Salman, Akshay among world’s 100 top-paid celebrities: Forbes
Forbes list of Highest-Paid Celebrities' for 2018 is out and the Bollywood superstars marking their presence on the list this year are Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan.
Bollywood actors Akshay Kumar and Salman Khan are among the world’s 100 highest-paid entertainers, according to a Forbes list topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather. However, actor Shah Rukh Khan – a regular on the list – failed to find a place on the list. In 2017, he ranked 65th on the list, with earnings of $38 million.
Akshay is ranked 76th on the Forbes list of the World’s Highest Paid Celebrities 2018 while Salman is on the 82nd spot.
Take a look at the top 10 celebrities who feature on the list:
1. Floyd Mayweather – $285 M
2. George Clooney- $239 M
3. Kylie Jenner – $166.5 M
4. Judy Sheindlin- $147 M
5. Dwayne Johnson- $124 M
6. U2- $118 M
7. Coldplay -$115.5 M
8. Lionel Messi – $111 M
9. Ed Sheeran – $110 M
10. Cristiano Ronaldo – $108 M
“The world’s 100 top-earning celebrities pulled in a combined $6.3 billion pretax over the past 12 months, up 22 percent from last year; 11 superstars crossed the $100 million threshold, more than double the number from the last two years combined.,” it noted.
List members represent 17 countries: U.S., U.K., Barbados, Portugal, Ireland, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, China, Mexico, Colombia, Germany, Spain, Greece and India.