Stranger Things Cast And What Are They Doing Now: Who Is The Richest Star From Netflix’s Most Popular Show?

These 'Stranger Things' stars have been doing things out of the show that have further progressed their careers.

Stranger Things Cast And What Are They Doing Now: Who Is The Richest Star From Netflix's Most Popular Show?

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  • 'Stranger Things' has by far proven to be the most successful project undertaken by Netflix.
  • The stars who play crucial parts in the show have seen their careers progressing at an amazing pace.
  • Many of them have now become full fledged members of the Hollywood industry with multiple upcoming projects.
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Among the vast ocean of Netflix’s original TV shows and movies, there have been some that have made the streaming platform the behemoth that it is today, and Stranger Things is the biggest reason why the company has such an admirable reputation and success story in the world of entertainment.

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A still from Stranger Things
A still from Stranger Things

In fact, the success of the show is probably the reason why Netflix grew so tremendously at such a rapid pace in the business and continues to dominate. Along with that, the sheer scale of fans that the horror series has amassed is outstanding, to say the least. Thus, people wonder what the stars are up to in their spare time from preparing for their upcoming final season. That’s exactly what we’re going to find out.

Millie Bobby Brown

Mille Bobby Brown
Mille Bobby Brown as Eleven

Coming to the most crucial member of the cast, Millie Bobby Brown has seemingly made Hollywood her home with multiple projects apart from her most iconic role as Eleven in the aforementioned show. So far, she has appeared as Madison Russel in 2019’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters as well as the titular protagonist in Enola Holmes created by Netflix alongside Henry Cavill as her brother Sherlock Holmes in the film with more to come in the future.

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Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder
Winona Ryder

Winona Ryder is also one of the most crucial parts of the cast who plays the role of Joyce Byers in the series. She got her career revival of sorts with the creation of the show and has since been making an impact on the audience with each coming season. She’s also one of the highest-paid actors on the show with an estimated $9.5 Million per episode from the Fourth Season. At the moment, she’s all prepared to make her presence felt in Tim Burton’s upcoming Beetlejuice 2.

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Noah Schnapp

Noah Schnapp
Noah Schnapp as Will Byers

Arguably the character without whom the show would’ve proven to be impossible to progress into the later seasons, Noah Schnapp plays Will Byers, the son of Joyce and the one who gets taken to The Upside Down, and the entire cast tries to get him back. At the moment, the star has been part of only the Netflix show apart from appearing in 2023’s The Tutor.

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Finn Wolfhard

Finn Wolfhard
Finn Wolfhard

Just like his co-star Millie Bobby Brown, actor Finn Wolfhard has made his presence felt in Hollywood after appearing in multiple successful projects in the industry. In fact, he even made an appearance in 2021’s Ghostbusters: Afterlife, the franchise that his character Mike Wheeler from the show was a fan of, as well as voicing Player in the animated show Carmen Sandiego. He is also famously known for playing the role of Richie Tozier in the 2017 horror film IT.

As for what’s next, he’s all set to reprise his role from the aforementioned film in the sequel titled Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. 

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Caleb McLaughlin

Caleb McLaughlin
Caleb McLaughlin as Lucas Sinclair

Another member of the original Hawkins crew, Caleb McLaughlin plays the role of Lucas Sinclair in the show as one of the main cast and is adored by fans for his performance. So far, he too has seen making multiple appearances in the film industry with several films under his belt. As for what’s next, he will soon be seen in the London Film Festival released The Book of Clarence, which is set to be released in the US on January 12 this year.

Gaten Matarazzo

Gaten Matarazzo
Gaten Matarazzo as Dustin Henderson

One of, if not the most adorable members of the cast, Gaten Matarazzo proved to be the group’s comic relief and the person who comes in clutch at the most crucial times in the show. Thus, with his performance, he has managed to win the hearts of the audience all around the globe. As for what he has planned next, there’s only the last season of Stranger Things on his schedule at the moment.

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Sadie Sink

Sadie Sink
Sadie Sink as Max Mayfield

While she may have joined the main cast of the show in the Second Season as Max Mayfield, she instantly became an integral part of the narrative after learning of The Upside Down and facing its evil with the rest of the group. Along with the show, she also starred in the Award-winning film The Whale, which also marked Brendan Fraser’s return to the limelight. In the future, she’ll be seen in her upcoming film Berlin Nobody.

David Harbour

David Harbour
David Harbour as Jim Hopper

Playing the role of Jim Hopper in the show, David Harbour made a profound impact on the audience members, especially in the third season of the show. Thus, to compensate him accordingly, he became the highest-paid actor in the series alongside Ryder with a $9.5 Million per episode deal just like her. And considering that he has now joined the MCU, we will see him next in 2025’s Thunderbolts as the Red Guardian.

Stranger Things, streaming on Netflix.

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