For the seventh year in a row, Sofia Vergara earned the most among American television actresses during the past year. The ‘Modern Family’ star with $42.5 million is almost double the number two of the list, Kaley Cuoco.
Kaley, like Sofia, also has a number of lucrative advertising contracts in addition to her television work, bringing her income to 24.5 million dollars. Her ‘The Big Bang Theory’ colleagues Melissa Rauch and Mayim Bialik also reached the top ten with a salary of 12 million dollars each.
Ellen Pompeo (‘Gray’s Anatomy’) with an income of 23.5 million dollars, Mariska Hargitay (‘Law & Order SVU’) with 13 million, Julie Bowen (‘Modern Family’) with 12.5 million dollar, Kerry Washington (‘Scandal’) with 11 million, Claire Danes (‘Homeland’) with 9 million and Pauley Perrette (‘NCIS’) with 8.5 million dollars.