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Stranger Things Child Cast Have Become Millionaires While Working in the Netflix Series

Netflix's 'Stranger Things' has made millionaires out of young artists working in the series. Read here to find out how much each one earns.


Updated:July 4, 2019, 1:01 PM IST
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Stranger Things Child Cast Have Become Millionaires While Working in the Netflix Series
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Child stars in Hollywood are plenty and thriving. The most prominent ones being the cast of Netflix's Stranger Things, which is dropping its much anticipated season 3 on Thursday. Deadline reported that the group of kids, who are at the forefront of the supernatural, sci-fi series have witnesssed major increase in their paycheck ahead of season 3. Not to forget that Stranger Things has been a runaway success for Netflix, backed by '80s nostalgia and new forces of evil.

As claimed by the entertainment website, the core group of kids, namely Finn Wolfhard (aged 16), Millie Bobby Brown (aged 15), Gaten Matarazzo (aged 16) , Noah Schnapp (aged 14) and Caleb McLaughlin (aged 17), were paid about USD 30,000 (aproximately Rs 20,65,350 lakh) an episode for the first two seasons. There were 8 episodes in season one and 9 episodes in season two. The young stars are now pulling in about USD 200,000-250,000 (aproximately Rs 1,37,69,000 crore- Rs 1,72,11,250 crore) per episode. Which means Brown and others made somewhere around USD 2 million for the upcoming 8-episode season. Thus making her total earning from the show thus far over USD 2.5 million (Rs 17,21,12,500 crore).

Brown has emerged as the real deal after the success of Stranger Things. She was reportedly paid USD 1 million (Rs 6.88 crores) for her role in the recently released Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Her collaboration with EA Games in The Sims 4 will also bring in moolah for the young artist.

Stranger Things, created by the Duffer Brothers, arrives on Netflix on Thursday.

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