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Priyanka Chopra makes it to Forbes' top-10 highest-paid TV actresses list

With her earning of $10 million, Chopra is in the eighth position on the list

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Priyanka Chopra, Golden Globes Award
Priyanka Chopra at the 74th Golden Globes Award function. Photo: Twitter

Indian star has made it to Forbes' annual top-10 highest-paid TV actresses list that has on the number one spot.

Chopra, already an established star in Bollywood, made her acting debut in the West with TV show "Quantico". She cemented her position as one of the rising stars in Hollywood by playing the antagonist in the movie reboot of "Baywatch".


With her earning of  $10 million, she is in the eighth position on the list, nudging "House of Cards" star Robin Wright ($9 million) to the ninth spot.

Vergara, best known for her portrayal of Gloria Delgado- Pritchett on "Modern Family", has topped the list for the sixth year in a row with an impressive earning of USD 41.5 million.

"The Big Bang Theory" star Kaley Cuoco was second on the list by earning $26 million.

"Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo tied with "The Mindy Project" star Mindy Kaling for the third spot on the list with both making $13 million.

Mariska Hargitay ($12.5 million) of "Law and Order: Special Victims Unit" features on the fifth spot while Vergara's "Modern Family" costar, Julie Bowen, was placed sixth with her earning of  $12 million dollars.

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington sits at seventh with $11 million.

Pauley Perrette ($8.5 million) is on number 10.

First Published: Wed, September 27 2017. 18:39 IST
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