Top 3 TV Actresses that Dominated in 2012

February 21, 2013

If you turned on cable television this past year you will have seen the following buxom brunettes on one show or movie or another. Proving that it doesn’t take a bottle of bleach to score major points with audiences in the U.S., these leading actresses took prime prizes and paychecks for their performances on cable TV in 2012. Check out these top three ladies of cable TV to see if any of your favorites topped the list.

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Sofia Vergara

Sofia Vergara

If you have ever watched Modern Family, then you’ve witnessed the highest paying actress on cable TV. Colombian bombshell Sofia Vergara has been working in Hollywood for 17 years. However, it wasn’t until this year that all of her hard work paid off. She took home a purse of $19 million in 2012 alone. For her work on Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Vergara earned several nominations including three Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards, as well as the Best Comedy Actress for three Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Vergara didn’t stop at cable television. As a result of her success on cable, she was also in The Smurfs, The Three Stooges, Happy Feet Two, and New Year’s Eve. As one-half of the leadership of Latin World Entertainment, Vergara is putting her bilingual skills to good use. She has also launched a clothing line with Kmart, for which she scored a seven-figure deal.

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Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian

Love her or hate her, this Kardashian sister has got a lot going on. As the most recognized reality TV star on cable television, Kardashian’s brunette topped head has graced the cover of more than 60 magazines in 2012 alone. Earning $18 million in 2012, she has also scored a $30 million deal with E! for her appearance on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. While she isn’t being filmed for cable television, this Kardashian also co-owns a clothing boutique called DASH that has several locations from New York to LA to Miami. She also has her own perfume line that has raked in $6 million in 2012 alone.

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Eva Longoria

Eva Longoria

The third highest paid cable television actress in 2012 was Eva Longoria with an annual earning of $15 million. For her earnings, she was a leading lady on the Desperate Housewives acting as Gabrielle Solis for eight seasons; the show ended its run in 2012. However, Longoria is not stopping there as she has produced the show Ready for Love, a romantic reality show on the cable network NBC. Longoria is also in works with the creator of Desperate Housewives for a new show titled Devious Maid. This beautiful brunette is a well-known face of Pepsi and Loreal.

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Eric Halberg once had dreams of making it big in Hollywood. He is now content with writing about the stars who appear on our TV. His articles appear on a number of entertainment blogs around the web.

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