Which TLC Star Has the Highest Net Worth?
TLC has been the home of many successful shows throughout the years: Long Island Medium, The Little Couple, Dance Moms, and more. And some of these stars have risen to fame and created very comfortable lives for themselves. But which TLC star has accumulated the highest net worth through the years?
6. Abby Lee Miller of ‘Dance Moms’
Estimated net worth: $2 million before bankruptcy
Before filing for bankruptcy and going to jail, Miller seemed to be on top of the world. She had a successful dance company, a reality television show, and plenty of money. However, she drove herself into bankruptcy, then got caught committing bankruptcy fraud. She was sentenced to just over one year in prison. While Miller had her show, she was doing well, but things quickly went downhill.
5. Theresa Caputo of ‘Long Island Medium’
Estimated net worth: $3 million+
This Long Island Medium was virtually unknown before her show, but she rose to fame quickly due to her interesting ability to communicate with those who had died. Caputo has accumulated a net worth of at least $3 million, but it could be higher. However, her marriage to husband Larry Caputo crumbled under the demands of fame and the pressure of her career. Money clearly isn’t everything, but at least Caputo has plenty of it.
4. Bill Klein and Jen Arnold of ‘The Little Couple’
Estimated net worth: $3.5 million
Klein and Arnold have made money from their TLC show, but it’s their demanding, real-life careers that have given them such a cozy nest egg. Klein works as a successful businessman, and Arnold is a neonatologist who cares for young infants. The show has helped them amass a net worth of at least $3.5 million.
3. The Duggar family of ‘Counting On’
Estimated Net Worth: $3.5 million
The Duggar family found success early on TLC as being a family with so many children. But the show’s success didn’t last. One of the sons, Josh Duggar, had a past of sexually abusing young girls, including his own sisters, when he was a teenager. Once TLC caught wind of the scandal, they pulled the show. However, the Duggar children were back on television with a new show, Counting On. It’s helped continue to build their $3.5 million net worth.
2. The Roloff family of ‘Little People, Big World’
Estimated net worth: $4.5 million
The Roloff family got its start on TLC more than 10 years ago. Since then, the parents, Matt and Amy, have gone through a divorce, but it hasn’t stopped the show. Today, the family is worth about $4.5 million, according to reports; most of it is Matt and Amy’s money. However, the show has followed the families of the children, too, allowing them to make money from the episodes as well. It’s estimated the kids are worth about $300,000.
1. Buddy Valastro of ‘Cake Boss’
Estimated net worth: $10 million
The TLC star with the highest paid net worth is none other than Buddy Valastro of Cake Boss. The baker out of Hoboken, New Jersey now has shops all over the country, and TLC helped put him on the map. Carlo’s Bakery was originally located in Hoboken, and the shop is still there today. However, now fans can get delicious cakes in various states, such as California, Texas, and Minnesota. The show helped grow Valastro’s business, and he’s amassed a net worth of around $10 million.
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