Black Girl Magic: Angela Bassett Is The Highest-Paid Actress On TV!


Angela Bassett is the highest-paid actress on television. 

As reported on sources, Angela stars in the hit Fox show, 9-1-1, and the ratings are going through the roof. It was recently renewed for season 5.

Angela serves as the show’s leading actor, an executive producer and assisted creator Ryan Murphy in developing the series. Angela now earns $450,000 per episode! 

Essence notes Kerry Washington, who starred in Scandal, reportedly started with $80,000 per episode and ended up with $250,000 per episode by the show’s end. According to the article, another Black actress, Viola Davis, reportedly made $250,000 per episode during the second season of How to Get Away With Murder and may have earned twice that amount in 2020. 

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