Just like last year, Akshay Kumar is included in Forbes’ list of 100 highest-paid celebrities. We come to know that the 52-year-old actor is the only Indian celebrity to appear on that list. The star has surpassed Hollywood celebs such as Will Smith, Jennifer Lopez, Rihanna, Lady Gaga with a gross of $ 48.5 million. However, Akshay’s rank has dropped to # 52 from last year’s # 33 with $ 65 million. According to reports, the ongoing epidemic has affected his earnings.
The American magazine has described the Sooryavanshi actor as “Bollywood’s top-paid star” and “one of India’s most philanthropic celebrities”.
The listing also states that Akshay has alliance with Amazon Prime Video for its digital series, one of the reasons that he is on this 2020 list. It is said that the US-based streaming giant has signed an agreement for Akshay, the first film at a staggering sum of US $ 10 million, worth around 75 crores.
Meanwhile, The 2020 Forbes top 10 highest-paid celebrities worldwide include Kylie Jenner, ranked # 1 with $ 590 million, while Kanye West, Roger Federer, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Tyler Perry, Neymar, Howard Stern, LeBron James, Dwayne Johnson complete the top 10 list.