Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has beaten the likes of Hollywood actor Will Smith and singer Rihanna to land at the 52nd position on Forbes 2020 list of World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities.
Akshay Kumar is 52 years old now and his position on the list is also 52, coincidentally. Akshay Kumar surpassed Hollywood biggies like Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, and singer Rihanna, with the earnings of 48.5 million dollars.
2.0 villain Akshay Kumar‘s estimated earnings from June 2019 to May 2020 were pegged at Rs 366 Cr. His deal with US-based streaming giant Amazon for ‘The End’ is said to have been very lucrative for him.
With estimated pre-tax earnings of USD 48.5 million during June 2019 to May 2020, Forbes puts Akshay Kumar at the 52nd spot in the list topped by makeup mogul Kylie Jenner, whose estimated earnings during the same time were USD 590 million.
The sources say that Akshay Kumar is the frontrunner when it comes to delivering at the box-office with his movies. And the actor’ earning are not just limited to that. He also has brand endorsements in his kitty, and will also be seen making his debut in the digital world with a show tentatively called The End.
Meanwhile, Forbes’s top 10 highest paid celebs around the world included Kylie Jenner, Kanye West, Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Tyler Perry, Neymar, Howard Stern, Lebron James, Dwayne Johnson.