Have you ever wondered if the characters on some of our favorite TV shows would actually be able to afford the fabulous apartments and homes they live in?
Well- someone ran the numbers. Here are their findings...
Rachel and Monica's income is $9,300 and their rent is $5,000, so their percentage of income is 54 percent. Consensus says no way!
2. MAD MEN
Don Draper's income is $12,750 and his rent is $4,500, so his percentage of income is 35 percent. Consensus says he's close, so yes.
3. THE MINDY PROJECT
Mindy Lahiri's income is $24,600 and her rent is $7,500, so her percentage of income is 30 percent. Consensus says yes to this financially-savvy woman!
4. FULL HOUSE
Danny Tanner's income is $8,000 and his mortgage is $10,600, so his percentage of income is 133 percent. Consensus says no way -- and even if Uncle Jesse, Joey and Aunt Becky chipped in, the percentage of income would still be over 30 percent.
5. NEW GIRL
Jess Day, Nick Miller, Winston Bishop and Schmidt's income is $13,100 and their rent is $4,600 per month, so their percentage of income is 35 percent. Consensus says almost, so yes!
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