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Zendaya's Dancing With the Stars Contract: See How Much the 16-Year-Old Is Getting Paid!

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Zendaya didn't just get a bump in name recognition by joining this season of Dancing With the Stars.

The Shake It Up star scored a $125,000 signing bonus, according to court documents approving the 16-year-old's participation on the show, a necessity because she is a minor. (Which is going to be interesting when rumba week comes along...)

And while it appears to be money well spent, considering that she and partner Val Chmerkovskiy have been topping the leaderboard every week, the signing dough was just the beginning!

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Per the contract, she was entitled to $10,000 per week for weeks three and four (the whole field made it to week two), and is getting $20,000 per week in the fifth and sixth weeks of competition.

Should she stick around after next week's vote—it will happen, unless she falls prey to the Sabrina Bryan Week Six curse—Zendaya stands to earn $30,000 per week for the seventh and eighth weeks.

Past that, it's $50,000 each for the ninth and 10th weeks of the show. 

As if a gleaming mirror-ball trophy wasn't enough motivation.

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