For several years now, the khan’s have been ruling the film industry, well almost. They have a huge fan following and star in big blockbusters. Amir khan, Sharukh Khan, Salman khan, Saif Ali Khan, each of them earn big money. But who’s the richest khan?
As per China-based research firm ‘Hurun India Rich List’, its the Baadshah of Bollywood – ‘Shah Rukh Khan’. In fact, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was the only actor in the list of super-rich Indians. SRK is said to have a fortune worth $600 million.
And as per the 2015 Forbes India Celebrity Top 100 list, Shahrukh Khan still remains the top earning celebrity with his earnings estimated to be just over Rs 257.5 crore.
SRK is one of the most successful actors in Bollywood, is the co-owner of Red Chillies Entertainment, is the co-owner of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, and also endorses top brands.
So how much is Salman Khan lagging behind?
Well, as per the 2015 Forbes India List, Salman Khan’s estimated earnings is just over 200 crore rupees. His net worth was estimated to be around 1200 crore rupees, which is around $200 million (puts him in the same bracket as Hollywood’s Leonardo DiCaprio).
Did You Know?
In year 2013, Shah Rukh Khan was the world’s second richest actor, including Hollywood actor’s as well. Shah Rukh Khan earned in excess of £25m last year, beating even Tom Cruise in 2013 earnings, but lost the number one spot to Jerry Seinfeld.