Eva Longoria and Tina Fey: Highest-paid TV Actresses

Would you have guessed “30 Rock” star Tina Fey and “Desperate Housewives” diva Eva Longoria are the highest-paid actresses working in TV? According to new Forbes rankings, they are.

Both Fey and Longoria raked in $13 million in the one-year period (May 2010 to May 2011) Forbes measured for its list.

Endorsement deals with companies like L’Oreal and LG helped Longoria, 36, land her top spot.

Fey, 41, saw extra income from her best-selling book “Bossypants,” plus she serves as head writer and executive producer on “30 Rock.”

As for the rest of the list, who knew those “Desperate Housewives” ladies made so much dough? Too bad the show’s in its last season.

Here’s the rest of the top 10:

3-5. Marcia Cross, Mariska Hargitay and Marg Helgenberger (tie), $10 million
6-7. Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman (tie), $9 million
8-9. Courteney Cox and Ellen Pompeo (tie) $7 million
10. Julianna Margulies, $6 million


Posted on October 1, 2011, in Hollywood Buzz and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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