Forbes has recently released its list of highest paid actors on TV.
According to their numbers, Charlie Sheen has earned $40 million in the 2010-2011 season and is TV’s top show earner. The actor has the #1 spot on the list despite being fired from “Two and a Half Men” last spring.
The Hollywood stud will also make up to $125 million in residual income, after winning a settlement lawsuit against Warner Bros. for wrongful termination.
Ray Romano was number two on the list after earning $20 million in the same span.
The list was calculated from the amount of money the actors made from May 2010 – May 2011.
Here’s the full list below:
Charlie Sheen – $40 million
Ray Romano – $20 million
Steve Carell – $15 million
Mark Harmon – $13 million
Jon Cryer – $11 million
Laurence Fishburne – $11 million
Patrick Dempsey – $10 million
Simon Baker – $9 million
Hugh Laurie – $9 million
Chris Meloni – $9 million