Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Highest paid professional dancer revealed

Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Highest paid professional dancer revealed

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 All the show’s professional dancers reportedly earn a base fee of £50,000 no matter how far they go in the competition, but some manage to top this up quite substantially, with multiple TV appearances, tours, pantos and more  But which Strictly Come Dancing professional is taking home the most money? The Daily Mail reported on just how much each of the pros, as well as the show’s judges and hosts Claudia Winkleman and Tess Daly, cash in from their various ventures on and off screen  Bruno Tonioli is said to be earning a huge £1.85 million a year, mainly thanks to his role on Dancing With The Stars in the US, which sees him rake in £1 5 million. His Strictly appearance, which pays him £250,000 per season, as well as £100,000 for the show’s tour, makes him the highest paid judge  Craig comes in second on overall earnings, yet is the lowest paid judge on Strictly on £180,000 each series However he pockets £650,000 in total, as he gets paid £200,000 on the Strictly tour, which he also choreographs   READ MORE AJ Pritchard: Strictly star’s girlfriend not worried about curse  Meanwhile, the highest earning professional dancer was revealed to be AJ Pritchard, who has earned £155,000 for Strictly alone  He has been featured on a fair amount of other popular programmes this year including Celebrity Hunted, Celebrity Masterchef, Pointless, The Last Leg, and the Jeremy Vine Show in the past year   In the upcoming series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, which starts next month, he will feature as a choreographer for the contestants, adding even further to this list  His various TV ventures and tours, as well as a panto appearance, have pocketed him £360,000 overall  The rest of the pro dancers have had varying degrees of success in ventures off the show  Many of the on screen pro couples have gained money through tours across the country  Neil and Katya Jones, who recently announced their split, made an extra £50,000 from their Somnium show over the summer, bringing the couple’s total earnings to £334,000   Some of the shows stars have even earned extra cash in ways that may be surprising to fans, as Anton Du Beke released a fictional book last year, One Enchanted Evening   Proving popular, he got £45,000 from its sales, leaving him with £172,000 in total   Oti Mabuse earnt the most overall out of all the pro dancers, as viewers may remember she also featured on BBC’s The Greatest Dancer earlier this year, for which she was paid £150,000   Her other work, which includes the Strictly live tour and Professionals tour, as well as an appearance on this year’s Celebrity Masterchef, and featuring as Specsavers’ spectacle wearer of the year, it’s added up to £410,000 for the South African pro  Her sister Motsi, who is a the judging panel’s newest addition is earning £200,000 per season of Strictly, a substantial amount more than her judging role on the German version of Strictly, which she reportedly earns £75,000 a season for  After being asked if she would be paid the same as the rest of the panel, she told Radio Times: “I don’t care, because, for me, it’s just such an honour being here It doesn’t concern me right now. I’m just concentrating on doing a good job.” Trending READ MORE Strictly Come Dancing 2019: Kelvin Fletcher breaks record with Samba  Shirley Ballas is the highest paid judge on the hit show, earning £250,000, after getting a significant pay rise this year, earning £500,000 overall, including £100,000 for her appearance in Liverpool panto Jack and The Beanstalk last Christmas  Coincidentally, it’s where she met current boyfriend Danny Taylor, who co-starred alongside her  Hosts Tess Daly and Claudia Winkleman are both reported to be paid £150,000 each for their role in presenting the show    The pair both have various brand deals which earned them extra cash this year as Claudia is an ambassador for Head and Shoulders shampoo, as well as Boots’ own beauty brand No 7, which brings her earnings to £400,000 in total, with Tess profiting as an ambassador for a vitamin brand and Under 18s horse racing days  They both continue with other presenting gigs across the BBC, and will return to present on Strictly dance floor this weekend  

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