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26th Aug 2015

The world’s highest paid TV actors are all science nerds



As holidays end and a deluge puts summer to an abrupt end, Forbes kindly drop their ‘World’s Highest Paid’ lists.

First, the salaries of the biggest earning DJs was enough to make us wince, now we’ve got the highest paid TV actors.

Jim Parsons, aka The Big Bang Theory’s Sheldon Cooper, has been named the highest-paid TV actor of 2015. In fact all of the top spots are taken with Big Bang Theory stars.


Science geek is the way to go kids, take a look:

1: Jim Parsons – $29m

2: Johnny Galecki – $27m

3: Simon Helberg – $20m

4: Kunal Nayyar – $20m

5: Ashton Kutcher – $20m

6: Jon Cryer – $15m

7: Ray Romano – $15m

8: Patrick Dempsey – $15m

9: Simon Baker – $12m

10. Ty Burrell – $11.5m