Forbes recently released its 2017 list of World’s Highest Paid Actresses and homegirl Priyanka Chopra continues to be a part of the list with her USD 10 million earnings from Quantico. Priyanka Chopra has been named as the eight highest paid TV actress according to her income from June 2016 to June 2017 and Sofia Vergara has topped the list once again. The Forbes World’s Highest-Paid TV Actresses 2017 was released on Tuesday, September 26, 2017, and the Colombian actress has remained on top of the list for the sixth year in the row. Sofia Vergara’s annual earnings before taxes came up to be USD 41.5 million dollars, while Priyanka Chopra stood eight on the list with her USD 10 million earnings from Quantico. No Indian Women Make it to Fortune Most Powerful Women’s List: Corporate Glass Ceiling or Slow Economic Growth to Blame?
The Forbes list also included other famous celebrities like Big Bang Theory star, Kaley Cuoco, who made $26 million and stood second on the list. The earnings of these celebrities have been because of a combination of the TV shows as well as the endorsements that they have taken up. According to reports, Sofia Vergara has managed to remain on top of the list because of her endorsements for brands like Head & Shoulders, Pepsi and CoverGirl, as well as her entire business acumen. Priyanka Chopra’s earnings from her first Hollywood movie, Baywatch as well as her income from the popular TV Show, Quantico contributed to her continued presence on the World’s Highest Paid celebrity list. L’Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Passes Away at 94: Top 5 Heiresses on World’s Richest Women List.
Priyanka Chopra first made her entry into the World’s highest paid TV Actresses list back in 2016 with total earnings of USD 11 million and maintained her position thanks to her successful projects. The Top 10 highest paid TV actresses clearly show the increase in the income of women in the entertainment industry, thanks to their business acumen as well as the increase in the women-oriented TV shows.
See Forbes List of World’s Highest-Paid TV Actresses 2017
|Name of Celebrity||Ranking||Earnings|
|Sofia Vergara||1||USD 41.5 million|
|Kaley Cuoco||2||USD 26 million|
|Ellen Pompeo||3||USD 13 million|
|Mindy Kaling||3||USD 13 million|
|Mariska Hargitay||5||USD 12.5 million|
|Julie Bowen||6||USD 12 million|
|Kerry Washington||7||USD 11 million|
|Priyanka Chopra||8||USD 10 million|
|Robin Wright||9||USD 9 million|
|Pauley Perette||10||USD 8.5 million|
The top 10 highest paid TV actresses made a total of USD 156.5 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017. Priyanka Chopra’s continued presence in this list is making Indians proud and continues to speak for the success of the international star. With reports of Quantico being renewed for a third season and her second Hollywood project already in making, PeeCee might very well make it to the Forbes list next year as well.