"They stepped up," a source close to the show told the Post. "It was an increase over last season."
If the figures are accurate, Trump will become the highest paid reality star on television.
Trump announced on May 16 that he was not running for President, after weeks of speculation, big talk and media attention. A week later, he hinted that he was having second thoughts, but the new NBC deal appears to finally put the issue to rest.
"The Celebrity Apprentice" will return to the air in March.