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Highest Paid TV stars Priyanka, Sofia laugh all the way to the bank!

Last updated on: September 28, 2017 14:04 IST

Meet Hollywood's golden girls!

IMAGE: Golden girls Priyanka and Sofia. Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Priyanka Chopra is India's global star of the season.

After being honoured by Variety's Power of Women -- yes, that's the latest feather on her crown! -- PeeCee has been listed among the Top 10 Highest Paid Actresses on Television, according to Forbes.

Meanwhile, her friend Sofia Vergara has been named the highest paid actress on television for the sixth consecutive year.

 

A look at the Top 10 actresses on the list:

 

Sofia Vergara
Earnings: $41.5 million

Photograph: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Sofia, who stars as Gloria Pritchett on the Emmy-winning show Modern Family, is the top earner, pulling in a whopping $41.5 million before taxes.

 

Kaley Cuoco
Earnings: $26 million

Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images for TNT

The Big Bang Theory actress comes second, but look at that huge difference in the pay scale!

 

Ellen Pompeo
Earnings: $ 13 million

Photograph: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Two actresses have tied at the third spot. One of them is Grey's Anatomy Meredith Grey -- Ellen Pompeo.

 

Mindy Kaling
Earnings: $13 million

Photograph: Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images for Hulu

And the other is The Mindy Project's Mindy.

 

Mariska Hargitay
Earnings: $12.5 million

Photograph: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images

Mariska of Law and Order: SVU makes it at fifth place.

 

Julie Bowen
Earnings: $12 million

Photograph: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images

They may not like each other on the show but Sofia Vergera's co-star in Modern Family -- Julie Bowen -- accompanies her on this list.

 

Kerry Washington
Earnings: $11 million

Photograph:  John Sciulli/Getty Images

The Scandal actress Kerry Washington lands the seventh spot.

 

Priyanka Chopra
Earnings: $10 million

Photograph: Noam Galai/Getty Images for Global Citizen

Looking at Priyanka differently now, aren't you?

The Quantico girl has her third season coming up, along with two Hollywood projects.

 

Robin Wright
Earnings: $9 million

Photograph: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Daily Front Row

House Of Cards actress Robin is quite a hit on TV.

 

Pauley Perrett
Earnings: $8.5 million

Photograph: Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images for The Trevor Project

Pauley, who co-stars with Robin Wright on NCIS -- yes, she is in that as well -- rounds off the list.

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