By Sandra Birungi
Forbes Magazine released the list of the highest television actresses of the year 2013 and Modern Family’s Sofia Vergara tops the list for the second year.
Vergara managed to beat the Keeping up with the Kardashians sisters who were ranked on the No. 4 spot. Check out the list below.
Sofia Vergara; this is the second time that she has been named the highest-paid actress on television. Not only does she have endorsement deals with Diet Pepsi, Covergirl, Rooms to Go and thyroid medicine Synthroid, but the Modern Family 41 year old is one of the most in-demand spokespeople. Vergara is also the executive producer on the forthcoming ABC show Killer Women. Total earnings: $30 million.
Kaley Cuoco; this The Big Bang Theory actress makes $300,000 per episode has total earnings of $11 million.
Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit has also tied with Cuoco with $11 million in total earnings.
Tina Fey makes the fourth place on the list with $10 million. The 30 Rock pulled in 4.8 million viewers in January.
Bethenny Frankel also at the 4th place also has total earnings of $10 million.
Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian also tie on the 4th place with $10 million each.
Melissa McCarthy also ties with Fey, Frankel and the Kardashian sisters in the fourth place.
Ellen Pompeo also in the fourth place has $10 million.
Cobie Smulders of How I Met your Mother comes in at number 11 with $9 million.
Alyson Hannigan also of How I Met Your Moter comes in at number 12 with $8 million.
Amy Poehler of NBC’s Parks & Recreation and a million-dollar book deal gave her total earnings of $7 million landing her on the 13th position.
Julianna Margulies with $7 million.
Lena Dunham with $6 million.
Zooey Deschanel with $6 million.
Courteney Cox with $6 million.
Whitney Cummings with $5 million.
Mindy Kaling with $4 million