Top 10 Highest Paid TV Actresses in The World

Take a look at the below list of Top 10 Highest Paid TV Actresses in The World 2017. Television actresses make more money than most people think. If they are on a hit TV show and have a big fan following these actresses can easily become millionaires. These TV actresses make a lot of money and even get paid when their episode is repeated. These are the top 10 highest paid television actresses for 2017.

List of Top 10 Highest Paid TV Actresses in The World 2017

10. Zoey Deschanel


This actresses is known for her starring role in the series The New Girl. This show has helped make the network Fox millions of dollars and gave it is sitcom that it can be proud of. This show has made Zoey a star and each year she makes $7 million alone from her role on this show.

9. Julia Louis Dreyfus

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Julia is used to being a well known television actress. Back in her Seinfield days she was making $1 million an episode. Now she is not doing too bad. Each year she is making $7.5 million for her role as President Selina Meyer. She has won Emmys for best comedy series and best actress for her acting on the show Veep. She has many endorsements as well. She works for Old Navy and gets paid each time an episode of her classic television show airs.

8. Emily Deschanel

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Emily is making $7.5 million a year on the show Bones. While this show is in its final year Emily does not have to be too worried. She as well as her co stars are suing the fox network for millions in profit sharing participation. Even when the show ends she may have millions of dollars coming her way.

7. Patricia Heaton

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Patricia is making a name for herself in several different television shows. That is one reason why she draws in $8.5 million a year. She was first seen in a starring role on Everybody Loves Raymond. Since that show ended she is starring in the show The Middle which is on ABC. In addition to this television show she is host of a show on the Food Network called Patricia Heaton Parties where she shares some of her home cooking and gets to eat food prepared by professional chefs.

6. Pauley Perrette

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Pauley is famous for her role on NCIS even though she has to work in the morgue and her character is a little on the free spirited/ gothic side. She has been in this role for a number of years. Now she is up to $9.5 million dollars a year. She has put in her time and now she can command more money when it comes time to draw up contracts. She is one of the Top 10 Highest Paid TV Actresses in The World 2017.

5. Julie Brown


Julie does pretty well for herself in television. She gets paid $10 million to be part of the cast of Modern Family. In addition to being on this show she has gotten other deals well. The Neutrogena company has taken noticed and offered her a contract allowing her to make even more money.

4. Julianna Margulies

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Julianna has enjoyed a successful television career all the way back to playing a nurse on the medical series ER. Now she is making $10.5 million dollars playing a main role on The Good Wife’s. She has been nominated for an Emmy and has no plans to make a move any time soon.

3. Priyanka Chopra


Prikyanka makes $11 million dollars for staring on Bollywood television shows. She has made herself a star with her appearance on the show Quantico. She is not too familiar to the audience in the United States but that is about to change. She has landed a starring role in the upcoming revival of Baywatch.

2. Stana Katic


Stana makes $12 million dollars for her role in The Castle. She is smart when it comes to contract negotiations and was able to get a nice amount of money for her role. While the show is in its final season she got a nice increase in pay to end it.

1. Kerry Washington

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Kerry makes $13.5 million for her role on the show The Scandal. She has the starring role and her beauty and talent has caught the attention of several major companies. In addition to acting on television she does ads for Neutrogena, Movado, as well as Apple Music. She has even had the opportunity to star on the big screen. Being one of the highest paid actresses on television it is hard to move on from this and she seems to enjoy being the character Shonda Rhymes.

These are some of the highest paid TV actresses 2017 . Many of these actresses have a history of starring on the small screen or they have been with the same show for a number of years. Once these actresses have built up a fan base they can command a higher price. They are the reason that many people tune into the show each week. These actresses draw a crowd to the television show. With the amount of attention that they bring to the network and the creators of the show they can command a price and they most likely will get a lot of money for being on TV.