We all know about the craze of cinema in movies in India, people are crazy about movies and movie stars. This is the reason, why Bollywood is one of the largest entertainment industries all over the world. We all have heard the stardom that is very common in Bollywood, sometimes the popularity of the actor is enough to run a film successfully in theaters. Common people usually get attracted to Bollywood because it will bring you both money and fame. Bollywood actors never fail to secure their place in the Forbes richest actors list. Today we are going to list down the top richest actors in Bollywood 2020, this list is created on the basis of various researches and surveys done by top websites like Forbes, records may be different at the time you are reading this article.
List of the Richest Actors in Bollywood 2020
1. Akshay Kumar
Surprisingly an actor who was not even in the Top 3 list of the richest actor in Bollywood 2019 is presently at number 1. He is the only Indian actor this year who secured his place in the list of Top Richest Actors over the world by Forbes. He secured 6th place leaving Will Smith and Jackie Chan behind. In India, Akshay Kumar is known for his back to back blockbuster films and currently, he is the most dedicated and promising actor who never fails to impress the audience with his work. Along with a good actor, he is also a good human being who is consistently helping India in this situation of Corona Virus. He has done more than 200 films with Indian cinema and still, he is one of the fittest actors in Bollywood who does all his stunts himself in his movies.
2. Shahrukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan a name that does not need any introduction, he is considered as the Badshah of Bollywood, that ruled over the Bollywood in the late ’90s. His journey from a student of Delhi University to the Badshah of Bollywood inspires thousands of youth who want to become good actors. It is very difficult to even enter Bollywood is you don’t have any past connection but SRK broke this tradition and ruled over the industry with his amazing acting skills and charms. Although his movies are not doing good business for the past few years still, he is the second richest actor in Bollywood. Along with movies he does guest appearances, tv shows, produce movies, investments in startups, and ventures to earn money, so films are not his only source of Income.
3. Amitabh Bachchan
The biggest star of his era Big B is the third richest actor in Bollywood who has been given the title of a legend in the Indian film industry. Even after the 50 years of his debut, he is still one of the promising actors who is continuously in the lime lite of industry. Actors usually have their time when they get popularity and love from the audience but this person had his era where he nailed his role in every movie. His 90’s blockbusters like Sholay, Amar Akbar Anthony, Collie, Andha Kanoon are still loved by the audience immensely. He does movies, popular shows like “Kon Banega Crorepati” etc to earn in his old days as well. He is truly a pure superstar who lifted and increases the brand value of the Indian film industry.
4. Salman Khan
Salman Khan, popularly known as Salman Bhai is the 4th richest actor in Bollywood who is still giving blockbusters and superhits even after 30 years. Some of his evergreen hits like Hum Apke hai Kon, Maine Pyar Kiya, Tera Nam is still most loved movies of Indian Cinema. Salman has its own production house named “Salman Khan Films” which is the major source of his income. Along with that, he is running Being Human a trust and a merchandise brand which is also one of the sources of his income. He has recently launched another brand known as FRSH that deals in various personal care products like deodorants, perfumes, sanitizers.
5. Aamir Khan
Another popular name, this Khan has also a separate place and has a separate love in the heart of the Indian audience. He is popularly known as Mr. Perfectionist because of his dedication and the acting skills he never fails to impress his audience and with his every film he delivers a separate message to the society. His Dangal is currently the highest grosser fo Bollywood with the total earnings of more than 2,000 Crores worldwide. That was his major and most beneficial projects. In one of his interviews, he revealed that he doesn’t charge any fixed amount before signing a movie he took a certain part from the profit that the movie earns and that is his major source of Income. He himself owns a production house in which he produces several movies of himself as well as of other actors.
6. Saif Ali Khan
The Nawab of our industry who is known for his charm at his young age is the 6th richest actor in Bollywood. Saif is rich from his childhood his father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was an Indian actor and also the former captain of Indian Cricket Team. He belongs to a royal family of Pataudi’s so he has his ancestral property which is the major portion of his income. But as an actor he has done amazing work, he started getting recognition from Hum Sath Sath Hain which he did along with Salman Khan but has given enormous movies in lead roles as well, like Tara Ram Pum, Love Aaj Kal, etc. Recently, he appeared as one of the lead artists in as very popular web series and also appeared in a negative role in the Blockbuster movie Tanahaji.
7. Ranbir Kapoor
Ranbir Kapoor, the extremely talented heir of the Kapoor’s family is currently the 7th richest actor in Bollywood. Unfortunately, his father, a well-known name of Bollywood Rishi Kapoor lost his life on 30th April 2020. Ranbir always gets appreciation for his superb and realistic performances like Rockstar, Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Kahani, etc. Sanju his latest movie broke all his records and becomes the highest grosser movie of his carrier. The film crossed 500 crores worldwide and becomes the most successful film of Ranbir’s career.
8. Hrithik Roshan
Hrithik Roshan extremely popular for his looks and dancing skills is currently the 8th richest actor in Bollywood. He is the son of very popular actor/director Rakesh Roshan. He has achieved the title of the most handsome man on the earth. His debut movie Kaho Na Pyar hai is the biggest blockbuster of the year 2000. He did many successful movies after that and has a very good filmy career which has always been his major source of Income. Along with that, he is also running a brand known as HRX which is very popular in India in the field of fashion and apparel.
9. Ajay Devgan
Ajay Devgan son of famous Indian stuntman and action director Veeru Devgan is holding 9th place in the list of richest actors in Bollywood. He has done many successful films in his career like Singham, Drishyam, and his very popular for his expression and acting skills. His recent movie Tanahaji is the biggest grosser of 2020. He owns his production house where he directs and produces movies. His Golmaal Series is also one of the most successful series of Bollywood in which he has played the lead role.
10. Varun Dhawan
He is the son of a very popular director David Dhawan and is currently giving back to back movies either with Dharama Production or with his own dad. Varun is a young age actor who has just started his career but he has given so many super hits in very less span of time. There is still lot more to go but in the terms of earning he is at the 10th position in this 2020.