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Highest paid reality TV stars list

Being a successful reality star has its upside. You get loads of money so that the world can dissect your life inside and outside. We name some of the highest earning reality TV stars.

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Ryan Seacrest is the host of American Idol since 2002. His earnings? $15 million per season. In addition, he owns a radio station and a production company so money is not something he is short of.

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Judging duties on American Idol are also lucrative. For example, Keith Urban earns $5 million for being a judge on the reality show.

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Judging duties on American Idol are also lucrative. For example, Keith Urban earns $5 million for being a judge on the reality show.

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Another judge Howard Stern earns a whopping $15 million per season on the show, America's Got Talent.

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The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Lisa Vanderpump reportedly earns half a million on the show.

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Adam Levine apparently earns between $10 to $12 million per season as a judge on NBC's The Voice.

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Adam Levine apparently earns between $10 to $12 million per season as a judge on NBC's The Voice.

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NeNe Leakes is rumored to be the highest paid celebrity on Bravo earning $1.5 million per season for RHOA or The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

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British Gordon Ramsay of Hell's Kitchen, Master Chef, Hotel Hell and Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares fame earns $225,000 per episode or $3.6 million per year.

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Not to be missed on this list is the Kardashian clan. The family signed a deal for $100 million with NBC for additional seasons of Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

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Simon Cowell is the highest paid reality TV star earning a whopping $95 million per year.

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Simon Cowell is the highest paid reality TV star earning a whopping $95 million per year.

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