What is Cat Deeley's net worth? The 'So You Think You Can Dance' host makes $60k per episode

What is Cat Deeley's net worth? The 'So You Think You Can Dance' host makes $60k per episode
Cat Deeley (Instagram/@catdeeley)

The reality competition series, 'So You Think You Can Dance' is returning to FOX after a hiatus of two years. In the new version of the series, highly skilled dancers between the ages of 18 and 30 will showcase their talents in various dance styles.

The new season will feature a brand new panel of judges such as all-star Stephen “tWitch” Boss, ‘Glee’ star Matthew Morrison, and digital sensation JoJo Siwa. The original host Cat Deeley will be making her return as well. Deeley has been the host of 'So You Think You Can Dance' since the show’s second season in 2006. She has received five Emmy Award nominations for outstanding host for a reality or competition program for her hosting role on the show. She also won the 2015 and 2012 Critics Choice Award for reality host and is a double BAFTA Award winner. Let's take a look at her net worth.


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Who is Cat Deeley?

Cat Deeley was born in West Bromwich and grew up in Birmingham. She began her career in modeling after being spotted at the age of 14 and worked as a fashion model until 1997. She then left the modeling world to become a presenter on the MTV Chart Show Hitlist UK. From 1998 to 2002, she hosted the ITV children's show 'SMTV Live', for which she won a BAFTA Children's Award. In 2003, she hosted the talent competition show 'Fame Academy' on BBC and became the presenter of the talent show 'Stars in Their Eyes', hosting it until 2005. Since 2006, Deeley has been the host of 'So You Think You Can Dance' in the United States, for which she has been nominated five times for a Primetime Emmy. She has hosted several reality shows in both UK and USA.

Cat Deeley in 'So You Think You Can Dance' (Fox)

In addition to hosting, Deeley has also been a patron of London's Great Ormond Street Hospital for sick children. In December 2009, she was made a UNICEF UK ambassador. Deeley was married to businessman Mark Whelan for five years, however, they divorced in 2006. Deeley later married comedian and television presenter Patrick Kielty on September 30, 2012, in Rome. They have two children.

What is Cat Deeley’s net worth?

Cat Deeley has a net worth of $15 million. That is a combined net worth with her husband, Patrick Kielty. Cat Deeley earned most of her wealth as a model and television presenter. Having fronted various TV shows for more than 20 years it is no surprise she has amassed such wealth. For hosting ‘So You Think You Can Dance, she earns $60,000 per episode. In 2006, Cat paid $2.7 million for a home in Beverly Hills, California. She and Patrick used this home whenever they lived in the USA until 2020 when they sold it for just under $5 million.


The new season of 'So You Think You Can Dance' will premiere on May 18th exclusively on FOX.

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