As consumers content, we have access to an innumerable amount music, movies, and television. The ease access and our generation’s reclusiveness make it easy to take in media in excess. Knowing this, there are TV shows they feel like they’re on at any given time. These tend to be some the biggest money-makers on television. In turn, the stars these shows earn millions dollars a year. On Forbes’ list the highest paid stars on television, it’s dominated by marketable shows that succeed in primetime.
The big earners 2017 starred in shows like The Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, NCIS, and Law & Order. Modern Family‘s Sia Vergara topped the list with a $41,500,000 payout. The star is known for her business deals with Pepsi, CoverGirl, and Head&Shoulders. The runner-up was Jim Parsons from TheBig Bang Theory at $27,500,000. He’s also a producer on the spin-f, Young Sheldon and had a role in Hidden Figures. The two top spots are business savvy stars with their hands in different projects.
The entirety the lists features 20 names. You can check out the list worth millions below.
1. Sia Vergara $41,500,000
2. Jim Parsons $27,500,000
3. Johnny Galecki $26,500,000
4. Kaley Cuoco $26,000,000
5. Simon Helberg $26,000,000
6. Kunal Nayyar $25,000,000
7. Mark Harmon $19,000,000
8. Ty Burrell $13,500,000
9. Mindy Kaling $13,000,000
9. Ellen Pompeo $13,000,000
11. Mariska Hargitay $12,500,000
11. Eric Stonestreet $12,500,000
13. Julie Bowen $12,000,000
13. Kevin Spacey $12,000,000
13. Ed O’Neill $12,000,000
16. Jesse Tyler Ferguson $11,000,000
16. Kerry Washington $11,000,000
18. Priyanka Chopra $10,000,000
19. Robin Wright $9,000,000
20. Pauley Perrette $8,500,000