FROM Love Island to TOWIE, 2019 has been a year full of great reality TV.
- The Reality TV Rich List only includes British celebrities who found fame as a result of participating in a reality TV show that was originally broadcast in the UK over the last 10 years. We have not included reality show judges and people already of note who gained more fame as a result of appearing on a reality format.
- To qualify, celebs have to have made money off the back of their reality show fame during the last decade.
- We have analysed the wealth the celebrities have – for example, book deals, TV contracts, Instagram collaborations and salaries paid to them from their own companies. We have not included wealth held in private bank accounts, as we have no access to this information.
- We have excluded privately held stocks, hedge funds or share portfolios, unless they are a direct result of reality TV earnings.
- Land and property is valued on comparable prices for the area, and may not always reflect the exact amount paid.
- Our valuations are based on our analysis. The actual size of people’s fortunes may be different from our figures, as assets can increase or decrease in value.
- We have not included family wealth, inheritances or trust funds, but have tried to identify who benefits from these.
- We have consulted managers, agents and publicists, some of whom have guided us on the fees stars earn from deals.
- In some cases, PR agents have supplied details of their clients’ wealth, but we have aimed to verify the information given to us and checked its reliability.
No.30: Kem Cetinay, 23 –£1.5m NEW ENTRY
The launch of his 16-piece collection was timed ahead of Love Island 2019, reportedly earning him £200k. He’s now working on his second collection.
He and Chris released a fitness DVD in 2017, charted at No.15 with their song Little Bit Leave It and have starred in adverts for Jaffa Cakes, First Choice and McDonald’s.
They also bank up to £8k each for a sponsored Instagram post.
There are assets of £357k in Kem’s company Kemcet Ltd, and he’s also a director of a new restaurant with the owner of high-end Turkish eaterie Shish Meze. Reality cheque, anyone?
No.29: Amber Davies, 22 –£1.9m NEW ENTRY
When musical theatre graduate Amber turned down a part in a West End production of Hairspray to appear on Love Island 2017, who would have thought she’d win the show and land her dream career in the end?
Since finishing triumphant on the ITV2 show alongside Kem Cetinay, Amber’s become an in-demand stage actress after completing a nine-month, eight-show-a-week run in country music icon Dolly Parton’s 9 To 5: The Musical.
Earlier this month Amber took her final bow in the West End production, having banked hundreds of thousands in the process, and is now touring the UK with the show.
The £20k Amber earned filming ITVBe’s one-off special Amber & Dolly: 9 To 5, which followed her to Nashville to meet Ms Parton herself, is a drop in the ocean for the Welsh beauty.
She pulls in between £5k and £10k for posting on her social channels about brands such as Very – that’s around £240k annually!
After Love Island, Amber landed a £500k deal with fashion label Motel Rocks, made another £50k by partnering with lingerie giants Boux Avenue and received a six-figure sum for modelling Bluebella underwear.
Within a few months of the final, Amber recruited a financial adviser to ensure her money was well invested, and she’s now buying two properties – one in London and another in her native North Wales.
Amber is also in talks for an end-of-year stint on Broadway – maybe a pad in New York will be on the cards, too!
No.28: Dani Dyer, 23 –£2.4m NEW ENTRY
Dani emerged victorious on the fourth series of Love Island and has since starred with her famous actor dad Danny on Celebrity Gogglebox plus Danny Dyer’s Right Royal Family, not to mention alongside ex Jack Fincham in their spin-off show Jack & Dani: Life After Love Island shortly after sharing their £50k winnings.
But it’s on her own two feet that Dani is making the prettiest penny.
Her first six-figure endorsement contract for Mark Hill hair products was signed within days of the Love Island finale.
Then she became the face of online fashion brand In The Style in a record deal tipped to be worth £750k, plus an agreement to earn 20% royalties from every single sale of her capsule clothing and swimwear collections.
Sales within the first two hours of launch alone netted her in the region of £32k.
Dani has also launched her own eyelash range Girl Code with Irish brand SoSu, and this autumn will host a brand-new, yet-to-be-announced TV series, which was filmed in Malta in May.
Before she and Jack, 27, split for good in April, the couple earned a reported £150k from collaborations with food brands including Lucozade Zero and Cadbury, as well as co-hosting backstage at the NTAs and starring in their three-part ITVBe spin-off for a reported £90k.
With 3.5m Instagram followers Dani has the power to rake in a whopping £15k per sponsored post, but prefers to save her social channels to promote her own products.
Accounts for her 2019-registered company I Want It, I Got It Ltd are yet to be filed, but you don’t need a crystal ball to know the future for Dani is very bright indeed.
No.27: Nadiya Hussain, 34 – £2.75m DOWN 1
As part of “a huge deal” with the BBC, Nadiya has hosted a slew of shows including The Chronicles Of Nadiya, Nadiya’s British Food Adventure and Nadiya’s Family Favourites.
Her memoir Finding My Voice will be published next month alongside her first kids’ picture book My Monster And Me.
Former full-time mum Nadiya, who taught herself to cook, was once so skint she couldn’t afford to boil potatoes because of the gas bill. But she’s now rolling in dough.
There’s £325k in her company account – a profit increase of £142.8k since 2017 – and she’s paid £120k in corporation tax over two years, meaning that with expenses and profit dividends deducted, she has accrued more than £1m in that time alone.
She’s a brand ambassador for Swarovski in a deal worth six figures, regularly writes for magazines and newspapers and will tour the UK from October with a stage show supporting her memoir.
No.26: Charlotte Crosby, 29 – £2.9m DOWN 2
From Geordie Shore and Ex On The Beach to Celebrity Big Brother, which she won in 2013, plus a presenting gig on Just Tattoo Of Us – and not forgetting her very own fly-on-the-wall The Charlotte Show on MTV – Char is tried-and-tested reality TV gold.
She boasts almost 7m Instagram disciples and 15m across all her social channels, plus she earns a huge monthly income from regular endorsement of brands including Bondi Sands, Mark Hill, Hartley’s, NOW TV and the Coin Master game app.
Online fashion giant In The Style signed her in a £500k deal five years ago, for which she designs her own range, and Charlotte still sells her Nostalgia fashion line on the retailer’s website.
She also frequently shouts about clothing brands and apps including 21 Buttons, Pepper Girls Club and Rare Privacy.
Charlotte’s rich in love, too. She and former Love Islander turned property developer boyfriend Josh Ritchie, 25, recently moved into their £450k detached home in Bolton (bought by Josh).
But rather than sell her beloved £1m five-bedroom mansion in Sunderland, Charlotte’s renting it out for a cool £4,250 a month.
She boasts £1.9m assets in her company CLC Enterprise Ltd, accrued from an array of savvy business ventures including a three-part fitness DVD deal worth a rumoured £250k.
Her autobiographies Me Me Me and Brand New Me were both Sunday Times bestsellers, she has a top-selling make-up line Fliqué, which includes a range of hair extensions in association with Easilocks, and also branched into radio in 2017, presenting as holiday cover on Capital North East’s Breakfast show.
Charlotte also rakes in thousands from voiceover work and has a number of credits under her belt including Channel 5’s Tattoo Disaster’s UK.
No.25: Vicky Pattison, 31 – £2.95m NON-MOVER
Vicky also appeared on Celebrity Coach Trip and is now filming her new show Vicky Pattison: No Filter, which airs next month on Quest Red.
She’s starred in Ex On The Beach and I’m A Celebrity!, for which she earned a reported £250k, took part in the Australian I’m A Celebrity!, co-hosted Extra Camp and presented on This Morning.
Her stint on Channel 5’s It’s Not Me, It’s You panel show was a six-figure earner and preceded Vicky Pattison: The Break Up.
Before that she fronted MTV’s Judge Geordie and inspired people to get fit in Ex On The Beach: Body SOS following her hugely successful 7 Day Slim fitness DVD, which earned her £160k.
She’s worked with Ann Summers, YourGoodSkin and Hartley’s, launched her own nutrition range and collaborated with Goddiva for a clothing line set to earn her £100k in its first year.
With plans to launch a fitness subscription website in January, life is looking canny.
No.24: Megan McKenna, 26 – £3m DOWN 2
Megan rose to fame on Ex On The Beach before appearing on Celebrity Big Brother in 2016.
She then joined TOWIE for two seasons, and has since grown her fan base by appearing on Celebs On The Farm, The Real Full Monty: Ladies’ Night and Celebs Go Dating, and is now tipped to become one of Britain’s most successful reality stars thanks to a flourishing career as a country and western singer.
In 2017 she starred in her own ITVBe reality show There’s Something About Megan, which followed her foray into the country music scene, and her debut single High Heeled Shoes shot to No.1 in the iTunes chart, outselling Taylor Swift and Dua Lipa.
Last December her debut album Story Of Me topped the iTunes Country Music Chart, and she joins the Celebrity X Factor line-up next week.
Her book Mouthy was a Sunday Times bestseller, and last August, two years after releasing a fashion collection with Miss Pap and hot on the heels of her 2016 Mouthy cosmetics range, she unveiled Studio Mouthy, a clothing range stocked on Little Mistress, in a deal thought to be worth £500k.
Her Bouncy Blow clip-in hair range with Easilocks is also hugely popular.
If more proof is needed of Megan’s success, she showed off her Essex abode on MTV Cribs UK, with marble everywhere and a fridge just for soft drinks. Bottoms up!
No.23: Amy Childs, 29 – £3.1m UP2
TOWIE original Amy has no fewer than nine companies to her name, but recent accounts show there’s currently just over £13k of profit between them, plus Amy dissolved her fashion business Key Fashion Ltd in July.
However, there’s no reason for alarm. In April, Amy – who was crowned 2017 Celebrity Mum of the Year and has daughter Polly, two, and son Ritchie, 12 months – became the new face of nursery furniture brand Obaby, which stocks her collection.
And her exclusive range of Roma pushchairs, strollers, travel systems, changing bags and interiors is also available online and in hundreds of independent stockists.
Both deals collectively lined Amy’s pockets with £190k.
She is now the face of new weight-loss concept The Academy Masterplan, which earned her around £100k, and she’s also been working on a new fitness app called Mum Fit, which launched this month and is set to net her £200k in the first year.
Single mum Amy has invested shrewdly over the years in £2.5m of property, including three houses in Essex that she rents out, as well as her own home with spa bathroom and outdoor hot tub.
No.22: Chloe Khan, 27 – £3.4m DOWN 2
Since her famous X Factor audition in 2010, Chloe has become a high-profile star in the adult entertainment industry.
She splits her time between the UK, America and Dubai, where the low tax regime means her income stretches miles further than if she operated out of the UK.
Chloe earns around £40k a month stripping for OnlyFans, an app where punters cough up £16.50 per month to view exclusive X-rated content.
Until 2016 she ran profitable webcam business Everyone’s Secret, which turned over £1m per year, and there are apparently plans to launch other businesses, including a luxury travel accessory range inspired by her jet-set lifestyle.
Three years ago Chloe starred in Celebrity Big Brother, earning a five-figure sum, and has appeared on Channel 4’s Selfie Addicts and Celebrity 100% Hotter.
But it’s in the X-rated modelling world that Chloe is big news.
She was on the cover of Playboy Denmark in April, a year after posing for the Ukraine edition.
Chloe has 1.7m followers on Instagram, giving her the capacity to earn up to £4k per sponsored post.
Although she rents a penthouse in Leeds, Chloe has invested £600k in a home nearby for her mum.
No.21: Lucy Mecklenburgh, 28 – £3.5m DOWN 3
Two years after making her debut on TOWIE, the reality star, having already opened Lucy’s Boutique in her hometown of Brentwood and bought her first flat, quit the show to take her career in a new direction: fitness.
She now employs 16 staff plus 14 freelance personal trainers, and 250,000 users have signed up.
Lucy says her pension lies in her property portfolio worth in excess of £1.5m, including a three-bedroom house and two buy-to-let apartments in Essex.
She commands anything between £1.5k and £3k per sponsored post to her 1.5m Insta followers, most recently promoting Bondi Boost, FabFitFun, Olay and Champneys.
Lucy, who released health bible Be Body Beautiful in 2015, has also starred in ITV’s Tumble, Tour De Celeb and Celebrity Island With Bear Grylls, where she met her actor fiancé Ryan Thomas, 35, in 2017.
Her modelling for Ellesse, By Caprice, Boux Avenue and Pretty Little Thing has earned her multiple six-figure deals over the years.
With her first baby due in the spring, she’s now planning to close her stores and sell her fashion collection online.
No.20: Gemma Collins, 38 – £3.7m UP 2
The GC apparently scooped £100k for Dancing On Ice, plus £100k for Celebrity Big Brother and £200k for Celebs Go Dating.
She also took part in diving show Splash!, occasionally presents This Morning and banked a hefty sum for promoting US drama Orange Is The New Black.
Meme queen Gemma, who joined TOWIE in 2011 before quitting last year, landed a place on Celebrity MasterChef and has launched a BBC podcast.
Her reality TV show Gemma Collins: Diva Forever aired on ITVBe in August following last summer’s Gemma Collins: Diva España, which saw the GC heading to Marbella to launch a boutique – making her almost £200k richer.
Her book The GC: How To Be A Diva was published last June, and there’s her plus-sized range Gemma Collins Collection, which she sells via her website and Evans, Simply Be and Boohoo.
Earlier this year she bought a luxury barn for £2m and is heading for a career in pop thanks to a recording contract.
No.19: Billie Shepherd, 29 – £4m NEW ENTRY
Just like her sister Sam Faiers, telly is where Billie is most at home, and earlier this year ITVBe recommissioned their show The Mummy Diaries for another two years – a deal thought to be worth £250k.
Billie banked £350k from starring in the last three series with kids Nelly, five, and Arthur, two, and husband Greg, 33.
She and her family make tens of thousands from glossy magazine deals, and sold the rights to her Maldives wedding to OK! magazine for £20k.
Away from TV, fashion is the lion’s share of Billie’s income, with her Minnie’s Boutique, an online shop, plus a range of kids’ clothes.
Last October she launched her Billie by Billie Faiers baby clothes for Asda, and has designed a range of pushchairs and prams, My Babiie, available in Mothercare and Argos.
She became a face of In The Style in 2015 – a deal worth £500k – and earns up to £4k for partnerships with New Look, Getting Personal, Iconic London and mum-focused companies including Baby Annabel.
While Billie’s assets from all five of her companies total £770k, she ploughed £1.5m into her luxurious Essex family home several years ago, and the pile is now worth closer to £3m.
Billie is one cash-savvy mama!
No.18: Olivia, 25, & Alex Bowen, 27 – £4.4m NEW ENTRY
Love Island’s first married couple, who live in a £700k pad in Chelmsford, Essex, have carved lucrative careers as lifestyle influencers since they sky-rocketed to fame in series two.
Former sales executive Olivia has modelled for Rocky Star, launched a swimwear range for Miss Pap – a deal worth six figures – and landed a £200k contract with fashion retailer Quiz, releasing a “honeymoon capsule collection” last summer, which was a neat £50k earner.
The couple’s menswear company Exempt Society expanded into women’s swimwear in May with the release of Olivia’s line Swim Studio, and within two years they’re predicted to turn over up to £950k.
Whacking out at least one #spon post daily is a profitable exercise.
With 2.1m Instagram followers, Olivia makes around £2k per post and has worked with everyone from Missguided to Wilkinson Sword.
Likewise, with 1.5m followers, former scaffolder Alex takes home £1.5k to £2k per post.
As the face of Mark Hill, Cocoa Brown, Skin Republic, Batiste and W7, Olivia’s endorsement income ranges from £50k to £200k, while Alex, who has modelled for BoohooMAN, Gym King and Hype, has earned at least £200k, adding to the £750k he pocketed from PAs during a 150-date post-Love- Island nightclub tour.
Olivia is £200k richer from TV presenting alone.
Her 2017 screen debut covering Ferne McCann’s This Morning fashion segment led to two series of TLC’s Second Chance Dresses.
TLC paid the couple £50k to cover the build-up to their lavish 2018 wedding in Alex And Olivia Said Yes, and they’ve since bagged their own £150k fly-on-the-wall series Olivia And Alex: Happily Ever After.
Oh, and let’s not forget the £25k they earned selling the rights to their wedding to a glossy magazine.
Alex and Olivia know how to make money as well as find true love – and that’s a winning combination.
No.17: Gaz Beadle, 31 – £4.6m UP 2
Eight years since he started on Geordie Shore, Gaz Beadle’s world has flipped on his axis.
The former tiler is now settled down with lingerie model Emma McVey, 27, has son Chester, 19 months, and another bubba on the way.
A keen property developer, Gaz reckons he earns more on one house than in a year on Geordie Shore.
He now owns a portfolio of properties in the north, including his luxe family home near Leeds, a three-storey pad nearby and a house he bought for his dad.
With 3.6m Instagram followers, Gaz has the power to generate big bucks on social media.
Lately, shout-outs have been for Hey Silky Skin and Hanover debt resolution – not that he’s likely to need the service himself.
As co-owner of fashion range 11 Degrees, which boasts £1.7m net worth, and director of Gary Beadle Promotions, which has profits of £682k, Gaz is a shrewd businessman.
He jointly owns Pure beach club in Zante, and his latest gig in MTV’s Geordie OGs is thought to have earned him six figures, added to sums from his book and touring stint with The Dreamboys stripper troupe, plus Ex On The Beach and Hell’s Kitchen Australia.
No.16: James Arthur, 31 – £5m UP 2
James won The X Factor in 2012 and signed a £1m recording contract with Syco music.
He became the show’s fastest-selling winner to date with his debut track Impossible, which sold 1.4m copies. But within a year the dream had imploded.
James was ostracised by the public in late 2013 for using homophobic language on a diss track.
His subsequent two singles flopped and Syco promptly dropped him.
James later admitted he was self-destructing and hooked on anxiety medication.
But after ditching drugs and reconnecting with loved ones, he secured a record deal with Sony Columbia in Germany and his second album Back From The Edge was such a success – it topped the charts in 2016 and was certified platinum – that Syco re-signed him.
Now fans are patiently awaiting his third record after a steady trickle of tracks over the past two years.
He featured on The Greatest Showman: Reimagined with Anne-Marie singing Rewrite The Stars and is gearing up for his You: Up Close And Personal tour, which kicks off next month.
Profits from the live gigs are expected to exceed £3m, adding to the £958k net worth in his three companies’ accounts.
One, Raff Music Ltd, took a dent last April when James’ accountant was found guilty of stealing £599k.
With his £1m pad in London as well as property investments for his mum and sister, James has proved he’s both sensible and generous with his money.
No.15: Tommy Mallet, 27 – £5.2m NEW ENTRY
He’s been a TOWIE staple since 2014 and has used his place on the ITVBe show as a springboard for business, launching his hugely successful Mallet footwear company in 2015.
He created a trainer prototype from his own designs, inspired by the shoes he couldn’t afford as a child, then started selling his wares online before getting a big break in 2016 when footwear chain Choice started stocking the £170 a pair collection.
When Tommy’s designs began outselling the likes of Michael Kors and DKNY, he knew he was on to something big.
Now the range is stocked in more than 140 stores across Europe, including Harrods and Selfridges, with celebrity customers including Craig David, Drake and will.i.am.
In 2017 he sold £2.5m worth of product, and last November predicted the company would make an incredible £6m within a year, sharing plans for global expansion over the next 12 months.
Tommy, who moved into a £1m pad in Brentwood, Essex, earlier this year with girlfriend and fellow TOWIE star Georgia Kousoulou, 28, refuses to cash in on paid-for advertising on Instagram.
Instead of littering his Instagram with #ad posts, it’s Tommy’s personal shop window – a library of envy-inducing shots of dream holidays, business class flights, motivational memes and of course his latest trainer designs.
Mr Mallet, you are smashing it.
No.14: Rylan Clark-Neal, 30 – £5.4m UP 2
It’s definitely been Rylan’s year.
Not only has the X Factor joker turned national treasure joined the Strictly Come Dancing team as Zoe Ball’s co-host on It Takes Two (a deal thought to be worth a bank account boosting £200k), but he’s also ITV2’s new host of iconic game show Supermarket Sweep, has taken over Radio 2’s Saturday afternoon programme, is fronting BBC1’s new fashion makeover show You Are What You Wear and this Christmas will hit the West End stage in Nativity! The Musical. Phew!
Additionally, he’s launched a home fragrance line called Luxenoa with QVC and made Celebrity Gogglebox unmissable viewing thanks to bants and big LOLs with his marvellous mum Linda.
In 2013, Rylan won Channel 5’s Celebrity Big Brother, earning a reported £250k in the process.
He later landed a presenter’s gig on the spin-off show Big Brother’s Bit On The Side, which continued until the show was axed in 2018.
And in 2014 he joined ITV’s This Morning as a showbiz reporter before becoming the main relief presenter.
He shares a £1m Essex home with husband Dan, 38, and stepson Cameron, 19.
The couple converted the bungalow with a loft into a five-bed palais with a Big Brother-style diary room, beauty room, nail bar and gym (decorated with glitter wallpaper, natch).
His company Rylan Ltd has a net worth of just over £605k – that’s £70k up from the previous year – but he was previously making noises about investing in a pension, and with money already tied up in investments, his wealth is growing as fast as his gloriously jam-packed CV.
No.13: Joey Essex, 29 – £6.3m DOWN 3
The former TOWIE favourite is reaping the profits of a multi-faceted career.
Fragrances, a range of hair products, which banked him £500k, plus a bestselling autobiography Being Reem are just some of his successes.
Although his Fusey fashion business dissolved in 2016, Joey pulls in six figures for brand endorsements and last December partnered with McDonald’s and Jaffa Cakes.
Joey, who’s rumoured to charge £50k for every PA, has appeared on a plethora of TV shows since his TOWIE journey ended in 2013.
Topping the lot was his £250k gig on The Jump in 2015 – the highest in the show’s history – and two years earlier he made £60k in the I’m A Celebrity! jungle.
He’s gone on to star in Celebs Go Dating, Five Star Hotel the current Celebrity MasterChef and Educating Joey Essex, which was so successful ITV2 commissioned a series.
Joey has also joined forces with pal Tom Pearce to launch a “superfood tea” called Chaga Cha, made from Siberian medicinal mushrooms, at £14.95 for six cans.
The business is predicted to turn over a cool £50k in the first year.
He’s also a shareholder in menswear brand Pazzo Vero.
Accounts for Joey Essex Management Ltd are looking healthy, too, with profits of over £400k, a £1.6m Chigwell mansion and £170k in the bank after selling his white Lamborghini.
No.12: Ollie Locke, 31 – £7m NON-MOVER
Since debuting on Made In Chelsea in 2011, Ollie has made a career out of reality TV.
He finished third in 2014’s Celebrity Big Brother, famously speared a crocodile in the 2016 series of The Island With Bear Grylls and then went in search of love in last year’s Celebs Go Dating.
He found love in the real world soon after, becoming engaged to long-term pal Gareth Locke (yep, same surname) last September, and ploughed his heart, soul and cash into helping other men find Mr Right through his gay dating app Chappy, which he launched in 2017 with Jack Rogers and Max Cheremkhin.
The friends took the number of subscribers to half a million before Ollie and Jack stepped down last August, netting in the region of £1m each on departure.
Ollie, who had a cameo in ITV2 comedy Plebs and is now trying his hand at acting, has landed a big role in Hollywood film producer Michael Winterbottom’s latest movie Greed alongside Isla Fisher and Steve Coogan.
But between jobs he won’t go hungry – he’s got plenty of wealth tied up in investments and property. His four-storey west London home is worth in excess of £1.5m.
No.11: Samantha Faiers, 28 – £8.85m DOWN 2
Sam has become a businesswoman extraordinaire since sashaying on to our screens almost a decade ago on TOWIE.
She runs All Bits London with partner Paul Knightley, which has assets of £288k, and launched her baby clothing range My Little Darlin in December.
The businesses are expected to turn over a combined £1.2m this year.
Then there’s the limited company Sam launched eight years ago for her TV work, which boasts a net worth of almost £400k.
Her debut fly-on-the-wall show The Baby Diaries aired in 2016 and followed her preparing for her first baby with Paul, 31.
Six series of The Mummy Diaries followed – the last three earning her a whopping £350k – documenting every moment of motherhood with kids Paul, three, and Rosie, 22 months.
Now ITVBe has recommissioned the show for another two years in a megabucks deal worth a quarter of a million each for Sam and sister Billie, who also stars.
In February, Sam signed a huge advertising deal with Pampers worth £250k, and her Dreamiie pushchair and baby range is available in Mothercare, Amazon and Argos.
Sam, who raked in £750k from three books, also earned crazy money from her perfume – her first, La Bella, outsold 1D and Britney Spears.
As well as an eyelash range, Sam has a self-tan collection and a hair tool brand, and received a £500k advance for launching her home furnishings range earlier this year.
Stocked in Next, JD Williams, Very and Studio, the brand is expected to turn over £950k.
Sam is currently designing a children’s bedding range, which is rumoured to have been snapped up exclusively by a high-street chain for £300k.
She’s also set to release her second range with fashion brand Quiz, which locked her down in a deal worth more than £275k annually.
She makes £6k-£8k per sponsored post, and her £2.9m Hertfordshire mansion is just one of her many property investments.
No.10: Mark Wright, 32 – £9.1m UP 4
For two years he lived the American dream hosting NBC quiz show Extra, but being apart from wife Michelle Keegan, 32, wasn’t easy.
In February Mark returned to Blighty and cranked his career up a notch.
In March he hosted Channel 5’s The Bachelor UK and this summer co-hosted This Morning alongside Rochelle Humes. Collectively the deals were worth six figures.
In July he rejoined Heart FM, where he presented for five years, hosting a new Saturday show in a deal worth £150k.
Off camera he bought a £1.1m six-bedroom property in Chigwell, Essex, which he transformed into four luxury homes with smartphone-controlled heating and lighting and solar-panes.
According to Rightmove he flogged one last June for £1.1m, but two others have been on the market for a year. His sister Jess lives in the fourth.
While Mark’s company Chigwell Properties Ltd is in the red by £10k, if he sells the lot at asking price he’ll be £3.5m richer.
He also has assets of £1m in his modelling agency The Wright Look Models Ltd and a marital home worth around £3.2m – that’s an increase of £1.2m since he and Michelle moved in six years ago.
He earned £200k for modelling for Littlewoods, and signed a “huge deal” last year to be the face of Matalan and co-host its new web programme, The Show.
No.9: Spencer Matthews, 31 – £11.3m UP 4
Remember those heady days on Made In Chelsea when the Eton-educated Lothario was best known for his bed-hopping antics?
Since quitting the E4 show in 2015 and finding love with his The Jump co-star, model Vogue Williams, 33, he’s become a devoted father to their adorable son Theodore and a man synonymous with stability.
Spencer launched bespoke luxury diamond jewellery business Eden Rocks last year and has supplied gems to celebs including Frank Lampard and Serena Williams.
He’s pocketed hundreds of thousands from appearing on TV shows including The Bachelor UK in 2012, The Jump, E4’s Five Star Hotel, and last year’s Celebrity MasterChef, plus he earned a rumoured £80k from his 2013 memoir Confessions Of A Chelsea Boy.
He also makes £4k for every public appearance.
Spencer now invests in early growth companies and is a majority shareholder in one, worth a cool £3m.
He savvily has all his pennies tied up in property and investments. Spencer’s £6m property portfolio includes a pad in Chelsea and another in Battersea, which he shares with Vogue.
The second series of their E4 show Spencer, Vogue And Baby Too – a deal thought to be worth £200k – returns in October and the pair earn up to £50k for magazine deals.
No.8: Olly Murs, 35 – £18.5m NON-MOVER
After being pipped to the X Factor post by Joe McElderry in 2009, Olly signed a record deal with Syco and Epic Records and went on to score a No.1 with Please Don’t Let Me Go in late 2010.
Three months later his debut album reached No.2.
His company Icydk Ltd is £200k up on the previous year, with assets worth £7.5m, and there’s close to £5m net profit in his other three accounts, including Coggeshall Town FC, which he co-owns.
Last year he made his first foray into fashion with a menswear collection for River Island – a deal thought to be worth £500k – then last May his sell-out 19-date tour fetched around £10m in sales, of which he is expected to have pocketed just over £4m.
Olly has made a comfortable living from television presenting, too.
Co-hosting The Xtra Factor in 2011 and 2012 boosted his bank balance by £500k and he earned the same for a year’s work replacing Dermot O’Leary to present the main show in 2015 before leaping across to the Beeb’s The Voice UK.
Big spends include £2.5m of property investments – a flat in Chelsea, plus two other properties, including a four-bedroom house in Chelmsford.
This Essex boy done good!
No.7: Susan Boyle, 58 – £27m NON-MOVER
SuBo is one of Britain’s Got Talent’s most iconic contestants, and in the decade since she lost to Diversity in 2009, she’s gained a fortune.
After being signed to Syco, Susan’s first album I Dreamed A Dream became the UK’s fastest-selling debut ever. Seven more studio albums followed, amassing more than 25m sales worldwide.
SuBo’s 2020 tour will be her first since 2014.
In the intervening years, the Scottish singer, who still lives in an ex-council house in her hometown of Blackburn, West Lothian (her first investment after becoming globally famous), worked flat out.
She reached the final 12 in America’s Got Talent: The Champions, which saw finalists, winners and other contestants from across the globe compete.
Her eighth studio album Ten – part of a multi-album deal with Syco – was released in June and peaked at No.5.
Last year Susan’s wealth was estimated at £26m, and one year on, largely due to the fact that she is extremely frugal (her biggest splurges have been clearing family mortgages, bills and debts, donating to charities plus buying a £300 faux-fur coat for herself) her wealth has continued to rise steadily.
She earned a stonking £700k interest in just 12 months.
No.6: Zayn Malik, 26 – £35.2m NON-MOVER
He may have released the most original solo music, collaborated with Taylor Swift and Sia and sing on movie soundtracks including Fifty Shades Darker and Aladdin, but Zayn is the, ahem, poorest of his former 1D band mates.
The superstar, who was born in Bradford, isn’t on the breadline just yet, but there’s no denying that quitting the band and breaking a billion hearts in 2015 cost him dearly – £5m from missing out on a global 1D tour and royalties from the band’s company PPM Music Limited, which has a net worth of over £2m.
As a solo artist, Zayn’s anxiety disorder is impacting on him financially.
He’s not able to sing live to promote his music, so didn’t tour his first album Mind Of Mine.
He later cancelled a string of shows in London, Dubai and Japan in 2017.
Zayn’s supersized loyal fan base – he’s got 24.8m Twitter followers – initially guaranteed him success, but the support of even the most patient fans and his management team is waning. Last April, Zayn’s long-term manager Sarah Stennett ended their relationship stating he was “challenging to work with”, and his second album Icarus Falls only reached 77 in the UK charts last December.
Fortunately, his 2014-launched company Drop-Zed Publishing Ltd has assets of £5.6m, and he and the other 1D boys sold shares in their company 1D Media for £70m, making £14m.
By the time Zayn departed the band he’d earned around £27m.
He designed a capsule collection for Versace in 2017 for “millions” and was revealed as the new face of clothing brand Penshoppe, and this year put his Manhattan penthouse apartment on the market for £8.8m.
No.5: Louis Tomlinson, 27 – £44m DOWN 1
Although he’s the lowest earner of the current 1D line-up, Louis is still insanely rich thanks to a combo of music – his debut single Just Hold On reached No.2 in 2016, days after his mum Johannah passed away from leukaemia – and his £4m gig judging last year’s The X Factor.
On the whole, Louis has had a disappointing run musically.
His last three singles charted at 99, 39 and 64, but last month he scooped Male Artist at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards for Two Of Us, written about his mum.
The Doncaster-born dad of one released his new single Kill My Mind earlier this month, his first since another tragedy in March, when his 18-year-old sister Félicité died from an accidental overdose.
Five companies listed under Louis’ name have combined assets of £2.5m, but his wealth is in bricks and mortar.
As well as a £2.2m house in London, he owns an eight-bed property in LA’s Calabasas, which he paid £7.8m for in 2015, and a Hollywood mansion, which is on the market for £5.3m.
In 2016 alone, Louis and his band mates were still raking in £15,000 a day from ongoing 1D record and merchandise sales. Nice work!
No.4: Little Mix – £45m UP 1
Jesy Nelson, 28, Leigh-Anne Pinnock, 27, Perrie Edwards, 26, and Jade Thirlwall, 26, are one of the biggest girl bands in the world with five hit albums to their name since winning The X Factor in 2011.
Just four years ago the foursome, put together on the ITV show after auditioning as solo artists, were worth £3m each thanks to music and merchandise sales, including dolls, accessories, games, headphones and perfumes (three in total) plus endorsement deals with the likes of Primark, Elegant Touch, Schwarzkopf, Collection and USA Pro.
But since then, their earnings have increased exponentially thanks to even more alignments with brands such as Simple, which signed them as the faces of a limited-edition range, and COLAB dry shampoo.
Last year they took home dividends of £6.6m through their joint business Eternal Magic Touring Ltd, compared to £1.4m the previous year.
The girls embarked on a 48-date world tour in September, including five nights at The O2 Arena in London, which is set to earn them a share of the £30m profits.
They are also exploring individual projects – earlier this month Jesy fronted BBC1 documentary Odd One Out covering topics such as social media, body shaming and trolling – problems she’s personally endured over the years.
Leigh-Anne climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising millions for Comic Relief, became the new face of Umbro and a month later launched her In A Seashell bikini brand with childhood friend Gabrielle Urquart.
Jade and Leigh-Anne also co-signed a songwriting contract with Sony/ATV.
It’s certainly been a year of change. In November, days before the release of their fifth album LM5, the band split from Simon Cowell’s Syco Music label after it stopped working with Modest! Management, which has looked after the girls from the beginning.
The band is now signed to RCA, which is part of the larger Sony Group.
While LM5 is yet to achieve the platinum status of albums one to four, it’s only a matter of time.
Last year Little Mix became the first girl band in UK chart history to score five top five studio albums.
The girls, who have all bought homes for their mums, are thought to have spent over £10m on property between them.
Perrie is living with her England footballer boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 26, in Cheshire, Leigh-Anne lives in a Hertfordshire mansion with her Watford footballer boyfriend, Andre Gray, 28, Jesy’s swanky property in Essex serves as a regular stunning backdrop to her selfies, while Jade owns a £1m pad in Surrey.
X Factor runners-up 1D might have out-earned them, but the foursome are sitting pretty.
No.3: Niall Horan, 26 – £49m NON-MOVER
After severing ties with Simon Cowell, Niall signed a £4m record deal with Capitol Records in America.
In October 2017 his first album Flicker reached No.3 in the UK, selling over 3m copies worldwide before Niall collected the New Artist Of The Year Award at the American Music Awards.
The following year he made an estimated £8.8m from an 81-date world tour.
This year’s been devoted to penning his second album, which is expected by Christmas.
Golf obsessive Niall, who’s pals with pros Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy, has also been busy with Modest! Golf, the golf management agency he co-founded and directs alongside talent management veterans Richard Griffiths and Harry Magee.
Niall enjoys royalties from 1D’s company PPM Music Ltd, which has a net worth of over £2m, and last year paid himself almost £2.2m from his two Irish companies, Neon Haze Music Ltd and Jaredon Ltd, which he set up in the wake of 1D parting ways.
Niall earned £14m from a share repurchasing deal when 1D took a hiatus, plus £38m during his entire 1D career, and has spent wisely.
He cleared his mum Maura’s mortgage but his dad Bobby declined the offer of a new house, telling Niall: “I don’t want to be the idiot who walks in and throws money around.”
Niall’s less concerned. He owns a London penthouse with a cocktail bar and a £1.5m mansion near his hometown of Gaybrook, Co. Westmeath.
No.2: Liam Payne, 26 – £54.3m NON-MOVER
Back in 2015, 1D turned over a mind-boggling £73m with profits of more than £45m – that’s £123,000 a day!
For Liam, who’s yet to release his debut album, success has come by the bucketload.
His 2017 debut Strip That Down, co-penned by Ed Sheeran, reached No.3 in the UK charts, made the Top 10 in America and has been streamed over 1 billion times.
He recorded a duet with Rita Ora for the soundtrack of Fifty Shades Freed, launched a fashion collection with Hugo Boss earlier this year – a deal said to be worth “millions” – and has teamed up with Ed Sheeran again to write his next single.
Liam pockets royalties from 1D’s company PPM Music Ltd, which has assets of over £2m.
He’s got £331k profit in his companies Hampton Records Ltd and Long Play Touring LLP.
Although his company Hampton Music Ltd is £15k in arrears, accounts for the newly registered Hampton Publishing Ltd are yet to drop.
After splitting from Cheryl, 36, mum to his two-year-old son Bear, last July, Liam reportedly called in divorce lawyers to protect his 1D nest egg and the £5m Surrey pile the couple shared.
He owns a £260,000 Lamborghini Aventador, bought his parents Geoff and Karen a £400k property in Wolverhampton and also has an LA pad, which is currently on the market for £
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