Shahrukh, Salman, Aamir Khan among Forbes’ 100 highest paid international celebs
In the Forbes list of world's highest paid celebs, Shah Rukh Khan is leading the charge at the 65th position with $38 million in earnings this year, Salman Khan at the 71st position with $37 million earned in 2016-2017. Akshay Kumar is at 80th position with $35.5 million. Unlike last year, Amitabh Bachchan has not made to the list.
Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar are in the Forbes list of world’s highest paid celebs.
The Forbes list of world’s highest paid celebs has come out and has Sean Combs right at the top. On the list we can see our Bollywood big stars with Shah Rukh Khan leading the charge at the 65th position with $38 million in earnings this year. On his heels is Salman Khan at the 71st spot with $37 million earned in 2016-2017. Akshay Kumar is at 80th position with $35.5 million. Unlike last year, Amitabh Bachchan has not made to the list.
Salman, Shah Rukh and Akshay making to the list comes as no surprise. Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees which released on Republic Day weekend collected more than Rs 150 crore despite a clash with Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil. Akshay Kumar capped three big hits of 2016 with Jolly LLB 2 this year which collected Rs 117 crore and Naam Shabana which also fared well with more than Rs 50 crore in its kitty in India. Salman Khan has his much-awaited release Tubelight coming up later in the month on June 25. Forbes also takes into account their endorsement deals.
Last year too, Akshay, Shah Rukh, and Salman made it to the list of Forbes top 20 highest paid actors along with Amitabh Bachchan. In 2016, Shah Rukh ranked 86th on the list with earnings of $33 million, while Akshay came in on the 94th spot with $31.5 million earnings. Both have cemented their position since then.
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