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Bollywood movie industry has created a long list of rich actresses. Quite a many actresses have also made their way into Forbes celebrity 100 list. Forbes considers the earnings over the latest financial year and the fame quotient gathered through social media as the criteria to give a slot in the celebrity 100 list on the basis of merit. Here is a list of top 10 actresses who have made a fortune in the Indian movie industry and have also got a huge social following, according to South China Monring Post.
1.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan – US$100 million
2.Priyanka Chopra-Jonas – US$70 million
3.Kareena Kapoor – US$60 million
4.Anushka Sharma – US$47 million
5.Deepika Padukone – US$40 million
6.Madhuri Dixit Nene – US$35 million
7.Katrina Kaif – US$30 million
8.Shilpa Shetty – US$18 million
9.Kajol – US$16 million
10.Bipasha Basu – US$15 million
She was born in Mangalore, Karnataka, India, into a Tulu-speaking Bunt family. Her mother Brindya was a housewife and her father Krishnaraj was a marine biologist. Her older brother, Aditya Rai, is an engineer in the merchant navy, and also co-produced one of her movies, Dil Ka Rishta, in 2003. Aishwarya took classical dance and music lessons for five years during her teens. She attended Raheja College to become an architect, however, she quickly gave that up to work on her modeling career.
When she was in the ninth grade she completed a modeling assignment for Camlin Pencils. In 1991, Rai was one of the model contestants in the Ford Supermodel Contest and also appeared in Vogue Magazine. She would eventually appear on the cover of Vogue multiple times.
She has an estimated net worth of $100 million dollar and charges 3.2 million per movie.
|To date, she is one of the finest actresses and earns money from several brand endorsements movies, and ads. |
Recently, former Miss World Aishwarya Rai’s walk down the runway for the L’Oréal Paris Womenswear Spring/Summer 2022 show at Paris Fashion Week made headlines. The 47-year-old actress, who has amassed a US$100 million net worth, has been a L’Oréal global brand ambassador for over a decade now and her contract is among her most lucrative deals.
|Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was a former Miss World winner. |
As one of India’s most famous faces, Rai has also endorsed a throng of brands in her career. From Lux, Coca-Cola and Longines, to Pepsi and Fuji Films. The Devdas star has also invested around US$650,000 in a nutrition-based health care company, reports Economic Times India.
It should come as no surprise that global superstar Priyanka Chopra-Jonas ranks second on this list.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, the 39-year-old star enjoys a reported US$70 million fortune with a US$10 million annual income of late. While her career is blossoming in Hollywood, the Indian star also earned fat pay cheques from brands like Crocs and Bon V!V Spiked Seltzer. Perhaps more fittingly, she was recently appointed a global ambassador for Bulgari.
Privanka is extremely active when it comes to philanthropy, especially in her home country. Every year she donates at least 10% of her earnings to various charities, including the The Priyanka Chopra Foundation for Health and Education. Her foundation focuses on underprivileged children in India, with a special attention on young women. She has also been highly active with UNICEF since 2006. In 2013 she donated $70,000 to a hospital in Nanavati which now is named after her late father. She has vocally come out against circuses through her work with PETA. In 2017 Privanka was given the Mother Teresa Memorial Award for Social Justice.
Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor has an estimated net worth of US$60 million. She earns from movies and endorsing various brands. She has recently married to Saif Ali Khan. She is the younger daughter of Randhir Kapoor. Kareena Kapoor’s main source of income is film and television. She started her film debut from the movie Refugee. She won Best Actress Filmfare Award for her movie Jab We Met. Her hobby is Horse riding and cooking. She earned a lot with high brans endorsement making her as one of the Top 10 Richest Bollywood Actresses at present.
The 41-year-old actress has ruled Bollywood for over two decades now and has an estimated net worth of US$60 million, according to IBTimes India. While the longevity of her film career is impressive on its own, Kapoor’s bevy of endorsement deals is unparalleled.
So popular that in fact, she is reportedly endorsing more than 15 brands now. Elsewhere, the 3 Idiots star shelled out big bucks on multiple real estates all over Bandra, Mumbai, as reported by the same publication. Kapoor will be also be wearing the producer hat for Hansal Mehta’s new thriller next.
The Young Actress of Hindi Cinema belongs to Bangalore. She is among the top earning actresses in India. She earns Rs 5 crores from her every movie. She is in news for being in a relationship with the sensational Indian Cricketer Virat Kohli. She is a famous Actress and Producer of Bollywood. She is the brand ambassador of cosmetic products like Nivea, Elle 18, Coffey and Gitanjali Jewelers.
According to DNA India, actress and film producer Anushka Sharma has an estimated net worth of US$46 million. The publication also said that the PK actress charged around 15 crores rupees (US$2 million) per film.
The movie Padmavat alone paid Deepika Padukone 12 crores. In the year 2019 she made 48 crores as income, while she was making as much as 112.8 crores during the earlier year. Much of her recent earnings are from endorsements.
Earlier this year, Padukone raised a few eyebrows after she opted out of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s upcoming project Baiju Bawra due to salary negotiations. The 35-year-old actress, who is an advocate for equal pay, reportedly charged US$2.7 million for her upcoming film with Baahubali actor, Prabhas, and Amitabh Bachchan, according to FilmFare.
The Padmaavat star has also endorsed big brand like Coca-Cola, Nike, L’Oréal Paris, Chopard and Tissot. Recently, she announced her own lifestyle brand that’s expected to roll out in 2022.
Dixit came to be talked widely in the media following her performance in Dhaamal, the film that earned more than 200 crores across the world. Her popularity recently also gained immensely from the Marati movie 15 August released on Netflix. Recipient of six Filmfare awards and Padma Shri award in 2008, she made 10.83 crores in 2019 while 2020 earnings have not been declared yet.
As one of the 90s’ top-paid actress, 54-year-old Dixit still commands big projects and TV gigs, and enjoys an estimated net worth of US$35 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. She resumed working in Bollywood after her sabbatical in 2007 and never looked back. She has appeared in dozens of films since and scored big with the adventure comedy Total Dhamaal (2019).
Dixit, who is known for her graceful dancing skills, has been a judge on reality dancing competitions like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa, So You Think You Can Dance (India) and Dance Deewane. But, let’s not forget that her pay cheques also come from endorsing many F&B products that include Nutrela, Dabur Chyawanprash and Country Delight.
The British Diva Katrina Kaif has made a total income of 5 Million Dollar this year. She works in Telugu and Malayalam movies along with Hindi Movies. She has endorsed a number of brands and has made a lot of money.
She earns Rs 5 to 8 crores from each of her movies. The 30 years old superstar has earned fame and money by her continuous movie release. At the age of 14, she was pictured as the poster girl for gems mark in London.
She came in limelight from the famous Bollywood movie ‘Maine Pyar Kyu Kiya’.
Touted as Bollywood’s hardest-working actress, Kaif has a reported net worth of US$30 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. This is not surprising as the 35-year-old actress has starred in numerous box-office hit films in the last five years: Tiger Zinda Hai (2012), Zero (2018) and Bharat (2019).
Shilpa Shetty was born on 8 June 1975 in Mangalore. Her father’s name was Surendra and mother’s name was Sunanda. Sunanda did an Indo-Chinese drama film The Desire Produce for Shilpa, but her film was never released.
Shilpa Shetty started her screen debut in the thriller Baazigar Movie which garnered her two Filmfare Awards nominations, including one for Best Supporting Actress.
Doing yoga and gym for 45 minutes every morning is in her destiny. Shilpa Shetty Kundra enjoys personal life a lot. She gives credit for her happy life to Yoga. Shilpa also does yoga with her son Vian. But her husband, Raj Kundra, has no interest in yoga. He likes to try his hand in weight lifting.
|Awards and nominations |
Zee Cine Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role in 2008 for Life In A… Metro.
Bollywood Movie Award – Best Supporting Actress in 1999 for Pardesi Babu.
New Talent Award for Best New Anchor Female in 2009 for Bigg Boss – Season 2.
STAR Parivaar Award for Star Personality in 2013 for Nach Baliye 5.
ITA Award for GR8! Achiever Laurel 2008.
Kajol Devgn, aka Kajol, is an Indian film actress who has a net worth of $16 million. Born to actress Tanuja and film director Shomu Mukherjee, Kajol set foot in acting with the 1992 movie Bekhudi, while still at school. In order to pursue an acting career she quit her studies, and enjoyed her first commercial success with the 1993 thriller Baazigar.
Kajol starred in an unsuccessful romantic drama film Bekhudi (1992), which she attended at the time. He then quit his studies to learn acting, and his first commercially successful film was the thriller Baazigar (1993). After this, he also did many romantic dramas in which he had a lot of success, in those films, Dilwale Dulhani Le Jayenge (1995) with Shah Rukh Khan, Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya with Salman Khan(1998), Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha ( 1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001).
Model-turned-actress Basu has an estimated net worth of US$15 million, per Celebrity Net Worth. She easily dominated the early 2000s with her svelte figure and fashionable clothing.
Basu has three successful fitness DVDs under her belt and co-owns a lifestyle brand called The Label Life with fellow celebrities Sussanne Khan and Malaika Arora that sells shoes, clothing and accessories.
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