There are so many people out there in the world today who are hoping to create the next great thing when it comes to inventions. But what a lot of people don’t realize is that you make your money by obtaining patents and ensuring that everything is in your name before going public with your invention. Because if you don’t, you might end up like Catherine Hettinger, who invented the fidget spinner. At one point, she couldn’t afford the $400 to renew her patent, and now that the invention has blown up to widespread proportions, she isn’t making a dime. But, there are people who made sure that their patent was up to date, like the inventor of the Billy Bob teeth. While it’s hard to believe this invention made someone rich, you’d be surprised what the public is into. The Pet Rock was probably one of the most ridiculous inventions to ever go big, but its inventor is laughing all the way to the bank! The Singing Fish is probably one of the ultimate white elephant gifts for a group setting, and because it is so weird and unique, it got its creator extremely rich.
If you haven’t caught on yet, we’re going to be talking about unlikely inventions that got people very rich. If you have ever had a really weird idea in your head, but disregarded it because you don’t think it will catch on, think again. You’d be surprised at just how many people might share in your absolute weirdness!