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Akshay Kumar features in Forbes world's highest paid celebrity list; Taylor Swift takes the top spot

Akshay Kumar features in Forbes world's highest paid celebrity list; Taylor Swift takes the top spot

Akshay Kumar features in Forbes world's highest paid celebrity list; Taylor Swift takes the top spot
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By CNBC-TV18 Jul 11, 2019 1:31:41 PM IST (Updated)

The Indian film industry's top-earning star, Kumar gets paid at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic bathroom cleaner, Forbes said.

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar, with a net worth of $65 million, featured in the Forbes world's highest-paid celebrities list.

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The Indian film industry's top-earning star, Kumar gets paid at least $5 million and up to $10 million per film. He also mints millions for endorsement deals with over 20 brands, including Tata and Harpic bathroom cleaner, Forbes said.
Kumar will be seen in his next project 'Mission Mangal,' one of India's first space films, and comedy-horror movie 'Laxmmi Bomb.'
Singer Taylor Swift topped the highest-paid celebrity list with her earnings of $185 million over the past year, beating reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who ranked second on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.
The 'Blank space' hitmaker had also topped on the list back in 2016, with $170 million earnings.
According to US reports, Swift, 29, minted millions from her 'Reputation Stadium' tour in 2018, as well as Netflix's streaming of the tour, and her new deal at Republic Records.
Other female celebrities to make the list include comedian Ellen DeGeneres, reality TV star Kim Kardashian West and singers Rihanna, Katy Perry and Pink.
(With inputs from IANS)
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