How Much Does Pete Davidson Earn Per Episode of SNL?

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Pete Davidson is all over the headlines because of his dating life. From Ariana Grande to Kim Kardashian, the comedian seems to be nabbing the hottest chicks.

While haters are questioning his attractiveness, the 28-year-old funny guy actually has a lot to offer. Aside from his evident humor, Davidson is also successful in his field. He is one of the most popular comedians right now and he also makes good money from SNL.

Scroll down to see how much Pete Davidson earns per episode of SNL.

How Pete's Career Started

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Davidson's first time performing stand-up comedy was at a bowling alley in Staten Island. He was dared by his friends because they knew he always dreamed to be a comic.

After graduating high school, he became more serious about pursuing a career in comedy. Early in his career, he was seen in shows like MTV's Wild 'N Out, Failosophy, and Guy Code.

His big break came in 2014 when he was cast in Saturday Night Live.

Joining Saturday Night Live

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In 2014, Davidson had a small role in Trainwreck and hit it off with Bill Hader, who then recommended him to SNL producer Lorne Michaels.

“He called me a week later and said ‘Hey, I recommended you to Lorne Michaels.’ And I was like, ‘Why?’ I was just so surprised. I didn't even know that I could audition. And the fact that I got it, I just couldn't believe it,” shares Davidson in an interview with PEOPLE.

At 20 years old, Davidson became one of the youngest comedian casted in SNL.

How Much Pete Davidson Earns In SNL

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According to Celebrity Net Worth, Davidson is estimated to be worth around $8 million.

The majority of his earnings is from his Saturday Night Live gig. He reportedly earns $15,000 per episode or $315,000 per season.

The show's highest-paid cast members are veterans Kenan Thompson, Cecily Strong, Kyle Mooney and Kate McKinnon, who all earn a cool $25,000 per episode.

Aside from SNL, Davidson has also made an appearance in films Set It Up, The Dirt and Hulu's Big Time Adolescene.

Pete's Dating Life

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Currently, Pete's dating life has been a hot topic online. He is rumored to be dating reality superstar Kim Kardashian. The two have been spotted holding hands and also recently spending Pete's birthday weekend with Flavor Flav, where they were spotted wearing matching pajamas.

There have been no official statements from the Kardashians yet. But, the two seem like they are getting to know each other well and are just casually dating.

Davidson has also previously dated Kate Beckinsale, Kaia Gerber and Phoebe Dynevor.