(CNN) -- Commercial office space, warehouses or factory facilities are not required to launch a successful business.
At-home enterprises have turned many business people into full-fledged celebrities.
Grammy award-winning musicians OutKast started in a basement recording studio in Atlanta, Georgia. Apple, Google and Microsoft all were born at home-based facilities. See more famous businesses that started at home »
Culinary queen Paula Deen started her media empire by making bag lunches in her own kitchen.