Who Are TV’s Highest Paid Actresses In 2011?
Forbes.com have released their 2011 list of the highest paid actresses on TV.
Tina Fey and Eva Longoria top the Forbes Top Ten highest earning TV stars list this year. Get the full top ten here.
In their latest look at TV’s highest earners, Forbes.com have said that Tina Fey and Eva Longoria, who both earned US$13 million, are this years highest earners.
Combined, the Top 10 ladies made $94 million between May 2010 and May 2011.
Forbes took into consideration salaries and endorsement deals while compiling their list. Remember, some of these women are also producers on other projects.
So, who’s tops and who is set to do some climbing? Find out below!
The Top Ten
Click on any name to get more information on the actress.
1. Tina Fey – $13 million
2. Eva Longoria – $13 million
3. Marcia Cross – $10 million
4. Mariska Hargitay – $10 million
5. Marg Helgenberger – $10 million
6. Teri Hatcher – $9 million
7. Felicity Huffman – $9 million
8. Courteney Cox – $7 million
9. Ellen Pompeo – $7 million
10. Julianna Margulies – $6 million
Crunching The Numbers
To come up with their earnings estimates (which are gross earnings and don’t account for things like agent and manager fees) Forbes talked to lawyers, producers and agents in the know to find out what each star made per episode, from any syndication deals and from endorsements.
Credits: Tina Fey- Gage Skidmore // Eva Longoria- Festival Internacional de Cine en Guadalajara // Story Source- Forbes.com
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