Bigg Boss, the biggest reality show in India, made its comeback with season 14 in October 2020. Once again, having Salman Khan as its host, news of how much is he getting paid has also spread. According to the Hindustan Times, Salman Khan is getting Rs 16crore per episode. But the megastar has agreed to a pay cut to ensure that the fees of all the members are accommodated easily.
Bigg Boss fans are always curious to know how much each contestant is paid. To enlighten you all, here are the weekly salaries of contestants participating in Bigg Boss Season 14.
Weekly Salaries of the Celebs in Bigg Boss 14
To add more twist to the show, contestants from the previous seasons have also been included in the house. These contestants included last year’s winner Sidharth Shukla, Gauhar Khan (winner of season 7), Hina Khan (season 11’s runner-up). The trio was there only for two weeks. Sidharth Shukla alone got a payment of Rs 32 lakhs per week and topped the chart. But one cannot ignore the fact that Hina Khan and Gauhar Khan received payments of Rs 25 lakhs and Rs 20 lakhs, respectively.
Moving forward to the salaries of permanent contestants competing for the prize money- let’s know who’s the highest-paid celeb in the house.
Salaries of the Celebs Competing for Prize Money
Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla, the married couple, are the biggest attraction of this season. Rubina being popular among the masses for her excellent work in the Television Industry, is also the highest-paid celeb in the Bigg Boss house. Drawing a significant amount of Rs 5 lakhs per week. In contrast, her husband and a model by profession stood the 6th position with a weekly cut of Rs 1.5 lakhs. Jasmine Bhasin, another famous daily soap artist, is the 2nd highest paid contestant with Rs 3 lakhs salary per week. The 3rd position is a tie shared by Sara Gurpal and Nishant Singh Malkani, getting paid Rs 2 lakhs per week. An interesting fact is that Nishant is also the highest-paid male contestant in the house for this season.
Salaries of other contestants of Bigg Boss Season 14
Shehzad Deol — Rs 50,000
Jaan Kumar Sanu — Rs 80,000
Rahul Vaidya — Rs 1 lakh
Nikki Tamboli — Rs 1.2 lakh
Pavitra Punia – Rs 1.5 lakh
Abhinav Shukla – Rs 1.5 lakh
Eijaz Khan – Rs 1.8 lakh
NOTE – Salaries as disclosed by Hindustan Times.