Sofia Vergara is TV’s richest star

By admin
05 December 2013

Gorgeous and rich! Modern Family star Sofia Vergara has for the second consecutive year been named the highest-paid TV actor by financial magazine Forbes.

Sofia (41), who plays fiery Gloria in the popular sitcom, earned about R300 million between June 2012 and 2013. The Colombian actress apparently earns R1,7 million an episode – about the same as the other stars in the series.

Sofia Vergara

But her millions don’t come just from her role in the comedy series. Most of her income comes from her advertising work and profitable contracts with brands such as Diet Pepsi and cosmetics range Cover Girl.

Ashton Kutcher (35) comes in at second place with R240 million courtesy of his role as internet billionaire Walden Schmidt in the series Two And A Half Men. He earns more than co-stars Jon Cryer and Angus T Jones, who are also among the top 20 on the list.

Forbes’ top 5 money-makers

1. Sofia Vergara, Modern Family: R300 million

2. Ashton Kutcher, Two And A Half Men: R240 million

3. Jon Cryer, Two And A Half Men: R210 million

4. Ray Romano, Parenthood: R160 million

5. Mark Harmon, NCIS: R150 million

SOURCES: DAILYMAIL.CO.UK, FORBES.COM

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