4. Ellen Pompeo – $14.5 Million
Ellen Pompeo is an American actress and producer who made her first appearance in NBC’s legal drama Law & Order and then performed in various other television shows, such as the medical drama Strong Medicine, dark comedy Strangers with Candy and the sitcom Friends. However, she got worldwide attention after acting in The Grey’s Anatomy. Ellen Pompeo is the first actor who launched the Shonda Rhymes. Her beauty and elegant looks listed her among the hottest TV stars in the world.This is all because of her success in this series for which she got $350,000 in one episode, and the annual income of the actress is nearly $14.5 million.