Highest Paid TV Stars
Who is making the big bucks on tv? NBC has the highest paid people on tv, according to ‘ TV Guide’ and they’re in the news department.
For his role on the ‘ Today’ show, Matt Lauer makes $17 million. Brian Williams earns $13 million annually, while Diane Sawyer over at ABC is making $12 million. CNN’s Anderson Cooper pulls in $11 million annually and Fox’s Bill O’Reilly take in $10 milion. How about the drama and comedy stars? Ashton is the highest paid sitcom actor on tv, pulling in a cool $700,000 per episode for his role on ‘Two and a Half Men.’ Tied with Ashton is actor Hugh Laurie of the show ‘House,’ who also makes $700,000 per episode. Singer Christina Aguilera makes alot more than her fellow coaches on ‘ The Voice.’ She earns $225,000 per episode while Adam Levine, Cee-Lo Green and Blake Shelton only make $75,000 each per episode.