Hobbies That Make Money: 25 Examples You Can Start Now

Do you have a hobby? A hobby could be any activity we enjoy doing in our spare time. 

These activities help us develop skills and talent, make friends with similar interests, reduce stress, and some can even provide an extra stream of income. 

Many of us begin a hobby for fun and enjoyment, not necessarily for profit. However, hobbies that make money are win-win situations for your wallet. 


The benefits of picking up writing as a hobby to make money are that it is low cost, a desirable communication skill, easy to start, and you can do it independently. 


Try portraits, family photography, travel, sports, nature, stock photographs, or candid photography. 

Flying Drones

This choice makes money when flying a drone with photography and videography capabilities. You can create content to sell to real estate, agriculture, TV, and media. 

Gardening and Landscaping

Besides encouraging you to work outdoors, it is a form of moderate exercise (if you work 2.5 hours) that is suitable for your mind and body. 


Making money from creating music through songs or lyrics works in several ways, such as from licensing deals, selling music online, via a blog, or sites like StockMusicMusician, Audio Jungle, and Airbit. 

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