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Strictly’s Nicola Adams and Max George cash in on BBC fame by charging fans £190 for video greetings

Strictly Come Dancing’s Nicola Adams and Max George are cashing in on their BBC fame by selling video greetings to fans on Cameo.

The Olympic boxing champion, 37, who has made history as part of the show’s first ever same-sex pairing, is charging fans a staggering £190.90 for each of her personalised recordings.  

The former The Wanted star, 32, has set his sights slightly lower, and is only flogging each of his messages for £20.75.

Max George, who is dancing on Strictly this year, is charging his dedicated fans for personalised video messages on Cameo

New venture: Strictly Come Dancing stars Nicola Adams OBE (left) and Max George (right) are cashing in on their BBC fame by charging their dedicated fans for videos on Cameo 

Celebrities on the hit video-sharing website, which has become hugely popular during lockdown, are able to set their own charges.

The platform allows starstruck fans to fill in a form requesting celebrities film a minute or so long personalised message, often wishing their loved one a happy birthday or just muttering a quick hello.

Nicola promoted her sideline in a welcome video, saying: ‘Hey everyone, it’s Nicola Adams here on Cameo.

‘If you want any shout outs or birthday messages, hit me up and I’ll see what I can do.’

Modest: Max, who is dancing with Dianne Buswell on Strictly Come Dancing (both above), is only charging £20.75 for each of his short video clips

Modest: Max, who is dancing with Dianne Buswell on Strictly Come Dancing (both above), is only charging £20.75 for each of his short video clips

One fan, called Jeff, called the TV star ‘awesome’ and gave her a five-star rating after she recorded a video for him in July.

Nicola’s fans can also slide into her DMs on the video-sharing website for the low price of £4.97 – the same price that her Strictly co-star is also charging.

Max, who is dancing with Dianne Buswell on the hit BBC dance competition, is having to put in more effort to rack up the cash with his modestly priced videos.

In his promo clip, he said: ‘Hey guys, it’s Max here.

‘Just want to say I’m really excited to be here on Cameo.

‘Now obviously I’m looking forward to sending you guys loads of videos, saying hello.’

He added: ‘Just send me a request and what you want to chat about.

Pricey: The ex-flyweight boxer has joined hit video-sharing website Cameo and is charging fans a staggering £190.90 for each of her personalised messages

Pricey: The ex-flyweight boxer has joined hit video-sharing website Cameo and is charging fans a staggering £190.90 for each of her personalised messages

‘And I’ll look forward to hearing from you and talking to you guys.’

Fans have been quick to praise Max for his Cameo videos, with one person calling him ‘personable’ and ‘amazing’.

In one of his personalised videos, he says to one fan: ‘Hey Stephanie Sanchez.

‘Max George here, I just wanted to wish you a massive birthday.

‘I hear you were a big fan of The Wanted.

‘I hope you have an amazing day.’

Stephanie was thrilled with her message from The Wanted star, describing the short video as ‘amazing’.

Brilliant: Fans of the former band member of The Wanted (pictured in September, 2013) has been praised for his 'amazing' videos since joining other celebrities on the website

Brilliant: Fans of the former band member of The Wanted (pictured in September, 2013) has been praised for his ‘amazing’ videos since joining other celebrities on the website

He also sent a clip to another dedicated fan, called Gillian, who he said ‘used to camp out’ to watch his band, jokingly calling her a ‘nutter’. 

But the Strictly stars are not the only two celebrities that are using the hit website to make some extra cash during lockdown.

Inbetweeners star James Buckley had already earned more than £100,000 after just first three months of being on the site.

In June, the actor, 32, told The Sunday Times that he had made over 3,500 videos for fans at £41.50 a piece. 

He told the publication: ‘I got asked a load of times to do video messages for people and I could never be bothered to do it. Until I found out there was a way I could do it for money.’

Strictly Come Dancing judge Shirley Ballas will send personalised videos to her fans for a mid-range price of £83, or fans can slide into her DMs for £9.12.

Dancing: Nicola has been paired in Strictly's first same-sex couple this year, alongside Katya Jones (both pictured dancing during the launch show)

Dancing: Nicola has been paired in Strictly’s first same-sex couple this year, alongside Katya Jones (both pictured dancing during the launch show)

Other celebrities to have cashed in one the easy money-making platform include reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner and Harry Potter actress Miriam Margolyes, whose clips are available to request for £141.10.

The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star sells clips for a staggering £2,075 a pop, supporting her charity the Caitlyn Jenner Foundation with the money made from the videos, according to her profile.

Lord Of The Rings actor Elijah Wood, Harry Potter’s Tom Felton and former Boyzone member Ronan Keating also sell videos on the American video-sharing website.

Fans were delighted after Cameo saw a surge of celebrity sign-ups since lockdown began earlier this year, with 77 per cent more actors, athletes, musicians and comedians becoming available.

Minted: Inbetweeners star James Buckleyn had already earned more than £100,000 after just three months since joining the American video-sharing website

Minted: Inbetweeners star James Buckleyn had already earned more than £100,000 after just three months since joining the American video-sharing website

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