Some of the Riverdale cast members could buy Pop’s Chock’lit Shoppe with their reported net worths! KJ Apa (Archie Andrews), Lili Reinhart (Betty Cooper) and Camila Mendes (Veronica Lodge), among others, became major stars following the show’s January 2017 premiere. Once the fan-favorite series became a huge success, the stars started racking up pretty impressive net worths — and we’re breaking them all down!
Of course, former child star Cole Sprouse (Jughead Jones) already had some money in the bank, but his Riverdale role gave him a steadier paycheck. As for some other cast members, their fame started to pick up after they appeared on the show, which meant nabbing tons more roles.
“It’s a dream — I never expected as an actress studying theater at NYU that my first gig would be so transformative,” Camila said during a March 2021 interview with Health of her Riverdale role. “Then, there’s the other side of it. When you have such a massive fan base, there are haters that come along with it. But that has actually been a good learning experience, too. It forces you to accept and get comfortable with the fact that not everyone is going to like you — and that’s OK. That’s a very valuable lesson to have learned early in my career.”
While discussing her career, Lili told Allure in February 2020 that acting was always in the cards for her. “I always knew this is what I was going to do. I never had a plan B,” the Chemical Hearts star explained at the time.
Throughout the same interview, Lili reflected on the early days of her career and how things have changed for her following the show’s success.
“Three and a half years ago, I had no money. I didn’t have a love in my life like I do now. I didn’t have any sort of confidence that I was on the right track, and now I have those things,” she explained, noting that she’s willing to fight for equal pay when it comes to her roles.
“Going into projects in the future, I’m much more aware of it. So is my lawyer,” Lili added. “I do know the value that I bring as someone who attracts an audience. And I’m not going to accept less than what I think I’m worth. And it’s OK to fight for what I’m worth.”
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