Irrespective of how a lot drama happens in every episode of The Problem (and it’s often quite a bit), everybody who competes on the present has one factor in frequent: They wish to win. Successful The Problem offers individuals a way of accomplishment, bragging rights, fame, and (after all), a giant ol’ money prize.
Do ‘The Problem’ rivals receives a commission?
If you consider it, it makes whole sense that everybody who seems on The Problem will get paid. Being on the present is basically their job for nonetheless lengthy they’re capable of keep within the competitors, so naturally, they’re paid for his or her time. Nonetheless, just some gamers are capable of rake within the huge bucks for his or her time within the competitors.
In response to Us Weekly, newbies make $1,000 for every week that they final — not too shabby, however that’s nothing in comparison with what a few of the competitors veterans can pull in. Apparently, “elite” gamers could make upward of $80,000 merely for making an look of the present, no matter how they really do within the competitors. That signifies that a few of the most well-known Problem contestants don’t actually should be in any other case gainfully employed. What a life, proper?
Different veteran gamers reportedly make wherever between $3,000 and $5,000 for every week within the competitors. We’re not saying we wish to be on The Problem (it seems fairly depressing for everybody concerned, TBH), however that sort of pay is fairly tempting.
Curiously, though The Problem contestants are getting cash for his or her time within the sport, in addition they must pay for sure issues within the competitors. As an example, gamers are anticipated to select up their very own tab for something they drink on the bar — who woulda thunk? And in line with Problem vet Cara Maria Sorbello, the bar truly isn’t actually an open bar. Contestants have their alternative of beer, wine, and, sometimes, vodka.
Additionally, enjoyable truth: manufacturing dyes the vodka blue in order that nobody can sneak it into their water bottles. You’d suppose that figuring out that they must pay for their very own booze — in addition to the truth that their consuming may negatively affect their efficiency within the competitors — would possibly curb some contestants’ consuming. And but, there are at all times a couple of individuals who take issues a bit too far on the bar.
Questioning who has received essentially the most cash on The Problem? We wager you possibly can in all probability guess. Johnny “Bananas” Devenanzio is the present’s high winner with a complete of $1,184,720 in prize winnings. That whole doesn’t embrace his look price or any stipends he’s acquired all through the numerous competitions. The runner-up winner is Ashley Mitchell, who has introduced dwelling $1,121,250 in prize cash. Should you dream of creating the large bucks on The Problem, that’s who you’ll must beat.