In 2010 he came to Greece with the worst omens and together with the new year, but also a decade, words unknown until then entered our lives, such as "Memorandum». The economic crisis brought a series of changes in our daily lives that in the following years became bigger and unbearable for the world.
Many areas and places were affected by it and the map changed even radically in many cases. One of these places was the artist. The actors saw the "golden" times of television pass in the time warp of history. Productions were reduced, cassettes fell and many who worked were as if they were not working, as they were not paid.
And the night, however, did not escape her economic crisis. Gone are the days when shops were open for at least five days. Most of the shops are open for two days, while the earnings have dropped a lot. Result of all this?
Many actors and singers lost their jobs and found it difficult to make ends meet. So some people made the big decision to change jobs to make a living. Of course, there are other well-known Greeks who decided to rumble and change their profession, by choice. Personal reasons led them to make the decision to leave behind the career they had built and away from the limelight to live a calmer and fuller life for them.
Favorite youth singer with great success as a singer, but also composer / lyricist. The reason for him George Alkaios, who did what few would dare: he snorted while he still had a lot to offer in the song.
It was in 2010 when he represented Greece in Eurovision, winning the 8th place with the song "OPA". And while one would expect him to redeem his success, Alkaios decides to "thunder" them, unpleasantly surprising his fans.
Four months after Eurovision he leaves everything behind and moves to his favorite island, Milos where he kept a plot of land inherited from his grandmother. The exact reasons that led him to this decision are not exact, however, there were many things in the field but also with his associates who upset him, disappointed him and finally led him to this decision, which 10 years later he has not regretted. .
Today, Alkaios is doing business in Milos, where he maintains a hotel unit in the Pollonia area of Milos.
Her case Sophie Aliberti is typical. She started her career in the 80's as an actress and was one of the stars of the time and a favorite engineer of cinema. In the 90's he starred in many series on private television, achieving success.
And somewhere there, she decided to take a turn in her career and get involved with presentation. And as a presenter, Sofia Aliberti was a success, watching her TV shares go up. Until she made the decision a few years ago to leave everything behind and move to Paros, her favorite island.
The actress and presenter has been living permanently in Paros since 2013, where she is active in business. He is coming to Athens for a while her public appearances are now rare.
He was a star of Greek cinema, of the "golden" era of videotape, but also of television and theater. The well-known actor, who was also described as a "zen premium" shortly before the crisis came to our country, decided for personal reasons to leave everything behind and retire to his estate in Kalamata.
His last job as an actor was in 2009 with the series "I love you, park", which was shown on an internet channel. Since then, he is - as he states - a farmer as in recent years he has been dealing with his ancestral estates in Messinia.
In previous years, the Panos Michalopoulos he had some professional suggestions, but as he has confessed, he was not interested. His appearances are more than rare, since he is no longer interested in the publicity part.
He started his career as a model and in fact successful. In the "golden" years of television (in the decade 2000-2009) he tried his hand in this field, as a presenter and as an actor with participations in television series.
But, as we mentioned, the crisis has brought big changes in television as well. So the Alexandros Parthenis found out. And because the needs, obligations and expenses are running, he was busy with several jobs, including public relations in stores.
TV, returned through Survivor 2, where he left first. He wants to return to television, but so far, she has not come.
It was the beginning of the 2000s, when he played "The Anthem of the Cuckold" on the airwaves. The "hymn", which was to become the ultimate hit, was "dressed" by Stavros Libykos with his voice. Although the popular singer had written many kilometers in the field until then (having important collaborations, such as with Marinella, Vicky Moscholou, Rita Sakellariou and Stratos Dionysiou), the song "Pare telefono ton kerata" (2002) was the one took off his career and made him widely known.
However, The financial crisis that "hit" at night also affected Stavros Libikos, who was left out as a result of which he finds it difficult to take care of his family. So, he decided to do other jobs, since, as he has confessed, people who helped him reach the peak of his glory, when he needed them, turned their backs on him.
And because, as he had pointed out in an interview a while ago, "work is not a shame", he hung up the microphone and grabbed the steering wheel. So, with the help of good friends, he rented a working taxi.
The TV audience got to know him through Fame Story 2, as the little rocker. In the following years, o Nikos Mihas engaged in singing. Until he decided a few years ago to pursue the profession of doctor he had studied.
Today, he is a doctor of the National Health Service, while after 5 years of abstaining from the discography, he recently returned with a new song, which he does not forget, but is now engaged as an amateur.
She starred in many TV series, while she was one of the most talented actresses of her generation. In recent years, however, she has distanced herself from television and theatrical events, having opened her own patisserie in the southern suburbs, even making her own sweets.
As for acting, the Anta Livitsanou has not abandoned her completely, but is waiting for the right offer to return. Until then, she enjoys her new "sweet" daily life.
"Peristeropoulos" from Singles, but also the protagonist of several TV hits, decided a few years ago to leave everything behind and start a new life in Pelion and specifically in the beautiful Kissos.
There, the George Seitaridis together with his wife, Olga Thanasia, they enjoy his rural and quiet life, where the actor is now a beekeeper. And as he emphasizes, not only has he not regretted his decision, but he is happy with his new daily life.