Crazy money offered for Trump lookalike - could you do it?

US President Donald J. Trump

Do you look like Donald Trump? Could you stay in character for up to eight hours at a time? Are you happy to get your hair coiffed on a daily basis and a spray tan every week?

If so, then you could earn £50,000 a year for your trouble. In fact, you don't have to look like Trump to make money from the business - you don't have to look like anyone at all.

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The job has been advertised by Team Tactics, which is looking for someone to play POTUS on its Apprentice-themed corporate treasure hunts. It says: "The pay is so high due to the unpopularity of Donald Trump in the UK and the demands of the job, as candidates must stay in character for hours at a time. This, coupled with the unique appearance of the president means finding somebody suitable is proving more difficult than the founders anticipated."

The job isn't quite the glorious money-spinner is sounds, as you won't be working full-time. The pay actually works out as £200 per day, but that's still pretty good money for showing up and saying 'Bigly' a lot.

Can you do it?

To make money as a lookalike, it helps if you actually look like someone (at least a bit). If you have a passing resemblance to a celebrity, you can invest in wigs and clothes, take a few photos, and get yourself signed up to an agency. For the right celebrity in the right location, you can make £100 a day.

If you have a particularly impressive resemblance to the celebrity, you can make even more. Those at the very top of their game - and those who look like someone at the peak of their fame - can make as much as £500 for a four-hour session - although you'll need to pay 20% to most agents.

There are a few outliers who make really crazy money. Heidi Agan, the world's top Kate Middleton lookalike, for example, makes up to £3,000 a day.

There's the odd look-a-like, who is trying a new approach to the business. Thaddeus Kalinoski, for example, bears a striking resemblance to Zach Galifianakis (when he was playing Alan in The Hangover), so he moved to Las Vegas, where people hired him for $1,000 to party with them. He was making £205,000 a year, before he decided to call it a day.

What if you don't look like a celeb?

You could even make money from the industry if you don't bear a resemblance to anyone. Indeed.co.uk, for example is currently advertising for Santa lookalikes, and anyone with the ability to grow a beard and dye it white could qualify. It is recruiting for a number of garden centres around the country, with pay of £9.55 an hour. An 8-hour shift would therefore earn you £76.40.

Similarly, if you're willing to don a princess outfit and have a passing resemblance to Belle, Moana or Anna, you could earn £20 an hour for Princess-themed party entertainment. If you could cram in a couple of parties a day, you could make £80 for four-hours of smiling and being nice to children.

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What qualifications do you need? If you're a fan of Disney, between 5'4" and 5'"7, a size 10 and between 18 and 27 you might be in with a chance of becoming a Disney Princess! The role pays £11 an hour and you need to be an excellent public speaker and good with children. 

Did you know? Tinkerbell and other fairies have a specific height requirement of between 4'11" and 5'2"

What qualifications do you need? Are you dexterous with great attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions? Then you could become a senior Lego sculptor in Denmark while being paid £8.20 an hour! 

Did you know? Legoland Windsor is made up of 55 million bricks.

This has to be the perfect role for adrenaline junkies and rollercoaster lovers around the world. What qualifications do you need? All you need is a strong stomach, a passion for travel and be happy with doing your dream job for free. 

Did you know? Kingda Ka in Six Flags Great Adventure, USA, has the record for world's longest rollercoaster drop.

What qualifications do you need? Well, you'll need to be able to swim, obviously. If you're lucky, you could be paid £20,000 a year to splash around on the slides.  

Did you know? Action Park in New Jersey holds the world record for having the longest water slide at 2000ft long.

What qualifications do you need? If you're resourceful, can swim and snorkel and love making new friends, then island keeper may be the career for you and you could make as much as £78,000 doing it!

Did you know? The original Island Keeper was Brendon Grimshaw who purchased Moyenne Island in 1964 for $20,000, it's now worth millions.

What qualifications do you need? You'll need to be physically fit, have a SCUBA certification and a bachelor's degree in an animal-related field to become an animal trainer but you could earn £20,850 doing it. 

Did you know? Dolphins can stay alert for more than 15 days by sleeping with one half of their brain at a time. 

What qualifications are needed? A sweet tooth is a distinct advantage for this this £41,000 per annum ice cream tasting job  - but isn't as easy as it may sounds. As well as healthy taste buds you'll need a Bachelor of Science degree in dairy science or food science too.

Did you know? John Harrison has been a professional ice cream taster for 30 years and has tried nearly 200 million gallons of ice cream.

What qualifications are needed? You'll need dive theory knowledge, first aid skills and Padi certifications before you'll be allowed to take to the seas and earn £27,500 as a senior scuba instructor, but it's worth all that training for a life in the Caribbean.

Did you know? Once you get below 10 metres depth while scuba diving you can't see red or yellow. If you cut yourself your blood will look blue.

What qualifications do you need? To become a £36,500 per annum Great Barrier Reef caretaker you'll need a love for wildlife, adventure, a BSc in Marine Biology and resourcefulness.

Did you know? The venom of the Australian box jellyfish is considered to be among the most deadly in the world. 

What qualifications do you need? Very good fitness levels. If you've always wanted to go 'Down Under' and have a passion for nature and the outdoors as well as a sense of adventure and resourcefulness then a £52,000 per annum career in the Outback may be just right for you. 

Did you know? The Australian outback is more than 2.5 million square miles in area and is home to several different climate zones. 

Calling all big kids out there! If being imaginative, thinking like a child and dreaming outside the box sounds just like you then you should volunteer as a toy tester!

Did you know? Top 'mum bloggers' can earn up to as much as $250 for a review.

Being a chocolate taster may sound like a dream job but it could become reality if you have a serious sweet tooth, love of chocolate, cultured palate! No smokers allowed for this £35,000 job because it ruins your tastebuds. 

Did you know? Humans have around 7,500 taste buds in their mouths.

Unbelievably dog surfing coach is actually a real job and you could earn as much as £51 an hour doing it if you're great with animals, SGB/ISA approved and love the outdoors. 

Did you know?  Hungtington Beach in California isn't just a hotspot for human surfers. For the last five years it's played host to the Annual Surf City Surf Dog contest!

What qualifications do you need? Being physically fit with a strong knowledge of coconut trees and risk management could land you a £17,061 per annum job these days!

Did you know? 150 people die every year from falling coconuts.

If you're wondering what job you can use your BA in structural, electrical and mechanical engineering for and earn £60,000 we might have the answer - become a rollercoaster engineer! 

Did you know? One of the most famous rollercoaster engineers had intense motion sickness and couldn't go on more than 80 of the rides he had designed. 

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