New York: Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar have been listed in the top 10 Highest Paid Actors of 2016 by The Forbes. The two are the only Bollywood superstars to be on the coveted list.
Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) stands at the 8th position with $33 million while Akshay Kumar, with total earnings of $31 million is at the 10th position. Hollywood action star Dwayne Johnson has topped the list by earning $64.5 million in 2016.
Johnson has left the other biggies of Hollywood like Robert Downey Jr, Jackie Chan, Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp behind to top the Forbes list.
Dwayne Johnson, the wrestler who turned to acting gave some stellar blockbusters in 2015 like Furious 7 and San Andreas.
Bollywood star Salman Khan has been listed at 14th position with earnings of $28.5 million and the evergreen Amitabh Bachchan is at the 18th position with $20 million.
Here is the list of the Top 10:
Dwayne Johnson- $64,500,000
Jackie Chan- $61,000,000
Matt Damon – $55,000,000
Tom Cruise – $53,000,000
Johnny Depp- $48,000,000
Ben Affleck- $43,000,000
Vin Diesel- $35,000,000
Shah Rukh Khan- $33,000,000
Robert Downey Jr.- $33,000,000
Akshay Kumar- $31,500,000.
First Published | 26 August 2016 12:10 PM
Web Title: Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar break into Forbes’ global Top 10 Highest Paid Actors list
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