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Josh Peck says he made less than $100,000 a year on ‘Drake & Josh’



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“Drake & Josh” was an enormous hit for Nickelodeon, however one among its stars says he didn’t grow to be a millionaire off of it.

Josh Peck, who performed Josh Nichols on the sequence, just lately appeared on the “Trading Secrets” podcast.

The previous youngster star talked about being on the present from 2004 to 2007.

“It’s fairly public that if you happen to had been on a present like ‘Two and a Half Males’ or ‘Fashionable Household,’ and also you had been the child on an enormous community syndicated present, the case might be made that you simply’d have the funds for to final you for the remainder of your life,” Peck mentioned.

However that wasn’t the way it was for him.

“The truth is that once we had been making the present, we did 60 episodes and we made about $15,000 an episode,” he mentioned. “So, when all is alleged and accomplished, we had been kind of left, after brokers and managers and taxes, with about $450,000 over 5 years, which breaks all the way down to rather less than $100,000 a 12 months.”

He was raised by a single mom and whereas the cash allowed them to have a greater life, Peck mentioned it was “not sufficient to set you up for all times.”

Peck, who starred reverse Drake Bell as Drake Parker, is now 35 and continues to behave, most just lately on Hulu’s “How I Met Your Father.”