Being on the Bachelor comes with a lot of perks. Likes… holidays around the world to exotic locations like Cleveland! Not to mention attractive Spawn on relationships with classy brands like FabFitFun and SugarBearHair! Honestly, I’d like to graduate for the price of a free burrito, but ABC actually pays a good chunk of money starring his friends. What I think makes sense is that they quit their jobs (in Peter Weber’s case, being a pilot) and spend the whole day dating about two dozen women at once.
So, how much graduation does ABC actually get paid? Let’s dig into it, very dug into my heart like Peter Weber. Sorry, but I refuse to apologize for my poetic metaphors.
First, the bachelor * contestants * do not get paid
In fact, they usually lose money on this show thanks to being for quitting their day job and buying all their clothes. Legal, graduate contestant Jillian Harris said in a blog post that she again mortgaged her home and “spent something like $ 6,000 on clothes” for the show, which is … A lot!
But the graduate is paid six figures
ABC hasn’t really revealed how much they pay the bachelors, but back in 2011, spoiler King Reality Steve said that the salary was likely over $ 100,000. This is a very generous investigation, especially considering the show only takes a few months for the film. But friends — think of how much of a life these friends are signing up for. It makes little sense that they would get paid a lot, right?
Oh, and while most of the major graduate men have made around $ 100,000, salaries vary depending on the man. Bachelor Sean Lowe is reportedly “only” made between $ 75,000- $ 90,000.
There are tons of show ops later
Once the Bachelor ends, there are a million ways to make money to take advantage of the show. You can go to Dancing with the Stars, where you will reportedly earn $ 125,000 just for signing up and $ 375,000 if you make it to the end, like our girl Hannah Brown. Oh, and if you have to go through with a TV wedding, ABC pays you even more money. Bachelor Couple Sean Lowe and Catherine Giudici got six figures to walk down the aisle!
Also, not to forget about all Sponcon. Reality stars can make tens of thousands of dollars from an Instagram ad, depending on how many followers you have. It is so profitable that ~ some people are coming on the show (aka impressed) for the wrong reasons.
Ps Paradise is also a considerable payday
While most bachelors do not soak in bachelors in heaven, contestants get paid for their time to hit BiP. Reality Steve says that these poor souls total anywhere from about $ 7,000 to $ 15,000, “considering that they are basically going on a vacation is not bad!”
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