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Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in BollywoodBollywood is growing and evolving day by day into a commercial center of movie-making across the world making it an industry of its kind. It’s an industry that is recognized globally marking its presence with excellent actors and a huge amount of money.

Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood

Actors charge a huge amount of money for each movie. Here we are talking about the highest-paid actors in Bollywood. This payment has become a kind of competition among actors. Even though this completely depends upon the movies they are signed for and the result of the previous movie of the actor. So let’s check out the list of highest-paid actors in Bollywood which is prepared for you based on the amount of payment that they receive per movie.

No.1 Shahrukh Khan

King khan of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan stands on top of the list of highest-paid actors with 100 crores signing amount for the upcoming movie Pathan in which his co-stars are John Abraham and Deepika Padukone. He appeared in Bollywood in the year 1992 in Deewana from then he never looked back. He is among the top three khans ruling Bollywood for the last three decades.

  • DOB: 2 November 1965 (55 years at present)
  • Payment: 100 Crore for Pathan
  • Net Worth: $600 million
  • Height1.69 meters
  • Status: Married with Gauri Khan and have 3 children.

No.2 Salman Khan

With 60-70 crores per movie, Salman Khan stands on Rank 2. He is among the top three Khan’s of Bollywood who is most popular among the audience. He has a huge fan base in India. He started his acting career from “Biwi Ho to Aisi” in the year 1988, from there he never looked back. The best thing about him and his roles are that he gets lost in his characters. One part of his income, he donates to his foundation “Being Human” works for well being of people. This is one of many reasons his audience loves him and he is a hero of the masses. That’s why he is also known as ‘Bhaijan’ or ‘Bhai’ of Bollywood.

  • DOB:27 Dec 1965 (55 years at present)
  • Payment: 60 to 70 Crore per movie
  • Net worth: $360 million
  • Height74 m
  • StatusSingle

No.3 Aamir Khan 

Aamir Khan is known as Mr. Perfectionist in Bollywood because of his extraordinary performances in the movies. He charges an amount of 50-60 crores per movie. He signs just one movie in a year but still, people wait for its arrival and enjoy watching him each moment in the film. His movie “Dangal” has broken all the records. The film was a commercial success and critically acclaimed. Whoever watches the movie becomes a fan of the movie and his acting. Dil Chahta hai, 3 idiots, Fanaa, Rang De Basanti, PK, etc. are the names of best movies by him which are good to watch.

  • DOB: 14 March 1965 (56 years at present)
  • Payment: 50 to 60 Crore per movie
  • Net Worth: $180 million
  • Height1.63 meters
  • Status: MarriedReena Dutta (1986-2002), Kiran Rao (2005), and have 3 children.

No.4 Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar is also called Khiladi in Bollywood as he has worked in a series of Khiladi films. He is a black belt holder in Taekwondo and Martial arts. He is a good cook, before entering Bollywood he was a chef. He started his career from the movie ‘Saugandh’ in 1991 but action-thriller “Khiladi” was his first mainstream successful movie. Dhadkan, Namaste London, Andaz, Hera Pheri, Bhool Bhulaiya, etc. are some films in which he was not only recognised but established as well. With around 50 crores per movie Akshay Kumar, stands on number four of the highest-paid actors on the Bollywood list.

  • DOB: 9 September 1967 (53 years at present)
  • Payment: 50 Crore per movie
  • Net Worth: $325 million
  • Height1.78meters
  • Status: Married with Twinkle Khanna and have 2 children.

No.5 Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan is one of the sexiest men in the world. He is also named the Greek god of Bollywood because of his charming and handsome looks. He is the son of producer cum actor cum director Rakesh Roshan. He is a very good dancer; his dance move amazes everyone. He is the most hard-working man in Bollywood who worked hard on his physique and looks. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Koi Mil Gaya, Super 30, etc. are some of the famous movies of Hrithik Roshan which are famous for his acting and looks. He charges an amount of nearly 40 crores per movie.

  • DOB: 10 January 1974 (53 years at present)
  • Payment: 40 Crore per movie
  • Net Worth: $545 million
  • Height1.78meters
  • Status: Married with Sussanne Khan (married 2002-divorced 2004) and have 2 children

No.6 Ajay Devgan

Ajay Devgan is another famous and versatile actor in Bollywood. His acting career shows us a variety of roles with variations in his performance. Whether it is a comedy film, action thriller film we can see the shades of his acting. Along with the romantic lead role, he has also done negative roles in the movies in which his intense acting was outstanding. He charges 35 to 40 crores per movie. The company, Omkara, Sheringham, Golmaal, Golmaal again, etc. are some of the famous movies of Ajay Devgan. These movies have established him as one of the popular and highest-paid actors of Bollywood.

  • DOB: 2 April 1969 ( 52 years at present)
  • Payment: 35 to 40 corers per movie
  • Net Worth: $30 million
  • Height1.75meters
  • Status: Married to Kajol and have 2 Children

No.7 Ranbir Kapoor 

Ranbir Kapoor is the son of former actor-director Rishi Kapoor and Babita. He comes from the Kapoor family of Bollywood; his grandfather was a great showman of India’ Raj Kapoor. Ranbir Kapoor appeared from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s musical film Saawariya. Ranbir Kapoor charges 35 crores for a movie and is one of the youngest and established actors in Bollywood. Wake Up Sid, Ajab Prem Ki Gajab Kahani, Rocket Singh, Sanju, etc. are some of his best movies.

  • DOB: 28 September 1982 (38 years at present)
  • Payment: 35 crores per movie
  • Net Worth: $45 million
  • Height1.81meters
  • Status: Single​

No. 8 Ranveer Singh

Ranveer Kapoor made his debut from the Yash Raj Films, Movie “Band Baaja Baaraat” in which his co-star was Anushka Sharma, the movie was a super hit and commercially successful. Nowadays he is charging 35 crores per movie irrespective of role and time. He is a model turned actor, famous for his work in Bollywood. His famous work in movies like period drama film Padmavati, Bajirao Mastani, romantic action movie “Ram-Leela” or an aspiring rapper in “Gully Boy” is liked by the audience around the country.

  • DOB: 6 July 1985 (35 years at present)
  • Payment: 30 to 35 Crores per movie
  • Net Worth: $42 million
  • Height1.78 meters
  • Status: Married with Deepika Padukone

No.9 Amitabh Bachchan (Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood)

Amitabh Bachchan is the most respected superstar of Bollywood and is known for his remarkable work in the movies. He is ruling the box office for more than 50 years. His first movie Saat Hindustani came in the year 1969 from then till now, he never stopped. He gave back blockbuster movies on box-office. He is still actively doing films in lead roles. The movies like Pink, Badla, Bhootnath, etc. are examples of the man in the lead role even at 78 years of age. He also hosts a TV show named “Kaun Banega Crorepati” for the last 20 years. He charges 25 to 30 crore per movie in Bollywood.

  • DOB: 11 October 1942 (78 years at present)
  • Payment: 25 to 30 crores per movie
  • Net Worth: $400 million
  • Height1.83 meters
  • Status: Married with Jaya Bachchan and have 2 children.

No. 10 Saif Ali Khan (Top 10 Highest Paid Actors in Bollywood)

Saif Ali Khan was born into the royal family, his mother is Sharmila Tagore a renowned actress and his father was former cricketer Nawab Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. He charges 15- 25 crores from the movies irrespective of his role as a lead or supporting. He is a versatile actor doing various kinds of roles. Movies like Main Khiladi Tu Anari, Omkara, Hum Tum, Salaam Namaste, Race, etc. are the movies in which we can see the variations in his performance.

  • DOB: 17 August 1970 (50 years at present)
  • Payment: 15 to 20 corers per movie
  • Net Worth: $150 million
  • Height1.7 meters
  • Status: Married with Amrita Singh (marriage 1991- divorce 2004) and have 2children; Kareena Kapoor (2012) and have 2 kids


Q1. Who is the versatile male actor in Bollywood?

Ans. Akshay Kumar and Aamir Khan are the most versatile actor in Bollywood.

Q2. Who is the wealthiest actor in India?

Ans. Shahrukh Khan is the richest actor in Bollywood.

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