When it comes to making some extra cash, there’s no limit to what some people will do to earn a living. For those who hate working a typical 9 to 5 job, they’ve found some pretty strange ways to make a buck. Here are some of the weirdest things people actually do for money.
While some people want their first time to be special, others are looking to cash in on their first sexual experience by auctioning off their virginity. Since the late-1990’s, numerous virgins have used the Internet to sell their virginity for a large lump of cash. One of the most expensive virginity auctions occurred in March 2014 when 27-year-old American medical student, Elizabeth Raine, received a final bid of $801,000 for her virginity. In the end, she decided to back out of the deal, but there’s always a chance her virginity will be up for grabs in the near future.
We all have to sleep, so why not get paid to do something that’s a natural part of life? There’s actually some pretty lucky people out there who are employed as professional sleepers. They get paid big bucks to test out mattresses before they’re sold to the general public. While they sleep, their heart rate is monitored to determine how comfortable the mattress is. When they wake up, they give a quick review on the quality of their sleep before collecting their paycheck.
Planning a funeral is a stressful time in anyone’s life, but it’s even more stressful when you’re left to wonder how many people will actually show up to grieve. For some families, they don’t want to run the risk of being embarrassed by a low funeral attendance, so they hire professional mourners to attend the funeral and gravesite. Rent-a-mourner businesses are huge in the UK and Africa, and these professional mourners do a pretty good job of giving people the impression that the deceased was an important and influential part of their lives. Who knew looking sad and crying on demand could be so profitable?
For some men and women, working an office job is boring and unsatisfying. So instead, they go on the hunt for a sugar daddy or a sugar mama to help pay their bills. A sugar baby named Jeanemarie Almulla enjoys an extravagant lifestyle, from eating at expensive restaurants, traveling to exotic locations, and having cold hard cash deposited into her bank account every single month. Finding someone who will fund your entire lifestyle is no easy task, but Jeanemarie says she has numerous sugar daddies who cater to her every whim.
What weird things have you done for money?