Wooowwww: Here's How Much Money the 'Game of Thrones' Cast Makes


Cast member of Game Of Thrones
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After six seasons of making us laugh, cry, and throw stuff at our TV in a blind rage (okay, maybe not laugh, but definitely those last two), Deadline (opens in new tab) reports that Game of Thrones' cast might be getting a raise. How much? Apparently, the show's five principle cast members (AKA Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) will be paid upwards of $500,000 an episode for the show's upcoming seventh season. 

So, basically they were like this:

And now they're like this:

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In 2014, the main cast reportedly renegotiated for $300,000 an episode in exchange for signing on for Season 7. Since history seems to be repeating itself, this new renegotiation could signal a green-light for Season 8. Exciting, but LORD KNOWS how many of our faves will be dead by then (opens in new tab).

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Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.