With the increasing competition in the entertainment industry four Indian celebrities mark their international presence and make it to the list of ‘The World’s Highest Paid Actors’ . The list includes King of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan according to Forbes.
Hollywood star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson topped the list with $ 64.5 million. While China’s biggest superstar Jackie Chan ranked 2nd, followed by other Hollywood actors Matt Damon,Tom Cruise, Johnny Depp, Ben Affleck, Vin Diesel, Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr, Leonardo DiCaprio.
Forbes list mentions their rank:
Ranked 8th with $ 33 Million, highest paid Indian actor- Srk was last seen in Fan this year and Dilwale in 2015.
Ranked 10th with $ 31.5 million – Akshay Kumar had three big releases in the last one year, Housefull 3, Airlift, Singh is Bling and Rustom.
Ranked 14 with $ 28.5 million- Salman Khan made it big with Bajrangi Bhaijaan and Prem Ratan Dhan Payo last year. And Sultan this year.
Ranked 18th with $ 20 million – Amitabh Bachchan was busy with Wazir, Te3n and Pink
Whereas, recently Deepika Padukone made it to The Highest Paid Actress list , only Indian actress who made a debut in this list, with Hollywood actress Jennifer Lawrence at the top.
These lists makes the wide gap between the earnings of an Actor and of an Actress evident, as Jennifer Lawrence tops the list with $ 46 million earning whereas Dwayne Johnson tops the list with $ 64.5 Million. Forbes highlighted this fact in their report,“Combined, the world’s 20 highest-paid actors earned a whopping $703.5 million between June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2016, before management fees and taxes. That’s more than three times the $205 million tallied by the top 10 highest-paid actresses in the same time frame,” the report said.
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