You Won't Believe How Much Your Favourite Soap Stars Earn!

13 March 2018, 17:02

Soap Stars Salary

Some of our favourite soap stars have served the likes of EastEnders and Coronation Street for years - but have you ever wondered how much they earn?

Surprisingly, medical soaps Casualty and Holby City are the best paying TV shows, with their biggest earners taking home a whopping £350,000 a year.

Check out some of the most famous faces in soaps and what they're expected to be earning!

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Adam Woodyatt - £249,000+

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Adam is the only original character to still reside in Walford, and has been part of the show since it began in 1985.


Derek Thompson - £350,000

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Derek, who plays Charlie Fairhead in Casualty, has a mammoth pay check of between £350,000 and £399,999 in his name.


Jack P Shepherd - £200,000+


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According to The Sun, the actor who plays David Platt in Corrie signed a juicy deal last year, making him one of the highest paid stars in the soap.


Letitia Dean - £150,000

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Letitia, aka Sharon Mitchell, is rumoured to earn between £150,000 and £199,999 each year.


Amanda Mealing - £250,000+

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The long serving Holby City actress is reported to be taking home a healthy £250,000-£299,999 for her efforts.


Lacey Turner - £150,000+

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Best known as gobby Stacey Slater in EastEnders, Lacey is one of the highest paid actresses in the soap.


Kym Marsh - £150,000

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The corrie star is reportedly earning upwards of £100,000 a year for her role as Michelle in the northern soap.

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