Romano Is Highest Paid Tv Star

American TV star RAY ROMANO has toppled FRASIER's KELSEY GRAMMER and the cast of FRIENDS to become the richest small screen star.

The comic has struck a deal that will make him the highest-paid actor in TV with a salary close to $50 million (GBP33.3 million) for the upcoming eighth season of EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND.

The new deal will pay Romano about $1.7 million (GBP1.13 million) per episode - up from his current salary of roughly $800,000 (GBP533,300) per episode.

12/05/2003 21:29

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Tags: Ray Romano - Frasier - Kelsey Grammer - Friends - Everybody Loves Raymond


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