Celebrities have become an important part of brand promotions. Companies take the benefit of their image in the minds of the audience feature them in the ads. Hiring a celeb for endorsing products isn’t something that every brand can afford as it involves big money. To give an idea of how much Indian celebrities are earning you can check their net-worths.
The Forbes 2018 list of top 100 richest Indian celebrities is out it has some interesting results that will blow your mind. 52-year-old Bollywood actor Salman Khan has topped the list with his earnings of Rs 253.25 crores. Salman is on rank 1 for not one or two but thrice in a row. He has been able to do so thanks to his movies, brand endorsements as well as ads.
Indian cricket team captain stands at the number two position and we all know how famous he is for promoting brands on social media.
Romance king Shah Rukh Khan’s position has declined and he’s on number 13 with earnings of Rs 56 crores.
MS Dhoni has got the 5th position with earnings of 101.77 crores.
Let’s have a look at top 10 names from the list:
1. Salman Khan – 253.25 crores
2. Virat Kohli – 228.09 crores
3. Akshay Kumar – 185 crores
4. Deepika Padukone – 112.8 crores
5. M.S Dhoni – 101.77 crores
6. Aamir Khan – 97.5 crores
7. Amitabh Bachchan – 96.17 crores
8. Ranveer Singh – 84.67 crores
9. Sachin Tendulkar – 80 crores
10. Ajay Devgn – 74.5 crores
To see the top 100 list, you can click here.