Gossip: Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell

Ryan Seacrest renegotiated his salary with Fox TV Network, and Simon Cowell will do the same when his contract for American Idol expires next season. Both earn millions of dollars.

Ryan Seacrest this week closed a deal with the Fox TV network that will make him the highest-paid host in reality television. Seacrest tripled his American Idol salary to $15 million a year for at least three more years. Idol judge Simon Cowell earns $50 million a year, and is reportedly seeking a raise to $100 million after his contract expires next season.

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