Forbes 15 world's highest paid TV actresses 2016

According to Forbes, the 15 highest-paid female stars of the small screen made $208.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016.

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According to Forbes, Colombian actress, Sofia Vergara, is world’s highest-paid TV actress.

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Sofia Vergara

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The actress retained the spot for the fifth time by bringing in $43 million, an amount more than than any of her male counterparts made in the past year.

Others on the list include "Scandal's Kerry Washington, "Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo, Quantico's Priyanka Chopra among others.

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1. Sofia Vergara - $43M

2. Kaley Cuoco - $24.5M

3. Mindy Kaling - $15M

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Sofia Vergara

 

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4. Ellen Pompeo - $14.5M

4.Mariska Hargitay - $14.5M

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Ellen Pompeo

 

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6. Kerry Washington - $13.5M

7. Stanic Katic - $12M

8. Priyanka Chopra - $11M

9. Julianna Margulies - $10.5M

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Julianna Margulies

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10. Julie Bowen - $10M

11. Pauley Perrette - $9.5M

12. Patricia Heaton - $8.5M

13. Emily Deschanel - $7.5M

13. Julia Louis-Dreyfus - $7.5M

15. Zoey Deschanel - $7M

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Kerry Washington at the 2016 Emmy Awards

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According to Forbes, the 15 highest-paid female stars of the small screen made a combined $208.5 million between June 2015 and June 2016.

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