Kunal Nayyar on Forbes' list of highest paid TV actors
British-Indian actor Kunal Nayyar ranks fourth on the Forbes magazines list of World's Highest-Paid TV Actors 2017, which is led by his The Big Bang Theory co-star Jim Parsons.
Nayyar, who plays the role of Rajesh Koothrappali, an astrophysicist originally from New Delhi, India, in The Big Bang Theory, minted $25 million between June 1, 2016, and June 1, 2017, reports forbes.com.
Parsons retained the top position with collection of $27.5 million. According to reports, he earned $1 million per episode on the comedy show. The 44-year-old was ranked first in 2016 and 2015 also.
Another The Big Bang Theory actor Johnny Galecki occupied the second place with $26.5 million. Actor Simon Helberg raked in $26 million and took the third spot.
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service actor Mark Harmon rounds up the top five with $19 million while Modern Family actors Ty Burrell and Eric Stonestreet followed with $13.5 million and 12.5 million, respectively.
Actor Kevin Spacey was ranked eighth in the list with collections worth $12 million. He was joined by Modern Family actor Ed O'Neill, who also collected the same amount.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson came at the 10th spot with total income of $11 million.