How much is Claudia Winkleman paid for The Traitors? A look inside her net worth

9 January 2024, 11:39

Claudia Winkleman on The Traitors and wearing black on the Baftas red carpet
Claudia Winkleman has become one of the most successful TV presenters in recent years. Picture: BBC/Alamy

By Zoe Adams

Claudia Winkleman has become one of the highest-earning TV presenters but what is she actually paid? Here's a full break down of her earnings and worth.

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The Traitors series 2 is taking over our lives once more and presenter Claudia Winkleman is dominating another series with her bold eyeliner, statement wardrobe and funny one-liners.

Hailed as one of the best parts of the show, Claudia, 51, has become one of the most successful female TV presenters over recent years with many now looking into her career success, net worth and exactly how much she's paid to host The Traitors.

With Strictly Come Dancing, The Piano, The Great British Sewing Bee as just some of the regular TV shows she appears on, it's no wonder she's become a firm favourite across the UK.

And when she's not hosting some of the best shows on the box, she's appearing on comedy panels, doing product promos or spending time with husband Kris Thykier and their children Matilda and Jake.

The Traitors presenter Claudia Winkleman wearing a 'Faithful' blazer
The Traitors presenter has also become one of the highest earning female presenters. Picture: Alamy

How much is Claudia Winkleman's net worth?

As you can imagine, the majority of Claudia's earnings come from her most popular TV show jobs which has helped her earn an amazing £9.4million, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Her career took a huge leap when she replaced Bruce Forsyth on Strictly Come Dancing alongside Tess Daly as she's reportedly paid £180,000 a year for that role.

Of course, hosting this gave her profile a massive boost, seeing her land jobs including The Traitors. Other huge roles have included:

  • Strictly Come Dancing: It Takes Two
  • The Piano
  • The Great British Sewing Bee
  • Best Home Cook
  • One Question
  • Big Fat Quiz Of The Year
  • Fame Academy

Claudia has also made some extra money with a large beauty partnership too.

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How much is Claudia Winkleman paid for The Traitors?

An exact amount of Claudia's salary for this award-winning show hasn't been disclosed.

Despite working for the BBC, the shows are run externally meaning her annual salary remains private.

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