Deadly Kilos: How much money do Dr. Now’s patients earn per episode?

Deadly Kilos: How much money do Dr. Now’s patients earn per episode?


Thanks to the successful response to its original concept, the 12th season of the series ‘My 600-Lb Life’ (known in Latin America as ‘Deadly Kilos’) is a fact and is about to happen. This means that fans of the acclaimed Doctor “Now” Younan Nowzaradanvery soon they will witness new battles against obesity, against depression, and against time. For now, according to the TLC network, there are seven new confirmed patients.

Yes ok ‘Deadly Kilos’ has been on the air for more than 12 years, many mysteries and questions continue to surround those who make it up. And beyond the controversies that the bariatric surgerythe gastric sleeve itself, or the doctor’s own life Younan Nowzaradan; fans question whether his patients have a lucrative future after exposing their privacy. It must be remembered that not only are they monitored in their weight loss, but also, ‘My 600-Lb Life’ shows various intimate details about his mental health.

Although not even the doctor Younan Nowzaradan nor the TLC network are explicit about it, in many episodes it is suggested that the production of ‘My 600-Lb Life’ bears the patients’ medical expenses in full. This is because all medical care under the narrative of ‘Deadly Kilos’ It amounts to 25,000 dollars. And considering that many of the participants are unable to work, it is almost a fact that they get the help they need in exchange for documenting their journey.

According to the portal starcasmeach member of ‘My 600-Lb Life’ He receives around $1,500 per episode, within a filming schedule that covers approximately 12 months. However, this does not remain the same for all cases. In general, other reports suggest that, depending on the mobility and/or work situation of the patient, they receive up to 4,000 dollars per chapter (without taking into account the medical expenses.)

In some special casespatients of Younan Nowzaradan They also receive an extra fee of up to $2,500 if they have to move to attend their classes. medical appointments. Broadly speaking, one could talk about an average payment of up to $8,500 per episode in the most lucrative cases. However, it is important to clarify that these amounts have never been confirmed by the TLC network, but rather are based on testimonies. former patients of Dr. Now (including some dissatisfied ones).

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