Akshay Kumar made it to another Forbes list this year and nobody’s surprised. The 52-year-old actor ranks at #6 on Forbes’ 2020 list of 10 Highest Paid Male Actors with his earnings estimated at $48.5 million – he is the only Indian on the list. Akshay Kumar’s rank dropped two notches from last year – on Forbes’ 2019 list of Highest-Paid Actors, Akshay Kumar held the fourth spot.
This year’s list is headlined by wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne Johnson (with his earnings estimated to be $87.5 million), who also topped the list last year. Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds holds the second spot with earnings of $71.5 million. Third, fourth and fifth spots have gone to actors Mark Wahlberg, Ben Affleck and Vin Diesel, respectively. Hamilton star Lin-Manuel Miranda, Will Smith, Adam Sandler and Jackie Chan hold the last four ranks on the list after Akshay Kumar. The PadMan actor has featured on the Forbes list of highest paid actors for five consecutive years.
Akshay Kumar has become the only Indian actor to make it to the list of Forbes’ Top 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities in the world in 2020. The rankings are released every year by the Forbes Magazine.
As per the list, Akshay has secured the 52nd spot. Reportedly, his earnings are $48.5 million, which is approx Rs. 356 crores. Kylie Jenner the first spot, with earnings at 590 million dollars. Among the other celebrities in the list are Kanye West, Roger Federer, Lionel Messi, Taylor Swift, Jonas Brothers and Ellen DeGeneres.
Some time back, Akshay also featured in Forbes’ list of Asia-Pacific’s Most Influential Celebrities on Social Media. The others actors on the list were Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Alia Bhatt, Ranveer Singh, Katrina Kaif, Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma and Madhuri Dixit.
On the work front, Akshay has a lot of films lined up, including Atrangi Re, Bacchan Pandey, Bell Bottom and Sooryavanshi.