District. They also own hotels in Costa d & # 39; Este and The Cardozo, because why are there restaurants and no hotels? In 2009, the power couple became minority owners of the Miami Dolphins and Gloria is a board member of Univision.

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What does not have Oprah Winfrey added to her kingdom at this point? Since their successful talk show Winfrey makes moves and a lot of money. She owns Harpo Productions, behind which the production company stands The Oprah Winfrey ShowThat means she banked very early. She was one of the first investors in the Oxygen network. When she sold more than $ 900 million in 2007, she once again made money. In 2000, the TV guru was founded O magazinethat is still in circulation. In 2011, she launched her successful TV network, the Oprah Winfrey Network or OWN, which has produced shows as well Queen sugar and Dr. Phil, Oh, and then there's her share of Weight Watchers, from which she bought ten percent in 2015. Most recently, she recently signed a multi-year contract with Apple, which is planning a programming partnership for the original content.

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Supermodel, what about Super Boss Babe? Gisele Bündchen is one of the most famous and famous supermodels in the world, but did you know that she used her brand to create a very lucrative empire? Not only has Bündchen earned money through catwalk shows, advertising campaigns and the face of many brands over the years, but also many other banks. This includes working with Grendene, a synthetic footwear company that promotes the sale of its own sandal line and teaming. In 2011, it launched Sejaa Pure Skincare with Hope, the largest Brazilian lingerie manufacturer for its own brand, the same year , an eco-friendly product line for beauty products. For over a decade, it has been the Pantene hair product model from Procter & Gamble. In 2018, she took her lifestyle in terms of healthy habits and Zen practices to the next level by publishing a book called Publication Lessons: My way to a meaningful lifewhich increases their estimated assets of $ 360 million.

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Movie star and more is exactly what Gwyneth Paltrow has been. After having become the face of numerous brands, including Estée Lauder's Pleasures Perfume and Bean Pole International, Paltrow brought her beauty know-how and celebrity value to the general public with her weekly lifestyle newsletter Goop 2008. The newsletter should give fans travel recommendations, healthy recipes, shopping tips and beauty recommendations, while encouraging people to "nourish" the "inner aspect" of their lives. After the first success, the newsletter developed into an Internet company called Goop.com. Goop has developed in e-commerce, has worked with fashion brands, and has been doing pop-up business for the past ten years. During this time, the founder has also extended his personal brand by five cookbooks, the last being in 2019 The clean plate: eating, resetting, healing,

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Lauren Conrad is proof that reality stars can get bigger and better things. After her time Lagoon beach and The hillsThe 33-year-old star decided to devote herself to the lifestyle scene with her website, LaurenConrad.com, which launched almost 10 years ago, covering everything from party planning ideas to her favorite fashion pieces. Their emerging empire also consists of two fashion lines, LC Lauren Conrad for Khols and Paper Crown. She is also a nine-story author, and she co-founded The Little Market in 2013, with the goal of building sustainable partnerships with artisans around the world. In 2018, the first store in Los Angeles was opened.

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Action could be where Jessica Alba but she is now a passionate businesswoman thanks to her consumer goods firm The Honest Company. Alba was founded in 2012 together with a business partner Christopher Gavigan It is designed to produce household and baby products ethically and safely. In 2015, Alba launched a collection of skin care and beauty products called Honest Beauty, which has just expanded its empire and sales.

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Reese Witherspoon is a great actress, but she is an even better businesswoman. Besides acting on big shows Big little liesWitherspoon has worked with a number of companies she owns and manages. The actress has her own production company called Pacific Standard, which has worked on projects like Wild, Ex girlfriend and Big little lies, In 2016, she founded Hello Sunshine, a media company focused on women's stories across all platforms and letting them know. The VOD channel with this series has already been successful Continue to shine with Reese, On the other side of her empire is her fashion and lifestyle company Draper James, founded in 2015. Since her foundation, she has written a book about life in the South Whiskey in a teacup, worked with Crate & Barrel for a few capsule collections and opened four stores in the south.

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