Akshay Kumar: The Only Bollywood Actor On List Of Forbes 2020 World’s Highest-Paid Celebs
Bollywood Actor Akshay Kumar becomes the only Indian to feature on Forbes 2020 list of world’s highest-paid celebrities.
As per reports on Forbes, Keshari actor has earned an estimated $ 48.5 Million ( approximately ₹ 366 Crores) in last 12 months and which makes him the 52nd highest-paid celebrity in the world. However, his rank has dropped from last year 33rd with $65 Million.
The 52-year-old superstar has left behind Hollywood biggies such as Will Smith, who is ranked at #69 with earnings of $44.5 million, and Angeline Jolie, who ranks at #99 with $35.5 million. On the Forbes list, Akshay is also ahead of pop stars such as Rihanna (#60), Katy Perry (#86), Lady Gaga (#87), and Jennifer Lopez (#56). Forbes describe Akshay Kumar as "Bollywood's top-earning star" and "One of India's most philanthropic celebrities - he donated $4.5 million to coronavirus relief in the country." Forbes also lists Akshay's upcoming web-series debut, Amazon Prime's The End, and his much-awaited films Bachchan Pandey and Bell Bottom in his bio.
The 2020 Forbes 100 list is topped by model-entrepreneur Kylie Jenner with $590 million while American rapper Kanye West, tennis champ Roger Federer, football stars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi take up the next few spots. Tyler Perry, Neymar, Howard Stern, Lebron James, and Dwayne Johnson complete the top 10. The list also features the Jonas Brothers (Priyanka Chopra's husband Nick Jonas and his brothers) at #20. You can take a look at the entire list here.
Last seen in Good Newwz, Akshay Kumar has films such as Laxmi Bomb, Sooryavanshi, Prithviraj and Atrangi Re lined up for release.