In case you wonder that the affluent personalities on the planet would consist entirely of Hollywood’s select few, think again! Matinee idol Shahrukh Khan has come out as the second richest artist in a Hollywood and Bollywood joint list.
Singapore-based Wealth-X has released a list based on a research on UHNW individuals, which confirmed SRK on second position with an estimated wealth of $600 million following American comedian Jerry Seinfeld with $820 million. What is startling is that King Khan has managed to outdo the riches of celebrities like Johnny Depp, Tyler Perry and even Tom Cruise.
SRK’s enormous wealth consists of numerous luxury cars, residences in Mumbai, Dubai, London and quite a few real estate reserves. Much of the Bollywood King’s riches come from exceedingly lucrative endorsement contracts with big corporations such as Nokia, Pepsi and TAG Heuer. Besides he has been acting in some of Bollywood’s highest-grossing movie like Chennai Express; My Name is Khan and Ra.One. He has anchored India’s edition of ‘Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?’ and ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’
Undeniably, Shahrukh is one of the most familiar faces in the country. His films have crushed box office proceedings and his symbolic position has cleared what it means to be a movie star in today’s India.
The actor’s summative riches have been added not exclusively by movies, but also the proprietor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team ‘Kolkata Knight Riders’. Now, we know why he is called King Khan!