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EASTENDERS star Maisie Smith may have missed the glitter ball, but she’s the winner when it comes to a Strictly Come Dancing payday

The 19-year-old, who was beaten by Bill Bailey in the final last Saturday, has reportedly been inundated with offers that could gross her a cool £ 1 million in two years

In the show’s 16-year history, it has propelled many of its participants to dizzying heights

The former Mis Teeq girl band member started her television career after winning the show in 2007

Not only did she make her musical comeback with a platinum-selling album and a BRIT nomination, but she was also selected as part of the strict jury to replace Arlene Phillips

After three years on the panel, she was kidnapped by ITV for British company Got Talent, for which her 450000 pounds per series to be paid

But that is likely to increase after Simon Cowell was upset about the wage gap between the judges and David Walliams, who earned £ 5 million

She said of her time on the show, “Strictly Come Dancing has definitely changed my life

“It was a turning point for me. I feel like I’ve lived my life in chapters and that was the beginning of something new”

Zoe is already a well-known television and radio host Since his appearance on Strictly, his references have increased even further

Now, as the host of the BBC Radio 2 breakfast show, Zoe received a £ 1 million raise last year and increased her annual salary from 370000 pounds to 1 pound 36 million

Her raise means she’s now Beeb’s highest paid star, taking on Match of the Day host Gary Lineker after accepting a pay cut

However, in September it was reported that Zoe asked for a wage cut after feeling uncomfortable with such a large wage increase

She also hosts Strictly’s weekly spin-off show It Takes Two and presented the BBC’s Big Family Cooking Showdown.Zoe recently appeared on Celebrity Gogglebox with her son Woody

Star and ex-husband Norman Cook – aka DJ FatBoy Slim – was valued at £ 20million in 2016 before they split

In 2006, James was a cruise chef who made the occasional appearance at Ready Steady Cook

His agent signed him up with Strictly without his knowledge, and it turned out to be a once in a lifetime opportunity

James reached the semi-finals with pro partner Camilla Dallerup and the following March he was offered the presentation slot at BBC One’s Saturday Kitchen

By the time he left the cooking show on Saturday morning in 2016, James’ earnings had increased 40 times, from 35£ 000 at the end of 2008 to £ 14 million in 2014

He said, “I’d knocked on doors for nine years and my resume was on a couple of desks at the BBC, but everything went crazy after Strictly”

James also had his own motor pillar, opened three restaurants and his own bakeries, and still puts on cooking shows

But after shining on Strictly in 2010, she switched to ITV to showcase Daybreak with Adrian Chiles in what was reportedly a four-year £ 4m deal

Christine moved to Dancing on Ice from 2011 to 2014, replacing Holly Willoughby

That made her the highest paid television presenter at the time, earning around £ 400 a minute

Christine, who is married to ex-soccer player Frank Lampard, with whom she shares her two-year-old daughter Patricia, is also a regular at Loose Women and supports the presentation of assignments at This Morning and ITV’s Lorraine

When she walked into the ballroom with pro partner Kevin Clifton, Susanna was the BBC Breakfast presenter

But after ITV finished second, she quickly discovered her star potential and promoted her for Good Morning Britain within a few months

The mother of three children is said to be 500Earn £ 000 a year for the weekday breakfast program she co-stars with Piers Morgan

That year, 50-year-old Susanna also appeared on Channel 4’s Celebrity Gogglebox with Sun columnist and Strictly candidate Robert Rinder

After retiring from the game in 2017, she moved to the BBC, Sky Sports and BT Sport

Alex will replace Sue Barker on the BBC quiz show A Question of Sport, which will reportedly promote her to the Millionaires League

Alex’s accounts show she was 700 last year000, a huge leap from starting her TV work company in 2015 and only 20000 pounds

Before dancing her way to stardom with Kevin Clifton, who is now her boyfriend, Stacey had embarked on a career as an investigative journalist with BBC Three

However, the show made her a household name, adding 125 to her account balance in August, according to her accounts000 to 350000 pounds

Her victorious personality took her out of the dark on BBC Three and made her a mainstream name

According to Strictly, Stacey presented the BBC Three, Glow Up, EastEnders: Secrets from the Square makeup contest and hosted The One Show

The 5’9 “WAG didn’t want to live on husband Peter Crouch’s earnings, instead they tried to make their own fortune

This was her request, she got a 250 lingerie deal000 pounds with Ultimo, collections with Matalan, a perfume line with Avon She has worked with high street giant Next and launched three lines with Lipsy

In 2015 and 2017 she also became a judge for the British Next Top Model There she stepped into the spotlight for the first time in 2006 as runner-up

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