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AJ Pritchard's net worth: Is he still on Strictly Come Dancing?

What is AJ Pritchard’s net worth? That’s what I’m A Celebrity viewers are wondering now that he’s one of the 2020 contestants!

AJ was one of the original 10 celebrities to enter the I’m A Celebrity camp for the ITV show’s twentieth series. Shane Richie, Victoria Derbyshire and Jordan North are among his campmates.

The contestants are sure to be earning a hefty sum from their appearance on I’m A Celebrity, so let’s take a look at how much AJ is set to be paid as well as his net worth.

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Who is AJ?

Alex Joseph ‘AJ’ Pritchard, 26, is a dancer best known for being one of the Strictly Come Dancing professionals. As a child, AJ learned to dance professionally from the age of 12 and joined the BBC show in 2016.

While on Strictly, his partners included Claudia Fragapane, Mollie King, Lauren Steadman and Saffron Barker.

According to the BBC, prior to opting for dancing as a hobby, AJ was more into snowboarding and mountainboarding.

 

AJ Pritchard net worth

At the age of 22, AJ joined Strictly and according to Heart, he was “the highest-paid dancer to star in the series” earning £360,000 a year.

The report from Heart also suggested that AJ would also be expected to take home a healthy salary for his role as a trainer on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK in 2019.

In 2019, OK! Magazine suggested that AJ “has a net worth of around £1 million“.

Although AJ was clearly doing well for himself on Strictly Come Dancing, the dancer left the show in 2020 to pursue a presenting career with his brother and ex-Love Islander, Curtis.

AJ and Curtis’ podcast

As well as raking in the cash from his professional dancing career and TV gigs, AJ has a large social media following. Through social media, he’s able to promote his work further and also support brands such as boohooMan.

He has over 620,000 Instagram followers (@aj11ace) and over 133,000 on Twitter.

In 2020, brothers AJ and Curtis launched their very own podcast ‘AJ vs Curtis‘ which chat about anything and everything each week, as well as do a quiz for which listeners can choose the loser’s forfeit. Episode 2 of the podcast saw the boys chat with Curtis’ Love Island ex Amy Hart!

The new podcast is set to increase AJ’s net worth even further. Not forgetting his appearance in I’m A Celebrity, AJ is said to earn £50,000 for taking part, according to Heart. With everything combined AJ’s net worth could be on for £1.5million in 2020.

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