Celebrity Big Brother: From Sharon Osbourne to Zeze Millz, how much are the celebs worth

Celebrity Big Brother is returning to our TV screens from Monday, March 4th. As ITV reveals the full line-up, here’s how much each celeb is worth.

Celebrity Big Brother contestants net worth
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Celebrity Big Brother contestants net worth

Celebrity Big Brother is finally making the return it deserves. After 7 years of being off-air, the star-studded version of the ultimate social experiment is going to bring together celebs from around the UK. In a bid to make the comeback worth it ITV decided to make the lineup as sensational as possible.

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A few days before the return, ITV has revealed who’s joining the lineup - from Love Island star to Strictly Come Dancing stars, here’s who they are and how much they’re worth.

Celebrity Big Brother lineup and how much they are worth

Celebrity Big Brother housemates are all prepped to give up their phones and live with strangers for a month. From Colson Smith to Ekin-Su and the X Factor judge, here’s who you’ll be seeing on-screen from Monday.

Sharon Osbourne - £174M

X Factor legend Sharon Osbourne is the richest celeb in this year’s line. Not only is she the richest but she’s also joining the show with a twist. According to The Sun, the 71-year-old demanded an eye-watering fee and later came to the conclusion that she’ll only be a house guest for a week for what ITV is offering her. She rose to fame along with her family when MTV launched the reality TV show The Osbournes in 2002.

Louis Walsh - £119m

Former X Factor judge Louis Walsh earned himself a bumper six-figure deal to enter the CBB house. Louis previously ruled out taking part in the show as he was focused on his work with boyband Westlife. He began judging X Factor in 2004 for which he earned up to £1 million per series, and he remained there until 2017.

Gary Goldsmith - £30m

Kate Middleton’s uncle who was allegedly rejected by I’m A Celeb bosses and had plans to publish a tell-all memoir has negotiated a hefty contract with the show bosses to be on CBB. The recruitment millionaire is the son of a painter and decorator from West London and the grandson of a miner from a pit village in Durham.

Levi Roots - £30m

Levi Roots is one of the biggest success stories ever from the BBC show after he stepped into Dragons’ Den in 2007 with his Reggae Reggae sauce. He got a £50,000 investment from Peter Jones and Richard Farleigh. The sauce is now stocked by most major retailers and the brand now sells many other products.

Lauren Simon - £9.9m

Real Housewives of Cheshire star Lauren Simon worked in PR and marketing for VIP events and nightclubs before starring on the show. Lauren is a Celebrity Presenter for Ideal World and her own perfume as well.

Fern Britton - £5m

This Morning star Fern Britton presented the show for six years alongside Phillip Schofield. She was replaced by Holly Willoughby in 2009 and has vowed to lift the lid on her fallout with the show in the CBB house. Nowadays, Fern has moved away from telly and is more well-known as a successful author worth £5 million.

David Potts £2.4m

Ibiza Weekender star David Potts has earned millions through appearing on reality TV shows. Last year, he starred in The Big Celebrity Detox alongside Kerry Katona and Love Island's Toby Aromolaran.

Nikita Kuzmin - £2m

Strictly Come Dancing Nikita Kuzmin instantly became a fan favourite after he became a professional dancer on the show. He is a six-time Italian champion in Latin and Ballroom dancing.

Ekin Su Cülcüloğlu -  £1.6m

Love Island series 8 winner Ekin Su Cülcüloğlu is set to join the CBB house on Monday after splitting from Davide Sanclimenti. The Turkish beauty also appeared on the US version of The Traitors and Dancing On Ice.

Colson Smith - £790k

It was revealed previously that ITV bosses are impressed with Colson Smith from Corrie and have been in talks with him since 2023. He finally agreed to be on the show after bagging a huge deal.

Bradley Riches - £700k

Best known for starring in the teen drama Heartstopper, the actor plays James McEwan in the hit Netflix show. Bradley was diagnosed with autism when he was nine.

Marisha Wallace - £700k

The 38-year-old American actress earned her money through starring roles in Broadway and the West End. She has been in Aladdin, Something Rotten, Hairspray, Waitress and more.

Zeze Millz - £70k

The YouTuber with the popular show - Zeze Millz Show is also joining the lineup. Zeze interviews some of the Black British music industry’s most prolific and influential artists on her channel.

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The Sun: Celebrity Big Brother rich list – from Princess Kate’s uncle’s jaw-dropping wealth to Dragons’ Den star worth £30m

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