Top 10 Richest Actors of Bollywood as per 2021

India is developing country. It has long history in the sector of film industry. Many talented actors have come from the Bollywood film business and although some have appeared in American and other international films, many have remained in their home country, gaining fame, wealth and earning recognition for their efforts as professional actors.

Here is the list of the Top 10 richest actors of Bollywood as per 2021.

Top 10 Richest Actors of Bollywood as per 2021
RankNameNet WorthAgeDebut MovieBirth Place
1.Shah Rukh Khan$700 Million55Deewana (1992)New Delhi, India
2.Amitabh Bachchan$ 455 Million78Saat Hindustani (1969)Prayagaraj, India
3.Hrithik Roshan$370 Million47Kaho Na… Pyaar Hai(2000)Mumbai, India
4.Salman Khan$360 Million55Biwi Ho Toh Aisi(1988)Indore, India
5.Akshay Kumar$273 Million53Aaj(1987)Amritsar, India
6.Aamir Khan$225 Million56Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak(1988)Mumbai, India
7.Saif Ali Khan$55 Million51Parampara(1993)New Delhi, India
8.Ranbir Kapoor$45 Million38Saawariya(2007)Mumbai, India
9.Ajay Devgn$40 Million52Phool Aur Kaante(1991)New Delhi, India
10.Ranveer Singh$30 Million36Band Baaja Baaraat(2010)Mumbai, India

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Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian Actor widely recognized for his romantic movies. He is declared as the King of Romance after running the whole Bollywood movies in a romantic way. He is also an action and drama star. He is currently the richest actor in the Bollywood Industry. He hlds a total net worth of $ 700 Million being th 3rd richest Actors in the mighty world. He has been displayed in the walls of Burj Khalifa for several times on his birthday.

He was born on November 2, 1965 in capital city of India, New Delhi in a Muslim Family. He was born to Bussinessman Late Taj Mohammad Khan and social worker Late Lateef Fatima Khan. He spent five years in Mangalore where his maternal grandfather was a Cheif Engineer of the Port. His childhood and the teen age was not easy to sustain as he lost his father at a young age of 15.

He wanted to be a sport person since childhood but an injury in his shoulder thrashed his whole dream to pursue career in sports. But he had an alternative choice as he was fond of plays and acts. He used to perform in different stage plays where some Bollywood actors recognized his talent in acting. He was a big fan of Bollywood and his idol were Late Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachhan and Mumtaz. He earned his Bachelors Degree in Economics from Hansraj College in 1988 along spending time at Delhi’s Theatre Action Group. He pursued Mass Communication for Masters Degree but later dropped out there to pursue acting as his career. He had experience from National School of Drama, New Delhi

He did debut in Televisions serials from 1989’s Fauji under the direction of Raj Kumar Kapoor. He played the role of Abhimanyu Rai who was an army cadet. In the same year he also appeared in the TV Serial Circus. His life in Television world was going in a smooth pace and thought to pursue just TV acting. But after his mother’s death in 1991, he decided to act in movies and got four films contract at very first. His debut movie was Deewana(1992).

Since then he has appeared in more than 80 movies where some of the blockbuster movies are Chennai Express, Mohabbtein, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dilwale Dulhania Leh Jaayenge, Karan Arjun and Darr. His 29 years of Bollywood World has been like a beautiful film. From being an orphan to the richest actor of bollywood. He deafeted the depressions and struggles , now he is ruling the whole Bollywood. He is one of the most inspiring Actor of Bolywood.

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan is an Indian actor known for his huge contribution to the development of Bollywood. He has been working in Bollywood for 51 years. He is also known as the host of the biggest Quiz show in India “Kaun Banega Crorepati”. He is one of the richest Indian Actors with wealth and a heavy net worth of $455 Million. He is given the nickname of Big B in the Bollywood Industry. He was the lead actor in evergreen and an all-time blockbuster Bollywood movie Sholay.

He was born on October 11, 1942, in Allahabad or Prayagraj, India. He was born to poet and author Harivansh Rai Bachchan and social activist and actress Teji Bachchan in a Hindu family. He was a well-educated person. When he was searching for jobs to earn an income. He first tried to act in theatres. His father approached the owner of Prithivi theatre, Prithivi Raj Kapoor to give him some openings but Prithvi Kapoor offered no encouragement. After that, Amitabh tried for the spot of a newsreader in All India Radio but there too he was denied for the job just because his voice was a little bit uneasy. 

Then he got the job as a Business Executive in Bird & Company in Kolkata. He later worked in a theatre where he encouraged his skills. After that, he debuted in movies from 1969’s movie Saat Hindustani. After two years, he won his first Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor for the movie Anand where he was opposed to the legendary actor Late Rajesh Khanna. He played several movies in that time like Bombay to Goa, Reshma Aur Shera, Bawarchi, Guddi, and Sanjog. But he was not able to make them hit movies. He gave 12 flops and 2 hit movies in his first 14 movies. He was Struggling a lot then.

After playing a dual role in the 1973’s movie Bandhe Haath, it gave him a little spirit to work for some more time. After that in 1975, he got to see success coming towards him after appearing in the evergreen movie of Bollywood Industry Sholay(1975). In the same year,  he gave several superhit movies like Chupke Chupke and Deewar. In the early 80s and 90s, he earned a lot of respect and stardom with the movies like Hera Pheri, Amar Akbar Anthony, Muquaddar Ka Sikandar, Laawaris, Coolie, Shahenshah, and Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan. He has been the heartbeat of every Indian. 

None can imagine the show Kaun Banega Crorepati without him. He is one of the favorite hosts of every TV Lovers now. He was the same person who was rejected for his voice and now every single person waits along to listen to his voice once standing in front of them. He was unemployed till 30 now he is the richest actor in India.

Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan is an Indian actor known for his versatility especially in action movies. He is one of the richest actors in India. He holds a wealthy net worth of a total of $377 Million. He is also the most handsome actor in the world. He is an actor full of specialty. He is a handsome, fit recognizing body, the best dancer, and the best actor. He is known as the Indian Michael Jackson. He is really a god gifted actor

He was born on 10 January 1974 in Bombay to film directors Rakesh Roshan and Pinky Roshan. He was born to a Bollywood background family. He was born 6 fingers in hand but did not create any difficulties in his health. His first ever movie as a child actor was Aasha(1988) in his grandfather’s movie. He was paid INR 100 for this movie. He danced in that movie. He was a good dancer since childhood. He used to dance in College and School functions.

When he was just 20, he has diagnosed with Scoliosis where the doctor prescripted him to not take part in any of the dances and stunts. But he wanted to be an actor anyway. Though one day he went to the beach for jogging and he felt no pain. Although being a patient with Scoliosis he was able to increase his pace. That was a life-turning day for him. He was a hard-working youngster. He decided to work with his father and in the late 90’s he assisted his father in four films Khudgarz, King Uncle, Karan Arjun, and Koyla.  He used to sweep the floor or make tea for the crew. He learned a lot there.

He debuted in his father’s movie Kaho Na… Pyar Hai. This movie won a total of 92 Awards. The movie made him a superstar overnight. Since then he has appeared in several super-hit movies like Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Koi Mil Gaya, Krrish, Dhoom 2, Krishh 3, and War. He has been a successful Indian Celebrity.

Salman Khan is an Indian Actor well known for his huge contribution and domination in the Bollywood Industry. He has been working in Bollywood for 31 years. During this period, he gave several superhit movies and earned a huge income. Now, he is one of the richest actors in Bollywood. He holds a total net worth of $360 Million in 2021. He comes to the list of veteran actors of India.

He was born on December 27, 1965, in a Muslim family in Indore, India. He was born to the actor, film producer, and screenwriter Salim Khan and Sushila Chakar who is a homemaker. His father was the screenwriter for the superhit movies of Bollywood like Sholay, Zanjeer, Deewar, Don, and several others. He was the finest screenwriter of the 90s. He has two sisters and two brothers. His brothers Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan are also the actors.

He completed his schooling at St. Stanliaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai. He spent his college life at St. Xavier’s College. He later dropped out of college to become an actor. His debut movie was Biwi Ho To Aisi(1988) which did an average work in the Box Office. After that, he appeared in one of the highest-grossing movies Maine Pyar Kiya(1989). He has been successful to give several hit movies since the start of his career. In the 90s, he appeared in numerous hit movies including Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994), Karan Arjun(1995), Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya(1998), Hum Saath Saath Hain(1999), and others. 

He has continued his pace in giving blockbuster movies in the current years too. He is the lead actor in famous movies like Dabbang, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, Dabangg 2, Kick, Bajrangi Bhaijan, Sultan, Tiger Zinda Hai, and several others. He is currently one of the highest-paid actors of Bollywood for his powerful result in movies. He has earned huge income from commercial ads too. He is currently one of the richest actors in India.

Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is an Indian actor known for his versatile movies. He is one of the few actors to be able to play in every kind of movie. He is mostly known as Khiladi of the Industry for his action movies in Bollywood. He has played almost 146 movies in Bollywood where you can imagine the heavy income he had. He is the owner of $273 million. He averagely makes 4 movies in a single year. He is one of the most disciplined actors in India.

He was born on September 9, 1967, in a Punjabi Family of Amritsar, India. His father Hari Om Bhatia is an Indian Retired Army officer and his mother Aruna Bhatia was a Film Producer. He was not good and studies and didn’t even have an interest in studies. He has wanted to become an actor since his childhood. He obtained his school education from Don Bosco High School, He  Matunga. He enrolled in Guru Nanak Khalsa College for further education. He used to learn Karate alongside. He left his studies and requested his father to let him learn martial artists and do acting

He went to Thailand and learned Martial Arts there living for five years there. He also won a black belt in Taekwondo. He returned to India and worked in Kolkata in a travel agency. Later worked in Dhaka’s hotel as a chef. He went to Mumbai and worked as a Teacher of Martial artists. He also worked as an assistant for a photographer Jayesh Seth and did not receive any payment for 18 months. Later, he worked as a background dancer in several movies. One day, he was supposed to go for an ad shoot but he missed his flight there. He was disappointed in himself and on the same day he went to a film studio where he got signed for the movie Deedar. He proved that something bad always comes up with a little positive thing.

He did not lose his hope after giving more than 10 flops in a row. He was not happy about that but also not lost his confidence. But his action movie was going commercially successful. His Khiladi movie series gave him huge confidence. He always went through both hit and flop movies but he always tries to maintain him in a disciplined way. He would be the only actor who comes to shoot on time always. This habit made him successful. 

He has been part of evergreen movies of India like Hera Pheri, Phir Hera Pheri, Special 26, Housefull’s whole series, Airlift, Baby, Kesari, OMG: Oh My God, Holiday: A Soldier is Never Off Duty, Good Newwz, Garam Masala, Khatta Meetha, Bhaagam Bhag, Rowdy Rathore, Welcome and several other movies are there. The main plus point there was he played biography, action, drama, romance, comedy, emotional everything. He is currently the best of all Bollywood actors. He is also one of the richest actors in India being an inspiration to the whole world.

Aamir Khan is an Indian Actor widely famous for his perfection in any character that he plays. He is currently one of the most recommended and talented actors Bollywood has. He has been working in the Bollywood World for 32 Years. In this long career, he has earned high rewards and respect. He has a total net worth of $225 Million in 2021. With these heavy earnings, he appears on the list of the top 10 richest actors of Bollywood.

He was born on 14 March 1965 in a Muslim Family in Mumbai, India. He was born to Indian film producer and director Tahir Hussain and Zeenat Hussain. He was born in a family with wide Bollywood background. He has a brother and two sisters in his family where he is the eldest one. He appeared in front of the filmy world for the first time when he was just 8. He worked as a child actor in the movie Yaadon Ki Baarat. His family always went through financial problems although his father was a film producer. Because his father’s most of the movie went unsuccessful at the box office.

He studied his primary school at J.B Petit School, Mumbai, and till 8th he studied at St. Anne’s High School, Bandra, Mumbai. He studied his 9th and 10th standards from Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, Mumbai. He always says that he was a child good at sports than his studies. He was a state-level Tennis champion. He studied his college life at Narsee Monje College. His father never wished to see his son as an actor because if he will fail then he should undergo the condition as his father was suffering. He then worked as a theatre artist in Prithvi Theatre. Then he worked as an assistant director where he receives much more experience.

His official debut movie was the 1988’s movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. It was a super hit movie. He always tries to get into the character and makes his 100% effort to show the character more realistic. It is one of the reasons to have very few numbers of Flops throughout the career of 32 years. He has been part of Superhit and blockbuster movies like Raaja Hindustani(1996), Lagaan(2001), Ishq(1997), Taare Zameen Par(2007), Ghajni(2008). Also the evergreen movies of India like Dhoom 3(2013), PK(2014), Dangal(2016), and 3 Idiots (2009). 

“The blockbuster movie doesn’t show your success, making the movie remain in the heart of the audience is the sign of success,” Aamir Khan said. He is one of the most loved Indian actors. His transformations and dedications are the things to remember. He gained 95 Kilos from 68 Kilos to make his character more powerful in the movie Dangal. His dedication is indescribable. He is one of the richest and lovable actors in India.

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan is an Indian actor known for a Royal family background. He is one of the richest actors throughout the Bollywood Industry. He has a total worth of $55 million. He is currently 56 years old. He was born on August 16, 1970, in a Muslim Family. His father Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi was an Indian Cricketer who served the country as a Captain for the Indian Cricket Team. His mother Sharmila Tagore was an Actress. He has two younger sisters.

He studied in The Lawrence School, Snawar at Himachal Pradesh. He was sent to Locker’s Park School at Hertfordshire when he was just 9. He spent his college life at Winchester College, Hampshire. He came back for an advertisement after he completed his education. His debut movie was Parampara(1993) which remained flop. Also, he mostly had flops films in his career. But some of his blockbuster movies are Hum Saath Saath Hain, Kya Kehna and Tanhaji The Unsung Warrior. His upcoming project is Bhoot Police which is set to release on September 17, 2021. Although, he is one of the richest actors in Bollywood.

Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is an Indian known for romantic movies in Bollywood. He is one of the most loved actors for young aged fans. Most of his movies are based on romance and drama. He is one of the richest actors in the Bollywood World. He holds a total net worth of $45 Million. He has won 6 Filmfare awards in his whole career.

He was born on September 28, 1982, in a Hindu family of Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He was born to veteran actor Late Rishi Kapoor and actress Nitu Singh. He was born in a Royal Kapoor family. He studied his college education at  Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics, HSNC University in Churchgate, South Mumbai. He went to New York City to learn acting at  Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Union Square, Lower Manhattan.

He returned to India and was hired as an assistant director in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s movie Black(2005). Sanjay saw his hard work and skills during the filming of this movie. So, Sanjay Leela Bhansali cast him in the movie Saawariya(2007) making it Ranbir’s debut movie. However, it was a flop movie at the box office but helped him to earn more confidence.

He acted in several movies like Bachna Ae Haseeno(2008), Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year(2009), Rockstar(2011). All of them were not able to make a huge commercial earning at the box office but also weren’t flop. But the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani(2013) worked as a breakthrough for him. Also that, he was going in the list of flop movies. The Biopic movie Sanju(2018) is the best movie for him overall in his career. It was a blockbuster movie. 

His upcoming project is Brahmastra which is considered to be released within this year 2021. However, the result is he is an actor with millions of crushes. He is currently listed as one of the 10 richest actors in India.

Ajay Devgn

Ajay Devgn is one of the most loved and finest actors in the Bollywood Industry. He is mostly seen in the action movies increasing their rating with the best expressions and power. He is also the richest top 10 actor of Bollywood with a total net worth of $40 Million. He has appeared in more than 100 movies which are rare on their own.

He was born on April 2, 1969, in a Hindu family in New Delhi, India. He was born to film director, producer, and writer Veeru Devgn and actress Veena Devgn. He has a brother and two sisters. His debut movie was Phool Aur Kaante(1991). It was a super hit movie at the box office and a blockbuster for his emotions. He got a huge confidence there. In the 90s he gave several hit movies to the industry such as Jigar(1992), Dilwale(1994), Ishq(1997), and Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha(1998).

He has undergone the feelings of having numerous flops in a row. He released 15 movies between 1999 to 2003 where everyone was a flop and sometimes they worked as an average movie. But he never lost movies which helped him to do some super hit movies like Golmaal’s whole series, Singham, Singham Return, Drishyam, Total Dhamaal, and recently he was seen in the blockbuster movie Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior.

He was married to Kajol Mukherjee(actress) on February 24, 1999. The couple is blessed with 2 children a son and a daughter. His son Yug Devgn is 10 years old and his daughter Nsya Devgan is 18 years old. He is living a luxorious life. He is currently one of the richest actors in Bollywood.

Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Singh is an Indian actor known for his unique fashions and powerful acting. He is one of the best actors of this generation present in Bollywood. His expressions are a key point in his acting. He is also one of the richest actors in Bollywood. He holds a heavy net worth of a total of $ 30 Million. He earns income through Advertisements, Movies, and Award Shows. 

 He was born on July 6, 1985, in a Sindhi Hindu Family of Mumbai, India. He was born to Jagjit Singh Bhavani who is an entrepreneur and Anju Bhavani who was an actress. He shortened his surname from Bhavani to Singh so that his surname won’t sound long. He was an actor since his childhood. He used to do plays in his school’s and college’s festivals and occasions. He studied his college life choosing commerce. He studied at H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from  Indiana University, US.

He worked as an assistant director for years and left the job to be an actor. He gave several auditions, but he didn’t get a single chance to play. He was frustrated and was in confusion what he was doing right or wrong. But the Yashraj Films were impressed by his acting and gave him a lead role in their romantic comedy movie Band Baaja Baarat(2013). Since then he never looked back.

In his short career of 8 years, he has given fans many more to entertain. He has been the lead character in super hit movies like Ram-Leela, Gunday, Bajirao Mastani, Padmaavat, Simba, Gully Boy, and many more are yet to appear. His upcoming project is Cirkus which is a comedy Hindi language set to release on 31 December 2021. He has been one of the most recognized and richest actors of the generation.

Conclusion:

If we go through the rankings of the richest actors, We can find fluctuation in the rankings. Rankings get changed every second. So we look to the overall average in a ranking of a month. We promise our visitors that we will be providing you more reliable and accurate rankings. 

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