Top 5 Richest Celebrity of India 2019
#5 Akshay Kumar
Born: 9 September 1967 (age 51 years)
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Net Worth: $150 Million
A long Road traveled from a waiter in Bangkok to the most successful actors in Bollywood Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia professionally known as Akshay Kumar has appeared in more than a hundred Hindi movies. He started his career from a minor role in 1987 film Aaj.
He appeared as the lead actor in Saugandh (1991). He got popular from suspense thriller Movie Khiladi (1992).
Aside from the action films, he has featured in a number of comics, drama and romance productions. During the period between 2009 and 2011 Kumar’s films didn’t do well. However, he had a massive comeback with the release of Rowdy Rathore and Housefull 2. And then he did back to back super hit movies such as Holiday, Baby, Gabbar is back, Airlift.
In 2013, it was asserted that collectively, the films he has starred in had amassed a massive net of $300 million, which was a record for an Indian actor. For his dangerous stunts, he is labeled as India’s Jackie Chan. In 2019 Akshay Kumar Only Bollywood Star on Forbes List of World’s Highest-paid Celebs of $65 Million.
He has won two Filmfare Awards. The Government of India also acknowledged his contribution to the industry with the Padma Shri in 2009.
Akshay Kumar property includes some of the most luxurious vehicles in the world. Mercedes, Bentley, Honda CRV and Porsche are said to be some of the automobiles in Akshay’s garage!
He is also said to be a lover of motorcycles owning a couple of big brands. Akshay Kumar’s money can get him any car he desires.
#4 AMIR KHAN
Born: 14 March 1965 (age 54)
Occupation: Actor, Director and Filmmaker
Net Worth: $180 million
Aamir Khan is a director, actor, producer, and writer. No doubt he is one of the most dedicated actors in this world. He went through many-body transformations for his movies look real as his characters. His most visible changes in the movies like Ghajini, 3 idiots, Talaash, Dhoom 3, PK and Dangal. However, the truth is that he is a fabulous actor when it comes to comedy too. He has played some really funny iconic characters in some comedy movies like Andaaz Apna Apna, Ishq, Mela, Dil Chahta hai and many more.
Aamir’s first movie was Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973) as a child artist which was a fair hit. Aamir Khan movies got too much love in china. Lagaan, Ghajini, pk 3 idiots become super hit in China.
Aamir acted in all type films like comedy, action, drama, and romance. He directed his first film Taare Zameen Par (2007), which made a huge box office success.
In 2008 his action film Ghajini (2008) become the highest-grossing of Rs. 226 crores worldwide. And the Next year his 3 idiots break this record by earning 400 crores.
Aamir is said to be working in one film at a time. Recently he was awarded the third highest civilian honor Padma Bhushan by the government of India.
Aamir Khan has an estimated net worth of $180 million dollars. His main source of income acting fees, movie productions, and brand endorsement
#3 Salman khan
Born: 27 December 1965 (age 53)
Occupation: Actor, Producer
Net Worth: $320 million
Salman Khan is the son of the legendary writer Salim Khan, who write many super-hits like Sholay, Deewaar, and Don. He is an actor, producer, occasional singer, and television personality.
Salman started his acting career in 1988 by doing a supporting role in the movie Biwi Ho To Aisi. He got the lead role in the box office romantic hit Maine Pyar Kiya.
Salman Khan is the most successful personality in the Bollywood film industry. He is also known as “Bhaijaan” and “Dabangg” of Bollywood. Right now he is among the top paid heroes of Bollywood.
From 2010 – 2019 he has given blockbusters movies like Wanted, Dabangg, Dabangg 2, Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, Tiger Zinda hai, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Kick and Sultan. He has never given any flop movie after 2010 which is a pretty huge success.
The net worth of Salman Khan is estimated to be $320 million includes cars, bungalows. His main source of income is acting, brand promotion, collabs, Production and Reality shows. He also has his production house by the name of SKF (Salman Khan Films).
In 2007, he launched Being Human – Salman Khan Foundation. This charitable organization aids the underprivileged in areas such as education and health-care.
#2 Amitabh Bachchan
Born: 11 October 1942 (age 76)
Occupation: Actor, Producer, Television host
Net Worth: $400 million
Known as the ‘Shehensha’, Amitabh Bachchan is the son of well-known poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bachchan and this proves he has a family history of greatness. He completed his education from Uttar Pradesh and moved to Bombay to find work as a film star, He was not quite fair enough. But selected for his deep baritone voice, which was used for narration and background commentary. He entered the film industry in 1969 and has been making movies since then. Starting with Saat Hindustani he has starred in more than 200 movies.
After too many flops in 1999 got the debt of over 90 Crores rupees of his company ABCL, saw him at an all-time low. He did bounce back, presenting the Indian version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire called Kaun Banega Crorepati? (2000).
Then he comes with Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.. and Baghban, Khakee (2004), Bhoothnath, Piku, Wazir, Sarkar 3, Thugs of Hindostan.
Amitabh Bachchan’s net worth is around $400 million.
Bachchan also set up his own company Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited (ABCL) in 1996. He made his Hollywood debut in the movie ‘The Great Gatsby’ starring Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio.
Apart from movies, he has also purchased stakes in companies like JustDial, Stampede Capital, Meridian Tech etc. He also hosts Kaun Banega Crorepati and endorses brands like Dabur, Navratna Oil, Gujarat Tourism, Dairy Milk etc. He owns a fleet of luxurious cars like Bentley Continental GT, Rolls Royce Phantom, Mercedes-Benz SL500, Range Rover Vogue etc.
#1 Shahrukh Khan
Born: 2 November 1965 (age 53)
Occupation: Actor, Producer, and Television Personality
Net Worth: $600 million
Shah Rukh Khan, also known “King of Bollywood” or “Bollywood ka Badshah” had appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and won over 14 Filmfare Awards.
The King began his journey as a commando in the 1988 drama series Fauji. His big-screen debut in Deewana and won the Filmfare award. Khan made the unique cameo as an obsessive psychotic villain in Darr, Baazigar.
The epic drama, comedy, romance, thrills and a bit of action as well ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ (1995) still plays in a Mumbai theatre. It was the longest-running film in history. However, Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise was the first choice as the main lead for Raj Malhotra in DDLJ but the role went to Shahrukh.
Khan has come a long way with Bollywood’s biggest hits like Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Devdas, Swades, Chak de! India, Om Shanti Om, My Name Is Khan , Ra.One, Don 2, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Dilwale, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, and the highest-grossing Chennai Express.
He has been credited as the world’s biggest movie star and was named among the 50 most powerful people by Newsweek. He has billions of fan following. Even with all the success, he is one of the most humble and down to earth personalities. The King is an active philanthropist funding numerous humanitarian projects and charities as well.
Khan currently resides in his beachside palatial mansion called ‘Mannat’ in Mumbai, India with his wife Gauri Khan and three children Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.
As of 2019, Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is estimated to be $600 million dollars, With an annual income of about $42 million. Shahrukh is considered among the top-paying actors making him one of the richest actors in the world.
He is the face of brands such as Pepsi, Tag Heuer and has an 8 billion dirham property, multiple residential towers in the UAE named after him called ‘Shah Rukh Khan Boulevard’. He owns two production houses ‘Dreamz Unlimited’ and ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’ and the IPL Cricket team ‘Kolkata Knight Riders’. Also, he is the Brand Ambassador of Dubai.
He’s the recipient of Padma Shri (India), Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (France), Unesco Pyramide con Marni (UNESCO), L’Etoile d’Or (by King of Morroco) and the Chubb Fellowship (Yale). This was just a small list of many of his achievements