Jim Parsons is Now TV’s Highest-Paid Actor

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

Jim Parsons is now TV’s highest-paid actor

According to Forbes, The Big Bang Theory star earned $29 million between June 1st of last year and June 1st of this year, thanks to his big TV salary plus an Intel endorsement deal and his hit Broadway play An Act of God. His co-star, Johnny Galecki, is No. 2, earning $27 million. PLUS: See the complete list of highest-paid TV actors .


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