A brand-new series of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! has started on ITV.
It’s airing every night at 9 pm from Sunday, November 18th.
Already 10 contestants have entered the Jungle for series 18 and a few more are rumoured to be on their way.
So, how much money are the I’m A Celeb 2018 contestants getting paid? Is it equal?
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Who is Going in the Jungle 2018?
Already 10 celebrities have entered the I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! camp.
Traditionally, the ITV series has 12 or 13 contestants, meaning there should be a few surprises in store.
The current 10 celebrities in the Jungle are as follow:
- Anne Hegerty (The Chase)
- Harry Redknapp – (Football manager)
- Fleur East – (X Factor)
- Rita Simons (Eastenders)
- Nick Knowles (TV presenter)
- Emily Atack (The Inbetweeners)
- James McVey (The Vamps)
- Sair Khan (Coronation Street)
- Malique Thompson-Dwyer (Hollyoaks)
- Plus – Noel Edmonds (Deal or No Deal) is said to be the 11th contestant to enter the Jungle.
How Much Are The Contestants Getting Paid?
According to Celebrity Publicist Ed Hopkins, here’s how much the celebrities could be getting…
Noel Edmonds is said to be getting the highest pay cheque of all the contestants at a hefty £600,000.
Football manager Harry Redknapp should be getting around £500,000 for his three-week stint on the show.
Nick Knowles, best known for DIY SOS will get around £200,000.
Actor John Barrowman will get between £120,000 – £200,000.
Rita Simons, who used to play Eastenders’s Roxy Mitchell should bag between £80,000 – £100,000.
Anne Hegerty of the game show The Chase could get between £60,000 – £80,000.
X Factor runner-up Fleur East is said to get around £50,000 – £70,000.
The Vamps frontman James McVey will get paid about £40,000.
Coronation Street’s Sair Khan will earn around £40,000.
Emily Atack best known for The Inbetweeners could earn anything between £15,000 and £40,000.
Malique Thompson-Dwyer who plays Prince McQueen in Hollyoaks is said to earn the least at around £15,000.
Who is Presenting I’m A Celeb 2018?
The long-standing I’m A Celeb duo of Ant and Dec will be torn apart for the first time this year.
Ant has been in and out of rehab over the past 12 months after admitting to “alcohol and emotional issues” following the breakdown of his marriage with Lisa Armstrong and a drink-driving incident.
Instead, Dec will co-host the series alongside This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby.
However, Holly has always insisted that she is simply keeping Ant’s seat warm rather than taking over full-time.