Forbes.com said that as the reigning queen of celebrity endorsement deals the 'Modern Family' star's earnings over the past year reached 30 million dollars that made her far and away the highest-paid actress on prime time, Stuff.co.nz reported.
According to Forbes Magazine, Vergara beat NBC's 'Law and Order: Special Victims Unit' star Mariska Hargitay and Kaley Cuoco, a star of CBS's 'The Big Bang Theory', who both tied for second with 11 million dollars, to the top position.
The 'Keeping up with the Kardashians' stars Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian also featured on the list with earnings of 10 million dollars each.
The top ten highest-paid TV actresses are:
1.Sophia Vergara, 'Modern Family' -30 million dollars
2.Kaley Cuoco, 'Big Bang Theory' -11 million dollars
3.Mariska Hargitay, 'Law and Order: SVU' -11 million dollars
4.Tina Fey, '30 Rock' -10 million dollars
5.Bethenny Frankel, 'The Real Housewives of New York City' -10 million dollars
6-8. Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian, 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' -10 million dollars (each)
9. Melissa McCarthy, 'Mike and Molly' -10 million dollars
10. Ellen Pompeo, 'Grey's Anatomy' -10 million dollars
--ANI (Posted on 05-09-2013)