Akshay Kumar joins Forbes’ highest paid actors list; becomes only Bollywood star in the Index

Actor joins the highest paid actors list along with Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds.

‘Khiladiyo ka Khiladi‘- actor Akshay Kumar has recently made it to the ‘Forbes Highest Paid Actors’ list which was released on August 11 by Forbes, becoming the only Bollywood star to join the club. Based on the figures between June 2019 to June 2020, the list has got Top 10 actors from the world in which Akshay Kumar ranks at 6th position just after ‘Fast and Furious’ actor Vin Diesel, who stands at 5th rank. With a huge bunch of movies and brand endorsements, Akshay Kumar is surely one of the busiest Bollywood actors who is often looked for his great acting skills and discipline. According to the list, actor has hopped on an enormous amount of $48.5 million where ‘The Rock’ -Dwayne Johnson tops the list with $87.5 million, second time in the list. Forbes states of which he got $23.5 million amount for an OTT release of the film ‘Red Notice’. Ryan Reynolds who has also acted in the same film has grabbed the second position worth $71.5 million followed by Mark Wahlberg who is at the third position getting $58 million with his comedy action movie and a few documentary series.


Actor-comedian Will Smith is at 8th position with earning of $44.5 million, succeeding Akshay Kumar. Forbes reports that Akshay Kumar currently is working for his first television series- ‘The End’ which is to be released on an OTT platform but most of his money comes from plethora of endorsements. Not on the top but the actor and martial arts star working for six decades now- Jackie Chan has still made it to the list at 10th rank with $40 million from various licensing deals, endorsements and films, of course.

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