According to, there are a handful of actors doing very well with compensation for their talent. While most of us are struggling to make ends meet, living paycheck to paycheck, there are a few actors and actresses that are doing just fine.
Here’s a Top 5 list of the highest paid actors on TV:


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5) The stars of Grey’s Anatomy; Sandra Oh, Ellen Pompeo and Patrick Dempsey all make a whopping $8.4 million over the year. That's $350,000 per episode.

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4) Mariska Hargitay from the show Law and Order (SVU)  makes $11.5 million for the year or $500,000 per episode.

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3) Mark Harmon of NCIS fame is compensated to the tune of $12 million per year or $500,000 per episode.

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2) It's time to call Jon Cryer the star of Two and a Half Men as he makes $14.4 million for the season or about $600,000 per episode.

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1) Ashton Kutcher, the new guy on Two and a Half Men earns $16.8 million for the year or $700,000 per episode.

Feel free to comment, Do you resent people who make a lot more money than you, or do they deserve it?