In 1996, the world was introduced to the lovable cast of Everybody Loves Raymond. The American comedy sitcom followed the lives of Raymond Barone’s dysfunctional but lovable family. The show might have been wholesome onscreen but we’ve found the dark behind-the-scenes secrets that the cast tried to keep hidden.
As the show continued to become more and more popular, Ray Romano’s salary reached some spectacular heights. The leading man’s salary caused some serious behind-the-scenes drama. In 2003, the actor signed a deal which, at the time, led him to become television’s highest paid actor, earning $1.8 million per episode.