Salman Khan Tops Forbes’ Richest Indian Celeb List 2018

Kohli, who recorded earnings of Rs 100.72 crore a year ago, finished second in the overall celebrities list.

In Telugu film Industry, 7 celebrities have occupied place in the list of Forbes India Celebrity 100. The period for consideration is from 1 October, 2017 to 30 September, 2018. South directors Hari and Kortala Siva too found a place among these rankings.

Debuting on this list this year are actress Taapsee Pannu, south actors Nayanthara, Vijay Deverakonda and Hari, sportspersons Jasprit Bumrah, Manish Pandey and Shubhankar Sharma, music producer Nucleya and director R Balki.

Ranveer Singh her husband is in the 8th position. He raked in a phenomenal Rs 253.25 crore this year, thanks to Race 3 and Tiger Zinda Hai, along with TV appearances and brand endorsements.

Hardik Pandya turned out to be a huge gainer on the list of sportspersons, as he bagged Rs 28.46 crores in 2018 as compared to Rs 3.04 crores previous year.

Indian skipper Virat Kohli leaves Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sachin Tendulkar behind to become the richest sportsperson in India. She is only after Salman Khan who tops the list for the third consecutive year, followed by Virat Kohli and Akshay Kumar. Shah Rukh Khan has fallen out of the top 10 list. Actor Priyanka Chopra, who was in the seventh place last year with Rs 68 crore earnings, slipped down to 49th this year.

Rajinikanth, who has earned Rs 50 crore has been placed in the 14th position.

There are 17 celebrities from the South this year against 13 on the 2017 list.

Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and actor Ajay Devgn rounded off the top 10 list with ninth and tenth positions respectively.

Vanessa Coleman