Akshay Kumar in Forbes highest paid male actors top 10 list
Superstar Akshay Kumar is the only Indian to feature in the Forbes 2020 list of 10 Highest Paid Male Actors in the world.
With an estimated earning of $48.5 million, Akshay ranks at number six on the list, though his rank has dropped two notches from last year. He held the fourth spot in the 2019 list. According to the magazine, the actor, who is working on his first television series "The End" for a streaming platform, earned most of his money from his endorsement deals. The magazine stated that Akshay is getting $10 million for his role in the upcoming television series.
Akshay`s upcoming slate of films include "Bachchan Pandey", "BellBottom", "Laxmmi Bomb", "Sooryavanshi", "Prithviraj", "Atrangi Re" and "Raksha Bandhan". (Photo: Reuters)
The earnings estimates are based on data from Nielsen, ComScore, Box Office Mojo and IMDB, as well as interviews with industry insiders. The figures are pre-tax and do not include deductions for fees given to agents, managers and lawyers. The list of highest-paid female actors will be out next month. (Photo: Reuters)