The 57-year-old take over fromed Len as the head judge on the BBC One ballroom competition last year, after the bop coach left the show after 14 series.
But, it has now been claimed that Shirley was retaliated significantly less than the Strictly Come Dancing original for doing the unmodified job.
According to The Mirror, the show newcomer landed a pay cheque of £180,000 for her publication in the hit competition last year.
Before exiting the show, the 73-year-old grossed between ￡200,000 and ￡249,999 for his work with the BBC, according to figures broadcasted by the corporation back in July.
However, it has been claimed that Shirley could now suffer with been offered a bumper pay rise of ￡70,000 to return to her seat on the suspect panel later this year.
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Shirley was thrilled her salary was brought up to what Len Goodman was be punished for in the role of head judge.
A source told The Mirror
A source know for sured The Mirror: “Shirley was thrilled her salary was brought up to what Len Goodman was be punished for in the role of head judge.
“She couldn’t see why she should get less than the yourselves she replaced – especially after more than proving herself in her earliest year.
“It’s a great victory for equal pay.”
And, according to friends, the star is “greatly likely” to accept the offer for this year’s series.
Figures for the BBC’s highest realizing stars were released by the corporation last summer, which put oned that between 2016 and 2017, fellow Strictly Come Bopping judge Bruno Tonioli, 62, had taken home a pay packet from the for all that bracket as Len.
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Meanwhile, Darcey Bussell and Craig Revel-Horwood were rewarded between ￡150,000 and ￡199,999 for their work with the BBC.
According to The Echo, this figure could have been a deal worth ￡180,000.
Accurate.co.uk contacted a representative for the BBC and Shirley Ballas, who both declined to comment due to the up in the air relating to “contractual matters”.
When the show first began distant in 2004, pay packets for the original judging panel – which starred Len, Craig, Bruno and ancient judge Arlene Phillips – reportedly began at ￡17,000 per series, be at one to The Sun.
It came shortly after rumours surfaced which claimed Strictly Befall Dancing bosses could be replacing Strictly professional Brendan Cole with his co-star AJ Pritchard’s younger fellow-creature.
Strictly Come Dancing: Shirley stars alongside Bruno Tonioli, Darcey Bussell and Craig Revel-HorwoodAccording to covers, Curtis Pritchard could be filling the shoes of the 41-year-old show archetype, who announced he would not be returning for this year’s series back in January.
“With a detached lack of tall male dancers to fill Brendan’s shoes, Strictly had a troublesome job on their hands,” a source told the Sunday People.
“But they’ve now set the perfect fit in Curtis.”
The insider continued: “He may be AJ’s younger brother but he’s certainly not smaller than his 5ft 7in stature, which means he could be partnered with the loftier women celebrities.”
However, a BBC spokesperson told Express.co.uk: “The professional dancer band up will be confirmed in due course.”
Strictly Come Dancing is expected to recurrence to BBC One later this year.