Ranked: Who is the richest I’m A Celebrity contestant from this series?
Honestly, they don’t need to be eating bugs for money
I’m A Celebrity is back, and we’ve already been given vomit, gross eating trials and classic Ant and Dec jokes. But in all seriousness, some of the net worths of the I’m A Celebrity 2020 contestants will have you really questioning why they are bothering to put themselves through eating bugs and sleeping in a creepy castle for money.
From professional dancers to podcasters, and award winning presenters to medal winning athletes – this bunch is making bank. Here are all the net worths of the 2020 I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Here! lineup, ranked.
Jordan North – hundreds of thousands
Jordan North’s is one of the I’m A Celebrity 2020 net worths which isn’t known, however it is estimated to be in the hundreds of thousands. He started his radio career after graduating from the University of Sunderland. His first job was a producer and researcher at BBC Radio 5 Live and he joined BBC 1 as a host in 2014. He’s referred to as the station’s “supply teacher” who often stands in for Nick Grimshaw and Scott Mills. He’s also thought to have been paid in the tens of thousands to appear on I’m A Celeb.
Beverley Callard – hundreds of thousands
Beverley Callard’s exact net worth is not known, however she’s a Coronation Street legend so will have bagged a lot from working on the soap. Top Corrie stars take home around £200,000 a year. It was last reported in 2008 that she was being paid £120,000 – so she’s probably up to the top band salary now.
AJ Pritchard – £400,000
According to reports, AJ Pritchard has earned himself a net worth of around £400,000. This is from his work as a dancer, and as one of the professionals on Strictly Come Dancing. It’s previously been reported that the pros get around £50,000 per series they take part in. He joined the show in 2016.
Hollie Arnold – £700,000
According to Popularbio, Hollie Arnold may have a net worth of around £700,000 but this is still “under review”. Hollie, who has an MBE don’t you know, is a British athlete who competes in the javelin. Her first Paralympics was in Beijing in 2008, when she was just 14 years old and she went on to compete in London in 2012, and Rio in 2016. She won gold in Rio, setting a new world record at the same time.
Jessica Plummer – £750,000
Jessica first became famous as part of the girl band Neon Jungle, they had an album which peaked at number eight in the UK charts. A year later the band split, but Jessica has since starred as Chantelle Atkins in EastEnders. She’s also had a few other roles in films and TV shows.
Vernon Kay – £2million
Vernon Kay is a household name, so it’s no surprise he’s got a decent net worth. The presenter is thought to worth around the region of £2million. He started as a model, before becoming a TV host on T4. Since then he’s been the front man on shows such as Family Fortunes, Splash! and Top of the Pops. He’s also appeared on loads of panel shows, and done radio shows.
Mo Farah – £3million
According to Spear’s Magazine, athlete Sir Mo Farah CBE is worth £3million. This is all through his insanely successful running career, and his brand deals including working with companies such as Nike, Quorn and Lucozade. He has four Olympic gold medals and a further six gold medals in other championships.
Victoria Derbyshire – £3million
It should be no surprise that Victoria Derbyshire is mad rich, she is an award winning broadcaster after all. Her net worth is said to be around £3million – an amount she has made from starting as a local radio reporter, before moving to BBC Radio 5 Live in 1998. She then presented shows such as Newsnight, Panorama and SportsTalk and of course up until recently had her own show, The Victoria Derbyshire Show.
Shane Richie – £3.7million
EastEnders actor Shane Richie has big bucks in the bank. He started playing Alfie Moon in 2002 and has also had stage roles, done stand-up comedy and presenting. That’s without mentioning him dabbling in music, having released a number of albums including The Album in 1997 and Once Around the Sun in 2000. He’s also been in a number of TV adverts and the pantomime. Pretty much he can do anything, and has made a lot of money doing so.
Giovanna Fletcher – £5million
According to NetWorthList, Giovanna Fletcher is worth around £5million. She’s a successful podcast host, author, actress, presenter, blogger and vlogger. Yeah, she does a bit of everything. She could have also got some of her net worth from property, she is married to McFly’s Tom Fletcher, and they share a huuuuge mansion together.