If you pick the life of most successful people in the world to review what has actually aided them for so much to gain recognition and popularity, you will find one similarity in all the stories and that is, their versatality. It has always been noticed that singers who enjoy a great fame Oftrn land up with acting. Here is a quick list of top 10 singers who turned themselves into actors. Have a look!
10. Anthony Kiedis
He is famous for the obtuse lyrics of his songs that when combines with the Grammy winning tunes, make him way awesome than anyone recognizes. His major role was in the movie called as The Hurt Locker directed by Kathryn Bigelow where he has played the role of a tattooed guy dealing with crystal meth.
He has stuck to his limits and his strengths in the movie industry as well and this is the main reason why he has been able to put up a watchable and credible performance in the movie 8 Mile released in 2002.
08. Mariah Carey
Carey’s act as a daringly plain-looking social worker in 2009’s Precious was an utterly diverse story, astounding everyone with the perilous praise it gathered, including a nominee for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Cast in a Motion Picture.
Some of her released movies include Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), Dreamgirls (2006) and Cadillac Records (2008) for which she has also gotten nominations for the Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild awards both.
Her filmography include movies like Dick Tracy (1990), A League of Their Own (1992), Body of Evidence (1993) and Evita (1996) etc. which is why she has become one of the longest and most successful singer with a film career.
05. Mos Def
He has declared himself as a star of the underground hip hop and rap music but he has also built his film career by starting with very small roles in movies like Monster’s Ball and Brown Sugar and for them he got nominations for the Emmy as well as Golden Globe Awards and is still has many projects with various famous directors.
04. Lindsay Lohan
Although her career as a singer and actor both has failed and crashed due to her three stints in the rehab, her singing was actually really good and she is still currently working on her third album which will be released shortly.
03. Vanessa Hudgens
She is a fantastic singer but on the other side she is also a very elegant and decent actress. Although her few albums has seen horrible sales but she is still building her acting career and is performing as well.
02. Will Smith
Will Smith may be the principal star in Hollywood, but his career instigated as a teenage hip hop star The Fresh Price, hawking rhymes with DJ Jazzy Jeff, being the first addressee of the first ever Grammy for Best Rap Performance.
01. Justin Timberlake
His filmography includes Alpha Dog (2006), Black Snake Moan (2006), Southland Tales (2007) and The Social Network (2010), he is becoming better and better with time and soon there are chances that he will only be known for his acting rather than his singing.