Is The 'Vanderpump Rules' Cast Making Bank?

There is a new season of Vanderpump Rules currently upon us and you know what that means: a whole new season of watching my favorite group of drama addicts live well beyond their means. With all of the crazy shenanigans that the employees of SUR manage to get themselves into, it makes it seem like they have plenty of money to burn. This begs the question, what exactly is the net worth of the Vanderpump Rules cast?

Surprisingly, they live a pretty average financial existence as a whole. You would think that in order for the reality stars to afford some of the lavish vacations they take and the constant brunches they partake in, they would need to be rolling in cash to some degree. However, their real situations can be seen when viewers are shown the casts' modest apartments and vehicles. Their jobs as SURvers at SUR are also not just for the show, as they actually work as bartenders and waitresses. Sure, the tips at SUR are probably pretty decent considering it is a high-class (not to mention, famous) restaurant in Los Angeles, but they are still making realistic salaries. According to Glass Door, California pays its tipped employees about $9.00 per hour, and the cast is reportedly pulling in $5,000 per episode of Vanderpump Rules , though TMZ did not name any sources, and their December 2014 report has not been confirmed by Bravo.

Here's a breakdown of the cast's financial standing, though the reported estimates cannot be confirmed.

Katie Maloney

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According to The Richest and Celebrity Net Worth, Katie's net worth lies at about $30,000. She has a pretty successful fashion and makeup blog called Pucker and Pout, which may start making her even more in the future.

Stassi Schroeder

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Stassi may continuously state that she is the descendant of a Swedish princess, but she is right there with her former BFF Katie's net worth of $30,000, according to The Richest. I'm sure she'll probably move up in the ranks in the next couple of years, considering her ventures into fashion blogging and starting her own necklace line.

Jax Taylor

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Jax has the added bonus of having been a steadily working model for quite some time before he joined the cast of Vanderpump Rules. Due to his extensive modeling portfolio, his net worth is estimated to be at about $150,000 by The Richest.

Scheana Marie Shay

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Scheana is worth a little more than Stassi and Katie with an estimated net worth of about $60,000 from The Richest. We got a little hint into how much her actual salary pays on Vanderpump Rules, when she explained that she had to use settlement money (from the incident with her tooth) to pay for her lavish wedding.

Tom Sandoval

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Though a lesser degree than Jax, Tom has been modeling and has an estimated net worth of about $40,000, according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Kristen Doute

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Tom's former lady May not be best friends with everyone anymore, but she fits right in with the rest of the crowd at a net worth of about $30,000, as estimated by The Richest. However, her new T-shirt business could change that this year.

All things considered, the cast of Vanderpump Rules is making a pretty modest, relatable living. It just goes to show you that things aren't always as they appear on reality TV.