Michael Schur, one of the biggest names on TV, has signed a new deal with Universal Television – and it’s incredibly lucrative. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Schur has signed a multi-year agreement with the company that the site calculations earn Schur $ 25 million a year for five years to a total of $ 125 million.
Schur has been with Universal Television since the start of his television career when he wrote to Saturday Night Live, flying at Universal’s NBC. Schur continued to play an important role in the creation of the American version of the office. He later created Parks and Recreation, The Good Place and Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Outside these projects, Schur Aziz produces Ansari’s Master of None, while also working on the new NBC comedy Abby’s and a brand new project with the Kal Penn for the network.
“There are very few people in this business who have been so instrumental in the success of both NBC and Universal Television as Mike Schur,” NBC Maintenance Chairman George Cheeks and Paul Telegdy said in a statement.
“Mike is a comedy genius. His TV CV is second to none and we could not be more pleased to see all the projects he will develop over the next few years.”
Schur is also an actor. He plays the Dwight Schrute’s oddball cousin Mose Schrute in the office. You can check out some of his wackiest moments in the video above.