After making millions of dollars in the NBA, retirement offers the league’s brightest stars the ability to start a second life. Some, like Shaq and Charles Barkley, can’t stay out of the spotlight and move into television. Others take their money and invest in completely different careers.
See which former NBA superstars are now working normal jobs as truck drivers, farmers, or even UPS drivers!
Mark Blount – Auntie Anne’s Franchisee And Real Estate Mogul
Mark Blount entered the NBA in 1997 and made his long-awaited debut with the Celtics in 2001. In 2009, he retired, ending an unspectacular career. In retirement, Blount decided to invest his money, buying two Auntie Anne’s Pretzel franchises.
Blount isn’t the only former NBA star who loves Auntie Anne’s. After four years as a franchise owner, Blount sold his stores to focus on real estate opportunities. His initial $700,000 investment ended up earning him a $2 million payday!