Sofia Vergara tops highest paid TV actress list

2018-10-26 13:54

Cape Town - Sofia Vergara has just been named the highest paid actress on TV for a seventh year in a row.

Forbes Magazine has released the highest-paid TV actress list for 2018 with The Modern Family actress earning a whopping $42.5 million.

Coming in at number two is Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco with $24.5 million and Ellen Pompeo at number three with $23.5 million.

Rounding out the top five is Mariska Hargitay at number 4 and Vergara's co-star Julie Bowen takes number five. 

Newcomers on the list are Big Bang's Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch with a tie in number 6.


1. Sofia Vergara, $42.5 million

2. Kaley Cuoco, $24.5 million

3. Ellen Pompeo, $23.5 million

4. Mariska Hargitay, $13 million

5. Julie Bowen, $12.5 million

6. (tie) Mayim Bialik, $12 million

6. (tie) Melissa Rauch, $12 million

8. Kerry Washington, $11 million

9. Claire Danes, $9 million

10. Pauley Perrette , $8.5 million

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