Top 10 Richest Bollywood Celebs

Top 10 Richest Bollywood Celebs

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1: Shahrukh Khan

Richest Bollywood Celebs
Shahrukh Khan

He’s the badshah of Bollywood and rightly so. Apart from his long standing career in the Hindi film industry, his personal life, his controversies, there’s another reason why SRK stands out from the crowd. The actor has made it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list and there’s no guesses for this one! King Khan dominated the list, capturing the Numero Uno position. As of December 31st, the actor makes 220.5 Crore through films and his many endorsements. SRK’s last release Chennai Express broke all records at the Box Office and was one of the highest earners of 2013. According to the Forbes list, Shahrukh’s revenue is up by 9% this year although he lost out on a few brand endorsements. There’s no doubt that Shahrukh Khan is second to none!

2: Salman Khan

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Salman Khan

Salman Khan- Arch rivals turned friends (at least they are cordial to each other publicly) Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan both make it to the list. While SRK has been ranked No.1 on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Sallu comes in third after cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni who occupies the 2nd position. As of 31st Oct’13, the Dabangg actor rakes in an estimated 157.5 Crore through films and endorsements. Salman has actively been working on his charitable foundation Being Human which contributes to the poor and needy. The actor has had blockbusters to his credit including Dabangg, Dabangg 2 and Ek Tha Tiger to name a few. In terms of popularity, he’s ranked third.

3: Amitabh Bachchan

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Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan- Big B is a force to reckon with! The legendary actor who went through a slump when his production company ABCL went bankrupt and the actor had to start from scratch. Kaun Banega Crorepati came as blessing in disguise and ever since, there’s no looking back for the Shahenshah of Bollywood. One of the highest paid actors of Bollywood, Big B is much in demand when it comes to films, event launches and endorsements. According to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Amitabh Bachchan makes it to the 5th position and as of 31st Oct’13, the actor earns 147.5 Crore. Big B’s popularity knows no bounds as he is the most followed Indian celebrity on Twitter.

4: Akshay Kumar

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Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar- Khiladi actor Akshay Kumar has appeared in over a 100 Hindi films and has quickly made it to the list of one of India’s richest Bollywood celebs. His hard work and persistency has paid off and the actor is said to earn 118.13 Crore as of 31st Oct’13 according to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. Khiladi Kumar is ranked 6th on the list and although he does not do as many endorsements as his contemporaries, he still rakes in the moolah! As per media reports, the actor was also the highest tax paying Bollywood celeb in 2013 and made headlines when it was learnt that he paid 18 crores in advance tax. Today, Akshay’s Kumar as big as any Khan and he’s proved that slow and steady wins the race!

5: Ranbir Kapoor

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Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor-He’s the Kapoor scion and after hit films like Barfi! and Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani not only has he proved his mettle, but also apparently hiked his fees. Ranbir is the most promising actor of the new generation and it won’t be long before he rules the roost in Bollywood. The actor is also raking in the money to make him one of the youngest and richest B’town stars in India. According to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list (2013), the actor earns an estimated amount of 68.58 Crore As of 31st Oct’13 and makes it to the 8th position on the list. Ranbir Kapoor has many endorsements to his name including big brand names like Pepsi, Nissan, Lays and Oreo. These ads surely help Ranbir make large sums of money. According to a report in India Today, the actor has apparently charged 25 crores to endorse a brand that makes chips. No wonder he makes it to the list!

6: Katrina Kaif

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Katrina Kaif

Katrina Kaif- The Boom girl who entered Bollywood literally with a boom, has climbed the ladder of success in a short span of time. Katrina Kaif is in demand and the lovely lady follows her alleged boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, ranking 9th on the list, beating Bollywood beauties like Kareena Kapoor and Deepika Padukone. According to some media reports, Kats allegedly took home 7 crores as her fee for a brand endorsement. As per a report in Daily Bhaskar, the actress makes 1.5 crore a day thanks to her many brand endorsements. According to the Forbes list, the actress makes 63.75 Crore as of 31st Oct’13. While Katrina endorses more brands than she acts in films, the pretty lass is not complaining. After all, with the glitz and glamour, the money matters too!

7: Hrithik Roshan

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Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan- He’s the superhero of Indian cinema and he’s rightly proved that with Krrish 3. This film raked in a lot of money for Hrithik and papa Roshan who seemed to be laughing their way to the bank. But that apart, Hrithik, who is exclusive in his choice of films and brand endorsements, is one of the richest Bollywood stars in India. Hrithik ranks 10th on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list and as of 31st Oct’13, he earns 62.5 Crore. Further to reports in Forbes, Hrithik has around 10 endorsements to his credit and draws 63 crore from there alone!

8: Deepika Padukone

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Deepika Padukone

Deepika Padukone- Deepika has written off her critics and silenced all those who questioned her worth in Bollywood! The petite actress has been having a good year since 2012. With films like Race 2, Cocktail, Chennai Express, Yeh Jawaani Hain Deewani and Goliyon Ki RasLeela Ram Leela, Deepika’s bank balance seems to have gotten fatter. Considered as one of the most bankable stars today, she was the only actress to enter the 500 crore club with the success of her earlier mentioned films. According to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Deepika makes 39.5 Crore as of 31st Oct’13 through films and brand endorsements and ranks 11th on the list, beating many celebs like Kareena Kapoor, Aamir Khan and Saif Ali Khan! Way to go Dips!

9: Priyanka Chopra

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Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka Chopra- The sultry actress has set her eyes on Hollywood and an international music career. After achieving success in Bollywood, Pee Cee is juggling multiple careers. She’s a star and a true diva who is also one of the most hard working celebrities in Bollywood. Priyanka is also a favourite amongst directors and films like Krrish 3 and Agneepath have given the petite actress a reason to smile. Pee Cee aka Piggy Chops is one of the richest Indian celebs and has made it to the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list where she ranks 12th. According to Forbes India, the actress makes 36.57 Crore as of 31st Oct’13. With the way she’s expanding her career, we are sure sky’s not a limit for her and she will only get richer!

10: Kareena Kapoor

Richest Bollywood Celebs Kareena Kapoor
Kareena Kapoor

Kareena Kapoor- She’s the babe of Bollywood and Kareena Kapoor is one of the most demanding actresses in Bollywood. Bebo has the looks, the talent and a lineage that is envious and a surname she can boast about for years to come. As one of the most sought after actresses in the Hindi film industry, it does not matter whether Kareena delivers a hit or flop as she’s always in demand, both in films and in ads. According the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, Bebo ranks 13th, right below her rival Priyanka Chopra who is positioned at number 12. Bebo earns 56.92 Crore as of 31st Oct’13. It is believed that the Kapoor girl has under 15 brand under her belt has creditable endorsements to her name.

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