According to the Forbes magazine, Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities’ list. According to the list released by the magazine on Monday, with a earning of $38 million in a year, Shahrukh Khan becomes the highest paid celeb in the Industry. According to the reports published, it is said that Shahrukh Khan has earned almost Rs 245 crore in 2016.
Shahrukh Khan stands at 68th position while Sultan actor, Salman Khan is at the 71st spot with $37 million (Rs 238 crore) earned in 2016-2017. Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar stands at 80th position with $35.5 million (Rs 228 crore).
Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar’s appearance in the list was obvious as Raees, Sultan and Akshay Kumar’s 3 Bollywood hit earned a lot of business on box office. Last time, Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Shahrukh Khan too made the list along with Shahanshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan. Unlike last year, Big B could not make it to the list this year.
Declaring Shahrukh Khan has the highest paid actor in 2015-16 here is what the magazine wrote about the Raees actor, “from starring roles in Bollywood movies such as Raees, for which he earns upfront fees and a cut of the back-end for his efforts. He also cashes in on endorsement deals for dozens of brands most Americans have likely never heard of.”
American songwriter is at the first spot with an income of about Rs 837 crore ($130 million). Guess who is in the second position? Well, she is no other than Beyonce! With a total income of Rs 676 crore ($105 million). in last year, the second spot is reserved by Beyonce Knowles.
Here is the top ten list of the highest paid actors according to Forbes,
. Diddy, $130 million (Musician, U.S.)
2. Beyoncé, $105 million (Musician, U.S.)
3. J.K. Rowling, $95 million (Author, U.K.)
4. Drake, $94 million (Musician, U.S.)
5. Cristiano Ronaldo, $93 million (Athlete, Portugal)
6. The Weeknd, $92 million (Musician, Canada)
7. Howard Stern, $90 million (Personality, U.S.)
8. Coldplay, $88 million (Musicians, U.K.)
9. James Patterson, $87 million (Author, U.S.)
10. LeBron James, $86 million (Athlete, U.S.)