Her co-presenter Evan Davis, however, earns a figure of between £250,000 and £299,999.But a pay gap among Strictly has emerged with Craig Revel Horwood and Darcey Bussell earning up to £199,000 but Bruno Tonioli gets up to £249,000 along with Len Goodman.Chris Evans was the corporation's top earner last year on £2.25million, followed by Gary Lineker on £1.79million and Graham Norton on £899,999.As he left Broadcasting House today Mr Evans was asked if it was right he was paid 15 times more than the Prime Minister and said: 'Is it fair?BBC male stars have been branded 'grossly overpaid' as it was revealed female colleagues including Claire Balding and Emily Maitlis are among the biggest losers on the corporation's rich list.One top female broadcaster, a household name who asked not to be named, told Mail Online today that learning how much less she earned than male colleagues had been 'mortifying' and left her 'wondering where I've gone wrong'.
And there could be embarrassment among the presenters of flagship Radio 4 programme, Today. The BBC hasn't suggested it.' Nick Robinson is on £250,000 to £299,000, ahead of female presenter Mishal Husain (£200,000 to £249,000), who also presents TV news for the corporation, but their colleague Sarah Montague does not make the £150,000 pay bracket.Woman's Hour host Jane Garvey branded Radio 2 - whose male stars dominate the rich list - 'extraordinarily male and entirely pale' as a string of high profile women slammed the gender gulf in pay.There is a growing discontent over the contrast between the pay of men and women with many comparing BBC Sport's Claire Balding's £199,000-a-year to Alan Shearer's £500,000 pay deal and John Inverdale's £249,000 salary.I now earn £139,000 a year less than I did two years ago.'Andrew Neil also addressed his inclusion on the list during Wednesday morning's Daily Politics.Sitting alongside co-presenter Jo Coburn, who was not included on the list, he said: 'The BBC has published details of on-screen talent, which you may be surprised to know includes me - as on-screen talent.'Discussing a sports segment on the programme, Neil joked: 'Is Gary Lineker coming on to do this bit?