Indian actress Priyanka Chopra has landed spot number 8 with an income of 10 million on the Forbes list of the highest paid television actresses for 2017. Sofia Vergara came in as number 1 on the list with an income of 41.5 million.
Priyanka Chopra’s career began when she won the Miss India World title at the age of 18 in 2000. She subsequently rose to prominence in Bollywood Cinema with titles like Waqt: The Race Against Time, Yakeen, Krrish, Don, Fashion, Dostana and more.
She ventured into international waters and entered the music world with songs like ‘In My City’ and ‘Exotic’ which featured another international star, Pitbull.
“This Bollywood crossover star takes advantage of her worldwide appeal with revenue streams from both the U.S. and India. In the U.S., she is best known for her star-turn on Quantico. She is venturing onto the domestic big screen in films like Baywatch. Her most consistent money-maker? Endorsements. Chopra has seven-figure deals with the likes of Pantene, Lyf Mobile and Nirav Modi.”
The full list of the 2017 Forbes Highest Paid Television Actresses;
1. Sofia Vergara – 41.5 Million
2. Kaley Cuoco – 26 million
3. Mindy Kaling – 13 million
4. Ellen Pompeo – 13 million
5. Mariska Hargitay – 12.5 million
6. Julie Bowen – 12 million
7. Kerry Washington – 11 million
8. Priyanka Chopra – 10 million
9. Robin Wright – 9 million
10. Pauley Perrette – 8.5 million
Source: Forbes, PTInews
By: Aayesha, KAGA News