Forbes 2019: Akshay Kumar fourth highest paid actor on the list
New Delhi : Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar has beaten greats like Bradley Cooper and Will Smith on the Forbes list of highest paid actors in the world. Dwayne Johnson tops the list with $89.4 million (Rs 639 crore).
Akshay Kumar, who is the only Bollywood actor to feature in the list, stands at the fourth position with an earning of $68 million (approx Rs 486 crore) in the year June 2018-June 2019. The other non-Hollywood actor on the list is Jackie Chan with a total earning of $58 million.
On the work front, Akshay Kumar was last seen in the movie Mission Mangal. He has a bunch of good upcoming projects. He has recently concluded shooting of Good News, where he is reuniting with the actress Kareena Kapoor Khan. The film also stars Diljit Dosanjh and Kiara Advani.
He will also be seen in Rohit Shetty's upcoming movie Sooryavanshi opposite Katrina Kaif; he also has Bacchan Pandey, Laxmmi Bomb and Housefull 4 in his kitty.
Forbes added that Robert Downey Jr. is getting $20 million upfront and nearly 8% of the pool for his role as Iron Man. Downey, however, does not feature on the new list.