The previous post discusses three sport celebrities who also play with franchise business. They are LeBron James, Floyd Mayweather Jr, and Shaquille O’Neal. Of course, there are other names of sport celebrities who are successful not only in sports but also in business. Franchise can be an ideal choice for busy men like them, as the business is simpler to manage compared to standalone business is.
Franchise Business among More Sport Celebrities
The following are some other names of sport celebrities who also have franchise business, as cited on Forbes:
Having won a number of major events, Phil Mickelson is certainly an important name in golf sport. Having been in the business since 1992, the business turns into a success. Mickelson certainly loves burger. He has been one of the investors since the development of Five Guys hamburger in California. Now, he has some locations of the franchise in the state.
He is the legend as well as a hero in National Football League (NFL). Drew Bees choose the same field for his business. He owns some locations of Saints NFL franchise. He also joins the list of investors of QBs and successfully attracts many customers. As a result, Saints NFL franchise gained some parts in the Super Bowl event held in 2010.
It seems that Bees began to eye on food franchise business. He has some locations of notable franchise chains, as follows:
- Jimmy John’s
- Happy’s Irish Pub
- Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar
- Dunkin’ (Donuts)
In fitness brand, Brees has some locations of Title Boxing franchise. As reported in Fox Business, Drew Brees chooses franchise business since it provides people with opportunity to run business without having to deal with the hassle of establishing a brand-new one.
Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez
Alex Rodriguez has retired from baseball sport after being in Major league for more than 22 seasons. He had been playing for 3 major teams. Rodriguez now shifts to business domain after his career as a professional athletics. The man, who is called A-Rod, knows many things about sports. Therefore, he has become a part-owner of TruFusion fitness gym franchise since 2017. He discovered the brand with his actress partner, namely Jennifer Lopez. He is also setting up a plan to open some gym locations in South Florida.
He is one of the most famous names in the history of the NBA. He was shining bright when playing with Lakers in the 1980s, when his duel with Michael Jordan and Larry Bird was like a legend. After retiring, Johnson focuses his attention on some businesses, including franchises and chain restaurants, such as the following some shops of Burger King and more than 100 shops of Starbucks, with a value of more than $100 million.
Franchise business is a smart option for those who do not have experience in running business. Instead of creating a brand-new business, franchise would be a simpler option, since the business system is established. Popularity of these sport celebrities becomes huge potentials to attract the customers. What about you? Do you have any idea on a franchise that may fit your style and preference?