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Shah Rukh Khan is world’s 65th highest-paid celebrity, Salman Khan 71st in Forbes list

Shah Rukh Khan is ahead of his Indian contemporaries and global celebrities like Novak Djokovic, actor Amy Schumer,Tiger Woods, Neymar, Ed Sheeran, Rihanna and more.

bollywood Updated: Jun 13, 2017 17:10 IST
Shah Rukh Khan and Jennifer Lopez are tied at 65 in the Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities.
Shah Rukh Khan and Jennifer Lopez are tied at 65 in the Forbes’ list of highest-paid celebrities.(AFP)

Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are in Forbes magazines Worlds Highest-Paid Celebrities list, led by rapper P. Diddy, also known as Sean Combs.

Shah Rukh, who earned a whopping $38 million between June 1, 2016 to June 1, 2017, is ranked 65 on the list ahead of his Indian contemporaries and global celebrities like tennis superstar Novak Djokovic, actor Amy Schumer, golf legend Tiger Woods, footballer Neymar and singers Ed Sheeran, Rihanna, Britney Spears and Katy Perry.

Besides him, Hollywood actor-singer Jennifer Lopez and The Chainsmokers are also ranked at 65.

Salman is ranked at 71 on the list with an earning of $37 million while Akshay earned $35.5 million in the past one year and is ranked 80 on the list.

Diddy, who topped the list with an earning of $130 million, is followed by American singer Beyonce Knowles ($105 million) at second position and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling ($95 million) in the third spot.

Rapper Drake got the fourth spot with an earning of $94 million in the last one year. He is joined by ace footballer Cristiano Ronaldo ($93 million), singer The Weeknd ($92 million) and American TV and radio personality Howard Stern ($90 million) at the fifth, sixth and seventh position respectively.

American rock band Coldplay ($88 million) claimed the eighth spot. Author James Patterson ($87 million) and athlete LeBron James ($86 million) rounded up the top 10 at ninth and 10th position.

The list also includes names like Justin Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres, Adele, Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Elton John, Ryan Seacrest, Vin Diesel, Paul McCartney, Adam Sandler, Jackie Chan, Robert Downey Jr, Kim Kardashian, Taylor Swift and Tom Cruise.