Actress Sofia Vergara was paid’ the highest in the world: Forbes

"Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara tops the Forbes list of the highest paid actresses in the world, earning small screen talent in a year when movie theaters are in the dark.

Actress Sofia Vergara was paid’ the highest in the world: Forbes

Vergara - now a judge on "America's Got Talent” has grossed a total of 43 43 million in salaries and endorsements over the past 12 months. She finished second last year.

The 48-year-old Colombian-born actress received a 500,000 installment for the final season of the Emmy-winning "Modern Family," which rolled out earlier this year.

Forbes estimates it will earn at least 10 10 million per season for "AGT," one of the most popular realistic competition shows in the United States.

Corona virus epidemics have paralyzed Hollywood, forced staff to stop preparing and shuttering movie theaters, delaying such big-budget films.

Many movie stars also make money by making a profit - meaning that if the movies are not released’ in theaters, their income will go down.

However, Oscar winner Angelina Jolie came in second on the Forbes list with 35 million.

But actresses who make most of their money from television and / or streaming services make up the bulk of the list.

"Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot came in third with 31 million, but she made a fortune from the Netflix movie "Red Notes."

Alan Pompeo was eighth with a lead of "Avoid Anatomy" at 19 million, and "The Handmade Tale" star Elizabeth Moss was ninth with 16 16 million.

Another Oscar winner, Viola Davis, made the top ten.

The "How to Ever We Murder of the Year" star - who will soon be starring in Wilson's drama "My Rhine's Black Bottom" adaptation of Netflix - came in at 15 15.5 million in the 10th.

Even the esteemed Meryl Streep (fifth position) earned most of her income last year either from movie services or from television roles.

Overall, the top 10 highest paid actresses in the world in 2020 earned 25 254 million in the 12 months to June, Forbes said. Which was 20% less than last year.

The top 10 top performers almost doubled over the same period to about $550 million. Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson last month's list of men's L.5%. Millions of pounds.

Here is the full list:

1. Sofia Vergara ($43 million)

2. Angelina Jolie ($35.5 million)

3. Gal Gadot ($31.5 million)

4. Melissa McCarthy ($25 million)

5. Meryl Streep ($24 million)

6. Emily Blunt ($22.5 million)

7. Nicole Kidman ($22 million)

8. Ellen Pompeo ($19 million)

9. Elisabeth Moss ($16 million)

10. Viola Davis ($15.5 million)


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