Little one stars … they’re identical to Us? Child actors might have the added bonus of raking within the dough earlier than most individuals get their first job, however coping with fame at such a younger age has been infamously troublesome for a lot of younger celebs. As with their Hollywood experiences, the cash they’ve earned from their hit collection and movies varies wildly from actor to actor, present to indicate, film to film.
The wage Josh Peck earned on Drake and Josh — the hit Nickelodeon present that ran from 2004 to 2007 — was “actually an ideal sum of money, however not sufficient to set you up for all times,” he revealed on the “Buying and selling Secrets and techniques” podcast in April 2022. “And numerous it we lived on. … I’m not gonna brag: My mother and I had a used BMW 5 collection. We lived in a two-bedroom house with facilities. … We lived a really middle-class life.”
The Completely happy Individuals Are Annoying writer added that there are “no residuals on youngsters’ tv,” so he doesn’t earn any cash from the present’s reruns at the moment. “It was like we had 18 months of runway,” he recalled. “It’s as if somebody had misplaced their job.”
He defined, “When all is alleged and executed, we have been type of left after brokers and managers and taxes [were paid].”
Peck additionally touched on the concept baby stars on long-running hit reveals more than likely earn a lot cash that they can reside comfortably for the remainder of their lives — with out ever having to work once more.
“I can solely converse to my expertise, however I feel it’s fairly public that when you have been on a present like Two and a Half Males or Trendy Household, and also you have been the child on an enormous community, syndicated present … the case might be made that you simply’d come up with the money for to final you for the remainder of your life,” he famous on the podcast.
The Wackness star won’t be off base. Angus T. Jones of Two and a Half Males made thrice as a lot cash per episode than Peck made for a complete season of Drake and Josh. The younger Trendy Household actors — Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould and Rico Rodriguez — have been additionally incomes extra per episode of their hit collection than the previous Nick star made in a season.
Scroll under to learn how a lot baby actors — together with Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Millie Bobby Brown, the solid of Harry Potter and lots of extra — have been paid for his or her hit reveals and films.