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Jim Parsons has become the highest-paid actor in TV


     Who said that being gay doesn’t pay off? Well, according to America’s Forbes Magazine Top earners, Jim Parsons, Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory, has become the highest paid TV star.

The openly gay star leads the way with an estimated take home pay last year of $29 million dollars; he is ahead of fellow Big Banger Johnny Galecki simply because of other financial strands from plays, movies and endorsements.Modern-Family-S6-Family-16x9-1

Such is the worldwide success of The Big Bang Theory, all the show’s cast are now on the list. Also joining them is another favourite, as the stars of Modern Family feature highly in the television earners league.

  1. Jim Parsons: $29 million
  2. Johnny Galecki: $27 million
  3. Mark Harmon: $20 million
  4. Simon Helberg: $20 million
  5. Kunal Nayyar: $20 million
  6. Ashton Kutcher: $20 million
  7. Jon Cryer: $15 million
  8. Ray Romano: $15 million
  9. Patrick Dempsey: $12 million
  10. Simon Baker: $12 million
  11. Ty Burrell: $11.5 million
  12. Jesse Tyler Ferguson: $11 million
  13. Ed O’Neill: $10.5 million
  14. Eric Stonestreet: $10.5 million