Reality Star Salaries: REVEALED!

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Which celebrities get paid the most to appear on the unscripted side of the TV landscape?

Thanks to Variety, we've learned who makes the most amount of money for their services. 

There are some shockers below. Prepare yourselves...

1. Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen makes a mammoth $50 million per year on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

2. Judge Judy

Judge Judy
One of the most famous judges to ever grace TV screens snags $47 million per year for laying down the law.

3. Matt Lauer

Matt Lauer
Matt Lauer makes $25 million per year for appearing on NBC's Today Show.

4. Katy Perry

Katy Perry
Katy Perry has joined the rejigged American Idol at ABC, and she is getting $25 million for the new season.

5. Kelly Ripa

Kelly Ripa
When she's not bickering with her co-hosts, she's making $22 million per year on Live With Kelly & Ryan.

6. Megyn Kelly

Megyn Kelly
Megyn earns $18 million per year for her services on NBC news.

7. Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts
The Good Morning America host gets a cool $18 million per annum pay for her work.

8. Jimmy Fallon

Jimmy Fallon
Jimmy laughs all the way to the bank with $16 million for his services on The Tonight Show.

9. Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert
Stephen talks on TV and gets $15 million per annum for it.

10. Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel
Jimmy makes a behemoth $15 million per year for his services.

11. Pat Sajak

Pat Sajak
It turns out, presenting a game show for an eternity pays well. He earns $15 million per year.

12. Ryan Seacrest

Ryan Seacrest
Ryan appears on Live With Kelly & Ryan. He is compensated handsomely for it with $15 million per year. On top of that, he stands to make $12 million for his return to American Idol.

13. George Stephanopoulos

George Stephanopoulos
George Stephanopoulos makes $15 million per year for his work on Good Morning America.

14. Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper
Anderson works for CNN and it comes with a hefty salary of $12 million.

15. David Letterman

David Letterman
David Letterman made the jump to Netflix and will secure $12 million per year for his untitled show.

16. Conan O'Brien

Conan O'Brien
Conan works for TBS, and that comes with a $12 million salary per year.

17. Alec Baldwin

Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin presents ABC's moderately rated Match Game, but he gets $3 million per year for it.

18. Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx
Beat Shazam was a surprise success for Fox earlier this year and Jamie secures $3 million per year.

19. Mike Myers

Mike Myers
Mike gets $3 million per season of ABC's The Gong Show reboot.

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