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8 of 10: Zooey Deschanel

Deschanel ties for eighth place on Forbes' 2012 list of Highest Paid TV Actresses.

The 32-year-old actress reportedly earned $9 million between May 2011 and May 2012, according to the magazine. Deschanel starred in the hit series 'New Girl' and nabbed endorsement deals with Pantene, Apple and Rimmell London.

Deschanel also launched the female focused site hellogigles.com, which reportedly has 1.5 million daily uniques. The company also signed a deal to distribute the original web series 'The Single Life.'

The actress recently appeared in 'Our Idiot Brother' and 'Your Highness.' 'New Girl' will be returning for a second season in the fall.

(Pictured: Zooey Deschanel appears in a promotional photo for 'New Girl' in 2011.) ( Photo / FOX)