Simon Cowell, Susan Boyle and One Direction top richest uk reality stars list


Simon Cowell beat the likes of Susan Boyle and One Direction to top the rankings of the richest reality TV stars in the UK.

The showbiz mogul heads up Now magazine's Reality TV Rich List with an estimated £225 million - more than ten times the amount of second place Susan Boyle, who is worth £22 million.

Half of the top 50 have featured on singing shows like The X Factor and Pop Idol and Simon gets earnings from every single one of them!

Other featured in the list are from The Only Way Is Essex, Britain's Got Talent, Big Brother, The Apprentice and even Dragon's Den.

The magazine predicts that X Factor star and Celebrity Big Brother winner Rylan Clark is on course to earn over £1 million by the end of 2013.

Check out the top 20 Richest Reality TV stars below:

1. Simon Cowell - £225m
2. Susan Boyle - £22m
3. One Direction - £20m each
4. Katie Price - £17.5m
5. Cheryl Cole - £15m
6. Will Young - £13.5m
7. Leona Lewis - £12m
8. Levi Roots - £12m
9. Myleene Klass - £11m
10. Francis Boulle - £10.1m
11. Kimberly Walsh - £6.8m
12. Gareth Gates - £6.5m
13. Nicola Roberts - £6.5m
14. Peter Andre - £6.3m
15. Sarah Harding - £6.3m
16. Alexandra Burke - £6.1m
17. Paul Potts - £6m
18. Nadine Coyle - £6m
19. JLS - £6m
20. Paul Torrisi - £5.5m

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