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Drama Pays! Tamra Judge Gets Whopping Raise 25% Raise - What's Her 'RHOC' Salary Now?

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Sep. 9 2015, Updated 3:15 p.m. ET

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Tamra Judge got a whopping 25 percent raise and RadarOnline.com has all the details about her hefty new $750,000 salary.

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Judge was previously raking in the big bucks at $600,000 a season, her ex-husband claimed during their vicious custody fight.

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A source close to the situation explained to Radar how the 38-year-old grandmother got the raise: "Tamra's story lines are huge and she has a big following, so the producers decided to pay her more."

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The source also said that Judge depends on her Real Housewives of Orange County Paycheck. "Tamra needs the money," said the source. "She isn't raking in the big bucks with her gym and she hasn't really branded herself as well as some of the other women on the show."

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In her bitter battle with ex Simon Barney, Judge eventually had to relinquish custody of her daughter Sidney to her ex-husband.

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While Judge was given a hefty raise, The Real Housewives of Atlanta star NeNe Leakes had been the highest paid Housewive of them all, raking in well over $1 million a season.

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Judge joined The Real Housewives of Orange County in 2007 for season three and after her 25 percent raise, she pulled in a whopping $750,000 for season 10.

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So where does she rank among the Orange County ladies? "She's making more than everyone except Vicki Gunvalson," the source told Radar. "She's the second highest paid on the RHOC franchise." Do you think Tamra is worth it? Sound off in the comments below.

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