The two most attractive thing in stardom are fame and money and they two mostly go hand by hand. An actor who is more famous, can demand more money though his asking price always is a personal decision. Other than the films, an actor earns also a huge amount of money from endorsement, ads, events among the other things. We have already published a list of top 10 highest paid Bollywood actors in for the year 2016. Here is a list of top 10 richest actors in Bollywood according to their net worth. To be among the richest, an actor needs consistency in his popularity as well as demand in his work. Some actors become extremely popular for a short period. They earn a lot of money during that time, but once the popularity drops, the earning also goes down. So it is quite a tough achievement to make it to the list of top 10 richest actors. Lets take a look who are the top 10.
10. Hrithik Roshan: Net Worth $45 Million
42 year old Hrithin Roshan made a grand entry in the year 2000 with his debut film ‘Kaho Na Pyaar Hai’. The film easily established him in Bollywood as one of the best looker, the best dancer and as an action star. The country wide hysteria following the release of ‘Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai’ is known as hrithikmania and lasted for 1 year only as his films bombed from 2001-2004. The hysteria was similar but lesser in comparison to Rajesh Khanna hysteria in 1969-1976 period. Hrithik got 30000 marriage proposals on Valentine’s day 2000. Though that instant fame has dropped over the years, still he commands huge popularity with a loyal fan base. For his debut film, Roshan earned the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and Best Male Debut. The actor often supports charities of various kinds. Known as a perfectionist and control freak he believes in extensive rehearsals and preparations. Since his debut film he has won six Filmfare Awards. Roshan’s net worth is around $45 million Rs 270 Crore while his annual income is Rs 20 Crore. This handsome actor has earned his net worth of $30.
9. Irrfan Khan: Net Worth $50 Million
50 year old actor Irrfan Khan is acclaimed by the critics & the entire world as one of the best actor of his times. Born and brought up in Jaipur into feudal Nawab family, though had no one from the entertainment field in the family, his passion was acting since childhood. He went on to achieve his share of fame on global platform leaving behind all his contemporaries. Two of the films that he has worked on (Slumdog Millionaire and Life of Pi) collectively won 12 Oscars. He has worked in some of the biggest projects ever like Life Of Pie, Slumdog Millionaire, Jurassic World, The Amazing Spider-man, Inferno among many other films. Khan was offered Matt Damon’s part in ‘Interstellar’ and Chiwetel Ejiofer’s part in ‘The Martian’, he ended up turning down both roles due to scheduling conflicts. His film Jurassic World has broken all records by giving a humongous opening of $511 million worldwide which is the biggest opening ever. Based on his talent and skill in acting in various movies, Irrfan could pull in as much as $4 million per movie with the net worth of $50 million.
8. John Abraham: Net Worth $55 Million
John Abraham, 44 is an Indian film actor, producer, and a former model. After modeling for numerous advertisements and companies, Abraham made his film debut with Jism, which earned him a Filmfare Best Debut Award nomination. He is known as a successful name in the industry and has earned net worth of $55 million. He has an annual income of $12 million and is known to charge between $10 to $12 crores per movie. By the time he turned 41, he had already earned 80$ Million /Rs 480 Crore. John Abraham is half Malayali and half Parsi: Father is a Christian from Kerala, mother belongs to India’s Parsi community.
7. Ranbir Kapoor: Net Worth $66 Million
34 year old actor Ranbir Kapoor is one of the best actors of his time. He belongs to the first family of Bollywood, family of legendary Raj Kapoor. Son of Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Singh; nephew of actors Randhir Kapoor, Rajiv Kapoor, Kunal Kapoor. He is the grandnephew of actors Shashi Kapoor, Jennifer Kendal, Shammi Kapoor, Geeta Bali; cousin of actresses Kareena Kapoor, Karisma Kapoor. Kapoor has received five Filmfare Awards. Over the years the actor has become one of the most popular celebrities and one of the highest-paid actors in India. He is the recipient of several awards including five Filmfare Awards. As for his net worth is concerned, it is the highest figure that he has received in his career. But as per the financial report, he makes 30 crores on annual basis as he charges between 15 to 20 crores per movie post ‘Yeh Jawaani Hai Dewaani’.
6. Dharmendra: Net Worth $70 Million
The 81 year legendary actor Dharmendra Deol received his Filmfare Lifetime Achivement Award in 1977 for his contribution to Hindi cinema. Popularly known as ‘Dharam Paji’ he is one of the biggest stars of Indian cinema. Dharmendra played the romantic hero in woman centric films from 1960-1968 and became romantic hero from 1968-69 and played the role of action hero from 1975-1997. Dharmendra has appeared in 288 films. He is also known as ‘Garam’ Dharam in Bollywood. He is married twice. His first wife is Prakash Kaur and second wife is famous actress Hema Malini. He has four children with his first wife Prakash Kaur, two sons, the Bollywood stars Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol and two daughters Ajeeta and Vijeta. With Hema Malini, he has two daughters Esha and Ahana. His starring roles in action films earned him nicknames such as ‘Action King’ and ‘He-Man’. His net worth is currently estimated to be $70 million which he has earned from many films starting from Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere in 1960. At this age also, Dharmendra acts occasionally.
5. Akshay Kumar: Net Worth $180 Million
Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia who is better known by his stage name ‘Akshay Kumar’ is an Indian actor, producer, and martial artist who has appeared in over a hundred Hindi films. He has been nominated for Filmfare Awards several times, winning it two times. His net worth is currently rated to be about $180 million. He also has extensive properties which includes land, bungalows, luxury cars and a range of custom-made bike collections. He is known as a savvy investor. He is married to ex-actress Twinkle Khanna and is the father of two kids.
4. Aamir Khan: $185 Million
52 year old Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is one of the biggest superstsr and is known to be the perfectionist. He has married twice. His first wife was Reena with who he has got two children. Later in 2006 he married Kiran Rao with who he has one son, Azaad. Khan Turned down Madame Tussaud’s offer for a wax statue of him. He is a recipient of Padma-shree and Padma Bhushan. He was the first Bollywood actor to cross the 100 crore mark with his 2008 film Ghajini, which became the highest grossing film of all time until his next release 3 Idiots. That record was broken by his film PK. His home production, Lagaan, in which he also starred in, was the third Indian film ever to be nominated for an Oscar. Khan is said to be the highest paid actor in Bollywood. He endorses multiple brands and charges 10-12 crore per endorsements. Brand Endorsements forms a substantive part of Aamir Khan’s net worth. His income from Dangal is not included in this list.
3. Salman Khan: 200$ Million
51 year old Salman Khan, an actor, producer, and television personality is the son of the legendary writer Salim Khan. Salman started his acting carrier in 1988 by doing a supporting role in the movie Biwi Ho To Aisi in1988. The following year he had the leading role in the box office romantic hit Maine Pyar Kiya in1989. Since than the actor has never looked back and has never faced a low in his entire career. He is the only actor in Bollywood who has been always in demand and the capacity to fetch the crowd to box office on his name only. He is famous for his acts of charity. He has two brothers, directors Arbaaz and Sohail Khan. He was named as the top most 100 celebrities in India by ‘Vogue’ in 2006 beating Shahrukh Khan. Among other awards he has received 4 National Film Awards and 7 Filmfare Awards.
2. Amitabh Bachchan: Net Worth $402 Million
74 year legendary actor Amitabh Bachhan started his career and became the second superstar in the country after Rajesh Khanna. Known as ‘angry young man’ this star of the millennium started jis career in 1969 and went on to do around 200 movies till date. With a career spanning almost five decades Bachchan is widely regarded as one of the greatest and most influential actors in the history of Indian cinema. He is married to actress Jaya Bhaduri and is father of Shweta Bachhan and actor Abhishek Bachhan. He is the presenter of Kaun Banega Crorepati, India’s version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire, an immensely popular TV show. Was named Actor of the Millennium in a BBC News Poll ahead of such luminaries as Charles Chaplin, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Marlon Brando. Bachchan made his Hollywood debut in 2013 with The Great Gatsby, in which he played a non-Indian Jewish character, Meyer Wolfsheim.
1.Shah Rukh Khan: Net Worth 600$ Million
51 year old Shahrukh Khan, popularly referred to as ‘King Khan’, is an actor, producer and TV personality. He started his career in television show ‘Fauji’ and later shifted to films. Referred to in the media as the “Baadshah of Bollywood”, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he is one of the most successful film stars in the world. He married Gauri Khan on 25 October 1991. They have three children, son Aryan Khan , son AbRam and daughter Suhana. Named one of Time Magazine’s 20 Asian Heroes under 40 in 2004. He has been awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of the Arts and Literature) award by the French government for his exceptional career. He has won 14 Filmfare awards. Launched his perfume “SK” with the French perfumers and Jeannes Arthes. Among all the awards he has received so far, Khan has won the best actor award 29 times. One of the richest actor worldwide, Shahrukh’s sea facing villa Mannat is famous as a tourist destination, where he resides. His fans across the country and other people visit there just to take a look from outside. He has purchased a villa on a man made island on the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Khan is fond of BMW cars and owns a number of them including the latest models.