op 5 Earners in Johnny's Entertainment
1. Nakai Masahiro (SMAP)
2. Kimura Takuya (SMAP)
3. Kusanagi Tsuyoshi (SMAP)
4. Kokubun Taichi (TOKIO)
5. Sakurai Sho (Arashi)
* Nakai Masahiro is paid between 3 million and 4 million yen (US$33,171 - US$44,228) for every program he hosts. Currently hosting 6 regular programs. Has 4 solo CMs.
* Kimura Takuya has 9 CMs. The earnings vary but starts from a base of 50 million yen (US$552,850).
* A premium CM that stars all 5 members of SMAP reportedly costs about 500 million yen (about US$5.5 million).