Here's How Much The "Stranger Things" Kids Get Paid Per Episode
20 March 2018, 11:24
And you know what, they deserve EVERY penny.
It is a known fact that Stranger Things is one of the most successful shows on TV right now so it should come as no surprise that the actors on the show are earning BIG bucks.
It's been recently reported that the cast will be getting huge pay rises going into season three, with some cast members increasing their salaries by THOUSANDS of dollars - but who is getting paid what?
While huge TV stars like Jim Parsons and the rest of the cast of The Big Bang Theory are out there earning $1million per episode, the salaries earned by your favourite gang of misfits from Hawkins, Indiana are all considerably modest. According to The Hollywood Reporter, here's how much the actors actually earn:
Millie Bobby Brown - Estimated $300,000 per episode (Previously $30,000 per episode)
Noah Schnapp - $250,000 per episode (Previously $30,000 per episode)
Finn Wolfhard - $250,000 per episode (Previously $30,000 per episode)
Caleb McLaughlin - $250,000 per episode (Previously $30,000 per episode)
Gaten Matarazzo - $250,000 per episode (Previously $30,000 per episode)
In the first two seasons, they all earned the same amount of money for each episode but with contract negotiations looming ahead of season three, Millie Bobby Brown's team reportedly decided to cut her deal separately from the rest of the cast. According to sources, she'll now be earning more than the rest of her cast-mates on the show.
But for the rest of them, their pay rise isn't too shabby at all. There's 8 episodes in season three which means, they'll be getting close to around $2 million for the season. That's a LOT of Eggos, guys.
After the success of the first season, the gang were also given an extra "less than six-figure" bonus to add to their piles of cash. No word on whether or they'll still be clocking a bonus if season three does as well as the first two...
Fair play to them, I wouldn't get out of bed to fight a demogorgon for less than $5m.
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