Why did Kate leave the boat?
“I intend to step back as a senior member of the Below Deck Family and work to become financially independent while continuing to fully support His Majesty Andy Cohen.” Months later, Kate further opened up about the reason she wanted to take a step back.
What is Captain Lee’s salary?
Captain salaries range from $65,000 to more than $200,000 a year depending on experience and vessel size, according to Crew Finders.
Do Below Deck guests get paid?
Yes, Guests Really Do Pay for the Charters
Below Deck charters cost a pretty penny, and they are paid for by the charter guests, including that wad of cash they hand over for the crew’s tip. “They spend their real money to be on the show,” Cronin explained. “And then the tip they leave, they decide what it is.”
How much does Kate make on Below Deck?
Kate Chastain likely makes somewhere in the region of ten to twenty thousand minimum per episode. The estimation is speculative, based on comments she has made about earnings per charter.
Does the captain on Below Deck get a tip?
The Below Deck franchise usually shows the cast members receiving a stack of cash at the end of each charter. The captain is not seen taking tip money, nor are the other crew members who are not featured on the show. Rosbach recently told a fan the captain does partake in the tip.
Are Kate and Ben still friends?
Since their time on the Bravo franchise, Ben and Kate have remained friends and even live in the same building. Even though they aren’t together romantically, the duo previously revealed how their love lives were going. “I’ve had a girlfriend for a couple of years now,” Ben confirmed to Us.
Why is Kate no longer on Below Deck?
Captain Lee was caught off guard when his long-time chief stew Kate Chastain decided not to return to Below Deck after season 7. … But apparently she wasn’t happy with her career as chief stew and had other endeavors she wanted to pursue. So she made her exit from the series and started a new career on dry land.