Many people are curious about “Do Alec and Kaleb get paid for commercials.” The short answer is ‘Yes’, both Alec and Kaleb are paid well enough for commercials they do for Shriners. Indeed they are sort of actors or brand ambassadors for Shriners. But we must remember that they both were diagnosed by Shriners children hospital from their birth. They are dependent on the hospital for everything from their treatment to welfare. There could be more to the story how their income is used on them or do they really have complete rights on the income generated from the commercials. It could be possible that the income from the commercials they have done with other popular brands like Nike, Pepsi and more after getting popular from their original Shriners commercials are credited into their accounts. However, we cannot say how their accounts are managed since they both are physically challenged and dependent personalities.
Who are Alec and Kaleb in Shriners Commercials?
Alec and Kaleb are individual patients who were diagnosed with a life threatening health condition known as Brittle Bone Disease. As the name suggests, the patient’s bones become prone to injuries even when taken proper care. Even after being in a health faculty that specializes in the Brittle Bone Disease, Alec and Kaleb’s bones broke too many times, leading to multiple surgeries. No doubt the health intuition that takes care of both people has been doing a remarkable job as they both are in their 30’s now and are still going considering the fact most patients with this disease die in their early years.
How Much do Alec and Kaleb Get Paid for Commercials?
According to estimates and some unofficial statements, Alec and Kaleb have individual net worths of well over a million dollars. This is something really impressive from a person who cannot walk or do normal things like other people. This is the revenue they generate from the advertisements while sitting on their wheelchairs. Indeed, they cannot do it on their own. The hospital is their backbone in managing all their advertisement contracts and managing income.
According to various sources, the healthcare organization takes proper care of the kid’s assets and makes sure they have a proper future plan. It seems they have invested in long-term investment plans for the kids using their income so that they always have something supportive in their future also. What a great work of favor they are doing. Alec and Kaleb became famous because of Shriners casting them in their commercials and Shriners also came into spotlight as a childcare medical institution because of these two charismatic kids.