Singers turning into actors is nothing new to Hollywood. There are numerous celebrities have outstretched their carrier in multiple mediums. Notably many singers have achieved considerably in acting than singing. Check out to know more about the famous Musicians-turned-Actors.
Jon Bon Jovi
Jon Bon Jovi, the famous figurehead of the rock band, released the album “Bon Jovi” in 1984, marking their official debut as record producers. They released 15 studio albums, five compilations, three live albums, five EPs, and a box set. The albums which became hits are “ you give love a bad name”, “ Livin on a Prayer” and “Bad Medicine.” Bon Jovi made his debut in 1990 in a movie called “ Young Guns II.” A couple of years later, he was back with a small role in “Moonlight & Valentino” and later starred in “The Leading Man.” But most of his roles were minor. Also, he made guest appearances in series including” Ally McBeal” and “Sex and the City.”
Better Midler holds a separate fanbase for the magical movie “ Hocus Pocus”. She is a singer, actor, and comedian. Midler released her first studio album “ The Divine Miss M” in 1972.
She began her acting career in the 1996 film “Hawaii”. She was nominated twice best actress category, for 1980’s ‘The Rose’ and 1992’s ‘For the Boys’. Also, she received two Tony Awards, four Golden Globes, three Primetime Emmys, and so on.
Queen Latifah is such a dynamic actress in Hollywood who nearly got everyone to forget she was a rapper. In 1989, she signed with Tommy boy records and released her first studio album
“ All Hail the Queen”. Though she has released many singles nothing has successful as her acting. Latifah began acting a few years later in her debut album. She appeared in movies like
“Jungle Fever”, and “Juice”. Her appearance in Chicago earned her an Academy nomination for the best actress. Her other movies include “Last Holiday,” “Bringing Down the House,” and “Beauty Shop”.
Lady Gaga has been dominating the music industry for decades, her fearless attitude and innovative outfits made the audience awestruck. She has won nearly 13 Grammys not only for music but as an entrepreneur, activist, and actress. Being portrayed as Ally Maine in A Star is Born, she received an Academy Award.
Appearing on The All-new Micky Mouse Club and Star Search, Justin gained more fame along with the boy band NSYNC. Their biggest hit include This I promise you and It’s gonna be me.
His notable films include The Bad Teacher, Friends with Benefits, and Alpha Dogs. He also did a voice-over in an animated movie Trolls.