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'Two and a Half Men' Kid Is Getting Payrise

October 9, 2010 (3:49 am) GMT
Los Angeles County Superior Courth has granted a payrise for Angus T. Jones who plays Charlie Sheen's nephew on the sitcom.

has an extra reason to smile when he celebrates his 17th birthday on Friday, October 8 - the "" star has landed a new contract for $300,000 an episode. The actor's deal means he will make $7.8 million over the next two seasons - and he's also scooped a $500,000 signing bonus.

Jones, who plays 's nephew on the sitcom, signed the paperwork in May but now a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has approved the payrise, reports TMZ.com. Official approval was needed because the star is still a minor.

Jones isn't the only one whose bank balance is about to be boosted - his co-star Sheen has reportedly negotiated a contract worth $2 million an episode.

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