Sofia Vergara 2013 Top Earning Television Actress

sofia vergara top earning television actress

Forbes reports that Sofia Vergara is the top earning television actress for the period covering June 2012 to June 2013.

The 'Modern Family' actress blew away the rest of the competition by raking in $30 million in pay, residuals and endorsements for Sears, Diet Pepsi and Covergirl.

At 41, the Columbian actress has been nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards during the past five years.  The ensemble cast won the SAG Award in 2010 and 2011.

Tied for second spot at $11 million are 'Law & Order' celeb Mariska Hargitay and Kaley Cuocco of 'The Big Bang Theory.'

Not far behind at a reported $10 million: Melissa McCarthy for 'Mike & Molly,' the Kardashian klan for their reality show, talk show host Bethenny Frankel, '30 Rock' comedic actress Tina Fey, and Grey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo, not pictured.

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The 20 top paid TV actresses and reality stars of 2013 earned a combined $183 million in the last year.  See who else made the list here.

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