Reality TV rich list 2022: These are officially the stars with the most money
*Cries in poor*
It’s that time of year again, when we work out just how filthy rich some of the UK’s biggest TV personalties are. The reality TV rich list for 2022 is here, and some of the biggest names are so rolling in it, you might want to reconsider your career plans.
The research team at SlotsUp has analysed some of the UK’s most successful reality stars. People who found fame on shows such as Love Island, TOWIE, Geordie Shore and Made in Chelsea all appear – with net worths up to the tens of millions. Here is the list ranking the most rich reality TV stars in 2022, by who has the highest net worth at the moment.
15. Tommy Fury – £2.4million
Love Island 2019 star Tommy Fury continued his career as a boxer after the villa – which alone has made him a millionaire. He can also reportedly charge around £7,500 per Instagram post.
14. Maura Higgins – £2.5million
Maura has only gone up since she appeared on Love Island 2019. She’s been on a number of other TV shows and had loads of brand deals – two of which being among some of the biggest with any Islander ever. She signed two £500k deals in quick succession – one was with Boohoo as a brand ambassador and the other was a partnership with Ann Summers on a swimwear deal. Maura has continued to work with Ann Summers, on a number of lingerie shoots and different collections. Now, she’s signed with a huge world renowned modelling agency.
13. Dani Dyer – £3.1million
Dani Dyer is the most successful contestant from the 2018 series. Since the show she has been in TV adverts, had her own clothing range, been in TV shows, released a book and is charging thousands in paid Instagram posts. She had a huge £500k deal with In The Style to design and model her own range, and it resulted in being one of the best selling ranges of all time for the online brand. Off the back of that, she’s launched another collection there.
12. Charlotte Crosby – £3.6million
Charlotte Crosby is the second richest Geordie to come from the show, with a net worth of £3.6million. Since leaving Geordie Shore, Charlotte has appeared on Celebrity Big Brother, Celebs Go Dating, hosted Just Tattoo Of Us and even landed her own series, titled “The Charlotte Show”. She’s worked with brands such as In The Style, Mark Hill Hair and Bondi Sands, alongside having her own companies, makeup brand Flique and homeware collection Naked Lane.
11. Megan McKenna – £4million
Megan first became known after appearing on Ex On The Beach and in TOWIE. Since then she’s gone into a country music career and has appeared on Celebrity Big Brother.
10. Vicky Pattison – £4.2million
Vicky Pattison is the richest to come from Geordie Shore, with a net worth of £4.2million. Vicky has starred in Celebrity SAS Who Dares Wins, been a panellist on Loose Women, had her own show called Judge Geordie and was the winner of 2015’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. The reality TV star has also recently collaborated with Pour Moi, a lingerie brand that’s all about body positivity.
9. Molly-Mae Hague – £4.5million
You want the blueprint of how to use your platform from Love Island and go places? It’s right here. Despite what she might say about how her success was all off her own back, Molly-Mae made her millions after the villa. She had a huge £500k deal with PrettyLittleThing, launched her own tanning brand called Filter, and has the highest Instagram following of all Islanders ever. She’s now Creative Director for PrettyLittleThing, which is said to be paying her millions. Despite finding herself in hot water over her “tone-deaf” podcast comments, Molly-Mae has also just signed another seven figure deal with Beauty Works.
8. Nadiya Hussain – £4.7million
Nadiya Hussain found fame on the Great British Bake Off. However now, she’s more well known as an author and TV host. She’s hosted a number of her own cooking shows and released loads of cookbooks, too. She’s even gone and got herself an MBE!!
7. Joey Essex – £5.9million
When you think about TOWIE, you think about Joey Essex. It’s probably easier to list which reality TV shows Joey hasn’t been on since he first appeared on reality screens, because he’s been on the lot. He’s also had his own clothing line, a shop in Essex, hair ranges and fragrances.
6. Gemma Collins – £7.3million
Gemma Collins has made loads of money since TOWIE, amassing a net worth of £7.3million. The GC has graced the screens of Celebrity Big Brother, Dancing On Ice, I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here, and her own iconic show Diva Forever. She’s even got her own brand, Gemma Collins Clothing.
5. Ollie Locke – £7.5million
Ollie Locke is officially the richest person who is still in the current Made in Chelsea cast. Since becoming one of our fav Chelsea names, Ollie hasn’t left our TV screens. He’s also become an author, starred in a movie and launched his own dating app. In 2017, Ollie Locke co-founded the dating app Chappy. The app has the aim of being to improve the dating app scene for gay men, and expand further from centring purely around sex. He sold the app later the same year for £1m.
4. Jamie Laing – £7.5million
Jamie founded confectionery company Candy Kittens, has appeared on Celebrity Hunted, Strictly Come Dancing and also landed a presenting role on the BBC Three show, I Like the Way You Move. He’s definitely doing more than okay for himself.
3. Mark Wright – £13million
Mark is the second richest cast member from The Only Way Is Essex. He has since made appearances on several shows including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Strictly Come Dancing, he has hosted This Morning and presented a Heart FM Saturday radio show. Mark is the owner of the modelling agency The Wright Look Models and Chigwell Properties.
2. Sam Faiers – £14.8million
Sam Faiers is officially the richest person to come from TOWIE. She had huge deals with retailers Tesco and Next and, off the back of Essex fame, landed her own ITVBe show. She is also the co-founder of her own business, All Bits London, has had a clothing range with Very and published a book which is believed to have brought her home around £700k.
1. Spencer Matthews – £47million
Spencer Matthews is officially top of the reality TV rich list 2022. According to SlotsUp, he’s worth an estimated £47million thanks to multiple business ventures, including multiple property investments and his no-alcohol spirits brand, CleanCo.