The celebrities in India are treated and touted as one of the most high-profile citizens of the country. Their craze in the country is even more than that of businessmen, politicians, etc. These celebrities are the renowned actors and actresses of Bollywood, famous sportsmen who have represented the country internationally and many others. These celebrities have a huge fan-following and are considered to be the gods and goddesses by their fans.
Apart from entertaining a huge fan following, these celebrities also make the highest profits and money. The overall assets and belongings that these celebrities have are making them grow richer by each passing day. They are earning in millions and billions and are considered as the richest celebrities of the country.
Following are considered to be the top ten richest celebrities of India who are baffling the people by their huge income.
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10 Hrithik Roshan:
The Greek God of Bollywood, Mr. Hrithik Roshan is referred to as the tenth richest celebrity of the country. The total earning of this actor for 2017 include a massive sum of Rs.74.5 crores which is certainly huge. This Indian actor is striving towards earning more and more with each passing day by endorsing a number of national as well as international brands.
Also considered as the superhero of Bollywood, Hrithik’s career graph is increasing day by day. Ever since his debut, he has given a number of super hits such as Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Koi Mil Gaya, Krish, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and many others. This handsome actor is known for his versatility as well as amazing dancing skills.
9 Deepika Padukone:
The only female celebrity who is considered to be the ninth richest celebrity of the country is Deepika Padukone. This model-turned actress has become a dream for a number of fans and entertains a huge earning of Rs.59 crores for a year. She endorses a number of brands, both national as well as international. Not only has Deepika won millions of hearts in Bollywood, but has become a popular celebrity in Hollywood as well.
Her recent Hollywood release XXX: the return of Xander Cage earned fairly well on the box-office. Deepika has won a number of prestigious awards out of her performances. Her role of Mastaani in the movie Bajirao-Mastaani is considered her best role so far. This pretty lady is a beautiful actress and is also known for her amazing fashion sense. She has signed endorsement deals with a number of big names such as Tissot, Vogue Eyewear, Pepsi, Maybelline, Garnier and many others.
8 Sachin Tendulkar:
The God of cricket, Mr. Sachin Tendulkar is considered to be the eighth richest celebrity of the country in the present time. The total earnings of this numero uno cricketer in the year 2017 extends up to more than Rs.60 crores. Besides, a number of endorsements and various events add more to his existing earnings and make him the richest cricketer of the country.
Undoubtedly, his batting skills need no introduction. Although he took a retirement from the International cricket a few years ago, yet nothing stops him from being the most undisputed cricketer of the international cricket. Sachin holds a number of records and this master-blaster is certainly the master of the entire cricket world. Recently, Sachin also launched his clothing line by collaborating with Arvind textiles.
7 Virat Kohli:
Another cricketer on the list, Virat Kohli is referred to as the seventh richest celebrity of the country at present. Among all the cricketers, he is considered to be one of the highest paid cricketers of the country. Currently, he is considered as the backbone of the country. In fact, a lot of people and cricket experts consider this cricketer as the future Sachin Tendulkar for the team. He is successfully breaking the records made by the master-blaster.
Talking about the earnings of Virat, his earnings for the current year extend up to Rs.134.44 crore which is certainly a massive sum of money. Apart from faring well in cricket, Kohli is often seen on the television screen endorsing a number of brands for one product or the other. He is also seen appearing in a number of public events.
6 Akshay Kumar:
The Khiladi of Bollywood, Akshay Kumar is considered as the sixth richest celebrity of India at present. Almost everyone is acquainted with the acting skills of this versatile actor who has experimented with every genre and proved himself as one of the most successful actors in the industry of Bollywood. In fact, in the recent years, Akshay Kumar has given a number of hits back to back. The total earnings of Khiladi Kumar in the recent year reaches up to a sum of Rs.127.83 crores.
In the recent years, Akshay has become one of the most popular actors of Bollywood. Not only this, he has become the first choice of a number of A-list directors as well. Not only Akshay is a fine actor, but is also considered as a social-worker who keeps on working for the society in one way or the other. Akshay is also considered as one of the highest tax-payer actor of Bollywood. Thus, all these factors make him a good citizen of the country alongside a talented actor.
5 Aamir Khan:
Mr. Perfectionist, Mr. Aamir Khan is considered as the fifth richest celebrity of India in the present time. Thus, apart from being the best actor of Bollywood, he also happens to be one of the richest celebrities of the country. His total earnings for the year extend up to a huge sum of Rs.104.25 crores which is absolutely massive. This brilliant actor, producer as well as director has never disappointed his fans in terms of his performance.
The recently released Dangal itself speaks about the perfection that this actor puts in to win the hearts of all his fans. Not only is this movie one of the highest-grossing movies in the country, but the same has released in China as well and today the total earnings of this movie have crossed the sum of Rs.300 crores. He owns a beautiful Rolls Royce Ghost, one of the most expensive cars.
4 M.S. Dhoni:
Our favorite Mahi is considered to be the fourth richest celebrity in the country in the present times. The total earnings of Dhoni for the recent year has reached up to a massive amount of Rs.119.33 crores and this also makes him one of the richest cricketers of the country. In fact, in the preceding year, Dhoni was tagged as the 23rd highest paid athlete of the world, being the lone cricketer to get featured on the list.
The recently released biopic on Dhoni has made him all the more popular among all the movie buffs as well as in the advertisement area. Thus, he is endorsing a number of brands back to back and is often seen speaking about the product on the television.
3 Amitabh Bachchan:
The total earnings of Mr. Bachhan for the recent year is Rs.112 crores and this is what makes him the third richest celebrity of the country in the present time. The net worth of this Bollywood celebrity certainly goes beyond counting. This actor doesn’t need any kind of recognition since he has left a huge impact on the film industry and he is considered as the Shehenshah of Bollywood.
This seasoned actor of Bollywood is considered as the most celebrated actor of the film industry who has won 14 filmfare awards as well as 4 national awards. The fame that Mr. Bachhan entertains can never be put into a few words. He is also a brand ambassador of a number of national and international brands.
2 Salman Khan:
The Bhaijaan of Bollywood, Salman Khan is considered to be the second richest celebrity of the country in the recent time. The total earnings of Salman in the preceding year has successfully reached to a massive sum of Rs.202.75 crores. His recent hits have made him all the more popular among all his fans.
The popularity of Salman is not just restricted to movies, but television as well. He happens to be the highest paid celebrity on television for his show Bigg Boss. Most of his movies successfully reach the 100 crore club and all these factors collectively make him the second richest celebrity.
1 Shahrukh Khan:
With a total earning of Rs.257.5 crores for the year, the Baadhshah of Bollywood, Shahrukh Khan happens to be the richest celebrity of the country in the recent times. SRK is the most popular and seasoned actor of the Indian film industry and his fan-following is not just restricted to the boundaries of India, but extend to a global scale.
Ever since the beginning of his career, he has given hundreds of successful hits and has also won a numerous of awards. Whether it is his plush accommodation or his collection of some of the most expensive cars of the world, King Khan owns it all.
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Top 10 Richest Celebrities in India
- Shahrukh Khan
- Salman Khan
- Amitabh Bachhan
- MS Dhoni
- Aamir Khan
- Akshay Kumar
- Virat Kohli
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Deepika Padukone
- Hrithik Roshan