How Much Does Popeyes Pay Deidrie Henry for Commercial?
I know you’ve seen her across your television, your ipod, phone even radio station dozens of times. Deidrie Henry, who you might identify as the Popeye’s lady has become a titular figure on advertising. With the food chain growing vast she might have even become more famous than Flow the Progressive lady. So exactly how much does this smooth cook get paid?
Popeye’s has earned it’s place as the fast growing food company in the country. The franchise has over 2,500 locations including in 26 different countries. The company’s rapid growth can be owed to it’s menu which gives normal fast foodies a second option tot he usual burger. The fried chicken chain can also give credit to actress Deidrie Henry who has a place in the hearts of millions of tv viewers. The smooth Southern twang in her accent and her million dollar smile is contagious. The commercial’s have appeared during Super Bowl, NBA Championships, and pretty much the biggest rated events on tv. With all the fuss over the health of fast food the billion dollar business is actually liked thanks to Henry.
In 2016 her earnings topped $6 million. She gets $10,000 per commercial but it’s her cut of the commercial spots that keeps her pockets just as spicy as the restaurant’s spicy crispy chicken. For example when the restaurant pays $100,000 for a 30 second spot during a popular sport’s event Deidrie Henry gets 5%. That adds up greatly when the company is in the top 50 of most ad spots bought on television.
Unfortunately fellas Henry is taken. She’s married to Douglas Dickerson who is also a native of the Bahamas, which is Henry’s birthplace. But the actress who makes it look so effortless gives credit to her pretty impressive acting resume. In 2005, received the Ovation Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play and the NAACP Award for Best Actress for her role in Dael Orlandersmith’s Yellowman. In 2012, received the Featured Performance Award from the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle and the Ovation Award for Featured Actress in a Play for her role as Ruth Younger in Raisin in the Sun. She also appeared in the critically acclaimed film “Beautiful Boy”.