Sofia Vergara Highest Paid TV Actress

Sofia Vergara Highest Paid TV Actress

Sofia Vergara, Colombian actress and television hostess, is TV's highest paid actress for the third year in a row. According to Forbes magazine's 2014 list, the Modern Family star has earned around $US37 million in one year.

Mariska Hargitay, best known for her role in television drama Law & Order, has bagged the second spot on the list after Sofia Vergara. The actress has earned some 13 million dollars. The Big Bang Theory star Kaley Cuoco- Sweeting was at the third spot with 11 million dollars.

The Good Wife's actress, Julianna Margulies, has three-way tied with Grey's Anatomy's, Ellen Pompeo, and How I Met Your Mother star Cobie Smulders. These actresses have earned about 10 US million dollars each. Alyson Hannigan, best known for her role in television series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, has earned fifth place with 9.5 million dollars.

The top ten television actresses on Forbes magazine's 2014 list have made a combined 140 US million dollars. On the other hand, top ten leading television actors have made a combined 214 US million dollars.

According to Forbes magazine, 42-year-old Colombian-born actress has earned some $37 million in past one year. Sofia's endorsement deals with companies like K-Mart and Latin World Entertainment, management and entertainment marketing firm, are considered to be the reason behind the whopping amount.

Apart from that, Vergara has endorsement deals with clothing, cosmetic and beverage companies. The actress also made $US325, 000 an episode for Modern Family, American television sitcom. Mariska Hargitay earns 450,000 per episode.

Mindy Kaling, actress and writer, has grabbed the seventh spot in the list with $6.5 million earnings. Girl's actress, Lena Dunham, has also made into the list with $3.5 million.

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