How much do '1000-lb Sisters' Amy and Tammy Slaton earn? A look at TLC stars' income amid low salary accusations
For most people, the idea of starring in your own reality show is equivalent to rolling in bags of money. The '1000-lb Sisters' stars Tammy and Amy Slaton are no exception to this assumption either. These two sisters instantly won over fans' hearts as they gave the world a peek into their weight-loss journey and their struggles along the way. As the show's popularity steadily grew people fans began assuming that the Slaton sisters must be swimming in a pool of money, however, Tammy shocked everybody when she declared that she was on the verge of going broke.
In a since deleted comment on her TikTok account, Tammys responded to a fan's comment about her finances. A fan who was very dissatisfied with the quality of Tammy's TikToks suggested that she purchase an iPhone considering she has a lot of money, The reality star immediately checked the fan by revealing that it was TLC that was actually making money off her, and not the other way around. She even went on to say that she was close to being broke. This had us wondering how much were the Slaton sisters actually making earning from the show.
How much do Tammy and Amy Slaton make from '1000-lb Sisters'?
Although being a reality star usually means making tonnes of money, it isn't necessarily through just the salary they earn from the show, but also from their influencer status on social media.Considering these reality stars have a huge fan base, and are well-known by fans, they are the perfect fit to do promotional and sponsored posts to promote products or services for various brands.
In the past many cast members of various TLC shows complained about being underpaid by the network. So, it comes as no surprise that Tammy accused the network of taking advantage of her. AllAbouttheTea reported the estimated salaries of various TLC shows' cast. '90 Day Fiance' cast members reportedly get paid between $1k-$1.5k per episode, and foreigners who filmed for the show in USA do not receive any payment. The cast of TLC's 'Little People Big World' earn about $7k-$10k per episode. “Per episode it ranges from low-end, like $1,500 an episode, to $3,000 at the high end. And then after three years of success, it can go up to $7,000 to $10,000 an episode. After that, you start moving into the Kardashian level,” the outlet reported.
The exact amount of money that the Slaton sisters make from '1000-lb Sisters' isn't known but since they are the main cast members of the show, they might be getting paid a tad bit higher than '90 Day Fiance' stars. Even if they aren't making a lot from the TLC show, it doesn't mean that the sisters are in a dire financial situation. The Slaton sisters are fairly active on social media, so they might be earning some money through promotional and sponsored content. According to Stars Offline, Tammy net worth is estimated at $100k, while Amy's is estimated at $250k. With the show's renewal for a third season, it means that their net worth will continue to steadily rise as their popularity continues to soar.