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TV's Highest Paid Stars Revealed

TV's Highest Paid Stars Revealed

TV Guide Magazine has come out with a list of the small screen’s highest paid stars!

House‘s Hugh Laurie and Two and a Half Men‘s newest star, Ashton Kutcher, come out on top in the drama and comedy categories, respectively, each earning $700,000 per episode.

Simon Cowell takes the reality TV crown, pocketing $75 million per season. Christina Aguilera makes $225,000 per The Voice episode, while her co-coaches Blake Shelton, Adam Levine, and Cee Lo Green each earn $75,000.

David Letterman takes home $28 million a year, followed by Jay Leno with $25 million and Conan O’Brien at $10 million.

Also listed in TV Guide Magazine‘s cover story: Mariska Hargitay ($395,000 per Law & Order: SVU episode), Blake Lively ($60,000 per Gossip Girl episode), Kelly Ripa ($20 million per year for Live with Regis and Kelly), and Anderson Cooper ($11 million for his work with CNN).

Snooki also made the cut, earning $100,000 per Jersey Shore episode!

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