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Priyanka, Sofia, Kaley: Forbes' HIGHEST PAID TV Actresses

Last updated on: September 15, 2016 17:30 IST

Meet the highest paid TV actresses!

The annual list featuring the highest paid TV actresses by Forbes magazine is out and Priyanka Chopra is the first Indian star to make the cut thanks to her hit American show Quantico.

The Exotic singer, who is all set to make her big Hollywood debut with Baywatch next year, is the eight highest paid TV actress in the world.

Take a look at the famous names that feature in the list.

 

Julie Bowen

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With $10 million (about Rs 67 crore) earnings for the year 2015-2016, Julie Bowen of Modern Family fame is the tenth highest paid TV actress.

 

Julianna Margulies

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The Emmy-nominee Julianna Margulies, who starred in political drama The Good Wife, is ninth on the list with $10.5 (around Rs 70 crore) million earnings.

 

Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra, who features on the list for the very first time, has grabbed the eighth spot with $11 million (about Rs 74 crore) earnings for the past year.

 

Stana Katic

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Stana Katic is a new entrant on this list. The Castle star is at the seventh position with $12 (around Rs 80 crore) million earnings.

 

Kerry Washington

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With $13.5 million (around Rs 90 crore) earnings, Scandal actress Kerry Washington is at number six.

 

Ellen Pompeo

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Grey Anatomy's actress Ellen Pompeo is at number four with $14.5 million (about Rs 97 crore) earnings.

She shares the spot with Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order SVU fame.

 

Mindy Kaling

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Mindy Kaling of The Mindy Project came in third with $15 million (about Rs 100 crore) earnings for the year 2015-2016.

 

Kaley Cuoco

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The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco is at number two with an earning of $24.5 million (about Rs 164 crore).

 

Sofia Vergara

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And the highest paid TV actress in the world is Sofia Vergara.

The 44-year-old Colombian-American actress brought home a whooping $43 million (about Rs 288 crore) in the past year.