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‘Quantico’ Actress Priyanka Chopra Makes it to the Forbes Highest Paid TV Actresses List for the Second Time in a Row!

by Rahima Noor

Priyanka Chopra, the hit TV series ‘Quantico’ actress badges the 8th position on the Forbes highest paid TV actresses list, for the second time in a row.

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Priyanka, 35, is an established star in Bollywood, and made her television debut in the West with American television series, Quantico. She cemented her foothold as one of the rising stars in Hollywood by playing the antagonist in Baywatch.

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Priyanka Chopra for the second time in a row is on the 8th number on the list. (Source: Priyanka’s Instagram)

Whereas, the ‘Modern Family’ star, Sofia Vergara topped the list for the sixth consecutive time. A quarter of her $41.5 million income comes from her role of Gloria Delgado-Pritchett on Modern Family and the rest comes from endorsement deals from various brands.

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Sofia Vergara has topped the list for the 6th consecutive year.(Source: Sofia’s Instagram)

Two of the many endorsements are Pepsi and Head & shoulders. She smartly focuses on licensing deals, that allows her to have control over her product. This is the main reason of her having a difference of over $15 million from the second place, held by Kaley Cuoco.

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Priyanka has left no opportunity in making her hometown, India and her fans worldwide proud of her. (Source: Priyanka’s Instagram)

Priyanka has left no opportunity to make her hometown, India and her fans proud of her.  The 35-year-old has earned $10 Million within a year, marking from 1st June, 2016 to 1st June, 2017. All hail her show ‘Quantico’ which airs on ABC TV.

The analysis tells us that 50% of her income comes only from endorsements.

Priyanka made her Hollywood debut with ‘Baywatch’ starring along with Dwayne Johnson. The R-rated comedy collected $177.4 million worldwide, paving her way up to the eighth position.

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PeeCee made her Hollywood debut with ‘Baywatch’ starring along with Dwayne Johnson. (Source: Priyanka’s Instagram)

The Forbes highest paid TV actresses list goes somewhat like this: On number one stands  Pauley Perrette ($8.5 million, followed by Robin Wright ($9 million) on the ninth position. Finally, on number eight, we have the Indian desi girl, Priyanka Chopra with $10 million.

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Kerry Washington holds the seventh rank with $11 million. Next up, we have Julie Bowen ($12 million) on the sixth position. Mariska Hargitay ($12.5 million) on the fifth. Then, there are two people on the third position who go with $13 million, Mindy Kaling and Ellen Pompeo. Ruling the world and million hearts are, Kaley Cuoco ($26 million) and of course,  Sofia Vergara with $41.5 million!

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Priyanka Chopra on the cover of Vogue India. (Source: Priyanka’s Instagram)

PeeCee is currently filming two other Hollywood projects, ‘Isn’t it Romantic’ and ‘A Kid Like Jake’.

After these wrap up, she will return for the shooting of Quantico’s season 3. Besides acting, Priyanka Chopra is giving Indian cinema a boost through her home production. One of the 26 entries in the Oscars race from India, was one of her production venture ‘Ventilator’.

The actress has also worked with UNICEF for the last ten years. She was appointed as the national and global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for child rights in 2010 and 2016, respectively.



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