3. Steven Anthony Lawrence
Steven Anthony Lawrence may be best known as Beans from Even Stevens, but in 2015 he was spotted playing a very different role: that of Santa’s helper at a California mall. Yet while that may appear to be a shocking change of career path, Lawrence appeared both unembarrassed and all too happy to pose for photos with fans. “I don’t know how people even barely recognize me,” he had told The Huffington Post in February that year.
2. Susan Boyle
Despite her 2009 debut album shifting 14 million units, Susan Boyle apparently fancied a change of direction back in 2014. In fact, according to staff, the “I Dreamed a Dream” singer inquired about a minimum pay position at a Scottish betting store. “We were all in shock,” the store’s manager told The Sun at the time. Not, perhaps, half as much as Boyle’s fans were…