8th highest paid TV actress
Priyanka Chopra is placed in the 8th spot on the Forbes list of the highest-paid TV actresses in the world.
A brand new addition to the Forbes highest paid TV actors in the world is Priyanka Chopra, who stars in the hit TV show Quantico. While Chopra may be relatively new to an American audience, she is one of the most famous faces in India and the sub-continent.
In the last year, she has starred in two Bollywood mega films namely Bajirao Mastani and Jai Gangaajal.
Later this year Priyanka will be taking one of the leading characters in Baywatch beside Hollywood heavy-hitters containing Dwayne Johnson, the world’s highest-paid actor.
But like most television actresses, her millions are not made from screen time alone. Chopra is one of India’s top select for advertisers, recently winning a seven-figure deal with sparkling juice brand Appy Fizz.
The Forbes top paid TV heroines’ list was directed by Modern Family star Sofia Vergara who earned $43 million this year. In second place is The Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco with $24.5 million, coming in third for The Mindy Project’s is Mindy Kaling, taking home $15 million.