Is Shah Rukh Khan the world’s richest celebrity? With a net worth of $600 million, the Bollywood superstar has beaten the likes of Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and other top Hollywood actors to clinch the spot. According to an international website that tracks celebrity net worth, Khan is considered to be one of the biggest movie stars in history, with a fan following in billions. Born on November 2, 1965, Khan started his career with a television series during 1988-1990.

He made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi film Deewana in 1992 and has done close to 100 films in his career. He has appeared on many Indian television shows as an actor, judge and host. Khan recently appeared on American television host and comedian David Letterman’s Netflix special, “My Next Guest Needs no Introduction”, where fans got better acquainted with the superstar.

The 54-year old is known as the “King of Bollywood” and “Badshah” (King), by his fans. Khan lives in Mumbai, India, with his wife Gauri Khan and three children, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam .

According to an article by magazine Cosmopolitan India, his house, called Mannat, has a world rank and is on number 10 of top houses in the world.

Khan also ventured into production and has his own production and distribution company, Red Chillis Entertainment.

In 2008, Khan bought an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team with fellow actor and friend Juhi Chawla, called Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also known for his philanthropic work.

Khan has attracted fans all around the world but shares a special relationship with Dubai. Not only does the star visit often, he is a part of the #BeMyGuest campaign by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). The video, which promotes the city of Dubai in an award-winning campaign.

In 2019, on his birthday, Khan received best wishes on the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

According to the international website, with a net worth of $600 million, Khan has beat Tom Cruise who has a net worth of $570 million with a salary of $50 million per year. As well as a ctor, director and activist, known for his role in the NBC drama “ER”, George Clooney’s net worth is $500 million, and American film and stage actor, Robert De Niro, who has a net worth of $500 million.

In terms of other Bollywood celebrities, not far behind from Khan is veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who has a net worth of $400 million.

According to online reports, Khan received the Padma Shri for his work in Indian cinema and has eight Filmfare Awards for Best Actor. The 77-year-old actor has received several awards for his roles in films. In 2019, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his work in cinema.

Source: Gulf News

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