Highest-Paid in Television: Two Actresses Soar Above the Rest — Here’s the Top 10

Sep 9, 2015  •  Post A Comment

Two actresses are way ahead of the pack on the new list of the highest-paid actresses in TV, just out from Forbes magazine, and in fact are tied with each other for No. 1.

Sofia Vergara of ABC’s “Modern Family” and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting of CBS’s “The Big Bang Theory” each banked $28.5 million during the period from June 1, 2014, to June 1, 2015, the magazine reports. For Vergara, it’s her fourth consecutive year at the top of the list. Cuoco-Sweeting, who got together last year with her “Theory” co-stars Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki to negotiate salaries reportedly reaching $1 million per episode, arrives at the top of the list for the first time.

Here’s the top 10:

1. (tie) Sofia Vergara and Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting: $28.5 million
3. Julie Bowen: $12 million
4. Ellen Pompeo: $11.5 million
5. Mariska Hargitay: $11 million
6. (tie) Juliana Margulies and Amy Poehler: $10.5 million
8. Mindy Kaling: $9 million
9. (tie) Kerry Washington and Patricia Heaton: $7 million

big bang theory-Cuoco-Sweeting-Parsons-Galecki“The Big Bang Theory”: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting,
Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki (CBS)

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