The young stars of ABC’s hit show “Modern Family” have reportedly secured new contracts with salary increases that will guarantee each of them are paid over $100,000 an episode.
The original four children on the cast, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould and Rico Rodriguez have grown up onscreen and are now all adults. Now they’re getting paid accordingly, according to Deadline Hollywood.
The studio first closed two-year deals with the older actors on the show Sofia Vergara, Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler ferguson and Eric Stonestreet. After taking care of the older co-stars, 20th Century Fox turned to the younger cast members to bring them on board. (SLIDESHOW: 45 Of Sofia Vergara’s Best Red Carpet Looks)
Securing the four young stars with contract extensions ensures that the entire original “Modern Family” will stay in tact for Season 9 and 10 of the award winning comedy series. Production for Season 9 is scheduled to begin in early August.