Akshay Kumar only Indian on Forbes celebrity earners list


Akshay Kumar is the only Indian on Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 highest paid celebrities.

The actor was ranked 33rd with earnings worth $65 million, which is more than popular international figures such as Rihanna, Jackie Chan, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans and Katy Perry.

According to Forbes, the “Kesari” actor pulls in between $5 million and $10 million per film, and has also earned millions from endorsing around 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic.

After the success of “Kesari”, Akshay is getting ready for the release of “Mission Mangal”, “Housefull 4” and “Good News” later this year.

In 2020, the 51-year-old actor will be seen in “Laxmmi Bomb” and the police drama “Sooryavanshi”.

He will also be a part of an Amazon Prime original series, tentatively titled “The End”.

The Forbes list was topped by singer Taylor Swift.