By Alexis Tereszcuk – Radar Entertainment Editor
She wasn’t number one, but Kim Kardashian landed in the coveted # 2 spot on Forbes‘ Highest Paid Actresses On TV List — raking in a staggering $18 million dollars during the past year. Kim’s younger sister, Khloe, made the top 5 too!
The reality star mogul, who guest starred on Drop Dead Diva as well as starring in her reality shows, made the list by pulling in an amazing $18 million following her ratings bonanza spectacular wedding to Kris Humphries, her fragrance line, family stores and clothing lines.
The leading lady is the lovely Sofia Vergara who topped the list with a whopping $19 million for the year!
The stunning Colombian beauty stars in the hit show Modern Family, but $12 million of her money came from her lucrative endorsement deals like Diet Pepsi, Cover Girl and a clothing line at Kmart. She’s having a string of good luck lately — she likely will be nominated for a second Emmy Thursday and she recently got engaged on the eve of her 40th birthday to her boyfriend Nick Loeb.
Sofia spoke to Forbes about being the biggest crossover star Latin America has seen in years. “The truth is out that we’re in this country and we’re taking over,” she siad. “To see people paying attention to the cultural changes … is fantastic.”
Forbes calculates the earnings of the women from May 2011 to May 2012.
The top 5 list was rounded out with reality show star turned talk show host Bethenny Frankel at #4 with $12 million and the only other actress on the list, former Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, came in at #3 with $13 million.