Celebrities that own their own businesses
To almost everyone's surprise, JLo's fashion company, Sweetface, grossed over $130 million in 2004, and is slated to do even better with her higher-end line debuting during New York Fasion Week. The J Lo line currently encompasses junior sizes 1-15, plus sizes and girls' sizes.
It's all about accessories. From bracelets to belt buckles to earrings, Anderson has designed it. Most of her items are very girlie (surprisingly), but of course, there are those few barb-wired products.
Her line, Beach, consists of beachwear designed to allow the woman to feel exotic and sexy. The line was lauched in April 2005, can only be found in the UK.
For the classic look and design, Reba, has it all. Inspired by her past of hand-me-downs, McEntire, like many designers puts a little of her own style into her line.
Anna Nicole Smith
Signed with Von Dutch, the Playboy Bunny turned model (turned actress) hit the fashion scene with the launch of her new line, Anna Nicole, in August 2004. Smith prefers her style to be known as "Tex-Sex".
An avid yoga participant, Turlington help design Nuala by Puma yogawear.
Coming from humble beginnings as sock line, Ireland has lauched her fashion line to clothing and home products.
Elle Macpherson Intimates has been around more than 12 years, selling in places like Australia and the UK.
The godmother of celebrity fashion lines, Jaclyn Smith -- a former "Charlie's Angel" -- has sold more than 40 million pieces of the Kmart line since the launch in 1985 according to NY Daily News.
The star of Disney's "Lizzie McGuire"has premiered her own line, called "Stuff by Hilary Duff." Look for her merchandise at Target stores.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen
The enterprising twin actresses' apparel retails exclusively at Wal-Mart in tween and toddler sizes. It's just part of an estimated $1 billion Olsen empire encompassing everything from hair care to books.
Stiletto Killers, her new line was launched in fall 2004 with actress Ali Barone.
Sean "P. Diddy" Combs
Mblem, Moore's new clothing line, was launched in August 2004 at only specific boutiques. Her line currently only consists of vintage-inspired tees.
Sean John clothing can be found everywhere. He launched his line in 1998, and ever since has profited millions of dollars. He is the most commonly known rap star turned designer.
Even though controversy surrounds the rapper's new line, Shady Ltd., items can still be found nationwide. Hoodies, tees, denim and jackets makes up the rapper's line.
Jay Z and Damon Dash
With the combined powers of Jay Z and Damon Dash of Roc-A-Fella records, Rocawear has risen to the top of hip-hop wear ranging from Men's to Big & Tall, Women's and Kids.
Like many rappers before him, Nelly has hit the fashion scene with his line, Vokal, signatured as "clothing that speaks for itself." Vokal includes products for both men and women.
As one of the founder of hip-hop, it's no surprise that Snoop Dogg dipped his toes in the fashion fortune. And last year Snoop Dogg Clothing took home an Urban Fashion Award honor for his line started in '01.
Slated to launch in July, Ice-T's new clothing line, Icewear, should rise to the top like other rappers.
A prodigy of Eminem, 50 Cent's new line, G-Unit Clothing Company, can now be found at select stores nationwide.
Victoria Beckham (a.k.a Posh Spice)
A Fall 2005 debut is set for Eve to relaunch her line, Fetish, with the assistance of Mark Ecko. New products such as women's sportswear, luggage, headwear and shoes are slated to be included.
Beckham will launch her new line, VB, in March 2005. Her line can only be found in Harvey Nichols stores in the UK.
The No Doubt singer's clothing line, L.A.M.B., debuted in Spring 2004 with handbags and accessories. Her line now consists of clothes designed after the singer's personal style.
It's not surprising that this diva has started her own underwear line, Mariah Kiss Kiss, that is to debut later this year.
The House of Dereon, Beyonce's new line, will follow it's own trademark, "Couture. Kick. Coul" Her mother, Tina Knowles (who designs her red carpet attire) will help in the designing of this new line.
Creed's Scott Stapp
Although you would expect a rocker to design an edgier line, Stapp has done almost the opposite. He's taken his line, Screamline, to the extreme sport side with fashions particular to wake-boarding, BMX and any kind of surfing (snow or water)
The former Motley Crue bassist makes a second stab at a clothing line with Dragonfly, replete with tattooed fashions.
Famous for his own fashion statements, Boy George former lead singer of Culture Club, launched his new fashion line, B-rude during New York Fashion Week.
Still in production, Kravitz has teamed up with former Gucci designer, Tom Ford, to design an upscale fashion line. The clothes are slated to only be sold at top boutiques in London.
U2's frontman has launched his new clothing line, Edun (nude backwards). Each product is made completely of organic materials.
Tory by TRB created in February 2004, showcases Burch's designs of sportswear and accessories.
Heiress to the Hilton fortune, Hilton already has a handbag line out with Samantha Thavasa. Now, she plans to launch her new clothing line, Chick, that will consist of junior clothing in early Spring 2005.