Forbes has released the list of world’s highest-paid actors, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar has secured the fourth position on the list. Akshay Kumar has appeared on the Forbes’ list of highest-paid actors with an earning of USD 65 million (about Rs 450 crore). Akshay Kumar is the only Bollywood actor who has featured on the list.
Dwayne Johnson of Hollywood (popularly known as The Rock) topped the list of world’s highest-paid actors. He earned USD 89.4 from June 2018 to June 2019. Akshay Kumar beat Hollywood actors including Chris Evans, Bradley Cooper and Will Smith to get this position.
Data collected by Forbes
According to the Forbes, earnings estimates are based on data from Nielsen, Box Office Mojo, ComScore and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders. Forbes said that all the statistics are pretax; fees for agents, managers and lawyers (generally 10%, 15% and 5%, respectively) are not deducted.
The World’s Top-10 Highest-Paid Actors of 2019
1. Dwayne Johnson (USD 89.4 million)
2. Chris Hemsworth (USD 76.4 million)
3. Robert Downey Jr. (USD 66 million)
4. Akshay Kumar (USD 65 million)
5. Jackie Chan (USD 58 million)
6. Bradley Cooper (tie) (USD 57 million)
6. Adam Sandler (tie) (USD 57 million)
8. Chris Evans (USD 43.5 million)
9. Paul Rudd (USD 41 million)
10. Will Smith (USD 35 million)
Earnings of Akshay Kumar (June 2018 to June 2019)
According to the Forbes Akshay Kumar’s total earnings have been stated USD 65 million (Rs 4,64,99,70,000). After Akshay Kumar, actor Jackie Chan is also in the top-10 list with 58 million as non-Hollywood actor.
In 2018 Salman Khan, along with Akshay Kumar, secured a place in the top 10 list of world’s highest-paid actors. In this list, Akshay Kumar was at number seven in the year 2018. Salman Khan was at the 9th position.