Fun fact: You could get paid as much as $10,000 for one tweet! But before you flood the Twitter stream with 50 blasts and wait for your $500K to roll in, we should clarify that you probably can’t make that kind of money in 140 characters of less. One can, if one is wicked famous, has hundreds of thousands of followers, and finds an advertiser to sponsor a tweet.
The following celebs make big bucks — pocket change for them, really — hawking random brands on their feeds. Just how much? Read on!
Kim Kardashian: $10,000 per tweet Twitter: @KimKardashian Number of followers: 17.9 million Reality princess Kim K. can make more than the average American in three sponsored tweets. The same goes for her sister Khloe (8 million followers), who rakes in $8,000 per tweet.
Charlie Sheen: $9,500 per tweet Twitter: @charliesheen Number of followers: 9.6 million After the former Two and a Half Men star posted a link to Internships.com earlier this year, tweeting, “I'm looking to hire a #winning INTERN with #TigerBlood,” the website got 95,000 clicks in one hour.