9) Jim Parsons – $12 Million
This 41-year-old “Big Bang Theory” actor is earning more than $350,000 per episode for his role as the socially inept Sheldon Cooper. He also earned through his voice work for the DreamWorks movie “Home” and other small roles. With a renegotiated three-year contract at around $1 million per episode, you can expect to see his name in this list next year also.
8) Simon Baker – $13 Million
This 45-year-old Australian actor is back on the list this year due to his work on “The Mentalist.” He secured lucrative endorsement deals with luxury brands like Longines and Givenchy.