Forbes compiled the list of top 100 Indian celebs according to their 2017 income. The list contains many surprises. The first one is that Salman Khan reign supreme on the list. He has beaten SRK, Akshay, and Aamir by a huge margin. The surprise flavor doesn’t end here, so let us browse through the list and catch the surprises.
1. Salman Khan – 232.83 Crore
The 51-year-old actors topped the list of Indian celebs. He started his acting journey in 1989 from “Maine Pyaar Kiya” and now he has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actors. His total earnings for the year was 232.83. Crore.
2. Shah Rukh Khan – 170.50 Crore
On the second spot, it was SRK. The veteran actor earned 170.50 crores this year which was way less than the amount Salman Khan bagged this year.
3. Virat Kohli – 100.72 Crore
To everyone’s surprise, Virat Kohli has beaten big names of Bollywood Akshay Kumar. His total earnings for the year was 100.72 crore.
4. Akshay Kumar – 98.25 Crore
Akshay Kumar was on the top-ten list of highest paid actors. This year he was seen playing the key roles in the movies like Toilet- Ek Prem Katha, Naam Shabana and Jolly LLB 2. His total earnings for the year was 98.25 crore.
5. Sachin Tendulkar – 82.50 Crore
The retired cricketer is still making a whopping amount of money each year. According to Forbes, the God of Cricket bagged 82.50 crores.
6. Aamir Khan – 68.75 Crore
Mr. Perfectionist bagged 68.75 crores this year. Although the amount is humongous still, it is nowhere near the amount that SRK and Salman made.
7. Priyanka Chopra – 68 Crore
The Bollywood and Hollywood actress Priyanka Chopra got success in grabbing her spot on the top-ten list of Indian celebrities. She made her Hollywood debut this year and that escalated her level of popularity. She bagged 68 crores this year to grab the seventh spot.
8. MS Dhoni – 63.77 Crore
Captain cool has beaten Hrithik Roshan and Ranveer Sing to grab the eighth spot on the list. Apart from cricket, he does advertisement and that helped him to earn 63.77 crores this year.
9. Hrithik Roshan – 63.12 Crore
Hrithik Roshan is a name among the top Indian celebs. The outstanding actor failed to enter the top-five list but he was able to make the list of top-ten. He earned 63.12 crores this year to grab the ninth pedestal on the list.
10. Ranveer Singh – 62.63 Crore
From his acting, Ranveer has proved that he is one of the top Bollywood actors. He earned 62.63 crores this year and grabbed the tenth spot on the list. Ranveer Singh is the big fish in the B-Town as he got the skills to prove it and also the earning amount to prove it
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Although these celebs make a whopping amount of money each year still there are nowhere near being on the list of top 10 richest persons in India. Check the list here.