10 Bizarre Inventions That Raked In Millions


Everybody has the ability to come up with great business idea that will generate them a good amount of profit. It can come out successful, depending on how the public receives it. For some people, even the most unlikely products can come out triumphant in the market.

You may have heard of the Magic 8 Ball and the Hula hoop, you might have even owned one at one point. But what exactly made these items sell off the shelves when they have little to no use in real life?

On this list, you will find the craziest products whose inventors are laughing all the way to the bank.

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Big Mouth Billy Bass

Invented by Gemmy Industries

Big Mouth Billy Bass could be the silliest inventions out there, but it was Gemmy Industries that got the last laugh. People were quickly amused by the singing fish and the company earned millions of dollars for its popularity.

Slap Bracelets

Invented by Stuart Andrews

Andrews started this 90s fashion trend when he was a high-school teacher. He is said to have profited between $6 million to $8 million out of this product.

The iFart app

Invented by Joel Comm

By 2008, iFart hit the number one spot in the most downloaded applications for iOs. People actually paid for the app as it reached its peak, selling $.99 on iTunes. Comm, an Internet marketer, and his company have earned more than $400,000 in total.

Hula Hoop

Invented by Arthur K. Melin and Richard Knerr

The hula hoop has been around for more than five decades, making it one of the longest-running products out there. We can’t help but wonder how Melin and Knerr managed to introduce the product to investors.


Invented by Doggles Company

Doggles are goggles specially made for your canine friend. It sells for $80 dollars a piece, and believe it or not, it has been immensely popular even spanning medical use for dogs. Doggles have also been used for military dogs, as they use the product to protect themselves from dust.

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