Love it or hate it, you can't ignore it. One of the most popular shows in the world, The Big Bang Theory is in the news yet again, thanks to its memorable characters, who are dominating the sitcom world with their whopping earnings.

Jim Parsons aka Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory took the winning spot on Forbes' 2016 list of television's highest-paid actors, raking in $25.5 million.

For the second year in a row, he has been ranked as the highest-paid TV actor by Forbes.

Cooper's golden spot on the list is followed by his other castmates from the show namely, Johnny Galecki ($24 million), Simon Helberg ($22.5 million) and Kunal Nayyar ($22 million).

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Not just that, Kaley Cuoco, the leading lady of The Big Bang Theory took the second spot on Forbes' 2016 list of TV actresses with Modern Family's Sofia Vergara ($43 million) in the first place.

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