Sofia Vergara takes home more than two times as much money as 'Modern Family' co-star Julie Bowen

Sofia Vergara knows how to rake it in!

The "Modern Family" star topped Forbes' list of highest-paid TV actresses for the sixth year in a row, and her massive paycheck is more than three times what other women in the top 10 made this year.

Vergara took home $41.5 million before taxes and fees, but most of that cash actually didn't come from the hit ABC show: She's the bonafide queen of endorsements, putting her face on everything from CoverGirl to coffeemakers.

Those endorsements account for the gap between Vergara and her "Modern Family" co-star Julie Bowen, who sits at No. 6 on the list even though they make the same amount per episode.

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#1 -- For the sixth year in a row, Sofia Vergara is the world's highest-paid TV actress, taking home $41.5 million before taxes and fees. A quarter of her income came from 'Modern Family'; the rest came from licensing and endorsement deals, movie roles, speaking engagements, and so on.
#2 -- Kaley Cuoco, while $15 million below Sofia Vergara, is still sitting pretty at second place with $26 million this year.
#3 -- Ellen Pompeo of 'Grey's Anatomy' is #3 along with Mindy Kaling, as both women took home $13 million. Nearly all of that money came from her 'Grey's' role. She has a particularly high per-episode fee.
#3 -- Tied with Ellen Pompeo for the #3 spot, Mindy Kaling is one of TV's wealthiest women with $13 million this year before taxes and fees. Her net worth will continue to rise as she takes on more film roles. She also snagged a seven-digit campaign for McDonald's.
#5 -- Mariska Hargitay, with $12.5 million, is certainly not stressing about paying the bills. Her hefty paycheck comes primarily from "Law & Order: SVU."
#6 - It's no surprise that another "Modern Family" lady is on the list! Julie Bowen makes the same amount as Sofia Vergara for the show, but she has fewer endorsement deals. She pulled in $12 million this year.
#7 -- Kerry Washington's starring role on "Scandal" makes her one of TV's highest paid women at $11 million in 2017.
#8 -- As if her striking beauty isn't enough, Priyanka Chopra is also the owner of a very healthy bank account with a $10 million check.
#9 -- Robin Wright pulled in a massive amount of money from "House of Cards," but her $9 million payday also comes from movie roles, including her spot in "Wonder Woman."
#10 - Pauley Perrette, who stars on "NCIS," rounds out the top 10 with $8.5 million made in 2017.
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Other wealthy women on the list include Mindy Kaling, Robin Wright and Kerry Washington.

Wright has spoken openly about gender pay disparity between herself and her "House of Cards" co-star Kevin Spacey: "I don't think I'm getting paid the same amount," she's told Rhapsody Magazine. "They told me I was getting a raise. But I don't think so. I really don't like being duped. It's such a male-dominant workforce still. There's a conditioning. And changing the condition of men is what needs to happen." 

Perhaps most surprising is the No. 10 slot, which belongs to Pauley Perrette. The "NCIS" actress has starred on the show since its debut in 2003.

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