NEW DELHI (Web Desk) – Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has made her mark in Forbes’ list of 10 highest paid TV actresses.
According to Forbes, the actress earned $11 million through ABC TV show Quantico and endorsements.
The current ranking has also made Priyanka the highest paid actress in India with Deepika Padukone who came 10th on Forbes’ world’s highest-paid actresses earning $10 million in the same duration.
The magazine wrote about the newcomer, “New to the list is Priyanka Chopra, who stars on ABC’s Quantico. While Chopra may be relatively new to an American audience, she is one of the most famous faces in India. In the past year, she has starred in two Bollywood mega films (Bajirao Mastani and Jai Gangaajal) and will take her big-screen talent stateside later this year with one of the lead roles in Baywatch alongside Hollywood heavy-hitters including Dwayne Johnson, the world’s highest-paid actor.”
While talking about Priyanka’s endorsement deals, “But like most television actresses (and actresses, in general), her millions are not made from screen time alone. Chopra is one of India’s top picks for advertisers, recently winning a seven-figure deal with sparkling juice brand Appy Fizz.”
On the top slot of Forbes TV actresses’ list was headed once again by Modern Family star Sofia Vergara who earned $43 million this year.
On the second came The Big Bang Theory actress Kaley Cuoco with $24.5 million and The Mindy Project’s Mindy Kaling, another person of Indian origin, takes the third spot with $15 million.
Here is who came where in the list with their earnings:
1. Sofia Vergara – $43 million
2. Kaley Cuoco – $24.5 million
3. Mindy Kaling – $15 million
4. Ellen Pompeo and Mariska Hargitay – $14.5 million
6. Kerry Washington – $13.5 million
7. Stana Katic – $12 million
8. Priyanka Chopra – $11 million
9. Julianna Margulies -$10.5 million
10. Julie Bowen – $10 million