Woman Makes £7,500 A Month Selling Photos And Videos Of Her Feet To Strangers
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A woman says she makes $10,000 (£7,582) a month selling photos and videos of her feet to strangers.
Desiree Gato, 22, is a real estate agent from Miami, Florida, but has an unusual side hustle showing off her feet to people online.
She was making a modest living selling property when she decided to make a bit of extra cash, starting out by doing saucy lingerie shoots and sharing them on her Instagram account @desygato, where she now has 1.1 million followers.
Gato then made the move to OnlyFans, but found people were focusing on her feet, with fans offering big money to satisfy their fetishes.
She said: "One day this guy slid into my DMs ad offered me $300 (£227) for 10 pictures of my feet, with no private parts or my face showing.
"I just couldn't say no to that. He became a regular.
"He even referred other men to me who paid me the same, if not more, for similar photos."
Having built a steady stream of clients, Gato started to get an idea for what a typical foot fetishist is after.
She said: "Some people like to see your pedicure, some like to see the bottom of your feet.
"Some go on Amazon and buy me stockings, or socks they want to see on my feet. Some want your feet and booty showing in the same photo - those are obviously more expensive.
"Believe it or not, most of my feet lovers don't care for nudity. They ask me to put on a thong or some tiny shorts and pose with my feet and booty."
Revealing how much she's able to charge, Gato continued: "My feet pics have always been expensive because of the requests I get.
"I charge about $25 (£18.96) per photo, whether it includes booty or not. I offer them in packs of five or 10.
"I can sell one foot picture for $5 (£3.79) on OnlyFans as a locked message - if hundreds of people then open it, that works out great for me financially.
"Feet videos consist of me massaging my own feet with lotion and showing off my pedicure, or maybe putting on heels and taking them off - that's a huge fetish.
"Those videos are $100 (£75) per minute."
She's able to rake in even more for bespoke requests, although sometimes Gato has to turn down some of her more, ahem, outlandish fans.
"Someone asked me to spit on my feet - and I definitely did not!" she said.
"I was once offered $500 (£379) for a really risqué video of me, nude, spitting on my feet and then caressing my foot as if it was a penis.
"People like what they like, and I respect it - but I don't indulge in everything.
"It's the easiest money you will ever make in your life. And anybody who disagrees is a hater."
While Gato is used to the world of foot fetishism, she admits she's not really sure what makes people so fascinated by feet.
She said: "I don't really understand - and I do ask them!
"Most of my guys say they just love the shape of feet.
"I am not into foot fetish myself but I have come to understand it and I've been way less judgmental about it now than I was in the future.
"Mostly because I've met real people in real life with foot fetishes and I realised a lot of them are embarrassed about it.
"It makes me feel sorry for them. I had my ex trying to suck my toes in bed and it never turned me on but I didn't mind it because I knew it made him excited."
Gato's partner Mike, 42, doesn't have a foot fetish himself, but does help out as her official foot photographer.
Gato added: "He doesn't understand it, but he doesn't complain because we go on luxurious vacations with the money.
"And we're buying our first home together this year."