Top BBC Salaries Leaked: See Top-Earning Woman, Man
The staggering exposure of BBC salaries has revealed the top-earning woman earns £1.5 million less than her male counterpart.
Presenter Claudia Winkleman is paid just under £500,000 for her roles on Strictly Come Dancing and Radio 2, while Top Gear host Chris Evans receives an incredible £2.2 million paycheck.
The figures also reveal two-thirds of the highest paid talent are men, with just one third women.
Many BBC figures have welcomed the unveiling of their salaries, including Evans himself.
“I think this is the beginning of it [the gender pay gap] being redressed, I imagine,” he said outside the central London studio this morning..
“I think the most important thing is that we’re the ultimate public company and therefore I think that, on balance, it’s probably right and proper that people know what we get paid.”
The highest-paid stars have now been leaked by Piers Morgan.
He revealed the salaries of the following famous faces:
Chris Evans: £2.2m-2.49m
Chris Evans earns up to £2.49million for his Radio 2 and previous Top Gear work
Gary Lineker on Match of the Day
Match Of The Day host Gary Lineker is the second highest-earning man in the BBC
Claudia Winkleman is the top-earning woman – but still earns £1.5million less than the highest-paid man
Gary Lineker: £1.75m-1.79m
Claudia Winkleman: £450,000-£499,000.
Graham Norton: £850,000-£899,000
Clare Balding: £150,000-£199,000
Jeremy Vine: £700,000-£749,000
Huw Edwards: £550,000-£599,000
Fiona Bruce: £350,000-£399,000
Dan Walker: £200,000-£249,000
Derek Thompson: £350k-£399k
Amanda Mealing: £250k-£299k
Adam Woodyatt and Danny Dyer: £200k-£249k
Lacey Turner: £150k-£199k
So now youknow just how much your fav Tv superstars earn