The much anticipated Forbes’ list of highest paid actors in the world is out now, and fortunately three Bollywood actors – Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar – are on the list of best 10 highest paid actors.
Forbes’ highest paid actors list is bested by Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg at $68 million – graciousness of Daddy’s Home 2, Transformers: The Last Knight and reality show Wahlbergers. A year ago’s topper Dwanye Johnson dropped a place. He brought home a pay check of $65 million because of Baywatch, Jumanji and TV show Ballers. At #3 is actor Vin Diesel, whose profit adds up to $54.5 million.
While Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are on Forbes highest paid actors list, Aamir Khan’s nonappearance in spite of Dangal’s prosperity is shocking.
As per Forbes, the profit of the world’s 20 highest-paid actors consolidated to frame an amazing $720 million figured over the day and age between June 2016-June 2017, preceding fees and taxes. The profit gauges have been founded on information accessible on sites likes Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, interviews with film trade analysts and inside sources.
Actor Vin Diesel ($54.5 million), Adam Sandler ($50.5 million) and Jackie Chan ($49 million) remained at third, fourth and fifth on this list.
Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr and Tom Cruise came 6th and seventh before Indian actors assumed control over the list.
Actress Emma Stone leads the race of the highest-paid actresses on number 15 in the world, however, her acquiring of $26 million was no place near the highest paid actors.
No Indian actress, be it Deepika Padukone or Priyanka Chopra, have been incorporated into the list. Padukone starred in xXx: Return of Xander Cage, while Chopra starred in her TV show Quantico and Baywatch with Dwayne Johnson.