Sheen still highest paid TV man

2011-10-14 13:32
Los Angeles – Charlie Sheen is still the highest paid actor on television despite being fired from Two And A Half Men, reports Contact Music.

Sheen was fired by producer Chuck Lorre in March after he criticised him in public.

Sheen, who was replaced by Ashton Kutcher on Two And A Half Men, still managed to top Forbes' rich list.

Sheen earned $40m (about R314m) between May 2010 and May 2011, which makes him the highest paid actor on television.

The Forbes top 10 Highest Paid TV Actors are:

1.    Charlie Sheen (Two And A Half Men) - $40m
2.    Ray Romano (Men Of A Certain Age)  - $20m
3.    Steve Carell (The Office) - $15m
4.    Mark Harmon (NCIS) - $13m
5.    Jon Cryer  (Two And A Half Men) - $11m
6.    Laurence Fishburne (CSI) - $11m
7.    Patrick Dempsey (Grey's Anatomy) - $10m
8.    Simon Baker (The Mentalist) - $10m
9.    Hugh Laurie (House) - $9m
10.  Chris Meloni (Law & Order: Svu) - $9m