‘Yellowstone’ Season 4: How Much Did Kevin Costner Make Per Episode?

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Yellowstone Season 4 just finished off with an astounding audience, the highest viewership of any show in the past five years. Once again, Taylor Sheridan’s series did not disappoint.

Moreover, the Kevin Costner-led series continues to draw more and more fans. His portrayal of patriarch John Dutton on the Paramount series has earned him a lot of attention from fans and critics.

Therefore, you may want to know how much does Kevin Costner allegedly make per episode of Yellowstone?

How Much Did Kevin Costner Get Paid First Season Of Yellowstone?

When Taylor Sheridan first was putting together the Yellowstone cast, he knew he needed a strong foundation. According to an interview with Variety, he looked to the American “icon.”

Kevin’s one of the biggest movie stars of the past 40 years and well deserved.

Costner is both an Academy Award winner, as well as an Emmy winner. Sheridan realized that someone with Kevin’s extensive skills could make his series something special.

He’s an incredible storyteller as a director, as a writer, as an actor, and so when you have that that kind of tool in your toolbox, you can write him into some really conflicting situations.

Therefore, what kind of money did all of this experience earn Costner? According to Screen Rant, he started at $500,000 per episode.

With nine episodes in that first season, this would mean that Kevin Costner was allegedly paid $4.5 million for this limited episode series.

Yet, the series became a huge hit. That means that his salary increased with each new season. Yellowstone Season 4 just ended. How much was the Dances With Wolves star paid per episode?

How Much Did Kevin Costner Allegedly Get Paid Yellowstone Season 4?

Now that Yellowstone just ended the Season 4 final episode, fans may want to know what Kevin Costner was paid per episode.

According to Puck, Kevin Costner allegedly was paid $1.2 million per episode. As that season was 10 episodes long, this means the Bull Durham star allegedly made $12 million for the entire season.

Was this well deserved? Absolutely. While most series see an audience drop after the first season, Yellowstone has watched their viewership increase substantially each season.

Although the entire cast is talented and well-deserving of critical praise, it is Kevin Costner’s name and talent that likely drew in those early fans. Now, it is word of mouth.

Everyone loves this passionate drama about the biggest ranch in the country.

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How Does Costner’s Salary Compare To Other Stars?

How does Yellowstone star Kevin Costner’s salary compare to other stars on television? According to a recent piece in Variety, Bryan Cranston earned $750,000 per episode of Your Honor.

However, at the top of the heap, Chris Pratt earned $1.4 million per episode of Terminal List. On the other hand, Jason Sudeikis earned $400,000 per episode in the first season of Ted Lasso.

Lastly, Henry Cavill did all of his stunts for The Witcher. Moreover, the Superman star was paid $400,000 per episode.

As for Kevin Costner, it is likely he will likely see a pay increase when he films Yellowstone Season 5. What do you think he will be paid.

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