Top 10 Beautiful Highest Paid TV Actresses in 2018: If you think that Television actresses do not get paid much, then you are terribly mistaken. For instance, Sofia Vergara, who is one of the most popular television stars, is the highest paid TV Actress in the world, with a salary of nearly $43 million every year. Can you imagine? If you want to become a millionaire, then all you need to do is do a TV show with lots of fans (but, not as easy job too).
When we talk about the money they earn, we should also appreciate the work they do. It is because of their great talents and skills that they get to receive a nice amount of money.
However, some actresses are so novel in their performance that they got millions for just one episode of the show. Skills or talent, confidence and beauty, are some of the factors which draw a lot of viewers and drives them to watch the show. Here, you will be able to find the highest paid actresses of the year 2018 (and they look beautiful too).
As and when you switch on the TV, you get to see lots of shows of which some of them might be your favourite. The Grey’s Anatomy, Big Bang are some of the shows which have taken the viewers by storm. And, you might also find stars of these popular shows among those ‘highest paid TV actresses’. So, if you want to know in detail, then go ahead and read further.
10. Julie Bowen – $10 Million
Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer who is professionally known as Julie Bowen is best recognised for playing Carol Vessey on Ed, Denise Bauer on Boston Legal, Sarah Shephard on Lost, and Claire Dunphy on the comedy Modern Family. According to some reports, she has paid nearly $10 million as a part of the ‘Modern Family’ Cast. This beautiful actress, after proving her talents got immediately noticed by the Neutrogena company and offered her a contract. She then became a spokesmodel for the Neutrogena, most recently promoting the Pure Glow products.
9. Julianna Margulies – $10.5 Million
This American actress and producer achieved both critical and commercial breakthrough for her role as Carol Hathaway on the NBC’s long-running medical drama ER, for which she received an Emmy Award. She could be listed under one of the hottest Hollywood actresses, and she has also won the Golden Globe award. Julianna had a flourishing television career and is recognised as the highest paid actress for her lead role in ‘The Goods Wife’. She was paid $10.5 million for her exceptional work. She was also featured as one of the “100 Most Influential People in the World” in the year 2015. Her nomination for the Emmy will not cut out till the year 2018.
Priyanka Chopra who is an Indian actress, philanthropist, singer, film producer and the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant is yet another famous and highly paid TV actresses. She made her debut on Bollywood television shows and became popular in the series Quantico. Nevertheless, in the United States, she is not recognised very much, but it is all about the transformation. Her latest movies include Jai Gangaajal and Bajirao Mastani. She became more famous after working in Seth Gordon’s action comedy ‘Baywatch’, in which she plays the lead antagonist against Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron.
7. Stana Katic – $12 Million
Stana Katic, who is a Canadian-American television and film actress is best recognised for her role as Kate Beckett in the ABC series Castle. She could be considered as a new face on this list. She is intelligent enough to get a contract and would be able to make a good amount of money for her characters. A hefty check was presented to her for The Castle role and with an agreement of increasements in payment to end the program. On 18 April 2016, ABC declared that Katic was slated to exit Castle before the ninth season. In 2008, Katic founded her own production company, ‘Sine Timore Productions‘.
6. Kerry Washington – $13.5 Million
Kerry Washington, an American actress, has earned wide public attention for starring in the ABC drama ‘Scandal’, in which she plays Olivia Pope, a crisis management specialist to politicians and power brokers. Her skill and beauty win the appeal of many companies. Along with the acting, she is also doing adds with Apple Music, Neutrogena, and Movado. She also got the chance of the big screen, but it appears that she enjoyed Shonda Rhymes character. Kerry has also received the President Award for civil rights service. In the year 2016, she also portrayed Anita Hill in the HBO television film called ‘Confirmation’ and got nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie for the Primetime Emmy Award.
5. Mariska Hargitay – $14.5 Million
Mariska Hargitay is an American actress is well known for her character as NYPD Special Victims Unit Detective Olivia Benson on the NBC drama series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit’. It is for this role that she won multiple awards and nominations, which includes Emmy and Golden Globe. The Dick-wolf Helmed show entered into the 18th season, and the pay of Hargitay is still increasing. She is a talented actress and drama indicates the power of this superstar. Her voice is highlighted in the 2005 video game titled True Crime: New York City.
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4. Ellen Pompeo – $14.5 Million
Ellen Pompeo is an American actress and producer who made her first appearance in NBC’s legal drama Law & Order and then performed in various other television shows, such as the medical drama Strong Medicine, dark comedy Strangers with Candy and the sitcom Friends. However, she got worldwide attention after acting in The Grey’s Anatomy. Ellen Pompeo is the first actor who launched the Shonda Rhymes. Her beauty and elegant looks listed her among the hottest TV stars in the world.This is all because of her success in this series for which she got $350,000 in one episode, and the annual income of the actress is nearly $14.5 million.
3. Mindy Kaling – $15 Million
Vera Mindy Chokalingam who is professionaly known as Mindy Kaling is receiving this heavy check for her show ‘The Mindy Project’. Kailing is an American actress, writer, comedian and a producer She is the one who is creating and producing the show ‘The Mindy Project’. For one episode of the show, she gets $150,000, and a net salary of the actress would come upto $15 million. She is one of the most beautiful and skilled actresses who knows how to make money by utilising her skills. It is stated that she and former Office co-star BJ Novak received an advance of $7 million for the upcoming Book of Essays. Kaling wrote a famous blog called “Things I’ve Bought That I Love”, which reemerged on her website in 2011.
2. Kaley Cuoco – $24.5 Million
Kaley Cuoco is an American actress who is known for playing Bridget Hennessy in the Billie Jenkins in the last season of the supernatural drama series Charmed, ABC sitcom 8 Simple Rules and as Penny in the CBS comedy series The Big Bang Theory. She won various awards for Big Bang Theory. For one episode of this show, she recieved$1 million. Lately, she is 28 years old and has excellent performing skills. She has signed as entertainment enterprise for her show. Kaley Cuoco is the youngest highly paid actress in the world.
1. Sofia Vergara – $43 Million
This 42 years old Colombian-American actress and model has taken the first spot in this listing. Sofia Vergara is most famous for her Emmy-nominated performance, Gloria on Modern Family for which she received millions every year. She hails from Colombia and also included in the ‘most desirable women in the world’. Her large income is because of her higher industry experience. One of her popular TV series Present Day Loved ones gives her $325,000 for each episode. Mostly she earned from licensing deals and endorsements deals such as Head & Shoulder, Weight reduction plan Pepsi, A line of Rooms to go Furniture and A coffee maker.
So, let us have a quick look at all those actresses who made it upto the top ten list of highly paid TV actresses.
1 Sofia Vergara $43
2 Kaley Cuoco $24.5
3 Mindy Kaling $15
4 Ellen Pompeo $14.5
5 Mariska Hargitay $14.5
6 Kerry Washington $13.5
7 Stana Katic $12
8 Priyanka Chopra $11
9 Julianna Margulies $10.5
10 Julie Bowen $10
Now we know that drama industry and film industry all presents you fame and money as well. And, among the richest people, you can also find actresses too. Acting is a gift which is not owned by everybody. These actresses made millions by simply using their acting skills, and they can now spend a luxurious life.