James Jordan Reveals Pay Increase for Remaining Celebs
Former Strictly Come Dancing pro, James Jordan, has revealed that the show's remaining celebrities have just received a significant pay rise. Speaking on his show, Strictly the Truth, Jordan shared his thoughts on week eight and dropped the news about the pay increase.
Thoughts on Week Eight Dance-Off
During his show, Jordan also discussed the dance-off from week eight, which saw Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Lauren Oakley voted off. Jordan expressed his disappointment at seeing Krishnan in the bottom two, as he believed he embodied what Strictly is all about.
Pay Increase for Remaining Celebrities
After discussing the dance-off, Jordan revealed that the remaining celebrities have received a pay rise based on their length of stay in the competition. He explained that at this stage, the pay increase is incremental.
Pay Scale for Strictly Celebrities
The BBC has not disclosed the exact amount that celebrities earn for participating in Strictly Come Dancing. However, reports suggest that contestants receive a flat rate of £25,000. This amount can increase to £40,000 if the celebrities impress the judges and make it through the first few weeks. Quarter-finalists earn £60,000, while finalists receive £75,000. The winner of the show not only receives the glitterball trophy but also a whopping £100,000 in prize money.
Overall, the remaining celebrities on Strictly Come Dancing have just received a pay rise, rewarding them for their length of stay in the competition. While the exact amounts remain undisclosed, reports suggest that the pay scale for contestants increases as they progress in the show. It will be interesting to see who takes home the glitterball trophy and the £100,000 prize money at the end of the season.