How Much Do The Gogglebox Cast Get Paid? Star's Earnings Revealed

22 May 2020, 15:25

Gogglebox families split their earnings between themselves
Gogglebox families split their earnings between themselves. Picture: PA

The stars of Gogglebox are paid for each episode but how much do they earn money for watching TV weekly? Families of the Channel 4 show earning revealed...

Gogglebox carries on filming during lockdown, but just how much do the family stars get paid to watch TV and appear on the Friday night Channel 4 show each week?

The cast of the show earn a monthly salary, but just how much do they earn for the coveted spot sitting on the couch in front of a camera?

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As well as having some interesting day jobs, the pro-TV-watchers pocket some extra cash from the show, which is still successfully being filmed during quarantine due to no crew being required.

So, let's take a look at all of the Gogglebox cast's earnings...

How much does the Gogglebox cast earn and get paid?

According to a tabloid, the stars of Gogglebox aren’t given a salary for their stint on the show but are instead paid £1,500 a month.

The sum is reportedly given to them for watching 12 hours of TV per week, which is spread over two six-hour shifts.

The cast juggles the hours outside of their part or full-time jobs.

Apparently it’s down to the families to decide how they split the money between them.

Gogglebox stars get paid monthly
Gogglebox stars get paid monthly. Picture: Channel 4

They are also said to be provided with a free takeaway of their choice for when they’re watching TV - the perfect set-up, right?

However, Channel 4 has never confirmed how much the cast gets paid.

Although it might seem like an easy job, they have to commit to the same hours each week and ensure to give their opinions while watching their designated shows.

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