Check Sarma Melngailis Net Worth and How Much Netflix Paid Her for ‘Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives.’

Check Sarma Melngailis Net Worth and How Much Netflix Paid Her for ‘Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives.’

The latest Netflix documentary, Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives is the latest fascinating show on Netflix, which shows the downfall of the vegan queen of New York City. Sarma Melngailis wanted to be a part of the Netflix documentary, where she would explain her side of the story. But fans wanted to know how Sarma affords to live a life in New York after being proven guilty? Does Netflix pay her for her appearance? Let’s find out.

Who is Sarma Melngailis?

Sarma Melngailis is a celebrity chef, who wanted to make the raw-food, a revolution. She was the owner of a vegan restaurant, Pure Food and Wine. She was ambitious, and on a mission about what she wanted to do in life. But after marrying a con artist, Anthony Strangis, her life turned upside down. She went from being the vegan queen to accused of stealing $2 million dollars from her restaurant with her husband and running away. But the real question is, how does an educated, successful woman like Sarma Melngailis become a part of Anthony’s fraud?

Melngailis claims Anthony manipulated her. He promised he will make Sarma and her dog immortal forever. Sound weird, right? For obvious reasons, Anthony Strangis and his lawyer deny these allegations.

What is Sarma Melngailis’ Net worth?

As a successful businesswoman herself, naturally Sarma Melngailis would have enough money to spend her life lavishly. But one poor decision cost her everything she owned. After breaking up with Matthew Kenney, her ex-boyfriend, Sarma teamed up with investor Jeffrey Chodorow to open the restaurant. Within a brief time span, her business grew vigorously and attracted celebrities such as actors, athletes, and supermodels.

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Before being jailed, Sarma’s net worth was $1.5 million dollars, with her revenue coming from One Lucky Duck and Pure Food and Wine. Her recent net worth is unknown.

How much did Netflix pay her for ‘Bad Vegan: Fame. Fraud. Fugitives’?

Sarma Melngailis has recently revealed on her website that Netflix paid her for Bad Vegan. She plans to give her earnings to the employees she swindled. She wrote on her website, “It’s standard practice—to say nothing of journalistic integrity—that subjects do not get paid for participation in documentaries, at least not the reputable ones. In my case, however, and at my insistence, the producers made an exception so that I could pay the total amount my former employees were owed—amounts that accrued after my disappearance in 2015.”

Neither Netflix nor Sarma have revealed the exact amount, but we can estimate that it is enough to pay what she owed to her former employees.

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