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Stars who were paid shockingly low salaries

StarsInsider Logo By Stars Insider of StarsInsider | Slide 1 of 30: On their way to their current fame, some stars have accepted extremely low salaries for the films that made them famous in the first place. Some have not been paid as much because of the ever-present gender pay gap. Others just wanted to make a film that had a lower budget, or it was simply their first film in the industry. No matter the reason, you will be surprised at the disparity between fame and wealth for these actors.From John Travolta to Lindsay Lohan, click through to check out who received a surprisingly low paycheck. All values in USD.

Stars who were paid shockingly low salaries

On their way to their current fame, some stars have accepted extremely low salaries for the films that made them famous in the first place. Some have not been paid as much because of the ever-present gender pay gap. Others just wanted to make a film that had a lower budget, or it was simply their first film in the industry. No matter the reason, you will be surprised at the disparity between fame and wealth for these actors.

From John Travolta to Lindsay Lohan, click through to check out who received a surprisingly low paycheck. 

All values in USD.

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