Every year one of the world’s leading media outlet —Forbes— releases a list of the highest paid professionals from different fields. This year is no different as the list for the highest paid professionals is out. So who made it in and who made it out? Did bankable Bollywood stars like Deepika and Akshay Kumar hold on to their bank?
Although, Bollywood celebrities are considered as among the best paid across the film industry, not many could make it to Forbes’ list this year.
Only one star made it to the list of highest paid celebrities. The Bollywood star is none other than everyone’s favorite ‘Khiladi’ Akshay Kumar.
Akshay Kumar’s Ranking in Forbes
Akshay Kumar is ranked at 33 with total earnings of $65 million dollars.
This means that the Indian star has surpassed stars such as Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Katy Perry!
According to the list, the “Rowdy Rathore” hero earns at least $5 million and up to $10 million from a single film. He also earns in millions from advertisements and endorsements from over 20 different brands.
Hollywood superstar Robert Downey Jr. is just one million dollars ahead of Akshay Kumar.
Taylor Swift and Kylie Jenner are ranked first and second on the list with a total earnings of $ 185 million and $ 170 million respectively. Akshay earns roughly a third of this amount!
He will be seen next in “Mission Mangal” as an ISRO scientist. The cast of the film also includes Vidya Balan, Taapsee Pannu, Kirti Kulhari, Sharman Joshi and Sonakshi Sinha.
The film is slated to release on August. Are you looking forward to the Indian Canadian actor’s upcoming flick? What is your most favorite Akshay Kumar movie of all time?