12 Careers that Will Make You a Millionaire

Everybody wants money, but some people want it more than other do; if you are one among the former, choose a career path that lets you realize your goal of becoming a millionaire as quickly as possible. The following curated list of professions that produce sure-shot millionaires and make you rich and famous.

12 career options that will make you a millionaire


Actor- Leonardo Dicaprio

The most traditional among professions to make you rich, acting is a low entry barrier yet hard to reach success field. The odds of making it to the list of Hollywood biggies are low but given the right amount of talent and drive, you can become a successful actor. Many celebrity actors come from non-Hollywood backgrounds and still make it big in Tinsel town. You could be that person!


Athlete- Ronaldo

Being an athlete requires backbreaking hard work and dedication. In addition, you need to pass numerous physical fitness tests in order to start training as one. If you have an enviable level of physical fitness, stamina and biomechanical reflexes, being an athlete could be your golden career that quickly makes you rich and famous. To be able to truly succeed as an athlete, you need to put in many years of hard work and practice into your sport. Start training early and consistently if you want to make it big as an athlete. To keep up your spirits, keep reminding yourself that successful athletes could easily be making millions of dollars per year.

Air Traffic Controller

Air Traffic Controller

If you love airplanes and are comfortable with using sophisticated gadgets, being an air traffic controller could be your rosy road towards becoming a millionaire. In addition to efficiently using radar, maps and other equipment, you need a high level of vigilance to accomplish this job well. Any bit of carelessness from your end could cause huge losses. Therefore, consider this career option only if you are ready to work very hard all through your work hours. This one is not for the lax or less energetic ones among us.

App Designer

App Designer- Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is an online social media and social networking service based in Menlo Park, California. The Facebook application was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, along with fellow Harvard College students and roommates. On July 13, 2015, Facebook became the fastest company in the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to reach a market cap of $250 billion. Facebook has more than 2 billion monthly active users as of June 2017- (Sourced from wikipedia). All it takes is a smart idea, an understanding of human psychology and some technical skills to create an app that gains instant popularity among people and subsequently makes you a millionaire. If you have all three, go ahead and try your luck at creating the best app you can create – yours could as well be the next big name we use while trying to inspire our readers to become app designers!



If you have a niche that you know all about and a strong opinion to match, being a blogger could be your ladder to becoming a millionaire. A successful blog does require some time investment and perseverance, but stay at it for at least six months and you will begin to see results (with the aid of SEO techniques and aggressive social media promotions of course). Feed your blog with regular high quality content and add professional touches like graphics and photographs. Whatever niche you choose, do your homework beforehand, like identifying your audience, making a list of keywords to optimize your blog etc.

Corporate Lawyer

Corporate Lawyer

Corporate lawyers are the best paid among lawyers. A substantial university degree can get you a job in a huge multi-national as a corporate lawyer and you could enjoy a handsome starting salary, not to mention the unlimited growth prospects. Average salaries run in the $200,000 range. With this much money coming in every year, saving up your first million dollar would not take long.

Instagram Celebrity

Instagram Celebrity- Kesha rose

A stunning subject of interest and mind blowing skills with the camera can make you a millionaire quicker than you can imagine. Thanks to social media, the art you create with your camera is now visible to the entire world. Promote it on the right platform, in the right way, with the right consistency, and you gain the popularity that brings in the wealth. You could use Instagram for just about any niche, ranging from natural landscapes to food to fashion. Find something that has a balanced mix of novelty and existing popularity among the masses, in order to be an Instagram celebrity.

Investment Banker

Investment Banker

Investment banking is a completely money-oriented profession. If you want to start earning an enviable income right after you graduate, this is the career for you. You can draw a salary in the upwards of $200,000 as a banker, which is certainly a good enough start towards becoming a millionaire in a few years. The only caveat here is that you will have to work long, grueling hours every week. Investment bankers often put in 80 or more hours of work per week. So if you choose this career, be informed about the fact that you might struggle with achieving a work-life balance.

Physician / Surgeon


Becoming a doctor and being really good in your specialization is the most reliable path for becoming a millionaire. A doctor’s job is the highest paying one in the US, and once your practice catches on well, sky is the limit for how much you can earn. The key however is to remain true to your profession and offer the best you can to each of your patients. The medical line demands extremes of hard work but it’s all completely worth it if money as well as job satisfaction is what you seek.

Software Architect / Software Developer

Software Architect- Bill Gates

This is another one among jobs that pay well and are reliable at the same time. Software developers and architects earn, on an average, $130,000 a year after only a very few years of experience. Senior positions earn much more. Moreover, the overall job stress is not very high. Study computer science in college and remain up to date with all the latest developments in the software industry to keep up with the dynamics this job demands. If you are cut out to be a software developer, you will enjoy coding like anything making it a dream profession for you.

Stock Market Trader

Stock Market Trader

Being a smart, well-informed trader can make you a million dollars in a fairly short time. Reading extensively about the business world and forming a sharp opinion on what makes a company succeed is the key to success as a stock market trader. Another enticing feature of the job is that you can work from most anywhere in the world with a laptop and a reliable Internet connection. So if you have a small capital, start investing smartly and enjoy all the perks of the job while your money does the hard work for you.


Youtuber- Rosanna Pansino

Top YouTube celebrates rake in big dollars for every video they post. The niches are unlimited and so are the audiences that subscribe to various categories of YouTube channels. You could be doing something very regular in a unique and amusing manner, or you could be creating the most complex videos of rather uncommon things – anything and everything works on YouTube as long as it’s entertaining. Once you get a big enough following, there are numerous ways of monetizing your channel, the most common one being, YouTube advertisements that come in at the beginning or in the middle of a video.

We hope one of these professions appeals to you and gives you a short and smooth flight to million-dollar-land as well it can help you to decide a career that can make your rich and famous.

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