How Much Money These Actors Earn From Reruns

Some celebrities still rake in earnings from reruns of their old TV shows, while others are profiting off their box office its in a big way. Check out the highest-paid stars in the industry...

Jim Parsons, "The Big Bang Theory"

Jim Parsons, a household name thanks to his hit geeky sitcom, "The Big Bang Theory," raked in around $900,000 per episode. Thanks to the longevity and huge fanbase of the show, Parsons still pulls an impressive $10 million a year with reruns. The network is continuing Sheldon's legacy with a spinoff, "Young Sheldon."


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