It crushes the competition. The site of Forbes has revealed in recent days the names of the actors and actresses of tv series the best paid in the world. And this is a woman who occupies the first place in the rankings. the Sofia Vergara, star of Modern Family keeps the title for the fifth consecutive year, with $ 43 million (€38 million) received between June 2015 and June 2016. According to the website, the actress should be the first place to its many advertising contracts, in particular for an anti-dandruff shampoo.
Far behind the american-colombian, the actors from The Big Bang Theory are not to be pitied. Jim Parsons is second on the podium. The Texan 43-year-old, who plays the role of Sheldon Cooper, has won a $ 25.5 million (22.7 million euros) in a year.
Five women in the Top 10
He is slightly ahead of the other players in the series. Kaley Cuoco (Penny) has pocketed $ 24.5 million, $ 500,000 more than Johnny Galecki (Leonard). Finally, Simon Helberg (Howard) and Kunal Nayyar (Rajesh) have seen their bank account increase of 22.5 and $ 22 million. Launched in 2008, The Big Bang Theory tells the story of a band of friends, scientists, and slightly antisocial, whose daily life is disrupted by the arrival of a young woman in their building.
The sixth place in the ranking is occupied by Mark Harmon, which has touched $ 20 million for his role in NCIS. Four women complete the Top 10. Star and producer of The Mindy Project, Mindy Kalling has earned $ 15 million during the last twelve months. It is followed by Ellen Pompeo, star of Grey’s Anatomy ($ 14.5 million) and Marita Hargitay, police in the New York Special victims Unit ($ 14.5 million). the Kerry Washington, as to the communication of crisis in Scandal, for its part, has pocketed $ 13.5 million.