Akshay Kumar only Indian actor on Forbes 10 highest-paid actors list of 2019!
New Delhi: Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is the only one from film fraternity to be on the Forbes list. He comes fourth after Hobbs & Shaw star Dwayne Johnson, Avengers: Endgame stars Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr, Chris Evans and Paul Rudd, among the top 10 highest-paid actors of 2019 according to Forbes.
The list of highest paid celebrities is unveiled every year by the magazine taking into consideration the income declared the celebrities from across the globe. The list consist of different categories, that is, Actors, Actresses, Athletes, Authors, Comedians, Magicians, Musicians, Personalities, Television Actresses.
Among all the categories, the highest-paid celebrity is singer-songwriter Taylor Swift with an earning of $185 million this year. Following the league are Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Lionel Messi, Ed Sheeran, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar, The Eagles, Dr. Phil McGraw and Canelo Alvarez who have made it to the top 10.
Further, the list of 100 highest-paid celebrities consist of nine actors from around the world who are included in the list and among them is only one Indian actor. Yes, our very own Khiladi, Akshay Kumar, who is at 33rd position in top 100 and fourth among the highest-paid actors. He has earned $65 million this year. He is ranked behind Dwayne Johnson, Chris Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr.
Here is the Forbes list of highest-paid actors of 2019:
- Dwayne Johnson ($89.4 M)
- Chris Hemsworth ($76.4 M)
- Robert Downey Jr. ($66 M)
- Akshay Kumar ($65 M)
- Jackie Chan ($58 M)
- Bradley Cooper ($57 M)
- Adam Sandler ($57 M)
- Chris Evans ($43.5 M)
- Paul Rudd ($41 M)
Forbes described Superstar Akshay, Forbes as, “Bollywood’s top-earning star, Kumar pulls in at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film.” They further added, “He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic bathroom cleaner.”