Houston Texas’ Own Jim Parsons Tops The List Of Highest Paid TV Actors

“The Big Bang Theory” actors fill up the top four spaces ob the 2016 list of “highest paid TV actors” that was released by Forbes. Four time Emmy-winning actor, Jim Parsons, once again leads the pack with $25.5 million (before management fees and taxes). Parsons and his co-star Johnny Galecki, who is second on the list, both receive a salary of $1 million per episode. Still, “Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara, who topped the list for female TV actors clobbers their earnings with $43 million. Simon Helberg, who also scored a supporting role in “Florence Foster Jenkins,” is third on the list with $22.5 million. Kunal Nayyar is the fourth and final star of the CBS sitcom to round out the top of the list.

While Vergara’s earnings easily top her “Modern Family” co-stars, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Ed O’Neill and Eric Stonestreet all cracked the top 15 for the men.

View the full list of highest paid TV actors below:

15. Justin Chambers — $9.5 million
14. David Duchovney — $10 million
13. Michael Weatherly — $10 million
12. Kevin Spacey — $10.5 million
11. Eric Stonestreet — $11 million
10. Ed O’Neil — $11.5 million
9. Ray Romano — $12 million
7. Jesse Tyler Ferguson — $12 million (tie)
7. Nathan Fillion — $12 million (tie)
6. Ty Burrell — $12.5 million
5. Mark Harmon — $20 million
4. Kunal Nayyar — $22 million
3. Simon Helberg — $22.5 million
2. Johnny Galecki — $24 million
1. Jim Parsons — $25.5 million

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