*It pays to be a child actor.  Clarification,  it pays to be a child actor named Jaden Smith.

If you haven’t heard, twelve-year-old Jaden made a grown man’s salary in the business with a $3 million paycheck for “Karate Kid.”

According to reports, the young actor’s contract allotted him the amount in payments. The first installment was $900,000 and the second was $100,000.

The real money was made at the box office. The movie raked in more than $150 million, giving the underage star a $2 million bonus.

And how many millions did your twelve-year-old bring home last year?