Not only the female celebrities of Hollywood and Bollywood, but also the musicians, singers, and television actresses are gifted with beauty and talent. Their fame equals the success of movie divas. These ladies, in fact, bring home lots of money and get worldwide recognition and bunch of fans.
Here are the top 10 highest paid American TV actresses in 2014.
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- 10. Mariska Hargitay – USD7 Million
- 9. Kardashian Sisters – USD9 Million
- 8. Melissa McCarthy – USD10 Million
- 7. Sofia Vergara – USD13 Million
- 6. Mariska Hargitay – USD15 Million
- 5. Ellen Pompeo – USD17 Million
- 4. Kaley Cuoco – USD18 Million
- 3. Tina Fey – USD20 Million
- 2. Bethenny Frankel – USD22 Million
- 1. Zooey Deschanel – USD25 Million
10. Mariska Hargitay – USD7 Million
The 2006 Emmy winner, Mariska Hargitay is one of the most adorable television actresses of the era. She has gotten fame for her “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”—the show is receiving over 50 million viewers each week. This 49 years old married television celebrities earns around USD7 million annual from her career. She is the wife of actor Peter Hermann and the couple has three children.
9. Kardashian Sisters – USD9 Million
Khloe, Kim and Kourtney all are known to be the famous Kardashian Sisters. They bring home around USD9 million and share the money and success with each other equally. The hit show of the sisters “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” increased their fame to much extent. They also own “Khroma Beauty,” a clothing line at Sears and the DASH boutiques carrying Kardashian originals.
8. Melissa McCarthy – USD10 Million
McCarthy is 43 years old. She performed in “The Hangover III,” “Identity Thief” and “The Heat,” opposite Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock. Melissa is an adorable television actress who earns around USD10 million. She is also the star of TV comedy “Mike & Molly,” since 2010.
7. Sofia Vergara – USD13 Million
Sofia Vergara is an actress of cutting edge success. She is one of the most notable television celebrities nowadays. She earns money in the form of upfront pays, residuals, endorsements and advertising work, in addition to her regular television shows. Sofia is currently bagging USD13 million annual.
6. Mariska Hargitay – USD15 Million
Mariska has made around USD15 and she charges high prices from every episode of her shows. She has worked as an underpaid detective in the NYPD Special Victims Unit. It is her hard work and dedication that brought this American beauty to the heights of success.
5. Ellen Pompeo – USD17 Million
Ellen Pompeo got fame from her “Grey’s Anatomy”. She is a mature and extremely talented television actress of the era who earns around USD17 million. Pompeo is married to Chris Ivery since 2007.
4. Kaley Cuoco – USD18 Million
Kaley Cuoco, a 27-year-old star of “Big Bang Theory” bags almost USD18 million. She also charges upfront from her shows. Kaley is also doing commercials and is the brand ambassador of several skincare products. She has played a high-fashion genie in Toyota RAV4 ads.
3. Tina Fey – USD20 Million
After a successful career as a writer, Tina Fey moved to television in 2006 to start another great career. She is 43 years old and is still riding high. She earns around USD20 million, and was a star of some highly-anticipated movies in production including “Anchorman: The Legend Continue” and “Muppets Most Wanted.”
2. Bethenny Frankel – USD22 Million
Bethenny Frankel received much appreciations and awards from her reality tv shows. She is now hosting a new talk show “Bethenny”, and has been the publisher of a novel “Skinnydipping”. She is currently earning around USD22 million.
1. Zooey Deschanel – USD25 Million
The bold, beautiful and adorable Zooey was born in 1980. She is a successful American television actress and songwriter. In 1999, she started her career from the movie Mumford, followed by her role as Anita Miller in Almost Famous. She earns around USD25 million from both her television and movie careers.