If you were wondering if you should ask your boss for that raise with all craziness going on with the economy, I say YES. Go for it! If Simon Cowell can make $75 million per season on a tv show then why can’t you get an extra measly five or ten thousand extra per year! Wanna know what Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Ashton Kutcher, Jay Leno, Anderson Cooper and a slew of other celebs make??????
Thanks to my good friends over at HollyScoop.com we have the scoop on all of our fav celeb paychecks.
Simon Cowell used to make $35 million a year as a judge on “American Idol” and he is now reportedly making $75 million per season on his new show “X Factor.”
Nicole Scherzinger will take home $1.5 million per season.
Paula Abdul $2.5 million per season.
The cast of “Jersey Shore” who all make $100,000 per episode.
David Letterman makes $28 million a year.
Jay Leno makes $25 million.
Kelly Ripa makes $20 Million.
Conan O’Brien makes $10 million a year.
Anderson Cooper makes $11 Million a year.
Katie Couric still makes more at $15 million annually.
Ashton Kutcher is currently the highest paid sitcom actor making $700,000 per episode on “Two and a Half Men.”
Charlie Sheen used to make $1.2 million per episode.
Hugh Laurie who is the lead on “House” also makes $700,000 per episode.
Mariska Hargitay who makes almost $400,000 per “Law & Order: SVU” episode
Blake Lively makes $60,000 for each “Gossip Girl” episode.
So take this article in to your next review with you boss and let him know there is absolutely nothing wrong with the economy! Clearly there is enough money for you to get a little something, right? ;-)