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Kevin Costner Salary: How Much Is The Yellowstone Star Paid?



Kevin Costner: The Yellowstone star gets over $1million per episode (Image: PARAMOUNT/GETTY)

Yellowstone is coming back to The Paramount Network soon and fans are excited to see what is in store for John Dutton (played by Kevin Costner). His iconic character runs the Dutton ranch along with his children, including Beth Dutton (Kelly Reilly) and Kayce Dutton(Luke Grimes). has all you need to know about how much the star earns from the show.

How much is Kevin Costner paid for Yellowstone?

Yellowstone continues to be a huge hit in the US and it has since made its way to the UK on Paramount Plus.

Now in its fifth season, the drama has kept fans on the edge of their seats with its twists and turns.

John Dutton has narrowly avoided defeat on numerous occasions, and viewers are waiting to see when his luck will run out.

Kevin Costner has been named the highest-paid actor per episode on TV.

Kevin Costner: John and Dan Jenkins in Yellowstone (Image: PARAMOUNT)

According to, the star makes $1.3million (£1.06million) per episode for season five.

His salary has grown in line with the success of each season, as his starting salary  was $500,000 (£414,000) an episode.

His season five salary has seen a drastic increase due to the show being such a hit.

Mahershala Ali is the other TV actor who takes home the same salary as Costner.

The 48-year-old is paid $1.3million per episode for the upcoming mini-series The Plot for Disney+ and Hulu.

Costner is also a producer and film director as well as an award-winning actor.

He rose to fame in projects such as The Untouchables and No Way Out.

The 67-year-old became interested in acting in his last year of college.

His film debut was in Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. which was released in 1981.

Now, in 2022, he is set to work on producing his own film franchise.

In August he will start production on Horizon, a series of at least four Western films.

Each film is expected to be just under three hours in length and they will be released over the course of a few months.

Costner will be directing the project, with filming expected to last more than 200 days.

He hopes to start production on the next films by April 2023.

The star is also known for being a talented country musician and is in the country rock band, Kevin Costner & Modern West.

He worked on an album called Tales from Yellowstone, which is written from the perspective of John Dutton.

A number of songs from the album featured in the third season of the Western drama.

The series missed out at the Emmy Awards this year, which caused a stir amongst fans.


Bob Marley’s ‘Stir It Up’ featuring Sarkodie; beautiful work, should be embraced – Bisa Kdei




Photo: Sarkodie x Bob Marley

Ghanaian highlife musician Bisa Kdei has made an interesting comment on The Bob Marley and the Waillers-Sarkodie feature.

According to the highlife artiste, ‘stir it up’ is a beautiful piece of work which should be embraced.

The musician speaking with Daniel Kweku Dadson, on the Rainbow entertainment ( Rainbow 92.4Fm ) described the project a beautiful piece of work.

Kdei on describing the feature a beautiful piece of work said,

“I think it’s beautiful. It is something beautiful. I would be proud if I were asked to be featured on a Michael Jackson song. I would be so honored. It’s a beautiful thing”.

He added: “Bob Marley is a legend. People still pay attention to him. This is something his spirit will appreciate. Sarkodie’s work is stunning. The people’s love for beautiful songs has triumphed over their hatred. It’s beautiful, and it’s something we should embrace.”

Photo: Bisa Kdei’s listening party in UK

Kdei recently staged a successful listening party for his fourth studio album, titled “Original,” in the United Kingdom. The listening party which saw Bisa Kdei collaborate with some of the best musicians on the African continent was held at the Cafe Koko in Camden.

The “Original” album since its release a few days ago has racked up impressive streaming numbers, as it was the third-most streamed album on Audiomack earlier this week.

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Kwame Baah sets to launch a global BUSINESS plug for musicians and all entertainers




Photo: Kwame Baah, a digital marketing expert and a content manager.

Ghanaian digital marketing expert, Kwame Baah is set to launch a global business agency for artiste booking.

“The  primary focus of Get the Artiste is to  bridge the gap between artistes and people or businesses who need talent for various engagements, be it a concert, event, Tv show or guest appearances” Baah told mediaplugafrica.

He explained: “Booking agency is not anything new, is all over the world so it’s nothing new. We are just trying to bring it over here in Ghana  so that our artiste easily  get to be connected with locally and internationally”.

K. Baah currently manages,  strategize, grooms and promotes most of the big names in the Ghanaian music industry.

The official  launch of K. Baah’s initiative “Get The Artiste” will take place on Friday, February 10, 2023 at the 3Music Headquarters, Accra at exactly 5pm.

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Ed Sheeran returns to social with an emotional personal announcement




British singer Ed Sheeran took to his Instagram to share an emotional personal announcement following his return to social media after a two-month break.

In a video he shared on Instagram, The singer, 31, admitted he has been emotionally detached for much longer.

Ed Sheeran took to Instagram to address his absence. Credit: Instagram/Ed Sheeran

“I realise I haven’t been that engaged in my social media or my fan base online over the last couple of years and the things that have been posted on this account might have got a bit boring, I’m sorry, it’s my fault. Ed said in a video.

“The reason I’m making this video is, just being totally honest, I’ve had some turbulent things happening in my personal life so I just didn’t really feel like being online and pretending to be something I’m not, when I wasn’t feeling like that.

“And I know that sounds weird but hence I’m making this video to say things are looking up and I’m back online.

“Weird s*** is going to start being posted here.”

Ed Sheeran did not elaborate on what ‘turbulence’ he’d endured. Credit: Instagram/Ed Sheeran

However, Ed  did not elaborate on what “turbulence” he’d endured, In February, he lost his close friend Jamal Edwards who tragically died after a cardiac arrest brought on by taking cocaine and drinking alcohol. Three months later, Ed and his wife Cherry Seaborn announced they had welcomed a baby daughter.

In November, Ed told his followers that he was taking a break from social media, after wrapping up work on a new music video.

Sharing a behind-the-scenes snap overlooking a beach, he penned the caption: ‘Signing off now until 2023. See you in the new year. Much love, Ed x.’

According to daily mail, the singer is in the middle of a worldwide tour, and is currently performing a run of shows in Australia and New Zealand.

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