September 27, 2017
Actress Priyanka Chopra has been ranked eighth on Forbes
magazines list of World's Highest-Paid TV Actresses 2017, which is led by
"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara.
With success of her popular American thriller series "Quantico", Priyanka -- the only Indian celebrity in the list -- managed to rake in $10 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, reports forbes.com.
Vergara retained the top spot in the list for sixth year in a row. Best known for her role as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on "Modern Family", Sofia collected $41.5 million before taxes and fees.
She was followed by Kaley Cuoco, who earned $26 million during the same period thanks to hit comedy show "The Big Bang Theory".
Mindy Kaling and Ellen Pompeo tied at the third spot as they both earned $13 million apiece.
Mariska Hargitay of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" fame rounded off the top five with earnings of $12.5 million. She was followed by Julie Bowen ($12 million) and Kerry Washington ($11 million) at the sixth and seventh positions, respectively.
Priyanka, who made her Hollywood debut with "Baywatch" earlier this year, left behind Robin Wright ($9 million) and Pauley Perrette ($8.5 million), who came ninth and 10th, respectively, on the list.