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Netflix Stars With Best Salaries: These performers are said to make the most money


Netflix doesn't shy away from paying its stars high salaries. Performers who are already better known get a lot.

Netflix doesn't shy away from paying its stars high salaries.

Performers who are already better known get a lot.

What do you actually earn by starring in a Netflix series?

The answer depends on several factors.

First of all, the chances of getting a high salary are better

if a series is a success


In this case, actors often renegotiate their fees for further seasons.

In addition, it is crucial

how well known a star is


Successful performers attract more attention, which is why they also ask for a higher fee.



took a closer look at the information available on Netflix salaries and compiled insider details.

It turns out that Netflix * and other broadcasters and streaming services pay completely different sums of money.

This often depends

on the negotiating skills of the respective star


The following information is largely based on inside information.

It has not been said whether they really correspond to reality.

They merely mark out the approximate framework in which the salaries of the stars move.

Netflix: The streaming service's top earners

Of course, not all Star salaries are approximate.

Only some sums came to light.

According to


information, for example, actor

Steve Carell should get

one of the highest salaries.

In the USA in particular, he achieved great fame thanks to his leading role in the series "The Office".

For each episode of the

“Space Force” series

, he received

around 828,000 euros


It should be noted here, however, that Carell started the comedy and was involved in writing the scripts at the same time.

It is possible that he was not only paid this high sum for his acting performances.

In any case, the high salary could be one reason why Netflix took a noticeably long time before the shooting of a second season was confirmed.

Far behind in second place is

“Altered Carbon” actor Anthony Mackie


394,000 euros per episode


In this case, the high costs could have been a reason why the streaming service canceled the SciFi series after only two seasons.


Henry Cavill


"The Witcher"

is located at

330 000 euros per episode

among the top earners.

It can be assumed that he will get even more money for the second season.

The "Riverdale" actors earned comparatively little for the third season of the series.

The four main actors are said to have received just

33,000 euros

per episode

from The CW.

The stars may have renegotiated for the following seasons.

Also shocking:

"The Crown" actress Claire Foy

received only

38,000 euros per episode

for the 1st and 2nd season

, compared to her colleague

Matt Smith with 48,000 euros per episode


In retrospect, Netflix is ​​said to have admitted unfair treatment and paid the actress an additional 220,000 euros.

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Netflix: The actor salaries at a glance



Salary per episode

Space Force

Steve Carell (General Mark R. Naird)

828,000 euros (for the 1st season)

Altered carbon

Anthony Mackie (Takeshi Kovacs)

394,000 euros


Hilary Swank (Sandra Schwittau)

360,000 euros

What / If

Renée Zellweger (Anne Montgomery)

360,000 euros

The Witcher

Henry Cavill (Geralt of Rivia)

330,000 euros (for the 1st season)

Stranger Things

Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven)

300,000 euros

Altered carbon

Joel Kinnaman (Takeshi Kovacs / Elias Ryker)

250,000 euros

Dead girls don't lie

Dylan Minnette (Clay)

165,000 euros (for the 3rd and 4th season)

The Umbrella Academy

Elliot Page (Vanya), Tom Hopper (Luther), David Castañeda (Diego), Emmy Raver-Lampman (Allison), Robert Sheehan (Klaus), Aidan Gallagher (Five), Justin H. Min (Ben)

165,000 euros (for the 3rd season)

The Crown

Matt Smith (Philip Mountbatten)

48,000 euros

The Crown

Claire Foy (Queen Elizabeth II)

38,000 euros (for the 1st and 2nd season), with subsequent payment of 220,000 euros


Lili Reinhart (Betty), Camila Mendes (Veronica), KJ Apa (Archie), Cole Sprouse (Jughead)

33,000 euros (for the 3rd season)

Also interesting

: Netflix is ​​removing films and series: In March 2021, many comedy classics will disappear.


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These Netflix series will continue into 2021

These Netflix series will continue into 2021

List of rubric lists: © Jordan Strauss

Source: merkur

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