Bigg Boss is a popular television reality show in India. Endemol Shine India produces it through Viacom 18. The show has gained more and more fans with each passing year. Some of the well-known celebrities like cricket player Sreesanth to TV daily soaps actress Hina Khan have been part of it. Here is a list of High paid contestants of the show.
Sreesanth is a former cricket player of India. He was hesitant at first to be part of the reality show, but later he participated in the season 12 of Bigg Boss. The cricket player was getting paid 50 lakhs per week by the channel.
2. Great Khali
One other celebrity who was paid highest in the Bigg Boss show was great Khali. He participated in the season 4 of the television reality show. He was famous for his participation; he was paid 50 lakhs per week. Great Kali was declared as the runner-up of Bigg Boss Season 4.
3. Pamela Anderson
Pamela Anderson is a Canadian – American actress and television reality show. This international personality was paid 2.5 crores for appearing for just 3 days on the show. She appeared in the 4 seasons of the show.
4. Gauhar Khan
Gauhar Khan is an Indian television actress. She was the contestant of Bigg Boss in season 7. Gauhar Khan was the winner of season 7 of the reality show. Gauhar Khan is said to have charged 6 lakhs per week.
5. Karishma Tanna
The model Karishma Tanna was the contestant of Bigg Boss season 8. The model/ actress was paid by the channel a whopping sum of 10 lakhs per week. Karishma Tanna was also the runner-up of the show in season 8.
6. Gautam Gulati
The next contestant who was paid highest in Bigg Boss show was Gautam Gulati. He rose to fame with his appearance in a daily show called Diya Aur Bhati Hum. The actor was paid 8 lakhs rupees per week during his participation in Bigg Boss 8.
7. Hina Khan
Hina Khan is a well-known television celebrity; she appeared in the lead role of a famous daily soap called Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Hina Khan was paid 7.5 to 8 Lakhs for each week during her participation in the show.
8. Tanishaa Mukerji
Tanishaa Mukerji was the contestant of the Bigg Boss show in season 7. The actress was the limelight of the show in season 7, and she was paid a sum 7.5 Lakhs per week for 10 weeks of her stay in the show.
9. Shilpa Shinde
Shilpa Shinde was a household name for her appearance in Bhabhi Ji Ghar Par Hain. She was paid 6 to 7 lakhs per week on the show and she also became the winner of the Bigg Boss Season 11.
10. Rahul Dev
Rahul Dev is a popular south Indian and Bollywood actor for playing negative roles. The show paid him 2 crores in season 10.
With this, we complete our list of highest-paid celebrities of Bigg Boss show. The participants of the show are provided with career opportunities as well as money for their appearance.