Ashton Kutcher is the richest actor on TV

Ashton Kutcher has held onto his crown as TV’s richest actor for the third year in a row.

The Two And A Half Men star has come out on top of the Forbes list of highest earning actors on TV with earnings of $26 million (£15.6 million), which includes the money he gets from endorsement deals.

But E! has pointed out that it could be Ashton’s last year of topping the list, as the final season of the sitcom is coming up.

Here are the men vying to take the title next year.

= 2. Ashton’s co-star Jon Cryer came a joint second having earned $19 million (£11.4 million).

Jon Cryer
Jon Cryer (Jordan Strauss/AP).

= 2. He tied with NCIS star Mark Harmon who also earned $19 million US dollars (£11.4 million).

Mark Harmon
Mark Harmon (Richard Shotwell/AP)

3. Third was How I Met Your Mother’s Neil Patrick Harris, who earned $18 million (£10.8 million).

Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris (Charles Sykes/AP)

= 4. Just behind him was House Of Cards star Kevin Spacey on $16 million (£9.6 million).

Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey ( Matt Sayles/AP)

= 4. Kevin tied in fourth places with Grey’s Anatomy regular Patrick Dempsey.

Patrick Dempsey
Patrick Dempsey (PA)

5. Tim Allen, whose earnings of $15 million (£9 million) included his work on Last Man Standing.

Tim Allen
Tim Allen (Chris Pizzello/AP)

6. The Mentalist’s Simon Baker raked in $13 million (£7.8 million).

Simon Baker
Simon Baker (Chris Pizzello/AP)

7. The Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons earned $12 million (£7.2 million) and his earnings are even set to rise to $1 million (£603,000) per episode following a new deal.

Jim Parsons
Jim Parsons (ordan Strauss/AP)

=8. His co-star Johnny Galecki made $11 million (£6.6 million), and he’ll get the same pay deal.

Johnny Galecki
Johnny Galecki (Chris Pizzello/AP)

=8. How I Met Your Mother also saw two more of its stars included in the list – including Jason Segel at $11 million (£6.6 million)….

Jason Segel
Jason Segel (Todd Williamson/AP)

=9. And Josh Radnor at $10 million (£6 million).

Josh Radnor
Josh Radnor (John Shearer/AP)

=9. Josh tied with Jon Hamm, who raked in $10 million (£6 million) thanks to his role in Mad Men.

Jon Hamm
Jon Hamm (Ian West/PA)

=9. And Charlie Sheen also bank-rolled $10 million (£6 million) for Anger Management and syndication of his former starring role in Two And A Half Men.

Charlie Sheen
Charlie Sheen ( Matt Sayles/AP)

10. Bryan Cranston debuted on the list at $8 million (£4.8 million) after the final season of Breaking Bad.

Bryan Crantston
Bryan Crantston (Jordan Strauss/AP)

All of the actors’ earnings also included any film roles or endorsement deals they had been paid for over the year.

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