Getting paid to dwell! Whether or not competing on TV for a money prize or just being filmed whereas dwelling your day-to-day life, actuality tv stars virtually at all times get a paycheck — and it could be greater than you assume.
In 2021, Jason Tartick launched a “Buying and selling Secrets and techniques” podcast, throughout which he’s targeted on “break[ing] the stigma that we shouldn’t be speaking about cash,” shining the sunshine on actuality tv.
“As soon as a month, our purpose is to do a actuality TV collection,” the Bachelorette alum instructed Us Weekly on the time of his podcast. “And we need to cowl each single actuality TV present on the market to grasp the variations — how are these individuals compensated? How have they been compensated after the present? Did they return to work? Did they lose their job? How a lot did it price to go on the present? Did it positively or negatively impression [you] … possibly you needed to search different bills, resembling remedy or issues like that, and what’s the price of that? We need to uncover all that.”
Throughout his podcast, Tartick not solely opened up about his personal wage throughout his time on actuality TV, however he additionally interviews stars from numerous exhibits to search out out what they made and what they spent when happening totally different collection.
Though most stars aren’t allowed to element their contracts, many have been open in regards to the amount of cash they’ve spent happening a actuality present. Elena Davies shared in 2021 that she spent round $5,000 on make-up, Botox, garments and hair merchandise earlier than competing on season 19 of Large Brother.
“That was it. The ladies do must convey all of their very own clothes and naturally, they need to be carrying the most effective garments EVER to be seen on TV in,” she wrote on her weblog in 2016. “I had remortgaged my home and I spent one thing like $8,000 on clothes.”
With Bachelor Nation, there’s at all times additionally the chance for spinoffs or specials. The unique Bachelorette Trista Rehn, for instance, was paid $1 million for her ABC marriage ceremony particular to Ryan Sutter in 2003.
Scroll by means of the gallery beneath to listen to extra from actuality TV stars about their salaries: