Being the second-largest film industry in the world after Hollywood, Bollywood actors fees are measured in millions. These actors are extremely popular in India and the Asian continent for their work. Therefore, their salaries and net worth tend to be high. Read on for the 12 highest paid Bollywood actors in 2019.
Next on our list is one of the artists belonging to a relatively new generation of actors. Arjun Kapoor was born on 26 June, in the year of 1985, in a family who already had experience in the film industry. His parents, Boney Kapoor and Mona Shourie Kapoor, are well-known film producers in this Asian country. Also, Sanjay Kapoor, Anil Kapoor, Janhvi Kapoor as well as Sridevi are his relatives. Although he began his career as a producer, Arjun made his Bollywood debut in 2012 in “Ishaqzaade” movie. This was followed by some other roles that caused his popularity to grow. As for his earnings, in 2019 he managed to accumulate just a bit under $1 million.
Believe it or not, it’s never too late to change your profession. A great example of this is John Abraham who used to be a model but realized that he had a talent for acting, so he became an actor in Bollywood. This multitalented person was born on December 17, 1972. Interestingly, his real name is Farhan Irani, but he decided to use his father’s name, Abraham John, but in reverse order. John started his acting career in the year of 2003 when he made his debut in “Jism” movie. This was followed by a role in another popular movie called “Dhoom”. This meant that the rise of his Bollywood career and great popularity began. When it comes to money that he managed to make in 2019, the amount is similar to Arjun Kapoor, which is about $1 million.
You will notice that there are several actors on our list who have family members that are well known in the film industry of India. Abhishek Bachchan is one of them. His father is the famous Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan. The first film to make his Bollywood debut was 2000’s Refugee. However, this film, as well as some of the other Bachchan films after it, were not very successful. But, 4 years after his debut, in 2004, there was a role in “Yuva” movie, after which his career began to grow. In addition to numerous roles, Abhishek Bachchan has shown his talent as a producer. All of this made him a big profit, and in 2019 he made about $1.3 million.
Another successful, high-income actor in Bollywood is Saif Ali Khan. Khan was born on 16 August, in 1970 and started acting in his early 20s. Probably his mother had an influence on his choice of occupation because she is also an actress and her name is Sharmila Tagore. He made his debut in 1993 in the movie “Parampara”. Unfortunately, the success of this movie was not big, so the first great role that made him famous was in “Yeh Dillagi” but also in “Main Khiladi Tu Anari” movies. These two romantic dramas became very successful and brought popularity to the young Saif Ali Khan. He has received several National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards so far. Khan is currently married to Kareena Kapoor who is also an actress. As for his earnings, Khan managed to earn about $1.4 million
The real name of this extremely popular actor is Shivaji Rao Gaekwad. His popularity is huge not only in India but also in neighboring countries, so it can be said that Rajinikanth is one of the biggest stars of the Indian film industry ever. In addition to his passion for acting, he also owns a very large collection of luxury cars. His profit in 2019 was really high, and by some estimates, he made about $7 million in just one movie…Read more>>