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James Kennedy’s net worth from Vanderpump Rules: How he makes money

For all the ups and downs he had during his time on Vanderpump Rules, james kennedy worth a pretty penny. The SUR employee turned DJ has a net worth of around $4 million, according to

The majority of James’ income comes from DJ gigs, live performances and his work as an electronic music producer. But he pulls huge paychecks on Vanderpump Rulesas the site reports, he earns between $10,000 and $15,000 per episode.

James, 30, made his VRP debuted in season 2, and was catapulted to full member status in season 4. The show just wrapped up its ninth season on Bravo.

He managed to score first a gig at Lisa Vanderpump‘s ON restaurant through his father, AndrosAnd mom Jacqueline Georgiou. Lisa told Bravo’s Daily Dish podcast in 2019, “I had met Andros with George Michael and Andros had been around the stage in London, so we kinda knew him,” referring to herself and her husband. Ken Todd.

“But then we had dinner and they both said, ‘You know, could you give one of my sons, James, a job, maybe as a bus or a barback? He probably, because we had started Vanderpump Rules at that point i think we were maybe in the first season we thought ‘ok i want to get involved in this’ and obviously he started sleeping with Kristen Doubtedand he was fine in there like a rat in a drainpipe,” Lisa explained, as to how James cemented a position on the show.

James continued to have a long-term romance with his co-star Raquel Leviss. The couple started dating in 2017 and James proposed in May 2021. The couple shocked fans in December of the same year when they announced they were going their separate ways.

“After these five wonderful years that we have had together, we have decided that we have two different goals and have made the decision to call off the engagement,” the former couple wrote in joint statements on Instagram. “We love each other very much, but we are no longer in love. We want nothing but the best for each other, so please keep your thoughts positive. Sending love.

James is already off to a good start with his DJ career in 2022. He has a 13-date tour called See you next time which takes him across the country to locations in Chicago, Denver, Washington DC and other cities through April. But he’s still true to his roots, playing gigs Feb. 8 and 22 at Lisa’s SUR hotspot in West Hollywood. James has come such a long way since his debut there, with such a bright future in music…as well as plenty of drama on Vanderpump Rules!