This is how much the contestants of Strictly Come Dancing are being paid [BBC]
Strictly Come Dancing fans are already loving the new series, and the BBC show kicke doff last night.
The hit dancing show seeing a collection of celebrities – teamed up with professional dancers – as they battle to win the golden ball trophy and the title of Strictly Come Dancing winners.
However, with so many celebrities being confirmed for the latest series, viewers can’t help but wonder what fee comes with the gig.
Celebrities are already being announced for the Strictly Come Dancing 2017 line-up [BBC]
Strictly Come Dancing stars are paid a immediate fee of £25,000 [Wenn]
According to Telly Mix, unlike other shows such as I’m A Celebrity.. Get Me Out Of Here or Celebrity Big Brother, all the stars of the dancing show are paid the same amount.
However, they make more depending on how far they go in the competition.
According to The Sun, celebs are paid £25,000 to appear on the show, however, that then goes up to £40,000 if they reach October.
If celebrities reach the quarter finals, they earn £60,000 and £75,000 if they get to the semi-finals.
Ore Oduba walked away with £100,000 last year for winning Strictly Come Dancing [BBC]
The winner walks away with a huge £100,000.
Recently, This Morning host Ruth Langsford was revealed as the latest star to join the Strictly line-up, announcing the news live on ITV.
However, husband and co-star Eamonn Holmes has confessed to being ‘worried’ about his wife on the show.