Jay McGuiness set to make £1 million after Strictly Come Dancing

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 20 December 2015
Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani

Jay McGuiness and Aliona Vilani

Jay McGuiness set to make a fortune from new job opportunities after being crowned this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing' champion

Jay McGuiness is set to make £1 million from new job offers that have flooded in after being crowned this year's 'Strictly Come Dancing' champion.

The 25-year-old singer is on course to make a fortune and has been approached to star in the West End next year, after he won the coveted Glitterball trophy in Saturday's (19.12.15) final.

A source close to The Wanted singer - who was paired with professional dancer Aliona Vilani in the BBC One series - told the Sunday Mirror: "Jay isn't rushing any decisions but the future is certainly looking very good.

"He's most keen to take on a West End role. It's very early days but this is definitely something he'll look at pursuing because it combines his love of singing and dancing... A lot of people have suggested he launches a solo music career but he's not interested.

"He'd much rather do something with his former bandmates again, although that's looking unlikely for the foreseeable future.

"But he is open to doing some music-related TV presenting. He's been asked to do something for The Brits next year. When he makes a decision it's always very considered, but he has a lot of options right now."

Meanwhile, the star reportedly made £75,000 for appearing on 'Strictly', and previously revealed he is "seeking work" after the show.

He said: "I have a purpose and it's given me a sense of routine and ambition and I don't feel like doing nothing again.

"I'd had a year-and-a-half of just sort of having fun and I don't want to do that. After the tour I'm seeking work."

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