CRAIG Revel Horwood is back again as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing when series 17 returns TONIGHT
The Aussie-born star earns some big bucks on the BBC series, but how much exactly? – Let’s take a look at his career and life so far…
How much is Craig Revel Horwood paid?
Craig Revel Horwood and his fellow judge Bruno Tonioli reportedly earn £110,000 each series of Strictly Come Dancing.
Former head judge Len Goodman made £120,000 for work on the judging panel, but the star made his last appearance on the show in December 2016.
His replacement Shirley Ballas is suspected to earn the same has her predecessor, however her pay is currently unknown.
The judges make significantly more than the professional dancers, who are said to earn around £30,000 per series.
When did Craig Revel Horwood join Strictly Come Dancing?
Craig has been on the judging panel of Strictly Come Dancing since it started in 2004.
He has a reputation for being the harshest of the judges and is often booed by the studio audience.
The choreographer is known for stringently applying rules when marking contestants.
Who is Craig Revel Horwood dating and is he married?
Craig was married to Jane Horwood from 1990 to 1992.
He has said he was always bisexual, but since splitting from his wife has been openly gay.
Craig split from his partner Damon Scott in 2016.
The Strictly judge has since confirmed he is dating gardener Jonathan Myring, who is 22 years younger than him.
He has openly said he would like to marry his much younger lover but ruled out having any children of his own.
In 2018, he told Daily Mail: “I honestly hope Jonathan and I will get married. But there won’t be any children — that’s a step too far!”
What is Craig Revel Horwood’s net worth?
Craig earns £110,000 for each series of Strictly.
His estimated yearly earnings are £300,000, which includes theatre work and starring in panto.
Craig has two houses, each worth £1 million.
Will Craig Revel Horwood be in any pantos this year?
The Strictly Come Dancing judge will appear in the Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs pantomime.
He is set to play the Wicked Queen when the plays at the Opera House from the 8th to 30th December, 2019.
Tickets for the productions in Manchester are on sell for £12 and can be purchased here!
What other work has Craig Revel Horwood done?
Craig is well known for his work on the stage.
He has choreographed and directed many shows in the West End including West Side Story and Sunset Boulevard.
Craig can also be found starring in pantomime at Christmas.
Why is Craig Revel Horwood famous?
Craig Revel Horwood was born January 4, 1965.
He is an Australian-British dancer, choreographer and theatre director.
Craig is famed for his choreography and directing, but is best known for his role as a judge on Strictly Come Dancing.
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When does Strictly Come Dancing 2019 start?
The start date for the live Strictly Come Dancing shows is Saturday, September 21, with the final on Saturday, December 14.
However, it is on our screens before that with an official start date of Saturday, September 7, 2019, at 7.10pm.
This is when the professionals and celebrities are paired up.
The couples will then have two weeks to prepare their first dance on live TV.