10 Of The Highest Paid Animals You Forgot About

10. Rin Tin Tin – $6,000

Rin Tin Tin was one of the earliest animal actors, and one of the most prolific, too. The lovable and enigmatic German Shepherd was saved from a World War I battlefield by a soldier named Corporal Lee Duncan . The dog was soon trained to a standard in which he could work on silent movies in the 1920’s, beginning with The Man From Hell’s River. The dogs fame grew and grew, as did the number of films he starred in. This successful career saw the thespian pup nominated for an Academy Award, given his own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and he was noted in the famous Diary of Anne Frank. Through his illustrious career, including over 20 films, the talented pooch was paid $6,000 per week. His legacy has even spurned a line in dog treats and products, so technically he is still earning!
10. Rin Tin Tin – $6,000