TMZ: Honey Boo Boo can make $130,000 for doing 'DWTS'

Aug 08, 2018
08:16 A.M.

TMZ has obtained a copy of Honey Boo Boo’s contract with Dancing With the Stars. They reported that the 12-year-old would be paid per episode with the rates going up the longer she stays in the competition.


Honey Boo Boo, whose real name is Alana Thompson, was widely known as Mama June’s daughter. She recently agreed to join the hit dance competition show’s Juniors installment.

Recently, TMZ revealed that the child star could be making as big as $130,000 on the show if she makes it until the finale.

She reportedly received $50,000 just for appearing on Dancing With the Stars: Juniors.


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Honey Boo Boo is supposedly set to be paid for every episode she will be on in the show. Reports revealed the money would be increasing the longer she stays.

According to the obtained copy of the salary breakdown by TMZ, the child star will be receiving $5,000 per episode for the second and third episode.

For episodes four and five, she is expected to be given $7,500 per episode.

$10,000 will be given to her per episode if she makes it until episode six and seven.


On the eighth episode, she is said to be receiving $15,000.

If Honey Boo Boo makes it until the finale episode, she will be getting $20,000.

Assuming she lasts throughout the entire competition, she will be earning a total of $130,000.

Fans will have to wait and see if the child star makes it until the end.


As for Mama June, she previously made her comeback when she debuted her reality series called From Not To Hot.

The show was made to document her transformation as she shed off a lot of weight.

While Honey Boo Boo is busy and on the road to stardom, Mama June’s other daughters, Chickadee, Chubbs, and Pumpkin, have been busy with their own families and away from the cameras.

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