Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Also Inventors

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Jamie Lee Curtis

The actress has been typecast as a mother in the past, but she’s had some practice in the role. Her invention was a match made in motherhood. She designed a diaper with a pocket for wipes, making cleanup a breeze for busy moms.

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Hedy Lamarr

She’s not just another pretty face. Lamarr also is credited with making the technology behind blocking torpedos in WWII. This led to creations like GPS, WiFi, and Bluetooth. Hedy Lamarr made the tech era, and we’re forever grateful.

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The More You Know

  • Before becoming a movie star, Harrison Ford was a master carpenter – a craft he still does as a hobby.
  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has his own motivational alarm clock app, which fans can download. It has no snooze button.
  • Miley Cyrus first tried out for Hannah Montana at the age of 11. She was denied due to her age.
  • Brad Pitt first gained recognition as a cowboy hitchhiker in the road movie Thelma & Louise.
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