Richest Actors of Nepal as per 2022.

Nepal is a developing country. The Movie Industry of Nepal is in the process of development. Nepal doesn’t have that long history in the field of movies like Bollywood or Hollywood. Although, We can find regular fluctuations in the ranking of the richest actors of Nepal. There is high competition in the field of Acting in Nepal. All the movies and actors are doing their best to break records of other movies or actors.

 Kollywood(Nepali Cinema or Chalachitra) kicked off in the early 1950s and has only now built a good impression on the audience since we still lack most of the important knowledge. The making of Nepalese films is said to have begun with D.B. Pariyar’s Satya Harishchandra, which was the first Nepali-language movie to be shot.

Here is the list of the Top 10 richest actors of Nepal

Top 10 Richest Actors of Nepal as per 2021
RankNameNet WorthAgeDebut MovieBirth Place
1Rajesh Hamal$45-50M57Yug dekhi Yug Samma(2047)Tansen
2.Jiwan Luitel$7-7.5M39Tirkha(2062)Morang
3.Aryan Sigdel$5.2-5.5M36Kismat(2063)Gothikada
4.Nikhil Upreti$5-5.5M40Pinjada(2056)Sarlahi
5.Nischal Basnet$4-4.5M41Uma(2069)Kathmandu
6.Anmol KC$ 3.5-4M27Hostel(2013)Kathmandu
7.Saugat Malla$3-3.5M44Kagbeni(2064)United States
8.Dayahang Rai$2-2.5M41Anagrik(2062)Khawa
9.Paul Shah$ 1.5-2M


Nai Na Bhannula 4(2073)Dang
10Pradeep Khadka$1 Million30Escape(2071)Lalitpur

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Richest Actor of Nepal

Rajesh Hamal is a Nepali film actor, singer, model, and television host. Rajesh Hamal was one of the highest paid Nepali actors throughout the 1990s and 2000s. Hamal debuted as an actor in his uncle’s film Yug Dekhi Yug Samma in his uncle’s film. He is the highest paid actor in Nepali Film Industry. He is known as ‘Mahanayak’ in Nepal which means a Great Actor.

He was born on June 9,1964 in Tansen,Nepal. He was a son of Chuda Bahadur Hamal and Renu KC Hamal. He completed his schooling from Moscow, higher education (MA in English) from Punjab University, India. Studied in Pakistan, later at Delhi and started from class 5 to 8 in Russia, and finally completed school level on Nepal . He had modeled for Fashion Net, an Indian fashion magazine in 1985 and had also walked the ramp in Kathmandu and New Delhi in 1986.

In one year, on an average, he works on 10 to 12 films. The maximum was 16 films in 1994. Among all his movies, Devata and Basanti are his favorite. He was linked with Kristi Mainali in his earlier carrier and both couple shared the great on screen chemistry. Later on people talk about Rajesh Hamal and Karishma Manandhar on screen as the best pair.

He made his debut in his uncle’s movie Yug Dekhi Yug Samma(1991). He is the greatest Nepali Actor of all time.He is just like Amitabh Bachchan of India. He is also the host of famous TV show Ko Bancha Crorepati . He had appeared over 200 Nepali films till now. He had married to Madhu Bhattarai on 24 May,2014. He is the richest Actor in Nepal having net worth about 45-50 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Jiwan Luitel

Jiwan Luitel is a Nepali film actor who won the title of Mr. Nepal in 2002. His first film was Tirkha. He has worked in more than 65 Nepali films till this date. He made debut to Nepali Cinema at the year 2007 with movie –Tirkha. But it could not really quench his thirst of acting. He strives to be better, to be that person whom he had dreamed of ever since he was a small kid.

He was born on September  10,1981 in Morang,Nepal. He completed his schooling from Morang itself and moved to the city for higher studies. He has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in business Studies. Similarly, he had a great interest in this field when he was a very small child studying in his school.Soon after the completion of his high school education, he made his decision to participate in Mr. Nepal competition. Among the many challenges, he was able to become the winner of the competition. This was the first great success in his life.

He made  his debut in Nepali Film industry from the movie Tirkha(2062BS).He had achieved many things in his shoet career.He was badly injured while participating in Sydney Fashion Show in 2009.He had played many movies such as Saro Sansar,Kasam Hajur Ko, Nai Nabhannu La,Bindas 2,Dhoom and Bazigar.Later on he married to Anjali Luitel.He moved to USA to live a happy and prosperous life.His net worth is 7-7.2 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Aaryan Sigdel

Harish Sigdel, better known as Aaryan Sigdel, is a Nepalese film actor who has appeared in Nepali language films. He is known for his wide range of roles in the Nepali movies. He is known for his work on Kasle Choryo Mero Man (2010), Mero Love Story (2011) and Mero Euta Saathi Cha (2009). He has been married to Sapana Bhandari since 2014.

He was born on 5 August,1984 in Surkhet,Nepal.His parents were Ramchandra Sigdel and Sharada Sigdel.He studied at Dipendra Police School and later he completed his schooling from Manglody High School Thankot. A very good student in school, Aaryan went to Birendra Sainik Awasiya Mahavidyalaya, Sallaghari, Bhaktapur and later moved to Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Campus.

He started his career in Nepali Film Industry From the film Kismat(2007) casted by Biraj Bhatta and Rekha Thapa too!He became an icon in Film Industry at that time.Everyone became his fan.Later on he worked in a film like Sindur,K Yo Maya Ho,Loafer,Mausametc. He had worked over 20 blockbuster movies till now.he had married to Sapana Bhandari in 2014.His net worth is 5.2-5.5 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Nikhil Upreti
Nikhil Upreti or Nikhil Uprety is a Nepalese film actor, film director, producer and martial artist. His first film was Pinjada, which was released in 2000, in which he jumped from the seven-story building of Kantipur publication in Kathmandu, Nepal, without any protection and body double. He was born on August 10,1980 in Sarlahi,Janakpur,Nepal.He was the son of Govind Upreti and Bhoj Kumari Upreti.In his school days he was interested in sports rather than studies.He was a black belt holder in Karate and used to play football. He had completed his education from Birgunj and Kathmandu. After which he moved to Mumbai and worked in different movies as an assistant fight director. He also has a diploma in acting that he received from Roshan Taneja’s studio in Mumbai. Afterwards ,he began working as an assistant fight director in ABCL Company(Amitabh Bachchan Corporation Limited) which was one of the popular movie production house run by legendary Indian Superstar Amitabh Bachchan. He had made his debut in Nepali Film Industry from the movie Pinjada.His movie got his and he got popularity among Nepalese.Later on he worked on superhit movies like Kurukshetra,Papi Manche,karan-Arjun,Lootera and Bhairav.He had married to Sanchita Luintel in 2009.He had worked over 200 films.His net worth is  5-5.2 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.
nischal basnet

Nischal Basnet is a Nepali director, actor and playback singer who predominantly works in Nepali cinema. Basnet has directed three feature films: Loot, Talakjung vs Tulke and Loot 2. He has acted in the films Kabaddi, Dui Rupaiyan, and Prasad.

He was born on January 17,1980 in Kathmandu, Nepal.He is the son of Indra Basnet and Amrita Basnet.He completed his primary school from Jhapa . Later on,he did his +2 from India. For further study he moved to Australia but due to some legal issues his college got closed and he returned to Nepal by thinking to make is career in Nepal Film industry.  Actually he wanted to be a Singer but when he came back from Sydney, Australia after studying of Hospitality Management in 2009.

He joined Oscar Film Collage and he got a chance to know about movie making. His first movie “Loot” was released on 2011 which was a blockbuster in Nepali Movie Industry. He had also worked in famous movies like Dui Rupaiyaa. He had married to Nepali Actress Swastima Khadka. He had acted in more than 7 movies. His net worth is $4-4.5 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Anmol KC

Anmol KC

Anmol KC is a Nepali actor and producer. He is the son of veteran Nepali actor turned director and producer Bhuwan K.C and Nepali actress Sushmita Bomjan. He is known for his romantic films namely Hostel, Jerryy, Dreams, Gajalu, Kri, Captain, and A Mero Hajur 3. All of his films have been huge commercial successes.

He was born on March 30,1994 in Kathmandu.he was the son of Bhuwan KC and Sushmita Bomjan.He completed his education from Chandbagh School.After that he went to Mapali International College and completed a level degree.  His father and mother separated during his young age and he continued to stay with his father, however he has been able to maintain a pleasant relation with his mother as well.

He made his debut in Nepal Film Industry from the movie Hostel(2013). Luckily his first movie got hit all over the Nepal. He earned name and fame after his very first movie. Anmol KC has won three Best Debut Actor roles for his character in the movie Hostel. He was also nominated as popular actor of the year in 2015, however he could not win the title. Bhuwan KC is worried about his Till now, he had worked on 7 superhit movies.His net worth is about   3.5-4 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Saugat Malla

Saugat Malla

Saugat Malla is a Nepalese film actor and producer. He is known as a versatile actor in the Nepali cinema industry, he began acting professionally in the 2010s, and he later rose to fame for his leading role Haku Kale in Loot.Other work includes Mukhauta, Soongava: Dance of the Orchids, Lappan Chhappan, Kabaddi Kabaddi, and Fateko Jutta. 

He was born on June 21,1976 in Nawalparasi,Nepal.His mother name is Punya Mata Malla but his father’s name is still a mystery. Saugat possesses a keen personality and is a hero of admiration. He has made a home to many Nepali cinema lovers’ hearts.He had made his debut in film Kagbeni(2013). Since his debut and until now, he has done a lot of successful movies and all of them show his hard work dedication and his fondness for his profession. The haku-kale of the movie “loot” has been able to make his golden space in the Nepali film industry.He is one of the famous actor in Nepali Film Industry.He had worked over 35 movies till now.  His net worth is about 3-3.5 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Dayahang Rai

dayahang rai

Dayahang Rai is a Nepalese actor, director and play writer known for his work in Nepali cinemas. He is one of the most popular and acclaimed actors in Nepal. He has starred in 40 plus films and is one of the leading contemporary actors in Nepal.

Dayahang Rai was born on April 30,1980 in a remote village of Bhojpur District of Nepal. He belonged to a middle-class family of seven members. His father had two wives. Dayahang has two younger sisters and an elder brother – Bidur Lamichhane Rai. Dayahang completed his lower secondary-level study from Pashupati Lower Secondary School in Khawa VDC, Bhojpur district and his high school from Annapurna Secondary School, Dilpa in 1998.

He was inspired by his mother who used to narrate him numerous fairy tales in his childhood. Dayahang started acting from his schooldays. He completed his intermediate-level studies at Bhojpur Multiple College, with geography as the major subject. He came to Kathmandu in 2001 and joined the Nepal Maanawiki Campus (then RR Campus) as a journalism major. He could not do well in studies. He then moved towards theatre and stage shows.

He made his debut in Nepali Film Industry with the film Mero Euta Saathi Cha(2009).Later on same year he also worked on a film Dasdhunga in which he portrays the suspected killer of Madan Bhandari, Leader of Communist Party of Nepal. This performance garnered the National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.He has worked on over 40 films.He has also performed about 25 Dramas and Shows.His net worth is 2-2.5 million USD . He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Paul Shah

Paul Shah

Paul Shah is a Nepali film actor and model known for his work in the Nepali film industry. Shah got his film breakthrough from Nai Nabhannu La 4. Since then has made an appearance in the romantic drama Ma Yesto Geet Gauchu, action film Johnny Gentleman and family drama Shatru Gate.

He was born on September 15,1989  in Dang,Nepal. Paul Shah’s father’s name is Min Bahadur Shah and he was involved in local politics. Whereas his mother’s name is Sita Malla Shah and she worked as a retail shopkeeper. Paul Shah also has one sister and her name is Roshani Rajya Laxmi Shah.

He was grown up with his family in Dang.He completed his schooling from Ganga Higher Secondary School. He started his career with music videos and later became a popular actor in Nepali film industry. He is best known for modeling.He is one of the good-looking actors with the beautiful personality in Nepalese film industry. 

He made his debut in the film Nai Na Bhannu La 4 (2016). After this movie he became famous all over Nepal.He had geatured over 200 music videos and 7 movies till now.

Since then has made appearance in the commercially successful romantic drama Ma Yesto Geet Gauchu, action film Johnny Gentleman and family drama Satru Gate. 14 months later, he starred in the social romantic drama Bir Birkam 2, part of the Bir Bikram series, opposite Barsha Siwakoti, Najir Hussain and Buddhi Tamang, which was directed and produced by Milan Chams.

The film was a moderate success at the box office. His upcoming movie is Ma Yesto Geet Gauchu 2.His net worth is 1.5-2 million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.

Pradeep Khadka

Pradeep Khadka

Pradeep Khadka is a Nepali actor,model and filmmaker. He made his film debut in the 2015(2071 BS) film Escape. After the huge success of Prem Geet he become a star of Nepali film industry. He is the one of the highest paid actor in the Nepalese film industry.

He was born on 10 March,1991 in Kusunti,Lalitpur,Nepal. He was the son of Tek Bahadur Khadka and Sharada Khadka.He was interested in acting since his childhood.After completing his SLC from Lord Buddha Secondary School , he joined Prasadi Academy and completed higher secondary education in Management.he is An MBA graduate.

He worked as an assistant director in the movie Traash(2014) but in 2015 he made his debut as an Actor in the film named Escape. In same year he also worked on another movie named Prem Geet. Even he don’t know that his career can take a such turn after that movie. He became popular after Prem Geet movie. Later on he had worked on 7 superhit films till now(2021)just like  Prem Geet,Prem Geet 2,Prem Geet 3 Lily Bily,Rose,Escape & Love Station.His net worth is about 1 Million USD. He is also one of the richest actors of Nepal.


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