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MASSIVE Contract

10/8/2010 10:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

While most 16-year-olds are scrounging around for minimum wage jobs ... the kid from "Two and a Half Men" just locked up a brand new contract worth $300,000 per episode ... TMZ has learned.

Angus T. Jones -- who plays Charlie Sheen's nephew Jake Harper on the show -- signed a minumum 26 episode deal on May 12, 2010 ... which means dude will make $7.8 mil over the next two seasons ... plus a $500,000 signing bonus. 

That's just the minumium he's guaranteed. The reality is ... CBS has guaranteed 48 episodes over the next two seasons, which means Angus would pocket $14.4 mil total, plus that $500,000 signing bonus.

Right around the time Jones inked his deal ... Charlie Sheen signed a contract worth $2 mil an episode ... which translates to $52 mil over the next two seasons.

With bonuses and whatnot, Charlie will pull in more than $98 million.

Because Jones is a minor, his contract had to be approved by an L.A. County Superior Court judge ... who makes less in a year than Jones makes in a week.

By the way -- today is ATJ's 17th birthday ... he should probably go buy himself something nice.


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Just the fact that this drivel is watched by more than five people is a very sad statement on the status of the US

1412 days ago


He deserves every penny. He is a great actor and that show is the greatest!!!!

1412 days ago

Different Rules Apply    

Happy Birthday Angus- we've been watching you since you were little; you were born to act. Have fun and stay out of trouble!!

1412 days ago

Y do he got    

CANNED laffies ALL suck old school writers.KID WON~T get a DIME and he an`t got it yet so TMZ is wrong he WILL GET some day maybe if the TRUST isn`t bust before he turns some age they set...all up to judge big panties.I sue to watch sheen before he went nuts and got busted down to TV dutys his dad was GREAT at one time.Pushish GAY show on TV.Psuh some DOA ANGUS?ha ha ha he he he your some[sic] helly beans DUDE wowcer so old school gaydar radar sound scan thermal scannners webby cams wall scanners.OH you want a rewrite.Can sue beavers can all the writers buy the show(SHEEN) retire fat lady kill off his dad sheen and his reject kid living togather...only talents on show than can the canned laffies NEW writers sheen grows up and kid goes wild and sheen is disabled house bound.Cheaper bump up the ratings built for next four years.Than kill off sheen kid takes over end of show.ALL TV SUCKs save FOX cartoons and some CSI`s actors are not even soapy ables NO money in dead networks or radio.Just warfeild satellites playing and scanning to death with microwaves same old same old VIACOMMIES own the governator`ss

1412 days ago

Diane Marie    

Please, let's pray this child has parents like Ron Howard's (Opie on Andy Griffith Show) - Most of these childhood stars have greedy parents, poor role-models and end up with addictions and short lives. Take some of those millions for spiritual direction, college education and counsellors who have his long-term best interests at heart.

1412 days ago


Good for him. But....does any acutally watch this stupid show? I watched it for 5 seconds and wanted to jump out a window. I serioulsy considered canceling my cable just so I don't have to be subjected to the commercials for 2 and a half men.

1412 days ago


Angus - Happy Birthday. With a name like Angus, how could you not be successful. You are very talented. Just stay level header. You are definitely not an "underachiever". Loved it when you play nothing but "SMOKE ON THE WATER" on your guitar.
Very funny.

1412 days ago


GOOD FOR HIM!!! He's the reason the show became a hit. He is the funniest guy on the show by far!!

1412 days ago

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

You know what? Good for him. If they're willing to pay, & the show is still obviously getting viewers, why not. Who should get it? The already uber-rich producers who would've simply bought another yacht? Or an island? Or a trip to the moon? Spend it wisely Angus. Blow about 10 percent on bulls***, & save the rest for a rainy day. Kudos to you.

1412 days ago


The show isn't as funny anymore knowing he stuck a knife to his wife's throat. I don't mind the drugs, prostitutes etc.. however he went too far.

Good for Angus though. Great deal since he's usually only on an episode for 5 minutes these days. There aren't a lot of "Jake" episodes anymore.

1412 days ago


(ps. I now hate my life).

1412 days ago


Love the show he's worth every penny and he should have been making that from the start.

1412 days ago


Hopefully, he saves his money. He was funny when he was smaller, but the act is getting stale. He won't have much success after the show. If he handles his money properly, he can avoid a Gary Coleman future.

1412 days ago


Great when he was smaller and at the time wondered how he'd fair as a young "coming of age" adult. Absolutely holding his own. Needs to continue appearing somewhat clueless as he grows smarter than the adults he's surrounded by, except for Berta. Love the show. Congratulations!

1412 days ago


i love this kid, ever since he played dennis quaid's kid many years ago. he's worked steadily, he deserves whatever he makes. i hope he's grounded and knows how to handle his life and that charlie sheen stays far away from him.

1412 days ago
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