Priyanka Chopra among 10 Forbes highest paid TV actress


Priyanka Chopra acquired the eight position in the list of highest paid TV actresses, thanks to her TV series ‘Quantico’. Sofia Vergara tops the list. She has been topping the list for the six consecutive years. “Sofia Vergara banked $41.5 million before taxes and fees in the 12 months to June 1, some $15 million more than second-ranked Cuoco of CBS’ The Big Bang Theory, who earned $26 million during the same period,” reads the Forbes report.

According to Forbes, Priyanka Chopra has earned $10 million between June 1, 2016 and June 1, 2017.

The in-depth analysis of the magazine also revealed that more than 50 per cent of Priyanka’s income comes from endorsements.

Last year Sofia had made $41.5 million while Priyanka Chopra earned $11 million. Kaley Cuoco grabbed the second position with $26 million earnings while Ellen Pompeo of ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy and Mindy Kaling of Hulu’s The Mindy Project made earnings of $13 million each.

Mariska Hargitay is at No. 5 with earnings of $12.5 million, Julie Bowen is at No. 6 with earnings $12 million, Kerry Washington grabbed the No 7 position with earnings of $11 million, and House of Cards star Robin Wright is on No. 9 with earnings of $9 million.

Here’s the list of this year’s highest paid TV actresses:

1. Sofia Vergara — $41.5 million
2. Kaley Cuoco — $26 million
3. Mindy Kaling — $13 million
4. Ellen Pompeo — $13 million
5. Mariska Hargitay — $12.5 million
6. Julie Bowen — $12 million
7. Kerry Washington — $11 million
8. Priyanka Chopra — $10 million
9. Robin Wright — $9 million
10. Pauley Perrette — $8.5 million