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Ashton Kutcher named highest paid TV actor

Two and a Half Men star Ashton Kutcher has been named the highest paid actor on TV for the second year in a row, earning $28 million for his role. Ashton’s predecessor, Charlie Sheen, who left the show in 2011, scraped into the top 10 of the list of Forbes top earners, taking in $12 million for his role in Anger Management, much less than the $42 million he used to earn when fronting Two and a Half Men.

Ashton’s co-star, Jon Cryer, earns $25 million. Forbes compiled the list by talking to producers, agents, managers and other insiders to estimate earnings from entertainment-related sources before taxes and expenses.

1. Ashton Kutcher: $28m

2. Jon Cryer: $25m

3. Ray Romano: $19m

4. Neil Patrick Harris: $18m

5. Mark Harmon: $18m

6. Patrick Dempsey: $15m

7. Angus T Jones: $13m

8. Tim Allen: $13m

9. Michael C Hall: $12m

10. Charlie Sheen: $12m

One Response to “Ashton Kutcher named highest paid TV actor”

  1. DEREK W. NEWELL Oct 19 2013, 4:06pm

    Are they rich in other ways? Hi, please view my relationship poem, go to Google, type in my name, Derek Newell Poet, then view my poem, ”EXPRESS IT”. Thank You.

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