11/07/2013 15:57 BST | Updated 22/05/2015 06:12 BST

The Reality Stars Rich List: Who's Made It To The Top?

Ever wondered how much money appearing on a reality telly show can make you? Do those fifteen minutes of fame really pay off? In short, yes, they absolutely do!

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Now magazine's reality star rich list has landed and you'll be surprised how much the likes of Gareth Gates have managed to salvage from their short-lived stints in the limelight.

Mogul and creator of the VAST majority of these reality TV stars, Simon Cowell tops the rich list with an estimated £225million (gah!) stuffed in his mattress.

Cowell's certainly has interesting company on the rundown - he's sitting pretty next to Katie Price, One Direction and Britain's Got Talent winner from way back when (no really, when?) Paul Potts

Check out who else made the grade: