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Sofia Vergara tops Forbes' list of highest-paid TV actresses

Actress Sofia Vergara arrives on the red carpet for the 88th Oscars on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. Photograph: (AFP)

ANI Washington, DC, United States Sep 15, 2016, 10.53 AM (IST)
Sofia Vergara has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of best-paid television actresses, earning a whopping 43 million dollars this year.

According to the magazine, this marks the Colombian actress' reign for the fifth year in a row. The data, as collected from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016, shows a swooping 66 per cent increase in the Modern Family star's earnings since the previous year.

Other actresses who made the list include 'Big Bang Theory' star, Kaley Cuoco coming in second with almost 25 million dollars and our desi girl Priyanka Chopra, who stars as the leading lady of 'Quantico', in the eighth position.

Here is the complete Forbes' top 10 TV list:
  1. Sofia Vergara - 43 million dollars
  2. Kaley Cuoco - 24.5 million dollars
  3. Mindy Kaling - 15 million dollars
  4. Mariska Hargitay - 14.5 million dollars
  5. Ellen Pompeo - 14.5 million dollars
  6. Kerry Washington - 13.5 million dollars
  7. Stana Katic - 12 million dollars
  8. Priyanka Chopra - 11 million dollars
  9. Julianna Margulies - 10.5 million dollars
  10. Julie Bowen - 10 million dollars

(ANI)
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