1% profit would be after agent fees , management fees, taxes, and whatever else gets cooked into it.
Here was Charlie’s condition when they mentioned his name for American Idol
“CONDITION #2. Charlie says the money has to be right: “If the numbers move the needle AND ‘Idol’ matches 20% of my weekly salary for Autism Speaks, JDRF, and the Boys and Girls Club ... then the hell with it. As we say, pour the smoke.”