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Which of these TV and film characters could afford to pay off their homes?

Have you ever stopped to wonder whether the fictional characters from your favourite TV shows and films (take Tony Soprano, for instance) could afford to pay off their homes in their lifetime? And for those who couldn’t, what type of pay rise would they need?

Using real estate data and salary estimates, Australia’s biggest financial comparison site Canstar got busy crunching the numbers, canvassing much-loved telly classics like EastEnders and The Brady Bunch, right through to the trending films and series everyone is talking about in 2019, like Bird Box, Bodyguard, Ozark and the dark thriller You.

For those fans who want to go a step further and see if they’d have a shot at paying off these famous houses and how they’d compare against a particular character from our list, we’ve got you covered too. Simply select your currency and type in your salary below to get a basic, just-for-fun idea of how you’d stack up.

As Australia’s biggest financial comparison site, Canstar’s motivation is to help consumers confidently find the right product for them. So whether you’re looking to compare home loans, superannuation, car insurance, health insurance or life insurance, Canstar can help.