Akshay Kumar beats Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, and becomes the only Bollywood star to mark his spot on the Forbes’ top-earning
Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar has made it to the ‘World’s 100 highest-paid entertainers’ that was released by Forbes on Tuesday.
Akshay has secured the 33rd spot in the 2019 top 100 list with earnings of Rs 444 crore (USD 65 million). According to Forbes, Bollywood’s top-earning star, Akshay pulls in at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. The actor also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands.
Akshay Kumar, Bollywood’s highest-paid actor, marks his spot in Forbes
Earlier, Akshay was ranked 76th on the Forbes 2018 list. He had earnings of Rs 270 crore (USD 40.5 million).
Apart from this, for a second time, Taylor Swift is at the top of the Forbes highest-paid celebrity list, making USD 185 million in the last 12 months. Among the other highest-paid entertainers are Kylie Jenner (second) and Kanye West (third).
Moreover, Akshay Kumar will be next seen in ‘Mission Mangal’ where he plays an ISRO scientist. The film is set to release on August 15 this year.