Indeed, Bollywood is one of the most popular movie industries in the world, and it has brought a lot of Indian talents to the global scene. There are a lot of superb entertainers who have done well for themselves by expressing their potentials in front of the camera to come up with entertaining movies being watched by tons of people in different parts of the country.
There are a lot of actresses in the industry, and some are even doing well than some of their male counterparts in Bollywood. Many of them have been able to get numerous fans and popularity that has translated into huge money.
While there are many rich actresses in India, in this article, we will discuss the top ten richest of the pack. Here we go:
Top 10 Richest Actresses In India
1. Deepika Padukone
Deepika Padukone is the richest actress in India as she can boast of having a net worth said to be around $65 million. And so, she has been placed on the first spot on the list.
She is one of the highest-paid actresses in the industry and has a lot of fans too. She started by acting in a movie that became successful – Om Shanti Om. Since then, she has gone on consolidating the success by acting in various other movies that have increased her popularity and worth.
She has been recognized at different times and has won various awards – including the Three Filmfare Awards. So, now, she charges a lot of money to act in movies, and she also makes money via endorsement deals.
2. Kareena Kapoor Khan
The second richest actress in India is Kareena Kapoor Khan, and she can boast of having a net worth that is said to be around $60 million. She is an Actress, a Model, and a Fashion Designer who has been able to grow a wealth empire for herself.
One of the things she is known for is how hard she works. Her first movie was Refugee (in 2000). Since then, she has featured in various movies and has made a lot of money expressing herself and doing what she enjoys doing. As a result of her status, she is being paid a lot of money to feature in movies.
Asides from what she earns from acting, Kareena also makes money from her endorsement deals with various top brands. She has worked with the likes of Pepsi and Peter England (she was reportedly paid over $800,000 to endorse them in 2014). And so, it is not surprising that she owns some of the most luxury vehicles and stuff.
3. Katrina Kaif
Katrina Kaif is the third richest Indian actress with a net worth that is said to be around $30 million. And so, she is the third lady on our list.
She is a Model and an Actress (an outstanding one at that, as she is being regarded as the highest-paid actress in the country). She also makes a lot of money through endorsement deals – which means, her net worth grows from various sources. She makes money acting in movies, and she also models.
There are some things helping her career in India. We can’t ignore her beauty. She is one of the most beautiful actresses in the country, and it appears that one way or the other, that feature of hers keeps paving opportunities for her. Since the talented actress has appeared in various movies, she has enjoyed fame and wealth (despite various criticism from various quarters).
4. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is the fourth lady on our list of richest actresses, with a net worth, said to be around $28 million. She is a Model, an Actress, a Singer, as well as a Film producer. She is quite famous for various things – including being previously made the Miss World (which boosted her popularity on the global stage).
Priyanka Chopra earns a lot of money through endorsement deals with big brands. And due to her popularity and achievement, she is being paid a lot to represent brands. The first movie she acted in came about back then in the year 2003 (Hero). She is one of the highest-paid Indian actresses – it was made known that she collects Rs. 12 Crore for each movie she acts in. And so, as her popularity increases, so is her wealth and net worth.
5. Kangana Ranaut
The fifth on our list is Kangana Ranaut, with a net worth that is said to be around $15 million. She is an actress and a director – and very talented (and rich too). She has been recognized on different platforms, and aside from her exploits with the camera, she is also a businesswoman.
6. Sonam Kapoor
Sonam Kapoor is the sixth richest Bollywood actress, and so, with a net worth reportedly around $10 million, she has been placed on the sixth spot on our list of top ten richest actresses in India.
She has been in the movie industry for some time now and has done a lot for herself – via her talents and dedication. Her first movie is a movie titled “Saawariya”, and she has moved on to act in many more movies (she also earn a lot to feature in films).
Apart from the money she earns from acting, she is also a businesswoman who indulges in other profitable ventures – including the beauty ads she does.
7. Shruti Haasan
Shruti Haasan is a popular Bollywood actress who has grown into the category of the best in the industry. She is the seventh richest actress in India, as she is said to be worth around $7 million.
Asides from being an actress, she also sings. In fact, it was made known that she started singing when she was just six. It is also impressive to note that although she came into the industry after some other entertainers, she has moved ahead quickly, and has built a wealthy empire via her talents, hard works, and dedication (even though her father is Kamal Haasan – a well-known producer and actor). We should also add that one of the movies that vehemently helped her acting career is the Balupu action movie alongside Ravi Teja.
So, she is a dynamic actress who has what it takes to be one of the richest actresses in the country.
8. Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra is said to be worth around $6.3 million, making her the eighth richest actress in Bollywood. Apart from being an actress, she is also a singer and has been able to accomplish a lot via her talents.
Parineeti has an advantage in the movie world, as she is Priyanka Chopra’s cousin. Priyanka is a big Hollywood actress doing well for herself (she is also a member of this list).
Parineeti has featured in a lot of movies and has accumulated a lot of fans and money too over the years. She is well paid to make movies, and she has been recognized as one of the most powerful women in time past.
9. Zarine Khan
Zarine Khan is the ninth richest actress in India, with a net worth that is around $4 million. She is making a lot of money doing what she enjoys doing no doubt.
Zarine started acting when she was a child. Her first movie was in Veer. She started as a young talent who keeps developing what she has. One movie that contributed vehemently to her popularity was Jatt James Bond (back then in the year 2014). Apart from popularity, the film also helped increased her net worth, placing her in the league of the richest actresses in the country.
10. Amy Jackson
Amy Jackson is the tenth richest Indian actress, and she is sitting on the tenth spot of the list with a net worth said to be around $2 million.
She was actually born into a British family, although presently reside in Mumbai. She is quite exposed and enlightened, that, apart from making strides as an actress, also doing well as a model (she even won the Miss Liverpool beauty contest back then in 2000).
Before deciding to concentrate on her acting career, she has been signed into Boss Model Management. When she started acting, she was quick to get to the top and has featured in numerous movies.
Of course, the fact that she is the tenth lady on our list doesn’t make her inferior to the rest. We should also add here that Amy doesn’t depend only on the money she earns from her exploits in the movie industry, but she also makes money from endorsement deals with various brands. The actress has endorsed brands like Pond’s Pimple Clear Face Wash in time past.
So, here we go with our list of the richest actresses in India. And while the actresses here are working hard to grow their net worth, Don’t be surprised to see someone new overtaking any of them somewhere in the nearest future.