Reality fixture Kate Gosselin has starred on Kate Plus 8 (formerly known as Jon & Kate Plus 8) for more than a decade now. But all that TV money doesn't go as far when one has eight mouths to feed. What is Kate Gosselin's net worth? You might be surprised to learn it's not in the millions…
Here's the scoop, according to Celebrity Net Worth: If Kate cashed it all out today, she'd only have $200,000. That's lower than we imagined, considering she filmed five seasons of Jon & Kate Plus 8 and is on her sixth season of Kate Plus 8. (Plus, she once made $250,000 per episode of the show, according to reports.) Aside from those TLC gigs, Kate has also competed on Dancing With the Stars and Celebrity Apprentice. Not only that, she has also written four books over the years: Multiple Blessings, Eight Little Faces, I Just Want You to Know, and Love Is in the Mix.
When Kate appeared on Bethenny in 2013, host Bethenny Frankel grilled her about her finances. "The majority of what we made, I personally took and put in a college fund for [the kids] because they will go to college," Kate said. "So I use coupons, we don't wear top brands. Those things to me really aren't overly important, but college, school, and their house, where they live is important."
That said, the 43-year-old will be earning more now that she has agreed to film a new TLC reality show called Kate Plus Date — which will follow her as she starts dating again and, with any luck, forgets all about ex-husband Jon Gosselin. "I'm nervous, I'm excited, and I'm forcing myself to do this," she tells People. "I do want someone with a set career, who is confident. A grown-up with their own life, their own agenda, who knows who they are. If someone travels for work, that would be great, because I'm used to being on my own and being self-sufficient."
Here's hoping Kate finds her next Mr. Right! And if he happens to pull in a decent income, that would probably be a serious bonus.