People in sports and entertainment are the biggest earners in the country. The people in cricket and Bollywood always compete to be the richest celebrities in India. At some time the richest cricketer in India is also the richest of all celebrities and both some other time the richest actor in India is the richest celebrity.
The list we are going to give you will not only give you an idea about the richest celebrities in India but will also show you the richest cricketer in India, the richest actor in India, and the richest actress in India.
The list is very genuine and all the data has been taken from Forbes India list of richest celebrities in India 2019.
The list is ranked from bottom to top, so make sure you do not miss reading the complete article. The list includes musicians, actors, and cricketers. The list is solely based on the earning of these celebrities. So let’s go on with the richest celebrity in India list.
Top 10 richest celebrities in India- 10-1 list
AR Rahman the great music and singer is in the 10th position in our list of the richest celebrities in India. In 2019 AR Rahman had a total earning of 94.8 cr. AR Rahman is also the richest music composer and singer in the country. His career-high point has been two academy awards which he won in 2009 for the musical score of Slumdog Millionaire. This makes him the richest singer in India.
Pritam with the total earnings of 97.78 cr is on the number 9 in the list of richest celebrities in India and is also the second richest singer in India. He has also won the IIFA award for Best music director in 2017 for Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Rajnikanth the superstar of the south with his earnings of 100cr is at number 8 on our list of richest celebrities in India. He earned INR 100 cr throughout 2019. Rajnikant is well known in Bollywood as well. He has done several films across the Indian cinema. He is well known for his style and push dialogues. He is the biggest star that Tollywood has ever had.
The stylish and dashing Ranveer Singh with total earnings of 118.2cr would easily make it to the list of richest celebrities in India. He has gathered lots of praise for his roles in movies like Padmaavat and Gully boy. Gully boy was also India’s official entry at the Oscars. Ranveer ties knot with Bollywood actress Deepika in Nov’2018.
Sharukh Khan with total earnings of 124.38 cr is on number 6 in our list of richest celebrities in India. Sharukh is one of the most famous actors in the country, however off late hasn’t been doing many films. In 2014 Sharukh Khan was awarded the top French civilian award, ‘Knight of the Legion of Honor’. He is known for his charming looks and romantic roles in movies across the Bollywood.
With total earnings of 135.95cr MS Dhoni is number 5 on the list of richest celebrities in India. He is also the second richest cricketer in India. Even after he retired from Test Cricket, his popularity has not declined.
He has several businesses running to his name. Apart from being the co-owner of the Football team in ISL he also owns a motor racing company and has a clothing line of his own. He has been steady at this position for quite a few years now.
If a list of the top 10 richest cricketer in India 2020 is made, Dhoni will surely feature in the top 5.
Salman Khan also is known as the Bhai is number 4 in the list of richest celebrities in India. He made whooping 229.25cr in 2019. In 2018 he was ranked as the richest celebrity in India by Forbes, however this time he has dropped to number 4 in that same list. He has been delivering 100cr movies consistently. He has delivered 14 movies that have earned 100cr or more.
The veteran actor with earnings of 239.25cr is number 3 on the list of richest celebrities in India. He was also called as called ‘The Undisputed Godfather of Bollywood’ by TIME magazine in 2003. The Indian government awarded him with Padma Vibhushan in 2015 for his contributions to the Indian cinema. Even at the age of 77, the veteran is earning much more than all of his counterparts. Amitabh Bachchan is also the second in the list of richest actors in India.
Virat Kohli is the richest cricketer in the country. With a whopping earning of 252.72cr in 2019, Virat Kohli is number 2 on the list of richest celebrities in India. He is known for his contributions to Indian Cricket. He has been the most consistent performer around the world. The Indian captain has led his team from the front.
His source of income includes his match fee, IPL fee, endorsements, and brands that he owns along with being the co-owner of the football team in ISL.
Akshay Kumar is the richest celebrity in India. With earnings of 293.25cr in 2019, Akshay Kumar tops the list. Also, Akshay Kumar was the only Indian in Forbes US list of World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2019. He was ranked 33 with $65 in earnings. The richest actor in India is also known for his contributions to the country in hard times and is one of the most patriotic actors in the country.
So this list contains the richest cricketer in India along with the richest actor and music composers. However, you might be surprised that none of the actresses is included in the list. I too was, however, that’s the reality. But don’t worry will bring you another list with the richest actress in India if you want it.