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Happy Birthday To Jim Parsons, TV's Highest-Paid Actor And All Around Sick Guy

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Happy Birthday To Jim Parsons, TV's Highest-Paid Actor And All Around Sick Guy

A very Happy Birthday to Jim Parsons who turns 44 today. Can you believe that? Bazinga!

Not to be crass and judge a man purely by his wallet but did you know that last year he was named the highest-paid male TV actor by Forbes?

Parsons, who plays Sheldon in the hit series, accumulated an estimated $25.5 million (£19.7 million) in 2016. Jesus wept.

It was the second year the Emmy-winning actor, who commands a $1 million per episode salary, has come out on top of the list.

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His castmates, Johnny Galecki (Leonard), Simon Helberg (Howard) and Nayyar Kunal (Raj) ranked in the next three places.

You can see the top 15 highest-paid actors below:

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15. Justin Chambers - $9.5 million
14. David Duchovney - $10 million
13. Michael Weatherly - $10 million
12. Kevin Spacey - $10.5 million
11. Eric Stonestreet - $11 million
10. Ed O'Neil - $11.5 million
9. Ray Romano - $12 million
7. Jesse Tyler Ferguson - $12 million (tie)
7. Nathan Fillion - $12 million (tie)
6. Ty Burrell - $12.5 million
5. Mark Harmon - $20 million
4. Kunal Nayyar - $22 million
3. Simon Helberg - $22.5 million
2. Johnny Galecki - $24 million
1. Jim Parsons - $25.5 million

I'm definitely in the wrong profession. Need to get me to some castings I reckon. How hard can it be?

Featured Image Credit: PA

Topics: Big Bang Theory

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