The Big Bang Theory actors top Forbes TV rich list

Cape Town - Stars of The Big Bang Theory will reportedly close out their run on the show as the top earning actors on TV.

The upcoming 12th season of Emmy-award winning show will be its final. (Read more here)

Forbes Magazine has released the highest-paid actors list for 2018 with four of the top earners from the CBS hit show. 

Topping the list at number one for the fourth year is Jim Parsons with $26.5 million. His co-star Johnny Galecki takes the number two spot with $25 million. Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar tie at number three with $23.5 million.

Andrew Lincoln from The Walking Dead makes his first appearance on the list at number 10 with $11 million. 

According to the magazine all earnings are estimated for 1 June 2017 to 1 June 2018. 


1. Jim Parsons, $26.5 million

2. Johnny Galecki, $25 million

3. (tie) Simon Helberg, $23.5 million

3. (tie) Kunal Nayyar, $23.5 million

5. Mark Harmon, $19 million

6. Ed O'Neill, $14 million

7. Eric Stonestreet, $13.5 million

8. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, $13 million

9. Ty Burrell, $12 million

10. Andrew Lincoln, $11 million

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