Angus T. Jones, the 17 year old portly kid star of TWO AND A HALF MEN has signed a massive new contract deal worth $7.8 million over the next two years. This translates into $300,000 per episode plus a $500,000 bonus. That should make this kid an attractive date to his high school girl friends. Even better, the star could potentially pull in $14.4 million if he's in as many 48 episodes instead of the minimum of 26 episode commitments.
As good as this all sounds, lead star Charlie Sheen could potentially earn as much as $98 million over the next two years if he stays out of trouble and does as many as 48 shows.
Although the show is the top rated comedy show on TV at #8 among all shows with 13.9 million viewers, it's a little bit uncertain whether the show has any future after the next two seasons. But, with the kind of money these stars are pulling down , they would be darn fools to want to quit a good thing and not ride this thing out forever. Most people don't paid a few hundred thousand for a day at the office.
BTW, Angus T. Jones just turned 17 today. That newly inked contract's one hell of a great birthday gift!