Sofia Vergara Takes Top Spot Again

Sofia Vergara Takes Top Spot Again

Sofia Vergara is once again the top paid actress on TV.

According to Forbes anual list of top paid TV actresses, the 44-year-old actress earns more than any other gal on TV.

The Modern Family star was ranked number one for the fifth year in a row, bringing in a whopping $43 million this year before management fees and taxes — which according to the magazine, is also more than any television male actor has made.

The Big Bang Theory star Cuoco came in second place having earned $24.5 million, mostly for her role on the long-running sitcom as Penny. Notably, Cuoco has the biggest TV contract for an actress earning $1 million per episode.

Rounding out the rest of the top five is Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project with $15 million, Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit with $14.5 million and Ellen Pompeo from Grey’s Anatomy who also earned $14.5 million.

Here’s the full list of TV’s highest-paid actresses:

1. Sofia Vergara — $43 million

2. Kaley Cuoco — $24.5 million

3. Mindy Kaling — $15 million

4. Ellen Pompeo — $14.5 million (tie)

5. Mariska Hargitay — $14.5 million (tie)

6. Kerry Washington — $13.5 million

7. Stana Katic — $12 million

8. Priyanka Chopra — $11 million

9. Julianna Marguiles — $10.5 million

10. Julie Bowen — $10 million

11. Pauly Perrette — $9.5 million

12. Patricia Heaton — $8.5 million

13. Emily Deschanel — $7.5 million (tie)

14. Julia Louis-Dreyfus — $7.5 million (tie)

15. Zooey Deschanel — $7 million