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Sofia Vergara named richest TV actress

Sofia Vergara named richest TV actress

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Sofia Vergara has been named the highest-paid actress on TV for a second straight year.

The Modern Family star earned a whopping $30 million from June, 2012 to June, 2013, according to Forbes magazine, thanks to her TV appearances and endorsement deals.

Her fortune more than doubles second placed Kaley Cuoco and Mariska Hargitay, who both scored $11 million thanks largely to their roles in The Big Bang Theory and Law & Order: SVU, respectively.

Tina Fey, former reality TV star Bethenny Frankel, the Kardashian sisters, Melissa McCarthy and Ellen Pompeo all tie for fourth place on the new rich list with $10 million.

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