Colombian-American actress, Sofia Vergara has snagged the position of the highest-paid actress in Forbes‘ list of the world’s highest-paid TV actresses for the fifth year in a row, bringing in $43 million in the 12 months to June before management fees and taxes. This is also the highest amount any TV actor ever made.
However the Modern Family actress did not just get all her money from the highly rated show, she has a number of franchises that are also raking in big bucks for her.
Endorsement and licensing deals for products like the Head and Shoulders dandruff shampoo, a line of furniture and nurse scrubs have contributed massively to her income.
Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco, Quantico‘s Priyanka Chopra, Castle’s Stana Katic and VEEP’s Louis Dreyfus are also on the list of highest paid TV actresses.