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Akshay Kumar Net Worth

Updated January 2, 2020
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What is Akshay Kumar’s ney worth? $273 million

How did Akshay Kumar earn his money and wealth?

Akshay Kumar is known as the King of Action in Bollywood. He was born on 9th September 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab and his real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia. He is a multi-talented actor, producer, stuntman, television personality, the martial artist as well as a philanthropist. He is a self-made actor who goes by nicknames like Khiladi and Khiladi Kumar by his fans. He is one of few reputable and self-made actors in Bollywood. He has won numerous awards for movies which include two Filmfare Awards for Ajnabee, the National Film Award for Best Actor for his performance in Rustom (2017) as well as Garam Masala (2005).

Till now, he has appeared in hundreds of movies and has become a role model for the youth. In the entirety of Bollywood, his movies have broken box office which gathered more than $500 million. In 1987, his debut movies like Dancer and Aaj did not gain much recognition from critics and audience, but later on, he fought against all odds and now he is the most successful actor in the history of Bollywood. In 1992, Kumar’s suspense and thriller film Khiladi was a huge hit in theatres. He began to give more hits like Yeh Dillagi, Elaan, Mohra, Main Khiladi Tu Anari and many more.

Later on, critics started to believe him as the most saleable male actor in Bollywood. He also starred in other films like Dhadkan, BhoolBhulaiyaa, Suhaag, Garam Masala, Sapoot, MujhseShaadiKarogi, Hera Pheri, Waqt as well as Andaz. He gave more hits which brought in Rs. 100-crore earnings such as Holiday, Rowdy Rathore, Gabbar Is Back, Airlift, Jolly LLB 2, Toilet- EkPrem Katha, Padman, etc.

He is also known as the Indian Jackie Chan for his action movies. He has not only earned money from his movies, but also from his production houses like Grazing Goat Pictures and Hari Om Entertainment. He owns a team named Khalsa Warriors in the World Kabaddi League. In 2015, he was ranked 9th in the Forbes’ first global list of highest-paid actors in the world. He has also been honoured with the Padma Shri by Government and Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards. He got married to Twinkle Khanna and has a son named Aarav Kumar and a daughter named Nitara.

Although he was born in India, he has Canadian citizenship. Today, he earns Rs. 45 crores for his films. He has proved his versatility through his comedy timings and action skills which are widely appreciated around the globe. Being a trained martial artist, he loves to perform all of his dangerous stunts by himself. He has massive respect for the Indian Army and frequently donates a great amount of money to the family of Indian soldiers. He has also gained money from various brand endorsements and completes about 3 to 5 films in a year. Today, he lives in a luxurious home located in Prime Beach Juhu, Mumbai. He also owns numerous real estate properties in India and abroad. Likewise, he is also obsessed with cars and bikes and he owns costliest cars like Bentley, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Honda Crv, and many more. He follows a disciplined livelihood and believes in devoting all the hours that he is awake to doing something productive.

What are the highest grossing movies of Akshay Kumar?

  1. 2.0 (2018): Rs 2,68,52,00,000
  2. Rustom (2016): Rs 2,14,00,70,000
  3. Airlift (2016): Rs 2,09,97,25,000
  4. Toilet Ek Prem Katha (2017): Rs 2,00,08,00,000
  5. Rowdy Rathore (2012): Rs 1,98,47,75,000
  6. Housefull 3 (2016): Rs 1,94,93,50,000
  7. Housefull 2 (2012): Rs 1,88,40,50,000
  8. Jolly LLB 2 (2017): Rs 1,82,73,42,500
  9. Holiday – A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (2014): Rs 1,76,42,20,000

Read More: Best Akshay Kumar Movies

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