When it comes to the TV world, Sofia Vergara remains at the top! She is currently the highest paid actress when it comes to the small screen, and for the seventh year in a row at that!
Vergara’s income, which is almost double that of the high paid actor, comes mainly from her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, who she plays on “Modern Family.” Most of her income comes from all of her endorsement deals as well as her licensing deals. Both deals help Vergara to bring in the loot.
Next is in line is Kaley Cuoco. She stars as Penny on the “Big Bang Theory,” and fans adore her character. Unfortunately, the show will give its final goodbye in May.
Cuoco’s earnings come in, before taxes, at $24.5 million. SHe and a few of her co-stars took a pay cut to raise the earning of two other castmates Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik. Was able to make the Forbes list as well.
Besides the “Big Bang Theory” stars, Claire Danes from “Homeland” was able to rejoin the list. She hasn’t been a part of the list since 2014. Those off the list this year are Robin Wright, Mindy Kaling, and Priyanka Chopra.
Below is the official list of top TV actresses. There earning began June 1, 2017, through June 1, 2018:
Here’s a look at the annual pay of top TV actresses, with earnings estimated from June 1, 2017, through June 1, 2018:
1. Sofia Vergara
The show, “Modern Family” star, 46, $42.5 million
2. Kaley Cuoco
The show, “The Big Bang Theory” star, 32, $24.5 million
3. Ellen Pompeo
The show, “Grey’s Anatomy” star, 48, $23.5 million.
Sofia Vergara Remains In The Lead
4. Mariska Hargitay
The show, “Law & Order: SVU” star, 54, $13 million
5. Julie Bowen
The show, “Modern Family” star, 48, $12.5 million
6. Mayim Bialik (tie)
Show”The Big Bang Theory” star, 42, $12 million.
6. Melissa Rauch (tie)
The show, “The Big Bang Theory” star, 38, $12 million.
8. Kerry Washington
The show, “Scandal” star, 41, $11 million
9. Claire Danes
The show, “Homeland” star, 39, $9 million
10. Pauley Perrette
The show, “NCIS” star, 49, $8.5 million