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Sofia Vergara, Kaley Cuoco are highest-paid TV actresses of 2015

2015 marks Vergara's fourth consecutive year atop the Forbes list.

By Annie Martin
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Sofia Vergara, Kaley Cuoco are highest-paid TV actresses of 2015
Sofia Vergara at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Magic Mike XXL' on June 25. File photo by Phil McCarten/UPI | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Sofia Vergara and Kaley Cuoco have topped the Forbes list of highest-paid TV actresses for 2015.

The 43-year-old Modern Family actress and 29-year-old Big Bang Theory star earned a whopping $28.5 million each between June 1, 2014 and June 1, 2015, according to the business magazine. For Vergara, 2015 marks her fourth consecutive year atop the list.

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Fellow Modern Family actress Julie Bowen was third with $12 million, followed by Ellen Pompeo of Grey's Anatomy with $11.5 million. Mariska Hargitay of Law & Order: SVU was fifth with $11 million, while Juliana Margulies of The Good Wife and Amy Poehler of Parks and Recreation tied for sixth with $10.5 million each.

Vergara has starred as Gloria Delgado on the ABC sitcom since its premiere in 2009, and will return for a seventh season Sept. 23. The actress also holds endorsement deals with CoverGirl and Head and Shoulders, and continues to oversee her talent management firm, Latin World Entertainment.

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Cuoco has portrayed Penny on the CBS series since 2007, and will return for a ninth season Sept. 21. She and Big Bang Theory co-stars Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons secured a pay increase last year and now earn a reported $1 million per episode.

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