Degrassi is the show that just keeps going and going. Although the show had its original release in the 1980s and was brought back for another go-around in the 2000s, it seems that in the past few years, the show’s producers simply won’t let it go. Even after the show was retired from cable TV, it’s now seen a successful relaunch through Netflix. And let’s face it, much like Disney, Degrassi has catapulted a number of different celebrities to fame. Drake, is of course, the most high profile success story of Degrassi. But just how much are its current cast members worth? Considering many of these actors and actresses are able to command roles in additional Canadian shows and movies, the numbers might shock you.
Degrassi has always taken on a number of controversial topics that affect teenagers today. As an example, when the show first came out in the 1980s, exploring topics such as teenager pregnancy and rape was par for the course. Now, the show has showcased such topics as gender queer identity, transgender issues, opiate abuse, discrimination against Syrian refugees, and
The current class of interest involves the lives of the following characters: Frankie Hollingsworth, played by Sara Waisglass, Miles Hollingsworth, played by Eric Osborne, Grace Cardinal, played by Nikki Gould, Winston “Chewy” Chu, played by Andre Kim, Zoe Rivas, played by Ana Golja, Hunter Hollingsworth, played by Spencer Macpherson, Tiny Bell, played by Richard Walters, Jonah Haak, played by Ehren Kassam, Lola Pacini, played by Amanda Arcuri, and Shay Powers, played by Reiya Downs.
So just how much money are the Degrassi cast making? According to sources on the internet, not as much as you’d think. Part of the reason that the show phases out characters, is that the more experienced actors need to command higher salaries when the show only as so high a budget. The actors get paid at least $2000 salary per episode, enabling each season to limit its expenses. So what does the bring the estimate of the 2018 cast net worth to? So given that there are slated to be 10 episodes in the current season and 10 main actors, the maximum net worth of this Degrassi cast based on their prior acting experience is at mos $1 million.