Indian cinema industry which is represented by the term “Bollywood” has managed to become one of the biggest cinema industries in the whole world. Bollywood has made many people millionaires and the dominating actors in the industry have benefitted the most from its popularity and success.
Today, we are talking about those male actors who have managed to bag astoundingly rich amounts with their passionate acting skills mixed with the Bollywood “masala” stories. These actors have not only made their homes in every Indian’s heart, but have also managed to earn a fortune out of it and some of them compete even with the richest actors of Hollywood.
Without further ado, let’s peek into the rich lives of these Bollywood actors.
10. Irrfan Khan, Net Worth: $50 million
One of the most seriously talented and skilled actors of Bollywood who has managed to captivate his audience with his simple yet magical acting skills, Irrfan Khan is the best critically acclaimed actors of the industry. He has appeared in many high grossing movies not just in Bollywood but also in Hollywood and British-Indian movies.
Some of the highly acclaimed and renowned movies that Irrfan has been a part of include “Pan Singh Tomar”, “Life of Pi”, “Billu”, “Piku” and many more. Irrfan for his incomparably mesmerizing acting skills has amassed an astounding net worth of $50 million and counting in 2015.
9. Akshay Kumar, Net Worth: $65 million
One of the most prominent actors of Bollywood who is recognized mostly for his action-packed comedy roles in the movies, Akshay Kumar is also one of the richest actors of Bollywood. Akshay has managed to be a part of many high grossing movies including “Mujhse Saadi Karogi”, “Holiday”, “Hera Pheri” trilogy, “Kambakht Isshq” and many more which have contributed extensively to his net worth of $65 million.
This lanky hunk has made his karate and stunt skills mixed with a dose of humour, his own style in the industry.
8. Dharmendra, Net Worth: $70 million
Dharmendra has been a great artist of all times when it comes to Bollywood. His portrayal of a romantic protagonist in the blockbuster movie “Sholay” has imprinted an inerasable image of him in his fans. Debuting from the movie “Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi tere” in 1960, Dharmendra has given many high grossing blockbusters including “Satyakam”, “Katilon Ke Kaatil”, “Life in a metro”, “Yamala Pagla Deewana” sequels and many more.
The Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award winning actor is still among the very prominent, active as well as the richest actors in Bollywood with a net worth of $70 million.
7. Anupam Kher, Net Worth: $70 million
Anupam Kher is one of the most versatile actors of Bollywood who has managed to portray many different characters in more than a hundred movies he has been a part of till date. Anupam is a well respected actor of the industry who has lifted his movies to the next level with his magical touch. A critically acclaimed as well as commercially successful actor,
Anupam started his acting career from the movie “Aagman” and has been a part o many timeless Bollywood blockbusters including “The Wednesday”, “Mohabbatein”, “Diwale Dulhania Le Jaayenge”, “Kuck Kuch Hota Hai” and many more. Currently the host of his own show, “Anupam Kher: Kuch Bhi Ho Sakta Hai”, Anupam has managed to amass $70 million as his net worth only from his acting career.
6. Kamal Haasan,Net Worth: $100 million
Kamal Haasan is one of the multi talented actor and filmmaker of Bollywood who actually initiated his career from Tamil movies. He has enjoyed very successful career in the Tamil movies and 1980 onwards, in Hindi movies too. He has directed produced and acted in many top grossing movies including “Chachi 420”, “Dasavatar” and many more.
He is also prominent as a playback singer and including his onscreen and off-screen contribution to cinema, he has been a part of more than 150 movies. Kamal has managed to accumulate an astounding fortune of $100 million as his net worth which is all basically amassed from his filmmaking and acting career.
5. Saif Ali Khan, Net Worth: $140 million
Saif Ali Khan has been one of the most prominent actors, who have managed to show versatility in his acting career to a great extent. He is appreciated mostly for his hansome and hunky look that complements his characters in the movies, may it be of a protagonist or a villain. He has appeared in many movies like “Hum Tum”, “Love Aaj Kal”, “Cocktail” and many more that have extensively helped in piling up Saif’s net worth to $140 million and enlisting him as one of the richest actors of Bollywood.
4. Aamir Khan, Net Worth: $180 million
Aamir Khan is one of the most highly regarded actors of Indian cinema where he is mostly noted for his perfectionist outlook and professionalism in the cinema. He has managed to make out of the world movies with his impeccable acting skills as well as directing abilities.
Aamir has not only been one of the most critically acclaimed personalities of Bollywood but is also one of the most successful actors who can sell the movies just by his name. Aamir’s most recognized and high grossing movies include “Ghajini”, “Taarein Jaameen Par”, “3 Idiots”, “PK” and many more which have contributed quite a lot in his net worth of $180 million.
3. Salman Khan, Net Worth: $200 million
Salman Khan is one of the most successful and richest actors of Bollywood who has managed to accumulate a net worth of $200 million in 2015. His source of income is mainly his stupendously successful acting career and his clothing line named “Being Human”.
Salman has been one of the most stable and sought after actors of Indian film industry who has appeared in blockbuster movies like “Maine Pyar Kiya”, “Dabangg”, “Tere Naam” and the most recent “Bajrangi Bhaijan” among many others. The superstar of Bollywood, Salman khan counts his net worth at $200 million in 2015.
2. Amitabh Bachchan, Net Worth: $400 million
Amitabh Bachchan is a veteran actor of Bollywood who has managed to reign the industry for decades and with his increasing experience, he has mesmerized generations of his audiences. The guardian angel of Bollywood, the one man industry and the magic speller, Amitabh’s accolades include Padma Bhushan, Padma Shree as well as Padma Bibhushan, which happen to be the highest of the recognition any Indian actor can want for his contributions.
As of now, the Big B of Indian cinema, Amitabh has accumulated a net worth of $400 million given his stardom and work in many blockbuster movies like “Sholay”, “Don”, “Paa”, “Piku”, “Mohabbatein and many other timeless movies.
1. Shah Rukh Khan, Net Worth: $ 600 million
Shah Rukh Khan is the most successful actors of Bollywood who with his romantic appeal and the aura of a gentleman has dominated the present Indian cinema industry. Mostly referred as the “King Khan”, Shah Rukh has been living the dream life of every actor alive. As he enjoys his never-ending peak of success as an actor with the movies like “Don” sequels, “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, “My Name is Khan” and many other top grossing movies, his fortune has been increasing excessively.
As of today, the richest actor of Bollywood and one of the richest in the whole planet, Shah Rukh’s net worth counts in $600 million.
These actors of Bollywood have not only enjoyed the popularity that extends way beyond their country and continent, they have also earned much of money to compete with the veterans from any other movie industries. Nevertheless, the increasing popularity o Indian cinema has also been playing a great role in contributing to their piles of fortune.