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'Big Bang Theory's' Jim Parsons Is The Highest-Paid TV Actor, Says Forbes

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Jim Parsons has been unveiled as the highest-paid actor in TV, according to this year's Forbes list.

The star of "The Big Bang Theory" earned $25.5 million from June 1, 2015 to June 1, 2016, the publication reports, clinching him the top spot on the list for the second year in a row.

His co-star Johnny Galecki came in at second place on the list, with earnings of $24 million during the same period, while additional cast members Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar claimed third and fourth place respectively. "NCIS" actor Mark Harmon came fifth place with earnings of $20 million.

jim parsonsJim Parsons in "The Big Bang Theory." (Michael Yarish/CBS via Getty Images)

Here are the top 10 highest paid actors in TV for 2016, according to Forbes:

1. Jim Parsons - $25.5m
2. Johnny Galecki - $24m
3. Simon Helberg - $22.5m
4. Kunal Nayyar - $22m
5. Mark Harmon - $20m
6. Ty Burrell - $12.5m
7. Nathan Fillion - $12m
8. Jesse Tyler Ferguson - $12m
9. Ray Romano - $12m
10. Ed O'Neill - $11.5m

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