Georgian celebrities who own their business
03 February, 2017
Georgian celebrities who own their business
Many Georgian celebrities try to receive additional income by doing other things, apart from their main activities. Ambebi.ge has decided to tell you about some of the most famous Georgians who have their own businesses.

Ia Parulava
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She is one of the most well-known actresses in Georgia, who got involved in business relatively recently, when she opened a hotel in Abanotubani district of Tbilisi, in a house she bought back in 1997.

‘I bought this house in 1997. It was in a very bad condition. Four families lived here. When I bought the house, they all moved to other places. Then I dismantled the building and it was conserved for several years. In 2007 I began to build a new house, but due to the 2008 war I was unable to continue’, - Parulava told Ambebi.ge in an interview.

Two years ago Ia decided to finish the house and open a hotel. She was actively involved in renovation works and her business is quite successful now.

Kristine Imedadze
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She’s a singer and apart from her main activities, she’s also involved in her personal business. She has opened her own clothing line and after beginning the enterprise with skully hats, she now produces other clothes as well. Kristine’s business has become quite successful over the years. He brand is now called SAMI thyat mainly produces sports and casual clothing.

Lasha Glonti
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Lasha is a doctor and a singer. He got involved in business recently, namely in winemaking, together with his friends. His wine has a different, somehow unusual aroma and is intended mainly for women. Lasha Glonti’s brand is called April and it is sold only abroad.

Zaza Pachulia

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The most famous Georgian basketball player, apart from the successful career in NBA, is involved in business in his home country. Several years ago he opened a hotel in Tbilisi and went on to add another enterprise, a spa center. They are located in different districts of Tbilisi. While Zaza is in USA, playing with Golden State Warriors, his business is carried out by his mother and friends.

Nina Tskrialashvili
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Nina, who is a singer, decided to get involved in business activities recently. Together with a friend she has opened a lingerie shop in Tbilisi, where only the items produced in Georgia are sold. Nina’s business partner is Neliko Nachkebia.

Levan Jibgashvili

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Levan Jibgashvili is an actor and he began
his business several years ago. He opened a children’s entertainment center which is the most popular in Tbilisi today. Later on he got interested in clubbing business and opened karaoke centers in Batumi and Tbilisi. Levan Jibgashvili’s business proved to be very successful as he is the only millionaire actor in Georgia.

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