Modern Family’s star Sofia Vergara has topped the Forbes rundown of the most generously compensated entertainers on the planet, driving a charge by little screen ability in a year when cinemas have gone dim, the magazine said Friday.
Vergara – who is additionally now an appointed authority on America’s Got Talent – earned an astounding $43 million in the previous year in compensation and support. She climbed from runner up a year ago.
The 48-year-old Colombia-conceived entertainer earned $500,000 a scene for the last period of Emmy-winning Modern Family, which wrapped up recently.
Forbes assessed she would procure “in any event $10 million each season” for AGT, one of the most mainstream reality rivalry shows in the United States.
The COVID pandemic deadened Hollywood, compelling groups to stop the creation and covering cinemas, so some enormous spending films have been postponed.
Many film stars likewise bring in cash by acquiring a portion of the benefits – which means if motion pictures are not delivered in theaters, their pay falls.
By the by, Oscar victor Angelina Jolie was in runner up on the Forbes list at $35 million.
Yet, entertainers who make the vast majority of their cash from TV and additionally web-based features made up the greater part of the rundown.
Miracle Woman star Gal Gadot came in third at $31 million, however, she made a lump of her cash from the Netflix film Red Notice.
Dim’s Anatomy lead Ellen Pompeo was eighth at $19 million, and The Handmaid’s Tale star Elisabeth Moss came in ninth at $16 million.
Another Oscar champ, Viola Davis, showed up on the main 10 rundowns.
The How To Get Away with Murder star – who will before long star in Netflix’s variation of the August Wilson play Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – came in tenth at $15.5 million.
Indeed, even the revered Meryl Streep (fifth spot) made the greater part of her salary in the previous year from either film for web-based features or TV jobs.
Altogether, the main 10 paid entertainers on the planet in 2020 earned $254 million in the year paving the way to June, Forbes said. That was down 20% from a year ago.
The best 10 most generously compensated entertainers made almost twofold so much – nearly $550 million – in a similar period. A month ago’s rundown for the men was beaten by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at $87.5 million.
Here is the full rundown:
1. Sofia Vergara ($43 million)
2. Angelina Jolie ($35.5 million)
3. Lady Gadot ($31.5 million)
4. Melissa McCarthy ($25 million)
5. Meryl Streep ($24 million)
6. Emily Blunt ($22.5 million)
7. Nicole Kidman ($22 million)
8. Ellen Pompeo ($19 million)
9. Elisabeth Moss ($16 million)
10. Viola Davis ($15.5 million)