Salman Khan, better known as the Bhaijaan of Bollywood, is undoubtedly one of the most famous and highest-paid Bollywood actors today. This renowned performer on the stage is a respected actor who has tried his luck on both the movie and television screens. Salman Khan also works as a television presenter and has received numerous awards, including two National Film Awards and two Filmfare Awards. He is ranked 82nd on the list of the highest-paid actors in India, and find out exactly how much he earns below.
Shahrukh Khan was born on December 27, 1965, and raised in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. He is the first and eldest son of Salim Khan and his first wife, Sushila Charak. His father is a famous Indian screenwriter.
The ancestors of this famous and successful actor are called Alakozai Pashtuns and come from the Swat valley of Pakistan. His grandfather settled in the present-day family space in India in the mid-1800s. He was a Deputy Inspector General of the Indore state who was awarded the Dealer Jung award of the Holkar times.
Salman Khan graduated from The Scindia School, Gwalior (M.P.), and St. Stanislaus High School, Bandra, in Bombay.
Salman Khan Career
His career began back in 1989, with the film Biwi Ho to Aisi, where he played a supporting role. That same year, he starred in Maine Pyar Kiya’s film, Sooraj R. Barjatya’s romantic drama, which soon became the highest-grossing film ever in India. For his role in this film, he received his first nomination for a Best Male Debut and a nomination for Best Actor at Filmfare at the same ceremony.
His role followed it in the romantic film Hum Aapke Hain Koun with Madhuri Dixit. In 2009, he hosted the game show 10 Ka Dum.
He is known for his role as a fearless police officer in the film Dabangg for which he received several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Popular Film.
On television, this actor is gaining massive success as the T.V. host Bigg Boss, which, among other things, brings him a considerable income. Only from Bigg Boss season 4 to 6, he made around 2.5 crores per episode. Later in Seasons 9 and 10, he also charged 7-8 crores per episode. Season 11 set 11 crores per episode, which made him the highest-paid T.V. actor and host in India.
Salman Khan Net Worth
According to the latest reports, this Bollywood celebrity charges Rs 7-8 crores per brand endorsements. The revenue comes from the Yatra.com travel website, where the brand is an ambassador and a shareholder. He is also an ambassador for ‘Emami Healthy & Tasty,’ ‘Rasoi,’ and ‘Himani Best Choice’ apart from ‘Bake Magic.’
Campa Cola, Limca Soft drink, Hero Honda bikes, Double Bull shirts, Dixcy Scott, BlackBerry Playbook tablet, Britannia’s Tiger biscuits are just some of the companies this actor earns from.
Khan’s total fortune is estimated at $ 37.7 million, making him part of Forbes’ list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers globally, where he ranks 82nd.