Unexpected Celebrity Entrepreneurs

The common perception of a technology entrepreneur is that of a spectacled recluse slaving away in a garage or basement. The rise of the Zuckerburg, Parker and other well known tech founders has led to the dispelling of this stereotype somewhat. However, it’s the celebrity actors, athletes and musicians that really force one to reconsider the preconceptions of a tech innovator.

Will Ferrell

Will Ferrell at Walk Hard premiere

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Most people know Will Ferrell from his wildly successful TV and movie roles, including Anchorman to Saturday Night Live. What most people do not know is that he is also a successful web entrepreneur.  His comedy partner, Adam McKay and him founded the popular website, funnyordie.com