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The World’s Most Unique Careers

These uncommon jobs are anything but 9 to 5

From the woman who made Barbara Streisand a star to a coach who prepares convicted CEOs for jail time, DuJour has investigated some of the most interesting businesspeople and entrepreneurs ever. Here, we’ve rounded up the fascinating stories of individuals whose careers—and lives—are unlike any other.

One Of The Most Adventurous Men In The World
Get to know luxury travel pioneer Geoffrey Kent.

The U.K.’s Premier Cigar Sommelier
Giuseppe Ruo on the perfect Cuban cigar, the ultimate smoking conditions and more.

Get To Know Diamantaire Nirav Modi
What it takes to become a master in one of the most luxurious jobs on the planet. 

A Lifestyle Concierge’s Most Extravagant Requests
From procuring live monkeys with three hours notice to coordinating a lavish proposal, this company can make any idea a reality.

Meet Mashable’s Pete Cashmore
The media mogul gives us a glimpse into the past, present and future of his tech empire.

A Dessert Mastermind’s Covetable Confections
Bouchon Bakery director Alessandra Altieri dishes on her (sweet) career. 

The Father-Son Business Of Your Dreams
Catching up with the bourbon barons behind one of the world’s most respected brands. 

What It Takes To Be A Fixer
Digital Crisis Expert Darius Fisher shares his tricks of the trade.

Mustard Sommelier
Pierette Huttner gives you a taste of her oddly chic job.

How High-Profile CEOs Prep For Jail Time
It’s no easy task to go from life behind a desk to life behind bars, but a good prison coach can make all the difference.