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Disney Channel Star Staring Down Nearly $800k ... Thanks 'Bizaardvark'!!!

11/25/2017 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Teen star Ethan Wacker's Disney Channel sitcom, "Bizaardvark," should be called 'Cash Cow' ... as far as he's concerned -- 'cause the kid's in line to earn way more than half a mil off the franchise.

We got a hold of the 15-year-old's contract, filed in court because he's a minor, and for the first 2 seasons alone -- 41 episodes -- he's hauled in more than $375k. If the Mouse House signs up for 2 more seasons, with his raises, Ethan could earn more than another $400,000.

The contract also accounts for a potential "Bizaardvark" movie -- Ethan gets $150k for that. He'll bank $75k per movie if Disney opts to use him in any other flicks ... plus some bonus change -- $500 a pop for public appearances.

Your parents were right. It pays to study ... your scripts.

Jake Paul Mark My Words ... I'll Be 1st Social Media Billionaire!!!

11/21/2017 9:00 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

YouTube celeb Jake Paul ain't trying to get on the A-list ... he's more about the B-list, as in BILLIONAIRE.

We got Jake at LAX Monday where we congratulated him on plunking down $7 mil for a sick new Calabasas crib. Turns out Jake's early goal was to buy a pad in that area. So, he's checked that box.

What's next for the 20-year-old? He unloaded a list of goals for us, and pay attention to the biggest one -- 10 years from now Jake plans to be pretty high on the Forbes list.

Don't count him out.

Teen Actor Griffin Gluck High School's Great But ... I'm Making HUGE TV Money!!!

8/14/2017 12:40 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Actor Griffin Gluck is growing up and cashing checks ... scoring a sweet contract to play a high schooler on Netflix's new true crime satire, "American Vandal."

Griffin -- known for playing family son roles on movies like "Just Go With It" and "Why Him?" and the TV show "Private Practice" -- landed the series regular role of Sam on the upcoming mockumentary ... at a rate of $7,500 per episode.

Gluck's in all 8 eps ... so that comes out to $60k. Not bad for a 16-year-old.

It gets better -- if 'American Vandal' gets picked up for a second season, he gets a pay hike -- $10k an ep ... and $12,500 if there's a season 3.

You go, Griff.

The show premieres September 15.

Aaron Carter Comes Out as Bisexual

8/6/2017 4:50 AM PDT
Breaking News

Aaron Carter has just come out, saying he's bisexual. 

Aaron posted a late-night tweet Saturday in which he says when he was 13, "I started to find boys and girls attractive."  

He goes on, "There were years that went by that I thought about it, but it wasn't until I was 17-years-old, after a few relationships with girls, I had an experience with a male that I had an attraction to who I also worked and grew up with."  

He says, "This doesn't bring me shame, just a weight and burden I have held onto for a long time that I would like lifted off me."

He ends by quoting Boy George, "I've never felt as though I didn't belong. I just acted as though I did."

Carter has had a rough time in the last month ... he was arrested in July for alcohol and drugs. He and girlfriend Madison Parker were spotted on on the TMZ Celebrity Tour a few days ago when Aaron jumped on the bus and said he had just had an operation but said the details were secret.

Blue Ivy I'm Getting My Own Fragrance Line And I'm Only 5!!!

2/3/2017 10:08 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Beyonce doesn't believe children should just skate through life until they graduate college ... she's already taken steps to ensure her daughter becomes a mogul, at age 5.

Bey's company wants to launch a line of Blue Ivy Carter products ... from hair care to clothing, mobile devices to video games, and more. The company already filed legal docs to make it happen and, based on our research, it looks like the application will be approved very soon.

This is a case of, "If at first you don't succeed, try, try again." Beyonce's company filed a similar application in 2012, but she was shut down because someone already had a lock on the name, Blue Ivy.

Adding Carter should do the trick.

'Goliath' Kid Star Making a Giant Salary!

12/30/2016 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Co-starring with the likes of Billy Bob Thornton and William Hurt is making a 15-year-old kid a ton o' dough ... as in six figures before he can even drive alone.

Britain Dalton is on David E. Kelly's Amazon lawyer drama, "Goliath" ... and according to the kid's contract, he's making $12,500 per episode for the first season of 8 episodes. That's $100k payday for a kid with just a handful of films under his belt.

Under California law, 15% of a child actor's pay goes into a trust until they turn 18. Sooo ... he'll get a nice bonus in December 2019.

David Beckham My Boy's Kinda Bieberish

11/25/2016 12:30 AM PST
Exclusive Details

David Beckham's 11-year-old son, Cruz, could find himself kicking it more in recording studios than soccer fields.

Radio stations are talking about playing Cruz's cover ... Justin Bieber's "Home to Mama."

The kid has been singing for a while, but now that radio stations are lining up it looks like it could be more than a hobby.

Cruz may have a secret weapon ... Scooter Braun is a family friend who has offered the boy help.

'Honey Boo Boo' Star My Extra Thumb Went Thump

10/23/2016 12:15 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

'Honey Boo Boo' star Kaitlyn Cardwell is healthy and recovering after surgery to remove an extra thumb.

Kaitlyn -- Mama June's 4-year-old granddaughter -- was born while the show was still on-air ... and her extra digit became a big topic of conversation. Kaitlyn's mom, Anna, tells us she made the decision to have the thumb removed to thwart medical issues and bullying.

Kaitlyn will wear a cast for 6 weeks ... but it's definitely worth it.

It could have an adverse effect on her cheese ball intake ... just ask Honey Boo Boo.

Disney Star Michael Galeota Heart Disease Killed Him

9/12/2016 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Disney star Michael Galeota's history of high blood pressure led to heart disease at just 31 ... this according to the death certificate.

The document -- obtained by TMZ -- shows the actor's cause of death was atherosclerosis heart disease ... a build-up of plaque that clogs the artery wall. Hypertension is also listed as a significant factor. 

TMZ broke the story ... Michael died back in January and was discovered lying unconscious in his living room. He'd been battling high cholesterol and diverticulitis -- inflammation of the digestive tract.

The death certificate confirms the star of "The Jersey" on the Disney Channel died of natural causes.

'Little Rascals' Star Alfalfa Cowlick Scored Me Tons of Chicks

8/18/2016 12:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Bug Hall -- best known as Alfalfa from the '90s version of "The Little Rascals" -- says his iconic hairdo wasn't just for looks ... it was the ultimate closer with the ladies.

Hall was in NYC promoting Discovery's new show, "Harley and the Davidsons." Naturally we talked motorcycles and stuff, but it got really interesting when we asked a not-so-innocent question about his post 'Rascals' love life. WHO KNEW???

Also, check out Bug's pipes in this clip. Darla would be proud.

'The Wonder Years' Star Busted for DUA ... Ambien

5/26/2016 12:20 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

"The Wonder Years" star Jason Hervey just learned the hard way ... never take Ambien before you get behind the wheel. 

Tennessee law enforcement tells TMZ ... they got a call about a swerving pickup truck and were able to locate it. Cops say Hervey was behind the wheel and totally out of it ... slurring, red-eyed and confused. 

Cops say Hervey miserably failed a field sobriety test. They searched the pickup and found a loaded handgun, but the actor had a permit. Hervey was booked for DUI and carrying a weapon while under the influence. 

The incident went down back in January 2015 but it went unnoticed, until this past weekend when Hervey served 48 hours behind bars for a misdemeanor DUI charge. The weapons charge was dropped.

Jason, who played Wayne Arnold on the show, tells us he has a prescription for Ambien and stupidly took one before hopping in the truck for a quick errand, he had no alcohol in his system ... he's thankful cops got him off the road before anything really bad happened.  

Joe Jonas I Can Eat Turtle Pizza and DJ At the Same Time!!!

8/30/2015 7:13 AM PDT

Joe Jonas got some nourishment as he DJ'd up a storm at 1Oak Saturday night, courtesy of some Ninja Turtles.

The turtles carted in some pizza pies for the VMA event.  Donatello was chatty after making the delivery. He was mum on the tip.

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