Some of the cast members are making upwards of $2.5 million to party and play on the shore for a few months! That's according to Radar Online. And while almost all the cast members will pull in seven figures this season, even the lowest paid of the bunch are doing just fine for themselves.
Snooki, The Situation and Pauly D are each being paid $150,000 per episode, which adds up to $1.8 million for the 12 episodes in this season. And their crazy salaries don't end there! All three of them get a $400,000 bonus at the beginning of the season, a $200,000 bonus at the end of the season and $150,000 for any reunion episodes. The grand total? $2.55 million!
The remaining cast members are making significantly less per episode, but hardly warrant anyone's sympathy. JWoww pulls in $100K, Vinny takes home $90K per episode, Ronnie & Sam make $80K, and Deena only pulls in $40K. However, considering that Deena has been raising the stakes with antics like getting arrested, it's possible she could get a larger end-of-season bonus. Nothing like rewarding good behavior!
What do you think about the salaries for Jersey Shore this season?
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