Here's a List of Hollywood's Highest Earners

From movie stars to agents.

By
Entertainment
11,579 Hypes 0 Comments

While it’s no surprise that big name movie stars like Kevin Hart and Dwayne Johnson earn millions per film, there are a slew of other players in the industry making just as much money. In a new report put together by The Hollywood Reporter, a list of various professions in entertainment were weighed in order to determine who earned the most money in 2016. Below is a list of the highest paid people in each of their respective roles:

Movie Star: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson
Salary: $19 million
2016 project: “Jumanji”

Director: Christopher Nolan
Salary: $20 million
2016 project: “Dunkirk”
*Nolan will also earn 20% box-office gross of “Dunkirk.”

Producer: Scott Rudin
Salary: $2.5 million upfront, plus a percentage of box office.

TV Star: Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons
Salary: $1 million an episode for each
2016 project: “The Big Bang Theory”

Digital Star: Felix Kjellberg (PewDiePie)
YouTube
Salary: $15 million
2016 projects: “Scare PewDiePie,” personal YouTube channel

Screenwriter: Simon Kinberg
Salary: $8 million, plus $350,000 a week on rewrites.
2016 projects: “X-Men: Apocalypse”

Newscaster: Matt Lauer
Salary: $25 million
2016 project: “Today Show”

Studio Chief: Stacey Snider
Salary (estimate): $5 million*
*Not including stocks and bonuses tied to box-office performance, which can double or triple compensation.

CEO: Leslie Moonves (CBS)
Salary: $56.8 million

Show runner: Vince Gilligan
Salary: $50,000 an episode
2016 project: “Better Call Saul”

Agent: WME-IMG’s Ari Emanuel and CAA’s Richard Lovett
Salary: $10 million+

Read Full Article
Source
Business Insider

Join Our Discussions on Discord

The HYPEBEAST Discord Server is a community where conversations on cultural topics can be taken further.

100 Users Online

What to Read Next

The adidas Tubular X Primeknit Gets Updated in "Core Black"
Footwear

The adidas Tubular X Primeknit Gets Updated in "Core Black"

A tonal colorway for the popular silhouette.

Lil Bibby Is Going to College This Fall for Computer Engineering
Music 

Lil Bibby Is Going to College This Fall for Computer Engineering

Knowledge is power.

Thrasher Wants Justin Bieber and Rihanna to Stop Wearing Their Clothes
Music 

Thrasher Wants Justin Bieber and Rihanna to Stop Wearing Their Clothes

“We don’t send boxes to Justin Bieber or Rihanna or those fucking clowns”


A$AP Rocky Unleashes New Single “Crazy Brazy”
Music 

A$AP Rocky Unleashes New Single “Crazy Brazy”

Flacko season.

NYC's Worst Train Station Will Soon Get a Massive Revamp
Design

NYC's Worst Train Station Will Soon Get a Massive Revamp

Updated renderings of Penn Station’s renovation.

The Nike Air Unlimited Returns in "Triple Black"
Footwear

The Nike Air Unlimited Returns in "Triple Black"

About time.

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Gain access to exclusive interviews with industry creatives, think pieces, trend forecasts, guides and more.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.

Help Support Us

We need ads to keep the lights on and to continue providing free news to our readers. We’d appreciate your support by whitelisting HYPEBEAST on your ad blocker. That way you can keep reading all the great stories for free.

If you have already whitelisted us, simply refresh this page. To find out how to whitelist us, click the button below.

Back

Add Us to Whitelist

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads. Most ad blockers have similar whitelisting steps and settings. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Adblock Plus

  1. Click on the red ABP icon in the upper right corner of your browser.
  2. Click “Enabled on this site” to disable ad blocking for the current site. In Firefox click “disable on HYPEBEAST”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Adblock

  1. Click the AdBlock hand icon.
  2. Click “Don’t run on pages on this domain”.
  3. A new “Don’t run AdBlock on…” dialog may be displayed in the middle of the screen.
  4. Move the “Site” slider to the right. After that, click “Exclude”.
  5. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

uBlock

  1. Click the uBlock icon.
  2. Click the large blue “power” button in the menu that appears to whitelist the current website.
  3. Reload the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.

Firefox Browser

Firefox Tracking Protection may activate our whitelist notice, which can be disabled temporarily for a browsing session by clicking the shield icon in the URL bar and following the instructions.

Disconnect

  1. Click the Disconnect icon.
  2. Click “Whitelist site”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBEAST page that you were viewing.