The professional dancers on "Dancing With the Stars" make as much as $5,200 per week, depending on their popularity, according to American Profile. In the early days of the show, the pros made just $1,600 per show.
"Dancing With the Stars" premiered in the United States on the ABC Network in 2005. It is an American version of the British show "Strictly Come Dancing." "Dancing With the Stars" is hosted by Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews and features Carrie Ann Inaba, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli as the judges. It has now been renewed for a 24th season.