The annual Forbes lists that we all look forward to seeing are still rolling out. You know which ones we're talking about—the ones that make you second-guess your entire career choice.
While you may have your predictions as to who tops this list, we're going to bet that the actual answer is going to shock you. So, get your guesses out, because we're about to reveal the highest-paid TV actor of 2016.
Drum roll, please...
The top earning TV actor of 2016 is your very own Sheldon! Oh sorry, we mean Jim Parsons from Big Bang Theory. He brought in a whopping $25.5 million, claiming the No. 1 spot yet again.
While the reveal may initially surprise you, it's actually not that crazy considering the pay-day the actors of this show have contracted for their recent season (an alarming $1 million per episode).
For this reason, his co-stars help him round out the top five. Johnny Galecki snagged the No. 2 spot with $24 million, Simon Helberg came in third with $22.5 million, and Kunal Nayyar is No. 4 with $22 million.
We break out of the Big Bang when it comes to the fifth TV actor who brought in the most money—Mark Harmon of NCIS with $20 million.