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Sofia Vergara Tops TV's Highest Paid Actress List for Fifth Straight Year - Her Net Worth

First Posted: Sep 15, 2016 02:32 PM EDT

Sofia-Vergara-Memes(Photo : Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

For the fifth straight year, "Modern Family" star Sofia Vergara wears the crown as world's highest paid TV actress. According to Celebrity Net Worth estimates, Vergara's overall net worth is in the neighborhood of $120 million.  

Vergara Nets 66 Percent Raise Over Year Before

Forbes magazine reports the Colombian-born stunner grossed some $43 million over the last 12 months, a figure so hefty it also topped that earned by any male TV actor over that same period and represented a 66 percent personal jump from the year before.

Popular as she's become starring as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett in the ABC aired sitcom, the bulk of her earnings did not come from the show, but rather a host of endorsement and licensing deals including Head and Shoulders shampoo.

Cumulatively, the magazine reports that the top 15 TV grossing actresses made a combine $208.5 million in 2015, more than $43 million more than last year's like group earned.

Newcomers to this year's list include "Quantico" star Priyanka Chopra Stana Katic, former star of the now canceled "Castle."

Lopez, Bundchen Also Raking in big Bucks

Earlier this year, Forbes reported Vergara also ranked no. 58 on Forbes list of 2016's highest paid celebrities. Joining her on that list of rising Latinas were Jennifer Lopez ($39.5 million) and Gisele Bundchen ($30.5), who ranked no. 68 and 99, respectively. Overall, earnings for female performers also appear to be soaring.

"For years and years, the role of the lead actress on a sitcom was to do two things: look amazing and to make one-third of what my male co-star makes," said actress Mindy Kaling who ranked third on this year's list of TV actresses at $15 million. "So I want to be clear, I do always look amazing on the show, and no man on my show makes more money than me."

Dubbed TV's "most powerful woman" by Forbes, Vergara's portfolio also includes endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, Cover Girl, AT&T and the pharmaceutical drug Synthroid.

Sofia's Net Worth

Celebrity Net Worth estimates Vergara's overall net worth in the neighborhood of $120 million. 

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