Priyanka among highest paid TV actresses

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra has become the first Indian star to enter the Forbes list of highest paid television actresses in the world, after starring on American series “Quantico“.

Colombian-American actress Sofia Vergara, primarily known for her work in the comedy sitcom Modern Family, topped the rich list for the fifth time in a row! Other TV actresses to make it to the big list include the likes of Kaley Cuoco, Kerry Washington, Stana Katic among others. Priyanka Chopra, on the other hand, has been put onto the global map arguably for her stint in ABC’s Quantico.

Here’s some good news for Priyanka Chopra fans and the entire female brigade. However, as this report states, a lot of her income, too, comes from endorsement deals.

According to Forbes, the 34-year-old Desi girl has secured the eighth position, earning 11 million dollars.

Apparently, the richest actress on the list, Vergara, took home more money than even her male colleagues. She was followed by Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy) and Mariska Hargitay (Law Order SVU) who tied for fourth place, earning $14.5 million. Well, now Priyanka Chopra has grabbed 8th spot in the world’s highest paid TV actress. Together, all the 15 actresses on the list have churned out a total of 208.5 million dollars in one year.

Priyanka Chopra is now busy with the second season of Quantico.