The Four Top-Earning Actors on TV Are All on "The Big Bang Theory"

September 23, 2016

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“Forbes” put out their annual list of ‘The Highest-Paid Male TV Actors,’ and Jim Parsons is #1 with $25.5 million in earnings over the past year, and the next three guys on the list are his co-stars from “The Big Bang Theory”.  Here’s the full list:


1.  Jim Parsons from “The Big Bang Theory”, $25.5 million


2.  Johnny Galecki from “The Big Bang Theory”, $24 million


3.  Simon Helberg from “The Big Bang Theory”, $22.5 million


4.  Kunal Nayyar from “The Big Bang Theory”, $22 million


5.  Mark Harmon from “NCIS”, $20 million


6.  Ty Burrell from “Modern Family”, $12.5 million


7.  A three-way tie between Nathan Fillion from “Castle”, Jesse Tyler Ferguson from “Modern Family”, and Ray Romano who’s still making bank off of “Everybody Loves Raymond”.  They all earned $12 million.


10.  A tie between “Modern Family” actors Ed O’Neill and Eric Stonestreet, with $11.5 million each.


12.  Kevin Spacey from “House of Cards”, $10.5 million


13.  A tie between Michael Weatherly from “NCIS” and David Duchovny from “The X-Files”, with $10 million each.


15.  Justin Chambers from “Grey’s Anatomy”, $9.5 million