Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons leads the pack for highest paid TV actor in 2018 with $26.5 million

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The cast of Big Bang Theory have topped the Highest Paid TV Actors list once again.

Jim Parsons secured the number one position with $26.5 million a year from his starring role on the comedy and also for the show Young Sheldon, where he serves as an executive producer, according to Forbes.

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His Big Bang Theory cast mates Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar and Simon Helberg took the second, third and fourth position with Modern Family stars and Walking Dead's Andrew Lincoln rounding out the annual list.

The Forbes list for Highest Paid TV Actors in 2018 is: 1) Jim Parsons, $26.5 million; 2) Big Bang Theory (BBT) star Johnny Galecki, $25 million; 3 and 4) a tie between BBT stars Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar with $23.5 million.

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Number four is NCIS' Mark Harmon, 67, with $19 million.

Modern Family actors round of positions 6-9: Ed O'Neil, 72, is number six ($14 million) with co-star Eric Stonestreet, 47, number seven ($13.5) and Jesse Tyler Ferguson, 43, as number eight (with $13 million) and Ty Burrell, 51, at number nine (with $12 million).

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Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes on The Walking Dead, is new to list; he stands at number 10 with $11 million.

Kevin Spacey is no longer on the list because he was cut from his show House Of Cards after allegations of sexual misconduct arose.

Allegations

He has denied the allegations.

Because he did not have any new episodes from the show, Kevin did not make this year's list; last year he was number eight with $12 million.

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He reportedly earned $500,000 per episode of the Netflix show House Of Cards, Forbes reported last year.

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