10 Stars Who Quit Hollywood To Raise A Family



Working in Hollywood or the entertainment industry in general can very tiring and time consuming. Many of these famous entertainers have to endure harsh criticism, which can take a toll on any person. When some of these entertainers decide to start a family, they see it as a way for them to leave the crazy world of Hollywood for good. They may want to leave Hollywood in order to give their loved ones a chance at a normal life. Let’s take a look at some stars that were once pretty popular but decided to leave Hollywood behind to raise a family.

Shania Twain

Shania Twain was at the top her game when she deiced leave the music industry behind to move with her then husband to Switzerland to raise their family.

Jamie Lynn Spears

Jamie Lynn Spears is the younger sister of pop star, Brintey Spears. She left her hit show on Nickelodeon, ‘Zoey 101’ and Hollywood altogether, after news hit that she was pregnant.

Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin was an extremely popular singer who had hit singles on the Billboard charts. After the birth of his two twin boys, Ricky decided to leave the entertainment industry behind to focus on raising his children.

Larry Birkhead

While Larry Birkhead is considered to be a famed photographer, he is notoriously known as the father of the late Anna Nicole Smith’s daughter, Dannielynn. After Anna Nicole’s death, Larry decided to escape Hollywood to give his daughter a chance at a normal life.

Candace Cameron Bure

We all loved watching Candice Cameron Bure as DJ Tanner on ‘Full House’. Once the show officially wrapped up, Candice got married and began starting a family. She took a long hiatus from acting until a few years ago.

Kellie Shanygne Williams

You may remember Kellie Shanygne Williams starring as Laura Winslow on the hit 90s series, ‘Family Matters’. The former child star left Hollywood and is currently raising a family with her husband.

Phoebe Cates

Phoebe Cates was the it girl in the film, ‘Fast Times At Ridgemont High’. She left Hollywood and married fellow actor Kevin Kline and had two children.

Michael Schoeffling

Michael Schoeffling was the teen heartthrob in the 80s. After starring in popular films, he moved to a small town, got married and had children.

Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Hill released what many proclaim to be one of the greats R&B/Hip Hop albums in the 90s. Despite her solo success, she quit the music industry to focus on her relationship and five children.

Rick Moranis

You may remember Rick Moranis for starring in films such as, ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’ and ‘Ghostbusters’. After losing his beloved wife to breast cancer, he decided to quit acting to focus on raising his daughter as a single father.