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Akshay Kumar in Forbes List as he Emerges as world’s 4th highest-paid actor in the world

Forbes is back by releasing the list of actors earning the highest in the world. The latest list has revealed that Akshay Kumar has earned the fourth position in the list for earning around 65 million USD, which is around 450 crores a year. This year only Akshay Kumar from India who has made in this list. The list has Dwayne Johnson of Hollywood at the top who is known as The Rock. As per Forbes, has earned USD 89.4 in the last one year (June 2018 to June 2019).

Talking about Akshay Kumar, he has beaten a few Hollywood actors as well, which include Chris Evans, Will Smith and Bradley Cooper to name a few. As per the Forbes, the earnings figure has been secured from the Nielsen, ComScore, IMDB, and Box Office Mojo along with the interviews with a number of industry insiders. As per the Forbes Magazine, the statistics shared are pretax; managers and lawyers which goes to around 10%, 15%, and 5%, respectively and does not remain to be deducted.

Taking at the glance at the said list, we have Dwayne Johnson on the first rank having USD 89.4 million earning, followed by Chris Hemsworth (USD 76.4 million) and Robert Downey Jr. (USD 66 million). Then comes Akshay Kumar with USD 65 million as his earnings. The others include Jackie Chan (USD 58 million), Bradley Cooper and Adam Sandler with USD 57 million each, Chris Evans (USD 43.5 million), Paul Rudd (USD 41 million) and Will Smith (USD 35 million).
Earlier in 2018, Salman Khan was included in the list along with Akshay Kumar with 9th and 10th position respectively. However, considering the number of films this year along with too many ad endorsements, Akki seems to have gained the big bet rising higher in this list. Talking about his movies, he recently had Mission Mangal released last week on I Day, while the upcoming movies this year include Good News and Housefull 4.


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