Actors Shah Rukh Khan and Akshay Kumar have found spots on the Forbes one hundred Highest-Paid Celebrities of 2016. SRK, with earnings of $ 33 million, shares 86th place with Iron Man star parliamentarian Downey Jnr, Ghostbusters histrion asteroid dicot genus McCarthy, basket baller James Harden and also the Dave Matthews Band. Akshay, who created $ 31.5 million, is at #94 with Brad Pitt and magician team Penn Teller. SRK, 50, makes the cut thanks to “multi-million greenback direct fees and also the cut of the backend’ in films like Dilwale,” in step with Forbes. A part of his earnings conjointly come back from high-value endorsement deals. Of 48-year-old Akshay, Forbes writes that he, “banked prime rupee for 3 hit films in our marking period” – these are probably Brothers, Singh Is Bliing and Airlift. He conjointly advertises product as various as motorcycles to a gold loan company.
Akshay and Shah Rukh Khan are on Forbes
The list of celebrity prime earners is headed by musician Taylor Swift, who created a large $170 million from her 1989 tour, complete endorsements and different high-profile activities. Second and third spots square measure crammed by boy band One Direction and author James Patterson.
One third of this year’s list are from outside America – except for the names mentioned on top of, these embody British singer Adele, Portuguese and Argentinian footballers Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Brazilian mannikin Gisele Bundchen and Irish rockers U2. The only actor to form it to the highest ten on the list is comedian Kevin Hart who is at #6 – his Central Intelligence co-star Dwayne Johnson takes the nineteenth spot.