Here’s What All Your Favorite TV Actors Actually Make Per Episode!

by Tammy Levent

Variety’s annual report disclosing per-episode salaries of television actors and hosts shows the astronomical salaries of those successful in show business . For drama Robert De Niro is the top at $775,000 to the low for Mandy Moore for NBC’s This is US. For comedy series the Big Bang actors rule at $900,00. At the “low” end is Leah Remini at $125,000 for Kevin Can Wait on CBS. Ellen DeGeneres is the top TV host earning $50 million annually. Jimmy Kimmel earns $15 million.

Key Takeaways:

  • Celebrities are making a lot of money per episode.
  • Actors are well compensated for shows that air on netflix and Amazon as well.
  • The magazine publishes celebrities per episode earnings annually.

“Per usual, Variety has published the annual report documenting the per-episode salaries of TV’s top players in Comedy and Drama, as well as the annual salary estimates of reality/news/hosts. It’s pretty insane!”

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