Duff & Phelps, A Kroll Business has released The Celebrity Brand Valuation Report 2021. The results are almost similar to the last year’s report. A few celebrities switched ranks. However, Virat Kohli emerged as the most valued celebrity in the country for the fifth time. Here are the top 10 Indian celebrities with the highest brand valuation.
1. Virat Kohli – $185.7 million
Virat Kohli is one of the greatest cricketers of all time. He quit the captaincy in all formats. In spite of it, he continues to reign on the list, for the fifth year in succession. Virat Kohli has major investments in many businesses and he endorses many brands like Tissot, MRF, Puma, Vivo, BlueStar, and Myntra. The brand valuation of Virat Kohli stands at $185.7 million.
2. Ranveer Singh – $158.3 million
Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh is second on the list. He was at number 3 last year and climbed one spot. Ranveer has a brand value of $158.3 million. His energetic personality helped him raise his brand value. Ranveer endorses brands like Kotak Mahindra Bank, Flite, Ching’s, Head & Shoulders, Colgate, MakeMyTrip, Set Wet, Xiaomi India, Royal Stag, Vivo, and Siyaram’s.
3. Akshay Kumar – $139.6 million
Akshay Kumar is one of the busiest actors in Bollywood. Every year, the actor gives at least four movies and several advertisements. He has switched ranks with Ranveer Singh. Akshay Kumar’s brand valuation stands at $139.6 million. He endorses products like Dollar, Revital H, Tata Motors, Lever Ayush, Harpic, Cardekho, Suthol, Cuemath.com, PagarBook, and GOQii.
4. Alia Bhatt – $68.1 million
Alia Bhatt is the most valued female celebrity in India this year. She jumped three places to come forth. Alia Bhatt has a brand valuation of $ 68.1 million. She is the face of many brands like JSW Paints, Garnier, Sunfeast Dark Fantasy, Kopiko, Frooti, Flipkart, Mohey, MakeMyTrip, and others.
5. MS Dhoni – $61.2 million
MS Dhoni has around 25 brand endorsements. His brand valuation is $61.2 million. MS Dhoni has come to sixth and has climbed five places from last year. He endorses brands like RedBus, Indigo Paints, Reebok, Colgate, Snickers, Oppo, Sonata, Pepsico, Boost, and Amity University.