Highest-Paid Actors Of 2015


3 Indians Among The World’s 10 Highest-Paid Actors Of 2015

Bollywood has always been the most flourishing industry in the country, where people, particularly actors make money in millions. Not only through films but also through endorsements and advertisements, besides getting recognition all over the world.

For the first time, Forbes high-powered list of highest paid actors for this year features five names from Bollywood, three of them in the top 10.

Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar kept actors like Johnny Depp, Dwayne Johnson and Leonardo DiCaprio out of the top 10. SRK is ahead of stars like Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman, Will Smith and even Brad Pitt.

Meanwhile, the ‘Iron Man’ star Robert Downey Jr topped the list for the third time in a row with an estimated total earnings of $80 million, while Jackie Chan came in a surprise second position with a $50 million pay packet, thanks to being the biggest star in China.

Here are the highest-paid actors from Hollywood to Hong Kong and Bollywood:

34. Andy Lau – $13m

33. Chris Pratt – $13m

32. Chris Evans – $13.5m

31. Ranbir Kapoor – $15m

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30. Will Ferrell – $15m

29. Jonah Hill – $16m

28. Brad Pitt – $16m

27. George Clooney – $16.5m

26. Seth Rogen – $17m

25. Russell Crowe – $18m

24. Chow Yun-flat – $18m

23. Liam Neeson – $19.5m

22. Ben Affleck – $19.5m

21. Hugh Jackman – $23m

20. Matt Damon – $25m

19. Will Smith – $26m

18. Shahrukh Khan – $26m

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17. Matthew McConaughey – $26.5m

16. Daniel Craig – $27m

15. Chris Hemsworth – $27m

14. Channing Tatum – $29m

13. Leonardo DiCaprio – $29m

12. Johnny Depp – $30m

11. Dwayne Johnson – $31.5m

10. Mark Wahlberg – $32m

9. Akshay Kumar – $32.5m

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8. Salman Khan – $33.5m

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7. Amitabh Bachchan – $33.5m

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6. Tom Cruise – $40m

5. Adam Sandler – $41m

4. Bradley Cooper – $41.5m

3. Vin Diesel – $47m

2. Jackie Chan – $50m

1. Robert Downey Jr –  $80m

Shah Rukh Khan (18) and Ranbir Kapoor (30) with estimated earnings of $26 million and $15 million respectively, also made the Forbes list.

It looks like, Bollywood’s richest stars are even richer than some of Hollywood’s most popular names.


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