Lauren Conrad

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Lauren Conrad, star of Laguna Beach and The Hills wasn’t always seen as an entrepreneur. Being the star of a reality show doesn’t usually make it easy for people to take you seriously – but Conrad was one star that has been able to change our minds.

“Sharing my life publicly has given me the opportunity to pursue my ambitions while providing brand recognition, consumer trust and personal resonance. But a successful enterprise can’t just run on fame,” she said.

After successfully launching clothing lines, book deals, websites, and more, Conrad is a household name. Teens and young adults look to her for advice on dating, fashion, health, and more. She has used for fame to follow her dreams, as well as to give back to those less fortunate than her through projects like “The Little Market.”

To read more about Lauren Conrad, visit her new profile on Business Bigwigs.