Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Celebrity

Jonah Hill paid a pittance to work on 'The Wolf of Wall Street': Only $60,000

See also

Jonah Hill revealed that he was paid merely peanuts for his role in Martin Scorses’s film “The Wolf of Wall Street.” He made $60,000 for the seven month shoot, which is the lowest pay scale for an actor on a film, according to the New York Daily News on Jan. 22.

Hill was just nominated for an Academy Award for his role in the Scorsese film. He made his low pay wage reveal on the Howard Stern show this week. Hill, 30, said he would sell his house and give Scorsese the money if it would have got him a part on this film.

Hill told Stern when they offered him the $60,000, Hill didn’t blink an eye, he said “I’ll sign it right now,” he didn’t want to take the chance of the famous director changing his mind.

Hill, a two-time nominee for Academy Awards said he would have done almost anything to work with this director. This is a man who is truly in love with the art of acting. Hopefully that Academy Award nomination prompts the great director to throw some perks Hills way. After all the film is a run-away success!

Advertisement

Arts & Entertainment

  • Miley Cyrus
    Find out why Miley Cyrus was forced to cancel a Kansas City 'Bangerz' show
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Kim Kardashian
    Watch Kim Kardashian transform from socialite to one of Hollywood's hottest moms
    Camera
    Celebrity Buzz
  • X-Men
    The final trailer for 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' is here, and it's marvelous
    Movie Buzz
  • Woman mugged
    A woman is mugged on live TV during a segment discussing the crime rate
    Pop Culture
  • Clint Lowery
    Exclusive: Clint Lowery talks about the new acoustic Sevendust album and much more
    Celebrity Q&A
  • Jermaine Jackson
    Jermaine Jackson shuts down filming of 'Celebrity Wife Swap' over hoarding accusations
    Video
    TV Buzz

Related Videos:

  • Craig Ferguson on the chopping block
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518179753" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518179753&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Duchess Kate shares the spotlight with Prince George in Sydney
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518191451" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518191451&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Lauren Conrad takes time for the spa
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/GWZ-8zIi26g?rel=0?rel=0&amp;VQ=HD720&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!