The Forbes annual Celebrity 100 rankings of the world’s highest-paid celebrities has been announced and Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan, his son Abhishek, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar have made the cut along with cricketer MS Dhoni, reports Hindustan Times.
Both Bachchan and Salman share the 71st rank with earnings of $33.5 million each, while Akshay with $32.5 million is placed 76th. Dhoni with $31 million is ranked 82nd.
This year’s list ranks the world’s 100 highest-paid celebrities, regardless of nationality. American professional boxer Floyd Mayweather tops the list with $300 million in earnings, followed by Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao ($160 million).
Singer Katy Perry ($135 million), who is ranked no.3 on the list has been featured on the Forbes magazine cover.
Bollywood stalwart Bachchan, 72, the magazine noted, has starred in more than 150 movies in his 50-year career and continues to earn top rupee for his roles in flicks such 2014’s Bhoothnath Returns.
-With New Age input