Bachelorette vet Jason Tartick was offered $ 100,000 to become the Bachelor, while fan favorite Dean Unglert was awarded a $ 75,000 contract to be the next leading man.
In an interview on Jason’s new podcast Trading secrets, the men discussed the salaries offered to contestants who appeared on Bachelor In Paradise, Bachelor Winter Games, and even as head of the shows.
Dean, 30, revealed that he negotiated his $ 400 to $ 600 Bachelor In Paradise daily pay because he was so popular after appearing in Rachel Lindsay’s season of The Bachelorette.
Money makers! Bachelorette vet Jason Tartick was offered $ 100,000 to be the Bachelor, while fan favorite Dean Unglert was contracted for $ 75,000 to be the next leading man
“They hit me up and they said,” Hey, you wanna do Bachelor in Paradise? This other show that pays $ 400 a day? You could be there for 30 days, something like that, “he said on the podcast.
Saddled with $ 25,000 in debt, and after appearing in Rachel’s season for a while, Dean seized the opportunity.
“I was like, ‘Oh yeah, great. $ 400 dollars a day, 30 days, $ 12,000. That’s fantastic.”
But that changed when friends started telling him how desirable he really was, and Dean decided to ask for more money from the show.
‘You’re gonna be the man they want most’: Dean, 30, revealed he was negotiating his Bachelor In Paradise daily wages from $ 400 to $ 600
Love is in the air! Dean found love his second time on Bachelor In Paradise with Caelynn Miller-Keyes
‘I start talking to some friends and they say,’ You should get more money because … you will be the man they want the most from your season [to] go to Paradise minus, Peter [Kraus]. ”
He countered with $ 800 and ended up enjoying $ 600.
‘I just wish they would pay it could have been $ 1 more, you know, [out of] basically, ”he said. “I wanted them to pay me more than they offered the rest.”
Do you accept this rose? Jason first joined the Bachelor franchise as a contestant on the season of Becca Kufrin’s The Bachelorette
While he didn’t find lasting love on Paradise, he did on Bachelor Winter Games with Lesley Murphy, where he was paid $ 400 a day. They left the show for a couple and eventually broke up.
Dean reappeared on Bachelor In Paradise, but after being slapped on the show during the last time for being involved in a love triangle, he charged $ 20,000 per episode, an amount he acknowledged was “ absurd. ”
When I said it too, I was kind of vindicated. I was like, “They’re not going to get me a dollar less than I need,” Dean explained. And then, as time went on, I thought, you know what, screw it up. I think I lost $ 602. ‘
Everything’s Coming Up: He got a $ 100,000 contract to be the next bachelor – along with season runner-ups from Becca Kufrin, Colton Underwood and Blake Horstmann
This time, Dean’s performance on the show went off without controversy, and he left in a relationship with Caelynn Miller-Keyes.
Dean was even offered the next Bachelor for $ 75,000.
At first, the star was reluctant to appear, but agreed to do so. The role eventually went to Arie Luyendyk Jr.
Jason, who never appeared on Paradise, got a contract to become the next Bachelor – along with season runner-ups of Becca Kufrin, Colton Underwood and Blake Horstmann.
All three were given a $ 100,000 contract. The role was eventually given to Colton.
She accepted his real rose! Tartick is now engaged to Bachelorette vet Kaitlyn Bristowe