Sofia Vergara Is 2017's Highest-Paid Actress on TV: See Who Else Made the Top 10
Sofia Vergara has topped the annual Forbes list for six years running, besting her Modern Family co-star Julie Bowen
For the sixth year in a row, Gloria Pritchett reigns queen of television’s leading ladies.
Since June 1, 2016, Vergara has earned an impressive $41.5 million before taxes and fees. According to Forbes, however, only a quarter of Vergara’s income is from Modern Family – rather, her highest earnings are generated from licensing and endorsement deals.
The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco ranks in second, though at $26 million, her earnings are significantly less than Vergara’s. The bulk of Cuoco’s income comes her her huge per-episode salary of $1 million, according to Forbes.
Combined, the 10 highest-paid TV actresses of 2017 made $156.5 million.
Robin Wright of House of Cards ($9 million) and NCIS‘s Pauley Perrette ($8.5 million) round out the list in ninth and tenth.
Last month, Forbes also released the list of highest-paid movie actresses, with Oscar-winner Emma Stone topping the list at $26 million in earnings.