Forbes 2017 Highest Paid TV Actresses: Sofia Vergara and Kaley Cuoco
Etonline.com: The women of comedy are making the big bucks!
Forbes released their 2017 list of World’s Highest-Paid TV Actresses and Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is the top earner, pulling in a whopping $41.5 million before taxes. The website points out that this is largely due to the actress' endorsement deals.
The Big Bang Theory's Kaley Cuoco is second on the list, garnering $26 million.
Other female sitcom stars rounding out the top 10 include The Mindy Project's Mindy Kaling and Vergara's Modern Family co-star, Julie Bowen.
As for the women taking on more dramatic roles in television, Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo is the third highest-paid actress, tied with Kaling, grossing $13 million.
Scandal's Kerry Washington, Law & Order: SVU's Mariska Hargitay and House of Cards' Robin Wright are also in the top 10.