Mariah Carey becomes highest paid reality show judge
Indo-Asian News Service
July 25, 2012 08:48 IST
(New Delhi )
Singer Mariah Carey has become the highest paid reality show judge after she signed a one-year deal worth about $18 million with the American Idol.
The 42-year-old surpassed ex-judge Jennifer Lopez's fees of $12 million for her first year of the show, reports tmz.com.
Mariah Carey also left singer Britney Spears behind with her making $15 million in reality show X-Factor.
Expressing her excitement about working on the American singing reality show, she wrote on Twitter.
"It's gonna be so much fun working on American Idol. As a singer-songwriter, I'm excited to help, find and nurture new talent," she wrote.