Forbes10 World’s Highest Paid TV Actresses 2017

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These top 10 highest-paid actresses made a combined $156.5 million between June 2016 and June 2017.

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 Forbes has released its annual list of the highest-paid TV actresses and, for the sixth year in a row, Sofia Vergara has maintained the number one spot.

The “Modern Family” actress made $41.5 million before taxes and fees in the year ending 1 June, 2017. A quarter of this huge amount is said to come from her role in “Modern Family” as Gloria Pritchett.

Others on the list include “Scandal’s Kerry Washington, “Grey’s Anatomy’s Ellen Pompeo and Quantico’s Priyanka Chopra.

Check out full list below;

1. Sofia Vergara – $41.5M

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2. Kaley Cuoco – $26M


3. Mindy Kaling – $13M


3. Ellen Pompeo – $13M

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5.Mariska Hargitay – $12.5M

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6. Julie Bowen – $12M

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7. Kerry Washington – $11M


8. Priyanka Chopra – $10M


9. Robin Wright – $9M

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10. Pauley Perrette – $8.5M

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According to Forbes, these top 10 highest-paid female stars of the small screen made a combined $156.5 million between June 2016 and June 2017, before taxes and fees.

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