Bollywood is the second largest Movie Industry in the world after Hollywood, making it a hugely profitable one, films in India are extremely popular, and earnings of Bollywood films show that. Indian Cinema has seen its fair share of superstars who are some of the most popular personalities and have emerged as some of the highest-paid celebrities in the world, in this list, we will be taking a look at the Top 10 richest actors in India.
Richest actors in india
Shah Rukh Khan
The King Khan of Bollywood is also the richest Indian actor in the world, with a net worth of 600 Million dollars, his major source of income is not only from films, but he is also Co-owner of the Indian Premier League Cricket Team, Kolkata Knight Riders, and also Trinbago Knight Riders, the Caribbean Premier League Team. He endorses big brands such as Pepsi, Nokia, Hyundai, Dish TV, Decor, lux, TAG Heuer, and other big brands. According to a recent report Shahrukh Khan charges about 3.5 to 4 crores for appearing in commercials.
Arguably one of the most successful and popular actors that India has ever seen, Amitabh Bachchan, even at the age of 77 is one of the richest actors in India, with a net worth of 400 million dollars, Amitabh Bachchan has appeared in over a hundred ninety Indian films in a very career spanning nearly 5 decades and was dubbed India’s “angry young man” for his on-screen roles in Bollywood and was popularly known as Shahenshah of Bollywood. Amitabh Bachchan has also tried his hand in several business ventures, he gained the tenth stake in precisely Dial-in 2013, making a profit of 4600, and also owns a 3.4% holding in a monetary engineering company called Stampede Capital, which specializes in economic markets for cloud computation.
In an industry dominated by the Khans, Hrithik Roshan has made quite a name for himself, often regarded as one of the most handsome men in the world, Hrithik Roshan is more popular than he has ever been, Hrithik made his debut with the Box-office success Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai, and has never looked back, he is one of the top money-makers in the film industry, and this was proved when he was ranked as the highest taxpayer, Hrithik has endorsed many top brands, such as coca-cola, mountain dew, Donear, Nirma, Oppo mobiles, TATA Tigor, MacroMan, and has also launched his own clothing brand called HRX, which currently stands at $200 million in market value, Bringing his total net worth to an astonishing 371 million dollars.
The Bhai Of Bollywood obviously had to be in this list, with a net worth of 310 million dollars, Salman khan is 4th richest actor of India, it was reported that Salman charges around 60 crores for a single film, making him the highest-paid actor in India, and with a success rate of his films, it’s hard to argue. Apart from acting, Salman Khan is also a successful producer, brand endorser, and a TV personality. He has endorsed big brands like Splash, thumbs Up, and also owns Salman Khan Being Human Productions, it was also reported that he charges around Rs. 8 crores for a single episode of Big Boss.
According to Forbes, Akshay Kumar is the 7th highest-paid actor in the world, The Indian born Canadian actor has appeared in over 100 films in a career spanning over 29 years, Akshay Kumar is the self-made superstar who is one of the most consistent actors in the industry, it was reported that Akshay charges around 40 crores per film, and with the number of movies he makes in a calendar year, you can imagine the kind of money he must be making. Akshay also endorses products such as Honda Motorcycles, LG Electronics, Thums Up, Pepsi, and Relaxo footwear and also owns a team called Khalsa Warriors within the World Kabaddi League. His total net worth is reported to be around 273 million dollars,.
The Mr Perfectionist OF Bollywood is the 6th richest actor in India, Amir Khan has established himself as one the most liked and respected personalities in India, and also enjoys a large international following, In a career spanning over thirty years in Hindi films, Amir has become of the most influential actors of Bollywood, what sets him apart from his fellow actors is his the international success of his films, he has consistently delivered high international grossing movies, It was reported that Amir charges around 60 crores per film, and also endorses big brands like Coca-Cola, Titan Watches, Tata Sky, Toyota Innova, Samsung, and so on, making his net worth around 205 million dollars.
Saif Ali Khan
Son of actress Sharmila Tagore and cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan made his acting debut in 1993 with Yash Chopra’s drama Parampara, though the film didn’t do well commercially, that did not stop Saif from becoming a superstar that he is today, it was reported that Saif charges around 10 crores for each movie and Rs 3-4 crore for endorsing a brand, what adds to Saif’s Net Worth is his ancestral estate. The property’s estimated value inherited from his father by Saif Ali Khan is said to be around 135 million dollars, bringing up his net worth to over 160 million dollars, On top of all this, he also owns a production company from which he gets great profits, his company has produced successful movies such as Cocktail and Love Aaj Kal.
One of the most successful actors in the history on Indian Cinema, Dharmendra, is an Indian film actor, producer, and politician, He received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Hindi cinema in 1997, Dharmendra appeared in more than 247 Hindi movies and was considered as one of the most handsome actors during his time, He was also a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India, representing Bikaner constituency in Rajasthan from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In 2012, he was awarded India’s third-highest civilian honour Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. His Net worth is considered to be around 70 million dollars, giving him the 8th place on our list.
One of the most versatile actors in the industry, Irrfan Khan has made a name for himself in Bollywood and all across the world, In a film career spanning almost thirty years, Irrfan has appeared in more than fifty domestic films, and has received numerous awards for his performances. Many experts consider him as one of India’s finest actors, because of his versatility and natural acting, He has also appeared in successful Hollywood movies like “Jurassic World”, he has also endorsed brands like Syska, Mastercard and KEI wires, bringing his net to around 50 million dollars.
Son of actors Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh, and the grandson of actor-director Raj Kapoor, Ranbir Kapoor had stardom written all over him from the time he was born, and he didn’t fail on delivering it, in fact, he surpassed expectations and became one of the highest-paid actors in the industry, he has featured in Forbes India’s Celebrity 100 list since 2012, and has a net worth of over 42 million, it was reported that Ranbir charges around 20 crores per film and charges 8-12 crores for endorsing a brand, he has endorsed top brands like Coca Cola, Panasonic, Lenovo and Renault.