Huge salary gap be­tween BBC stars

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD - Top Gear Strictly Come Danc­ing

The BBC re­vealed a yawn­ing gap be­tween the pay of its top male and fe­male stars on Wed­nes­day when the na­tional broad­caster named its high­est earn­ers for the first time. The 95-year-old cor­po­ra­tion said Chris Evans, the ra­dio and TV pre­sen­ter who hosted for one se­ries, was top of the list, tak­ing home up to 2.25 mil­lion pounds ($3.3 mil­lion) in 2016/17. In con­trast, the high­est paid woman was en­ter­tain­ment pre­sen­ter Clau­dia Win­kle­man, who earned less than 500,000 pounds for her work on

and other shows.

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