BBC pay: Chris Evans tops list of best-paid stars 19 July 2017 From the section Entertainment & Arts comments Image copyright PA/Getty Images Image caption Evans and Winkleman are the BBC’s highest paid male and female stars
Chris Evans has topped the list of the BBC’s best-paid stars.
He made between £2.2m and £2.25m in 2016/2017, while Claudia Winkleman was the highest-paid female celebrity, earning between £450,000 and £500,000.
About two-thirds of stars earning more than £150,000 are male, compared to one-third female, according to the BBC annual report.
Director general Tony Hall said there was “more to do” on gender and diversity.