How much is Katrina Kaif worth? $30 million
How did Katrina Kaif earn her money and wealth?
Born in Hong Kong as one of the eight kids of English lawyer and charity worker Suzanne Turquotte and British businessman Mohammed Kaif of Kashmiri Indian descent on 16 July 1983, Katrina Kaif is one of the most prominent leading ladies of Indian cinema. Due to her mother’s social Career that led to the family’s constant shifting from one country to another, Kaif and siblings couldn’t attend a day school and were homeschooled by different tutors.
At the young age of 14, Katrina won Hawaiian beauty pageant and debuted in the media with a jewelry ad campaign. After moving to London, she became a constant in the London Fashion Week and started getting noticed as a model. It was during the time that Kaif caught the eyes of London-based filmmaker Kaizad Gustad who cast her opposite a star team of Amitabh Bachchan, Gulshan Grover, Jackie Shroff, Madhu Sapre and Padma Lakshmi in an English-Hindi erotic heist film Boom. During the shooting of the film, Katrina Kaif landed numerous other acting opportunities and later decided to plant herself in India. She then went on to campaign for some of the high-end brands including Coca-Cola, Samsung, and LG and also appeared in the first Kingfisher calendar.
In 2004, Kaif appeared in the Telugu film Malliswari opposite Daggubati Venkatesh and earned a US$120,000 that was the then highest payment received by an actress in a South Indian film. However, the big break in Katrina’s Bollywood career was with Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? Opposite Salman Khan. She even bagged a Stardust Award for Breakthrough Performance for her role as a suicidal model. She attracted wide critic appreciation for her role as Jasmeet Malhotra Singh in Namastey London. Her 2017 comedy Partner directed by David Dhawan grossed at $16 million and earned Katrina much acceptance as a Bollywood star. Her other major roles include that of Sanjana Shankar Shetty in 2007 Anees Bazmee movie Welcome, Sophia in 2008 Abbas- Mustan movie Race, Sonia Singh in 2008 Anees Bazmee film Singh is Kinng and as Maya Shaikh in 2009 Kabir Khan film New York.
Otherwise known as a commercial actor, Katrina had a breakthrough performance in 2010 Prakash Jha film Raajneeti where she portrayed a headstrong political character of Indu Pratap. Her cameo dancer appearance in the song Chikni Chameli in Agneepath turned heads and earned her the status of being one of the most versatile dancers in Bollywood. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bodyguard, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, Ek Tha Tiger, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Dhoom 3, Bang Bang and Tiger Zinda hai are some of the many big hits that Katrina has been a part of.
She is the face of a number of high-end brands like Lux, Slice, Nakshatra, Lux, Panasonic, Lakmé and L’Oréal. According to reports, Katrina Kaif receives an approximate $940,000 for each endorsement and is at the top of the list of India’s highest paid celebrity endorsers. She’s been an inspiration for two the Mattel dolls in the Barbie series and also has a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in London. She also has 35 awards and 32 nominations to her list of accolades.
What are the highest grossing movies of Katrina Kaif?
- Dhoom 3 (2013) – $8.03 million
- Ek Tha Tiger(2012) – $2.35 million
- Bang Bang (I) (2014) – $2.55 million
- Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012) – $3.05 million
- Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) – $3.08 million
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