List of the Highest-Paid TV Actresses

September 15, 2016

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Photo: medicmadness.com

Photo: medicmadness.com

 

“Modern Family” star SOFIA VERGARA tops the annual “Forbes” list of the ‘Highest-Paid TV Actresses’ for the FIFTH year in a row.  She made an estimated $43 million over the past year. Two-thirds of that was for endorsements and licensing deals . . . for stuff like Head and Shoulders shampoo, the Ninja Coffee Bar, a line of furniture, and even nurse scrubs.

Here are the 15 highest paid TV actresses:

 

1.  Sofia Vergara from “Modern Family”, $43 million

 

2.  Kaley Cuoco from “The Big Bang Theory”, $24.5 million

 

3.  Mindy Kaling from “The Mindy Project”, $15 million

 

4.  A tie between Ellen Pompeo from “Grey’s Anatomy” and Mariska Hargitay from “Law & Order: SVU”, both with $14.5 million

 

6.  Kerry Washington from “Scandal”, $13.5 million

 

7.  Stana Katic from “Castle”, $12 million

 

8.  Priyanka Chopra from “Quantico”, $11 million

 

9.  Julianna Margulies from “The Good Wife”, $10.5 million

 

10.  Julie Bowen from “Modern Family”, $10 million

 

11.  Pauley Perrette from “NCIS”, $9.5 million

 

12.  Patricia Heaton from “The Middle”, $8.5 million

 

13.  A tie between Emily Deschanel from “Bones” and Julia Louis-Dreyfus from “Veep”, both with $7.5 million

 

15.  Zooey Deschanel from “New Girl”, $7 million

 

(For more information, hit up Forbes.com.)