SRK, Salman, Akshay in Forbes world’s highest-paid celebrities’ list

14 June, 2017 12:00 AM printer

SRK, Salman, Akshay in Forbes world’s highest-paid celebrities’ list

Popular Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are among the ‘World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities’ list, according to Forbes magazine.


In the list which was released by Forbes magazine on Monday, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh, the top-ranked Indian, has bagged the 65th position with his earnings of $38 million. As mentioned by Forbes, the actor earned $38 million (almost Rs 245 crore) in 2016. He was seen in movies FAN and Dear Zindagi last year.

 


While Salman (seen in Sultan in 2016) made it to the 71st position with earnings of $37 million, Akshay (had 3 releases Airlift, Rustom, Housefull 3) was on rank 80, with earnings of $35.5 million.


American rapper, singer and songwriter Sean Combs leads the Forbes list with earnings of $130 million, followed by Beyonce Knowles with earnings of $105 million.


Interestingly, Virat Kohli also made it to the Forbes’ list of the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes. He was ranked at No 89 with the income of $22 million over the last 1 year.

 


 Here is the complete list of Forbes top 100 highest-paid celebrities 2017


1. Diddy, $130 million (Musician, U.S.)
2. Beyoncé, $105 million (Musician, U.S.)
3. J.K. Rowling, $95 million (Author, U.K.)
4. Drake, $94 million (Musician, U.S.)
5. Cristiano Ronaldo, $93 million (Athlete, Portugal)
6. The Weeknd, $92 million (Musician, Canada)
7. Howard Stern, $90 million (Personality, U.S.)
8. Coldplay, $88 million (Musicians, U.K.)
9. James Patterson, $87 million (Author, U.S.)
10. LeBron James, $86 million (Athlete, U.S.)
11. Guns N’ Roses, $84 million (Musicians, U.S.)
11. Rush Limbaugh, $84 million (Personality, U.S.)
13. Justin Bieber, $83.5 million (Musician, Canada)
14. Lionel Messi, $80 million (Athlete, Argentina)
15. Dr. Phil McGraw, $79 million (Personality, U.S.)
16. Ellen DeGeneres, $77 million (Personality, U.S.)
17. Bruce Springsteen, $75 million (Musician, U.S.)
18. Adele, $69 million (Musician, U.K.)
18. Jerry Seinfeld, $69 million (Comedian, U.S.)
20. Mark Wahlberg, $68 million (Actor, U.S.)
21. Metallica, $66.5 million (Musicians, U.S.)
22. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, $65 million (Actor, U.S.)
23. Roger Federer, $64 million (Athlete, Switzerland)
24. David Copperfield, $61.5 million (Magician, U.S.)
25. Kevin Durant, $60.6 million (Athlete, U.S.)
26. Garth Brooks, $60 million (Musician, U.S.)
26. Elton John, $60 million (Musician, U.K.)
26. Gordon Ramsay, $60 million (Personality, U.K.)
29. Ryan Seacrest, $58 million (Personality, U.S.)
30. Chris Rock, $57 million (Comedian, U.S.)
31. Vin Diesel, $54.5 million (Actor, U.S.)
32. Paul McCartney, $54 million (Musician, U.K.)
32. Red Hot Chili Peppers, $54 million (Musicians, U.S.)
34. Louis C.K., $52 million (Comedian, U.S.)
35. Jimmy Buffett, $50.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
35. Adam Sandler, $50.5 million (Actor, U.S.)
37. Andrew Luck, $50 million (Athlete, U.S.)
37. Rory McIlroy, $50 million (Athlete, U.S.)
39. Jackie Chan, $49 million (Actor, China)
40. Calvin Harris, $48.5 million (Musician, U.K.)
41. Robert Downey, Jr., $48 million (Actor, U.S.)
42. Steph Curry, $47.3 million (Athlete U.S.)
43. Dave Chappelle, $47 million (Comedian, U.S.)
43. Judy Sheindlin, $47 million (Personality, U.S.)
45. James Harden, $46.6 million (Athlete, U.S.)
46. Lewis Hamilton, $46 million (Athlete, U.K.)
47. Kim Kardashian West, $45.5 million (Personality, U.S.)
48. Drew Brees, $45.3 million (Athlete, U.S.)
49. Taylor Swift, $44 million (Musician, U.S.)
50. Simon Cowell, $43.5 million (Personality, U.K.)
50. Phil Mickelson, $43.5 million (Athlete, U.S.)
52. Tom Cruise, $43 million (Actor, U.S.)
53. Kenny Chesney, $42.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
53. Steve Harvey, $42.5 million (Personality, U.S.)
55. Luke Bryan, $42 million (Musician, U.S.)
55. Celine Dion, $42 million (Musician, Canada)
55. Jay Z, $42 million (Musician, U.S.)
58. Sofia Vergara, $41 million (Actor, Colombia)
59. Kylie Jenner, $41 million (Personality, U.S.)
60. Bruno Mars, $39 million (Musician, U.S.)
60. Tiësto, $39 million (Musician, Netherlands)
62. Russell Westbrook, $38.6 million (Athlete, U.S.)
63. Sebastian Vettel, $38.5 million (Athlete, Germany)
64. Damian Lillard, $38.4 million (Athlete, U.S.)
65. Shah Rukh Khan, $38 million (Actor, India)
65. Jennifer Lopez, $38 million (Musician, U.S.)
65. The Chainsmokers, $38 million (Musician, U.S.)
68. Novak Djokovic, $37.6 million (Athlete, Serbia)
69. Amy Schumer, $37.5 million (Comedian, U.S.)
70. Tiger Woods, $37.1 million (Athlete, U.S.)
71. Salman Khan, $37 million (Actor, India)
71. Neymar, $37 million (Athlete, Brazil)
71. Bill O’Reilly, $37 million (Personality, U.S.)
71. Dolly Parton, $37 million (Musician, U.S.)
71. Ed Sheeran, $37 million (Musician, U.K.)
76. Dwayne Wade, $36.2 million (Athlete, U.S.)
77. Fernando Alonso, $36 million (Athlete, Spain)
77. Sean Hannity, $36 million (Personality, U.S.)
77. Rihanna, $36 million (Musician, Barbados)
80. Bon Jovi, $35.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
80. Akshay Kumar, $35.5 million (Actor, India)
82. Billy Joel, $35 million (Musician, U.S.)
83. Dr. Dre, $34.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
83. Florida Georgia Line, $34.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
83. Toby Keith, $34.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
83. Jordan Spieth, $34.5 million (Athlete, U.S.)
87. Derrick Rose, $34.2 million (Athlete, U.S.)
88. Usain Bolt, $34.2 million (Athlete, Jamaica)
89. Gareth Bale, $34 million (Athlete, U.K.)
89. Conor McGregor, $34 million (Athlete, Ireland)
89. Britney Spears, $34 million (Musician, U.S.)
92. Kei Nishikori, $33.9 million (Athlete, Japan)
93. Fletcher Cox, $33.4 million (Athlete, U.S.)
94. Clayton Kershaw, $33.4 million (Athlete, U.S.)
95. Chance The Rapper, $33 million (Musician, U.S.)
96. Katy Perry, $33 million (Musician, U.S.)
97. Carmelo Anthony, $32.6 million (Athlete, U.S.)
98. Jason Aldean, $32.5 million (Musician, U.S.)
99. Kevin Hart, $32.5 million (Comedian, U.S.)
100. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, $32 million (Athlete, U.S.).    
    —Indian Express

 


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