BBC Salaries - Top 10 highest paid stars revealed.
Top ten BBC salaries revealed
The BBC has announced the salaries of its highest paid stars, with Chris Evans coming out on top with over £2million per year.
It is the first time the pay details of stars earning more than £150,000 have been made public.
The revelations are required under the BBC's new Royal Charter and encompass 96 of its top stars.
The annual report contains pay information in bands and does not reveal exact amounts. Nor does it include stars who receive their pay through BBC Worldwide, the corporation's commercial arm.
The figures quoted only refer to the amount of licence fee money each person receives and do not include their earnings from other broadcasters or commercial activities.
It also does not distinguish between people with multiple jobs within the BBC and those with just one.
These are the names of the stars in the top ten salary bands revealed in the annual report.
The Top 10 looks like this:
1. Chris Evans £2.2m - £2.25m
2. Gary Lineker £1.75m - £1.8m
3. Graham Norton £850,0000 - £899,999
4. Jeremy Vine £700,000 - £749,999
5. John Humphrys £600,000 - £649,999
6. Huw Edwards £550,000 - £599,999
7. Steve Wright £500,000 - £549,999
= 8. Claudia Winkleman £450,000 - £499,999
= 8. Matt Baker £450,000 - £499,999
= 9. Nicky Campbell £400,000 - £449,999
= 9. Andrew Marr £400,000 - £449,999
= 9. Stephen Nolan £400,000 - £449,999
= 9. Alan Shearer £400,000 - £449,999
=9. Alex Jones £400,000 - £449,000
10. Fiona Bruce £350,000 - £399,999
Details of expenses, gifts and hospitality and declaration of personal interests for Q4 2016/2017 (January - March 2017) for senior managers who earn over £150k and/or those who sit on the BBC’s boards are also published today.