Reality TV Stars

As the MTV hit returns, Nicole LaPorte uncovers payday drama: Kristin makes $90k per episode compared to Spencer's $65k and Audrina's $100k. Plus, our gallery of reality TV salaries.

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Kristin Cavallari, The Hills

$90,000 an episode
$20,000 - $25,000 personal appearance fee

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Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, The Hills

Heidi Montag, The Hills
$100,000 an episode
up to $30,000 personal appearance fee

Spencer Pratt, The Hills
$65,000 an episode
up to $30,000 personal appearance fee

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Lauren Conrad, The Hills

$125,000 an episode
$20,000-$25,000 personal appearance fee

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Audrina Patridge, The Hills

$100,000 an episode
$20,000-$25,000 personal appearance fee

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Lauren “Lo” Bosworth, The Hills

$100,000 an episode
$20,000-$25,000 personal appearance fee

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Brody Jenner, The Hills

$45,000 an episode
$15,000 personal appearance fee

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Paris Hilton, Paris Hilton’s My New BFF, The Simple Life

$100,000 personal appearance fee

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Kim Kardashian, Keeping Up With the Kardashians

$30,000 personal appearance fee

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Denise Richards, Denise Richards: It’s Complicated

$75,000 an episode

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Kim Zolciak, The Real Housewives of Atlanta

$8,000-$10,000 personal appearance fee

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Daisy De La Hoya, Daisy of Love

$3,500 personal appearance fee

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Antonio Sabato, Jr., My Antonio

$15,000-$20,000 personal appearance fee

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Khloe Kardashian, Keeping Up With the Kardashians

$20,000 personal appearance fee

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Johanna Botta, The Real World Austin

$1,000 personal appearance fee

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Jon Gosselin, Jon & Kate Plus 8

$15,000-$20,000 personal appearance fee

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Ashley Klarich, Rock of Love Bus

$1,500 personal appearance fee

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Brittanya O’Campo, Rock of Love Bus

$1,500 personal appearance fee