Top 15 Celebrities Who Retired And Then Made A Comeback


Everyone thinks about their retirement at some time or the other. People plan their retirement and figure out when they will retire. Celebrities are also like us and they too think about their retirement. However, it seems that some stars take their retirement lightly and after announcing their retirement they come back. Whether they don’t know the real meaning of retirement or their luck didn’t work out in other professions that they took in the meanwhile, no matter what were the reasons for their comeback; some of them made an incredible comeback and some of them failed miserably.

From Robert Downey Jr. to Drew Barrymore, there is a long list of famous people who announced their retirement and then returned to the limelight. Take a look at these 15 celebrities who ‘unretired.’

1. Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. rose to fame in the 1980s with his performances in Back to School and The Pick-up Artist. He became an A-list actor as the ‘brat pack’, while starring in Weird Science and Less Than Zero. However, multiple drug abuse cases and arrests in the 90s affected his Hollywood and TV career, including one of the roles in Ally McBeal. After his last rehab shift in 2001, Downey Jr. came back with a bang. Everyone thought that he had retired from his acting career, but his comeback proved them wrong. Lead roles in Iron Man, The Avengers, and Tropic Thunder have landed this celebrity a top place as  Hollywood’s Highest-Paid Actors  in the Forbes’ list.

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