Priyanka Chopra in Forbes’ top-10
highest-paid TV actresses list
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (PTI) Indian star Priyanka Chopra has made it to Forbes’ annual top-10 highest-paid TV actresses list that has Sofia Vergara on the number one spot.
Chopra, already an established star in Bollywood, made her acting debut in the West with TV show “Quantico”. She cemented her position as one of the rising stars in Hollywood by playing the antagonist in the movie reboot of “Baywatch”.
With her earning of USD 10 million, she is on the eighth position on the list, nudging “House of Cards” star Robin Wright (USD 9 million) to the ninth spot.
Vergara, best known for her portrayal of Gloria Delgado- Pritchett on “Modern Family”, has topped the list for the sixth year in a row with an impressive earning of USD 41.5 million.
“The Big Bang Theory” star Kaley Cuoco was second on the list by earning USD 26 million.
“Grey’s Anatomy” star Ellen Pompeo tied with “The Mindy Project” star Mindy Kaling for the third spot on the list with both making USD 13 million.
Mariska Hargitay (USD 12.5 million) of “Law and Order: Special Victims Unit” features on the fifth spot while Vergara’s “Modern Family” costar, Julie Bowen, was placed sixth with her earning of USD 12 million dollars.
“Scandal” star Kerry Washington sits at seventh with USD 11 million.
Pauley Perrette (USD 8.5 million) is on number 10.