Thursday, May 4, 2017

Then and Now-- Part 1: Who Earns/Earned More?

From the April 30, 2017, Parade magazine."Then & Now" by Kathleen McCleary.

How to celeb salaries today stack up against the stars of previous generations?


Year, amount paid,  Amount in today's money:

SHIRLEY TEMPLE--  actress    1937,  $300,000  ($5,075,063 today)

S.E. HINTON--  writer  1967,  $1,000 advance for "The Outsiders"  ($7,294 today)

WOLFMAN JACK--  KDAY Los Angeles disc jockey  1972, $18,000   ($104,901 today)

BABE RUTH  (Baseball)  1930,  $80,000, ($1,166,960 today)


TAYLOR SWIFT--  Singer  $170 million

JAMES PATTERSON--  writer   $95 million

ELLEN DeGENERES--  Actress/TV host   $75 million

MIGUEL CABRERA--  Detroit Tigers 1st baseman   $28 million

Good Money if You Can Get It.  Cooter

ROSANNA PANSINO--  You Tuber (Nerdy Nummies)  $6 million

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