Strictly Come Dancing is without doubt one of the greatest exhibits on TV – however do the celebrities receives a commission to participate?
In contrast to different actuality exhibits, together with I’m a Superstar, every star who indicators as much as Strictly is given the identical flat payment to look and is unable to barter with producers.
In accordance with a 2021 report in The Sun, each superstar receives £25,000 simply to look.
It turns on the market’s extra incentive to stay within the competitors till the very finish – not solely may you win the honour of taking residence the Glitterball trophy, however charges are stated to rise to £40,000 for those who make it to the top of October.
Final 12 months’s last few – EastEnders’ Rose Ayling-Ellis, BBC Breakfast’s Dan Walker, Nice British Bake Off star John Whaite, CBBC’s Rhys Stephenson and TV character AJ Odudu – reportedly made £60,000 for attending to the quarter-finals.
Contestants reportedly earn one other £15,000 in the event that they get to the semi-finals (netting them £75,000 in whole), with the eventual winner incomes a reported £100,000.
Learn the way a lot the professionals receives a commission here.
Strictly Come Dancing’s reside exhibits will air on Saturday nights on BBC One.