Little Egg Harbor’s ‘Stranger Things’ Star Gets Big Pay Raise
South Jersey's resident TV star is about to cash in on the popularity of his role on Netflix's "Stranger Things".
Little Egg Harbor's Gaten Matarazzo, along with the shows other young male stars, are set to make more than $150,000 per episode. Millie Bobby Brown, considered the breakout from the first two seasons, is reportedly earning more than the other three boys. All four reportedly earned $30,000 per episode for the first two seasons, according to Variety.
The two main adult stars, Winona Ryder and David Harbour, are now set to make more than $200,00 per episode.
“Stranger Things” is coming off another critically acclaimed season. It earned a recent Screen Actors Guild Award nomination for best ensemble in a drama series.
Gaten,15, a sophomore at Pinelands Regional High School, plays the quirky Dustin in the supernatural series. He began performing at the age of 8, appearing as Benji in "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert" on Broadway and later in a Broadway production of "Les Miserables."