Hobbies That Make Money: 25 Examples You Can Start Now

Hobbies are activities we enjoy doing when we have spare time. These activities help us develop skills and talent, make friends with similar interests, reduce stress, and provide an extra stream of income.

Reasons For a Hobby That Makes Money

– Follow your passion. – Start small to minimize the initial investment. – Have skills and talent you want to develop further. – Have spare time. – Feel satisfaction. – Generate an additional income stream. – Teach others. – Freelance opportunities. – Sell your work on Etsy, Fiverr, Upwork, or other businesses. – Healthy for your body and soul.

25 Hobbies That Make Money


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


Photography as a hobby can be very gratifying as you capture special moments in beautiful places. I enjoyed photography, taking classes, learning how to develop film, buying camera equipment, lens, tripods, and such.

Flying Drones

Flying drones can be an exhilarating hobby that makes money. Drones can start at $100-$200 if you buy them second hand but can go up significantly to $1,000 or more.

Gardening and Landscaping

Gardening is a hobby with many benefits. Besides encouraging you to work outdoors, gardening is a form of moderate exercise (if you work 2.5 hours) suitable for your mind and body.


Listening to music can be soothing for your body and soul, relieving stress and providing health benefits. Making music is relaxing, whether you are playing an instrument, writing music, or making your beats or samples. 

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