Ashton Kutcher is getting paid more than enough for two and a half men.
The CBS sitcom star earned an estimated $24 million dollars over the past fiscal year, topping Forbes’ annual list of TV’s Highest-Paid Actors. The rankings also factor in earnings in addition to the actor’s primary TV vehicle.
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His co-star, Jon Cryer, is runner-up with $21 million in earnings. Angus T. Jones, also in the comedy’s opening and closing credits, is seventh on the Forbes list with $11 million in earnings.
Not bad for the Chuck Lorre cast — it pays be to be syndicated.
Ray Romano is third on the list with an estimated $16 million. The comedian makes the vast majority of that bread from “Everybody Loves Raymond,” though he qualifies for the list due to his current role on “Parenthood.”
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Mark Harmon and Neil Patrick Harris tied for fourth, each becoming $15 million richer in 2012-2013.
Here is the list of the top earning actors:
1. Ashton Kutcher $24 million
2. Jon Cryer $21 million
3. Ray Romano $16 million
4. Neil Patrick Harris $15 million (tie)
4. Mark Harmon $15 million (tie)
6. Patrick Dempsey: $13 million
7. Tim Allen: $11 million (tie)
7. Angus T. Jones $11 million (tie)
9. Michael C. Hall: $10 million (tie)
9. Charlie Sheen: $10 million (tie)