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Richest Reality TV Stars
10. Ryan Seacrest - £55m
TV presenter Ryan Seacrest hit the big time when he became the host of American Idol, starting in 2002 and staying until the show's finale in 2016.
9. Kris Jenner - £60m
As the matriarchal figure of the famed Kardashians reality show, Kris handles the careers and businesses of her children as well as executive producing the show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
8. Tyra Banks - £90m
Supermodel Tyra Banks started modelling when she was 18-years-old. She became a Victoria's Secret Angel before shifting her focus to TV, establishing her own production company and working as the executive producer on America's Next Top Model from 2003-2015 before landing her role as a judge on America's Got Talent.
7. Caitlyn Jenner - £100m
The stepdad to the Kardashians took the world by surprise in 2015 when he transitioned to a woman. Back when she was still Bruce, Jenner was a famous athlete and her victory in the 1976 Olympics games boosted her fame. She starred with her family in the reality show, Keeping Up With The Kardashians in 2007.
6. Kim Kardashian - £150m
The success of Keeping Up With The Kardashians has spawned a number of spin-offs in which Kim and her sister Kourtney have starred in - including Kourtney & Kim Take Miami. Mrs. Kanye West's empire now stretches across TV, clothing and fragrance ranges to mobile apps! She also has bundles of product endorsements.
5. Gordon Ramsay - £160m
The sweary chef has opened a huge number of restaurants around the world but his appearance on the reality cooking shows Hell's Kitchen and Gordon Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares and The F Word have propelled him to a huge global audience - Throw in his long list of cook books and product endorsements and you have one very well-off chef!
4. Judge Judy - £200m
Judge Judy has heard more than 20,000 court cases in a professional career that ended in 1996. Following that her courtroom TV series started and was a hit. Her current TV contract runs until 2020 and there's no sign of the show's popularity waning.
3. Jamie Oliver - £400m
Jamie was thrown into the kitchen at a young age thanks to the family restaurant. He landed his first cooking show, The Naked Chef in 1999 and hasn't looked back since, going on to front a series of food shows as well as a series of best-selling books, restaurants and initiatives such as healthy eating and cutting out the sugar content in school children's diet.
2. Howard Stern - £580m
Controversial radio shock jock Stern earns an estimated $80m from his syndicated shows. He was replaced on America's Got Talent by Simon Cowell but has his own production company and photography company. He was the highest paid TV personality in the US in 2013, sharing the spot with Simon Cowell.
His put-downs have become legend. But before he was a rude TV judge he was a music industry mogul, starting the careers of er, Sinitta & Robson & Jerome. His first stint as a TV judge started in 2001 with Pop Idol. A year later he joined Randy Jackson & Paula Abdul on American Idol and remained until Season 9. Now as boss of his own record company, Syco, Cowell signs the acts that take part on his shows, including best selling artists Leona Lewis & One Direction.