This is the eye-watering sum that Harry Redknapp is being paid for I'm a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here

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Former Pompey boss Harry Redknapp is set to earn an eye-watering sum for appearing on this year’s I’m a Celebrity. 

The two-time Portsmouth manager will reportedly be paid ‘£500,000’ for appearing on the show – not bad for a few weeks work. 

Harry Redknapp. Picture: Joel Anderson/ITV/PA Wire

Harry Redknapp. Picture: Joel Anderson/ITV/PA Wire

This will make him the highest paid star to have ever appeared on the show. 

Redknapp’s half a million pound wage was revealed on ITV show Lorraine, the Mirror Online reports. 

His £500,000 pay day is significantly higher than the £300,000-£400,000 Amir Khan was paid to appear on the show in 2017 – the previous highest wage. 

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Redknapp, who led Pompey to FA Cup victory in 2008, is currently 8/1 in bookies odds to win the show. 

ITV confirmed the full cast list this week. 

Here is who is taking part in I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here 2018

Joining Harry in the Jungle are: 

- DIY SOS host Nick Knowles

- John Barrowman

- James McVey of The Vamps

- Fleur East, pop star

- Former EastEnders star Rita Simons

- Coronation Street actress Sair Khan

- The Chase's Anne Hegerty

-  Inbetweeners actress Emily Atack

- Hollyoaks actor Malique Thompson-Dwyer 

When will I’m a Celeb start? 

ITV confirmed that the popular reality competition will be returning on Sunday, November 18 – so just over two weeks away. 

In a tweet yesterday the broadcaster said: ‘You’ve got a hot date… with some creepy crawlies I‘m A Celeb is back.

‘Starts Sunday 18th November live on ITV.’ 

READ MORE: Ex-Portsmouth striker Peter Crouch’s hilarious response to Harry Redknapp entering the jungle 

Who will be hosting? 

Declan ‘Dec’ Donnelly will be returning to host the show as usual - but due to Ant McPartlin’s break from TV presenting he won’t feature this year. 

He will be replaced for 2018 by Holly Willoughby, ITV announced earlier this year. 

Who is Harry Redknapp? 

He is a football manager, who was a one-time favourite for the England job. 

Harry also famously led Pompey to victory in the FA Cup in 2008. 

Which clubs has Harry Redknapp managed? 

Since becoming a professional manager in 1983, Redknapp has managed the following clubs: 

1983–1992 – AFC Bournemouth

1994–2001 – West Ham United

2002–2004 – Portsmouth

2004–2005 – Southampton

2005–2008 – Portsmouth

2008–2012 – Tottenham Hotspur

2012–2015 – Queens Park Rangers

2016 – Jordan

2017 – Birmingham City

He is currently is an adviser to Central Coast Mariners and a director at Southern Football League club Wimborne Town.