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Alternate Careers of Porn Stars

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Porn Stars: What Might Have Been

There's a point in everyone's life when they stand at a career crossroads. Go one way and you end up in your current profession. Go the other and you wind up doing something entirely different.

That's true not just of people in the traditional business world, but also those in the porn world. Before they began having sex on screen, people in the adult entertainment industry were often working in other fields or studying to be a part of them.

We were curious about what some of today's top porn stars would be doing if they weren't a part of their current industry, and tracked some down at the recent Adult Entertainment Expo. Cosmology? Cosmetology? The answers might surprise you. Click ahead and find out.

By Chris Morris, Special to CNBC.com
Posted 26 January 2012

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