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Find out who gets the most cash for entering the I'm a Celebrity jungle

IT'S that time of year again when celebrities eat bugs and get humiliated on a daily basis, and it is all for our viewing pleasure.

But just how much do the stars of I'm a Celebrity get paid to put themselves through such an ordeal? We take a look...

Who is getting paid the most on this year's I'm a Celebrity?

The exact amount that each celebrity will get paid is being kept closely underwraps.

But we do know that the top stars will get around £250,000.

This is likely to be Amir Khan and Corrie's Jennie McAlpine.

Boris Johnson's dad Stanley is also reportedly receiving a six figure sum.

A source told The Sun said: "There's a very wide range of payments on the show, and every year some of the top names bag themselves around £250,000.

"This year Amir and Stanley are probably the biggest names, along with Jennie off Coronation Street.

"But the pay scale slides all the way down to about a tenth of that."

Who gets paid the least on I'm a Celebrity?

Each member of the camp gets paid totally different sums according to how famous they are.

A source told us: "The least known stars tend to get somewhere around the £25,000 mark."

What does the winner of I'm a Celebrity get?

The most popular campmate will be voted the winner of I'm a Celebrity by the public.

They don't get any extra cash bonus for winning the show.

They just get the honour of being crowned King or Queen of the jungle.

Do contestants get paid the full amount even if they quit the show?

ITV’s rules state that contestants can take their FULL paycheck home IF they manage to last 72 hours in the jungle.

If they don't last this long, they see their cash dramatically cut.

They will, however, always get some money for taking part.


What have did last year's I'm a Celebrity contestants earn?

Last year The Sun exclusively revealed how much the 2016 campers were earning.

Countdown Queen Carol Vorderman took home £200,000 to appear on the ITV reality TV contest. Frankie Bridge’s footballer husband Wayne earned £150,000 while EastEnders star Larry Lamb and Emmerdale actor Adam Thomas were also believed to have taken home a six-figure sum.

Strictly Come Dancing dancer Ola Jordan was paid £90,000, while Gogglebox star and winner Scarlett Moffatt and model Lisa Snowdon were paid £70,000.

Olympic hockey player Sam Quek was said to have received between £70,000 and £40,000.

The least paid stars were Diversity dancer Jordan Banjo and comedian Joel Dommett, who banked £25,000 each.


How much do Ant and Dec get paid for hosting I'm a celebrity?

Ant and Dec have a golden handshake multi-million pound deal with ITV.

It's reported they earn EACH around £23,000 a day.

With this in mind, they probably earn £483,000 EACH for the three weeks they are hosting the show.

This means the Geordie duo are the top earners of the show.

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