Akshay Kumar Becomes 6th Highest Paid Actor In The World


Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has been hitting the news for his charity works and donations for a while. Now, the star actor is in the news yet again for finding a spot in top 10 of world’s highest-paid male actors, according to an annual tally released by Forbes magazine on Tuesday.

Akshay Kumar has become the sixth highest-paid actor in the world with an earning of $48.5 million (Rs 362 crore) between June 2019 and June 2020. He is the only Indian actor to star in the top 10. Most of his income came from product endorsements, Forbes said.

Wrestler-turned-movie star Dwayne Johnson(The Rock), has been declared the world’s highest-paid actor for the 2nd year in a row with earnings of $87.5 Million.

Ryan Reynolds ($71.5M), Mark Wahlberg ($58M), Ben Affleck ($55M), Vin Diesel ($54M), Akshay Kumar ($48.5M), Lin-Manuel Miranda ($45.5M), Will Smith ($44.5M), Adam Sandler ($41M) and Jackie Chan ($40M) are the stars who have made it to the top 10 list this year.