Who is the Highest Paid Actress on Television?

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Sofia Vergara doesn't just possess the biggest boobs on television. She also takes home the biggest paycheck.

In Forbes' annual list of the top-earning TV actresses in Hollywood, the Modern Family star topped the magazine's rankings yesterday, as she made an estimated $19 million during the past year.

Sofia Vergara Forbes Cover

Vergara's earnings stem from a trio of film appearances; her salary for the sitcom; a Kmart clothing line; the marketing/production company Latin World Entertainment.

Read on for the top 20 and try not to spend too much time wondering how the heck number-two is considered an actress:

  1. Sofia Vergara, $19 million
  2. Kim Kardashian, $18 million
  3. Eva Longoria, $15 million
  4. Bethenny Frankel, $12 million
  5. Khloe Kardashian, $11 million
  6. Tina Fey, $11 million
  7. Mariska Hargitay, $10 million
  8. Zooey Deschanel, $9 million
  9. Felicity Huffman, $9 million
  10. Ellen Pompeo, $9 million
  11. Kate Walsh, $8 million
  12. Teri Hatcher, $8 million
  13. Marcia Cross, $8 million
  14. Kaley Cuoco, $8 million
  15. Alyson Hannigan, $7 million
  16. Marg Helgenberger, $7 million
  17. Melissa McCarthy, $6 million
  18. Julianna Margulies, $6 million
  19. Kyra Sedgwick, $6 million
  20. Courteney Cox, $5 million
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