The Legendary Actor, Akshay Kumar, stars at the 4th position in Forbes Worlds Highest-Paid Actors of 2019 list.
Currently, his Independence Day movie release, Mission Mangal, inspired by ISRO’s Mars Mission, became the actor’s biggest opener till date, crossing the Rs.100 Crore mark in just five days, from the date of release.
The National Award winner has given many hit releases to Indian cinema (like Airlift, Baby, Kesari, Gold, Toilet- Ek Prem Katha, etc.) and changed the perception of the way films are made in Bollywood.
According to reports, Akshay Kumar is worth $65million. The infamous, Hollywood star, Dwayne ‘Rock’ Johnson, is at the number one position on the Forbes list, collecting $89.4 million between June 1, 2018, and June 1, 2019. Reportedly, Rock will earn a salary up to $23.5 million for ‘Jumanji: The Next Level.’
Superstars of the highest-grossing film, of all time, Avengers: End Game, Chris Hemsworth, Robert Downey Jr., Bradley Cooper, and Paul Rudd all it made it to the top ten positions in the Forbes list.
Preceding the 51-year-old actor, Akshay Kumar, the ‘Thor’ star was on the second spot with $76.4 million, followed by the ‘Iron Man,’ Robert Downey Jr. at number three.
‘Rocket’ Bradley Cooper, ‘Captain America’ Chris Evans, and ‘Ant-Man’ Paul Rudd made it respectively to the sixth, eighth and ninth position.
What’s more surprising is that Akshay Kumar is ahead of Jackie Chan (ranked at number 4 with $58 million) and Will Smith (ranked at number 10 with $35 million).
Akshay Kumar is the only Indian actor to have been featured on the list.
The manager and lawyers of Forbes have notified that the sum mentioned are pre-tax figures, and do not include deductions for fees given to agents, managers, and lawyers.
Nevertheless, this achievement has added another feather on Khiladi’s life!