During the course of 1915, Chaplin became a cultural development. shops were stocked with Charlie Chaplin merchandise, he was featured in cartoons and comic strips, and several other songs were written regarding the star. As his Essanay contract came to an finish, and absolutely conscious of his quality, Chaplin requested a $150,000 sign language bonus from his next studio. He received many offers, together with Universal, Fox, and Vitagraph, the most effective of that came from the Mutual Film Corporation at $10,000 a week. [wiki]
Charlie Chaplin was paid $10,000 a week in 1915.
That’s about $224,000 per week today Or $11,831,054 per year
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2012 Top 5 Highest Paid Actresses.
1. Kristen Stewart: $34.4 million
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