With Rs 356 cr, Akshay Kumar is the only Indian actor to feature on Forbes Top 100 Highest Paid Celebrities 2020
Bollywood Superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to feature in the Forbes Top 100 Highest Paid Celebrities in the world.With estimated earnings of USD 48.5 million, which is approximately Rs. 356 crores, Akshay ranks at No. 52.
Akshay’s upcoming slate of films includes “Bachchan Pandey”, “Bell Bottom”, “Sooryavanshi”, “Prithviraj”, “Atrangi Re”, “Ram Setu”, and “Raksha Bandhan”. Earlier this month, Akshay featured in the Forbes list of Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media in the Asia-Pacific region.The list also mentions Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan among others.
In the inaugural 100 Digital Stars list, Forbes Asia highlights celebrities who, despite cancelled physical events and activities, managed to remain active using social media to interact with their fans, raise awareness, inspire optimism and even helped causes like Covid-19 relief. The list comes without any ranking.
Describing Akshay as Bollywood’s highest-paid actor, the list states that the actor donated $4 million to Covid-19 relief in India and took part in the “I For India” fundraising concert on Facebook Live in May, which raised Rs 520 million ($7 million) for GiveIndia’s Covid-19 fund.