Dancing with the Stars: Here’s How Much Junior Contestants Get Paid

Frankie Muniz on Dancing with the Stars
Frankie Muniz on Dancing with the Stars | ABC

If you can’t get enough of the reality dance competition show Dancing with the Stars, you’re in luck. The ABC Network has a brand-new show in store for you. If you’re a fan of Dancing with the Stars, you might be excited to hear about the spinoff show, Dancing with the Stars: Juniors. One thing you might wonder is how much junior stars are getting paid. We’ve got some details for you.

Here’s how much contestants on Dancing with the Stars: Juniors get paid.

How much the hosts are worth

Frankie Muniz and Jordan Fisher will be the show’s hosts. Frankie Muniz is best known for playing the role of Malcolm on the hit Fox sitcom Malcolm in the Middle, which aired from 2000 to 2006. Muniz is no stranger to Dancing with the Stars. He was a contestant on the show in 2017 and finished the show in third place. The actor has a net worth of $40 million.

Jordan Fisher was also on Dancing with the Stars alongside Muniz. He is the winner of the show’s 25th season. Fisher is known for his acting, singing, and dancing talents. The star has had parts on Broadway’s Grease: Live! and Hamilton. When it comes to his net worth, it’s not clear how much that is. Different sources state several numbers. One site states the Dancing with the Stars alum’s net worth is roughly $250,000. Yet another says he’s worth $200,000, and a third site lists the celebrity’s net worth at just $50,000. If he’s not earning much now, we predict he will be bringing home the big bucks after this hosting stint.

How much contestants on Dancing with the Stars get paid

How much do contestants on Dancing with the Stars get paid? Before we delve into what junior celebrities are paid, let’s take a look at the originals. It has been reported that DWTS contestants are paid $125,000 just for signing up to compete on the show. They are then paid additional money for each episode.

How much Dancing with the Stars juniors get paid

Junior Dancing with the Stars contestants get a pretty nice pay day. The little stars receive $50,000 just for signing up to be part of the show and $20,000 for the finale. After that, they’re paid for each episode. Junior stars who win the entire show take home roughly $130,000, reports TMZ.

Junior celebrities are paid roughly $5,000 for episodes two and three, $7,500 for episodes four and five, $10,000 for episodes six and seven, and $15,000 for episode eight. One of the most talked about contestants, Alana, “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, is doing well for a child star. She has a net worth of $800,000 and makes roughly $50,000 per episode on her reality television show, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

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