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Here's How Much Celebs On 'Dancing With The Stars' Earn For Being On The Show

Here's How Much Celebs On 'Dancing With The Stars' Earn For Being On The Show

Have you ever wondered just how much money the celebs, and pros, make on Dancing With The Stars?

Ahead of the season 30 finale of the dance competition program, we’re breaking down just how much celebs earn for their tenure on the show – and it’s a lot more than you think!

Click inside to find out just how much celebs make for competing on DWTS…

Several sources, including Variety, are reporting that all celebs are paid $125,000 for their first two weeks on the show, and that includes the training period that can last up to two weeks prior to competition for at least 20 hours per week.

Of course, we all want our favorite celebs to stay on the show as long as possible – and they probably do too, since if they make it to weeks three and four, there is an added bonus amount of $10,000 per week.

For celebs who make it to week 5, the additional pay is $15,000, weeks 6 and 7 add $20,000 per week, and then weeks 8 and 9 earn $30,000.

As the celeb pool gets smaller, the money gets higher, and if a celeb makes it to the semi-finals and finale week, there is an additional $50,000 prize.

The winner of the season will also receive that coveted Mirror Ball trophy and bragging rights.

When you add it all up, all of the celebs have the potential to make $360,000. However, a few years ago there was a big pay cut because of budget constraints, so now the max anyone can make is $295,000.

But what about the pros?

It’s not as much as the celebs competing, but many reports have estimated that the Dancing With the Stars pros make only $1,200 per episode when first starting out on the series.

However, that can increase per episode and depending on how long they have worked for DWTS, with returning pros reportedly making anywhere up to $5,200 an episode. Pro dancers can also reportedly make no more than $100,000 per season.

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Don’t forget to tune into the season 30 finale, where JoJo Siwa, Cody Rigsby, Iman Shumpert and Amanda Kloots will go after the title and mirrored-ball trophy – TONIGHT @ 8PM ET/PT on ABC.

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