Which franchise does Peyton own and operate?
Franchising presents entrepreneurs with the unique opportunity to own their own business with the strength and support of an established brand behind them. Many celebrities have recognized the benefits of franchising and made investments in franchise businesses through the years.
Can you match these well known celebrities with their franchise business?
Which franchise does Peyton own and operate?
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Peyton Manning owns and operates over 30 Papa John's locations in the Denver area.
He won his second Super Bowl in 2015 and retired soon after, opening up plenty of time to focus on pizza.
New hobby in retirement: baking (You can check out Peyton's cupcakes in Papa John's new commercials.)
Peyton is a proud alumni of the University of Tennessee.
Which franchise does Shaq own and operate?
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Shaq owns and operates 40 - 24 Hour Fitness locations.
If you guessed Five Guys or Auntie Anne's, you're actually also right! With 155 locations under his belt, Shaq owns 10% of Five Guy's entire franchise profile.
And most recently the he bought an historic Krispy Kreme shop on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta, GA and will also serve as a spokesperson for the brand.
Shaq has the very first verified Twitter account.
Nicknamed The Big Aristotle, Shaq stands at a modest 7'1" (we're going to assume he's the tallest celebrity franchisee)
Which franchise does Jimmy own and operate?
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Jimmy Buffett owns and operates Krispy Kreme locations in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Jimmy first got into the donut game in the early 2000s.
Outside of donuts, Jimmy's other business ventures include a small Margaritaville empire consisting of restaurants and branded food and alcohol products.
Jimmy still finds time to hit the tour circuit playing fan favorites like Cheeseburger in Paradise and Margaritaville.
Which franchise does Phil own and operate?
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Phil Mickelson owns and operates Five Guys locations in Orange County, California.
Phil's love for a Five Guys burger runs deep- he swears that he has eaten Five Guys for six consecutive days.
When he's not franchising Five Guys, you can find him on the golf course. He's won 42 events on the PGA Tour, including 5 majors, during his career.
While a right-hander in everything but golf, Phil's left handed swing earned him the nickname 'Lefty.'
Which franchise does Rick own and operate?
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Rick Ross owns and operates Wingstop locations across the US.
His Wingstop empire started in Memphis and continues to grow with one of his most recent locations opened in Newnan, GA.
His favorite Wingstop wing flavor? Lemon pepper.
The next time you're listening to Ross' hit "MC Hammer", listen for the Wingstop reference.
Which franchise does Drew own and operate?
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Drew Brees owns and operates Jimmy John's locations in Louisiana.
Drew first discovered Jimmy John's while in school at Purdue.
Who Dat? It might just be Drew Brees delivering your sandwich. He's been known to grab a delivery here and there while in his stores.
When he's not out on deliveries, he's the beloved QB of the New Orleans Saints.
Which franchise does Magic own and operate?
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Magic Johnson owns and operates T.G.I. Friday's locations in California.
Among his other franchise investments are several Burger King locations.
Magic has a history of sound business decisions. He's the former owner of over 100 Starbucks franchises which he sold back to corporate for a reported $100 million.
Outside of food and fast food franchises, Magic has stayed true to his sports roots (and his Los Angeles hometown) and has partial ownership of the Lakers and the Dodgers.
Which franchise does Venus own and operate?
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Venus Williams owns and operates Jamba Juice locations in the Washington DC area.
On the court, Venus is known for her healthy serves and backhands. Off the court, she's promoting healthy smoothies and juices.
Venus' business pursuits don't stop at franchising. She's also launched her own activewear line and written a New York Times best selling book.
Venus' 129 mph serve holds the record for second fastest in women's tennis history.
Which franchise does Hank own and operate?
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Hank Aaron owns and operates Popeyes locations.
In addition to Popeyes, Hank also owns Krispy Kreme and Church's Chicken franchises.
Hank resides in Atlanta, Georgia, home of the Braves. He played for the Braves when he broke Babe Ruth's home run record in 1974.
Does 755 mean anything to you? That's the number of homeruns Hank hit in his career earning him the nickname "Hammerin' Hank."
Which franchise does Michael own and operate?
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Michael Strahan owns and operates Burger King locations.
Michael banded together with other professional athletes to invest in over 15 Virginia Burger King locations in 2007.
While now mostly known for his co-hosting posts and gap toothed smile, Michael is also a former New York Giants defensive end and was recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Michael's most recent gig? A morning hosting spot on Good Morning America.
Which franchise does Pharrell own and operate?
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Pharrell owns and operates Fatburger locations.
Pharrell has opened Fatburger locations everywhere from Virginia to China.
Before he was a franchisee and award winning musician and producer, Pharrell learned the basics of work ethic by working at famous franchise chain, McDonalds.
Pharrell has been spending his evenings as of late as a coach on the Voice.
Which franchise does Mark own and operate?
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Mark Blount owns and operates Auntie Anne's locations.
Hand rolled pretzels and Cinnabons make up Mark's franchise portfolio.
Prior to his franchise investments, Mark played in the NBA for 10 years.
Mark measures in 7' tall, just an inch behind Shaq in the tallest famous franchisee competition.
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