It pays to hit the ballroom on Dancing With The Stars, as a new report reveals this year’s winner will walk away with $345,000 – if they can make it to the finale.
According to TMZ “DWTS” 16 year-old Zendaya has collected $125,000 to kick off the competition and appear on the first two weeks of the show. After that, she and all the other contestants gets paid weekly
Weeks 3 & 4: $10,000 per week ($20k total)
Weeks 5 & 6: $20,000 per week ($40k total)
Weeks 7 & 8: $30,000 per week ($60k total)
Weeks 9 & 10: $50,000 per week ($100k total)
Grand total for all 10 weeks: $345,000
Other celebrities are getting similar deals reveals one insider. The first year of the show paid a total of $150,000 to the winner, which is the same amount those fools got on VH1 Couples Therapy last season!