Big Bang’s very big payday

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Forbes magazine has published its list of the highest-grossing actors for the last year.

In the TV stakes Big Bang Theory cast top the male actors. Jim Parsons once again leads the pack with $25.5 million and his co-star Johnny Galecki, who is second on the list, both command a $1 million per episode salary. Simon Helberg is third on the list with $22.5 million followed by Kunal Nayyar.

However Modern Family star Sofia Vergara outranked them all, with $43 million, easily topping her co-stars, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill and Eric Stonestreet.

Actors:
15. Justin Chambers — $9.5 million
14. David Duchovny — $10 million
13. Michael Weatherly — $10 million
12. Kevin Spacey — $10.5 million
11. Eric Stonestreet — $11 million
10. Ed O’Neil — $11.5 million
9. Ray Romano — $12 million
7. Jesse Tyler Ferguson — $12 million (tie)
7. Nathan Fillion — $12 million (tie)
6. Ty Burrell — $12.5 million
5. Mark Harmon — $20 million
4. Kunal Nayyar — $22 million
3. Simon Helberg — $22.5 million
2. Johnny Galecki — $24 million
1. Jim Parsons — $25.5 million

Actresses:
15. Zooey Deschanel — $7 million
14. Julia Louis-Dreyfus — $7.5 million (tie)
13. Emily Deschanel — $7.5 million (tie)
12. Patricia Heaton — $8.5 million
11. Pauley Perrette — $9.5 million
10. Julie Bowen — $10 million
9. Julianna Margulies — $10.5 million
8. Priyanka Chopra — $11 million
7. Stana Katic — $12 million
6. Kerry Washington — $13.5 million
5. Mariska Hargitay — $14.5 million (tie)
4. Ellen Pompeo — $14.5 million (tie)
3. Mindy Kaling — $15 million
2. Kaley Cuoco — $24.5 million
1. Sofia Vergara — $43 million

Source: Variety

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