90 Day Fiance cast members always seem to be struggling financially, so how much money do the stars really make?

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As 90 Day Fiance viewers are well aware, many cast members of the reality franchise's various seasons and spinoffs seem to have issues with their finances.

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"90 Day Fiance pays their cast members $1,000 to $1,500 per episode," a source told RadarOnline.

And as shown on TLC's currently-airing sixth season of 90 Day Fiance, Leida Margaretha was disgusted by Eric Rosenbrook's living arrangements, and Larissa Christina Dos Santos Lima was upset Colt Johnson couldn't afford to buy her an expensive couch or a luxury car.

Many 90 Day Fiance stars, in fact, have resorted to setting up GoFundMe pages online or charging $30-50 for personalized video messages for their biggest fans.

So how much money does 90 Day Fiance pay its stars for spinoffs such as 90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days or 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After??

"Before the 90 Days makes $500 to $1,000 per episode," a source told RadarOnline.

Salaries reportedly increase for those who appear on 90 Day Fiance: Happily Ever After?, but the source insisted it "doesn't go up much more." These numbers also apply to the franchise's Tell All specials.

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As for the foreign partners or spouses on 90 Day Fiance and its spinoffs, the source told RadarOnline, "They can't even get paid because they have to wait for a work permit. It's of course different if filming takes place in their county."

A typical season of 90 Day Fiance and its spinoffs is between 11 and 14 episodes long, so that would mean an American cast member makes anywhere between $5,500 to $21,000 for an entire season.
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Relatives and friends of 90 Day Fiance stars reportedly make much less for appearing on the reality series. According to another RadarOnline insider, one day of filming can result in a $250 paycheck.

90 Day Fiance: Before the 90 Days stars Rachel Bear and Jon Walters are so hard up for cash they haven't been able to obtain an immigration visa for Jon so he can permanently move to the United States.

And one of the most memorable storylines about a couple's financial woes belonged to Happily Ever After?'s David Toborowsky and his wife Annie Suwan from Thailand, who had to move into a firehouse's storage unit because David could not afford to stay in their home. The unit didn't even provide a stove for cooking.

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