9 Politicians Who Were Celebrities Once, And Somehow Wound Up Running For Office

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When the world of celebrity stardom gets boring, some A-listers decide to pursue a higher calling by raising a family or focusing on charity. But, for the extra ambitious among our favorite entertainers, running for office is at the top of their list.

If you're anything like me, the idea of your favorite stars running for office sounds terrifying (Kardashian – West 2016, anyone?) Still, some of these celebs-turned-politicos might surprise you. These stars' careers range from primary nominations to mayorships of small towns to multiple, prestigious presidential appointments. Here are celebrities who have tried their expertly manicured hands at politics — successfully or otherwise...

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