Priyanka Chopra photographed in New York. (Image courtesy: AFP)
- Priyanka has ranked 8th amongst the world's highest paid TV actresses
- Priyanka's annual income is estimated at $11 million
- The second season of Quantico will debut on September 25
Priyanka Chopra's headlining role on American network show Quantico
has earned her a spot on the Forbes list the world's 10 highest paid TV actresses
. Priyanka, 34, is ranked eighth with earnings of $11 million.
Priyanka plays FBI-turned-CIA agent Alex Parrish in crime drama Quantico
Priyanka's annual worth effectively put her above Deepika Padukone, who made $10 million last year, on the list of highest paid actresses. Forbes
has qualified Priyanka's earnings because the West is familiar with her TV work - that ought to change when her Hollywood debut Baywatch releases next year.The Forbes' list of highest paid TV actresses
is headed by Modern Family
star Sofia Vergara with earnings of $43 million. Second ranked is The Big Bang Theory
actress Kaley Cuoco with $24.5 million and The Mindy Project's
Mindy Kaling takes the third spot with $15 million.
Priyanka is a new addition to the list along with Castle star Stana Katic.
Meanwhile, after having attended the Oscar and won a People's Choice Award this year, Priyanka is currently busy filming the second season of Quantico
in New York and is awaiting the release of Baywatch
, co-starring Dwayne Johnson. Temporarily a New York native
, she recently allowed cameras into her apartment.
Back home, she was last seen in Prakash Jha's Jai Gangaajal
and hasn't signed a new Bollywood project yet. She is, however, producing a film titled Ventilator
Priyanka Chopra, 34, recently featured in an elaborate fashion piece on Refinery29 and also as the latest face of 'Hollywood Royalty' in W magazine
. She also made it to this year's Time 100 List of most influential people.
Here's the full Forbes list of 10 highest paid TV actresses:
1. Sofia Vergara - $43 million
2. Kaley Cuoco - $24.5 million
3. Mindy Kaling - $15 million
4. Ellen Pompeo and Mariska Hargitay - $14.5 million
6. Kerry Washington - $13.5 million
7. Stana Katic - $12 million
8. Priyanka Chopra - $11 million
9. Julianna Margulies -$10.5 million
10. Julie Bowen - $10 million