Even though the first episode of the new "Two and a Half Men" hasn't aired yet, Ashton Kutcher is already TV's highest paid sitcom star.
Kutcher will make $700,000 per episode as Charlie Sheen's replacement on the show. That puts him at almost $15,500,000 for the season. Kutcher's take home pay is more than that of his co-stars.
But it's still less than the $1.2 million dollars per episode that Sheen was earning.
Sheen's character on the show will reportedly be killed off in the first new episode.
Kutcher plays the role of a heartbroken internet billionaire named Walden Schmidt.