DAMN.... Ludacris was paid close $100K to perform a 45-minute set at an exclusive Christmas party for millionaire entrepreneur Jason Hope. See who else was there and how much they we paid to party..

The event was held at the millionaire's pad in Arizona.  Luda was joined by reality stars Snooki, Stephanie Pratt, Lo Bosworth, and some other celebs who were paid to show up.

-- Snooki got $17,500
-- Lo and Stephanie got $12,500 each
-- "Breaking Bad" star Aaron Paul got $16,000
-- Kardashian stepfather Bruce Jenner got $15,000
-- Giuliana and Bill Rancic got $15,000 total
-- Dean Cain got $5,000.

The whole party cost nearly $500,000 total.