An actor whose movies gross at least a hundred crores (INR) every time, owing to the millions of fans from Bollywood & Tollywood, Salman Khan’s net worth has to be among the best in the industry. He supposedly has a net worth between $210-250 Million currently, that’s somewhere around 1500 Crores (INR). Sallu Bhai or Salman Khan was the 9th highest paid actor in the world according to the Forbes’ 2017 list with an earning of $37 Million that year from movies & TV Shows alone. This also makes him the 71st highest paid celebrity in the world!
Let’s see how the Superstar of Bollywood makes so much money, and where does he invest it.
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Earnings adding to Salman Khan’s Net Worth
Movies & TV Shows
Salman Khan’s current fee for a film revolves between 35-40 Crores (INR) or nearly $6 Million (USD). His last super box office hit was Sultan that got Yash Raj Films a gross collection of more than 500 Crores ($80 Million).
The movie was apparently made with a budget of 90 Crores only. So practically, half of the budget was just for Salman Khan!
He had a somewhat successful career for over a decade starting from Maine Pyaar Kiya in 1989. He did a variety of roles for long, but in his recent interview in Koffee with Karan, he said he now likes to select characters that are of a typical ‘Hero’ kinds, which leave an inspiration.
Well, why wouldn’t he? Since the movie Wanted in 2009, he found a following for his roles and has continued doing similar kinds of films such as Dabangg, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger, etc. and each movie has got him and the producers richer than ever!
Salman Khan has more than 85 movies in his career bucket, and many of them have been a hit at the box office. Therefore, there’s no doubt about the kind of money you would make with so many films.
Not just that, his earnings from Bigg Boss have been a boost to Salman’s net worth. From Season 4 to 6 he charged Rs. 2.5 Cr per episode of Bigg Boss, and if we are to believe media reports, his income from Bigg Boss grew from Rs. 2.5 to 5 Cr for later seasons, then 7-8 Crores from Bigg Boss Season 9 & 10.
For the latest season 11 of Bigg Boss, Salman Khan charged a whopping Rs. 11 Crore per episode! That’s $1.7 Million! With this money, he can be called the Highest TV Actor in the world!
He also has two production houses called SKBH Productions and Salman Khan Films which have produced many movies such as Tubelight, Bajrangi Bhaijaan,
Salman Khan lives at a place called Bandstand (Bandra) in Mumbai with his family that includes Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, and parents Salim & Salma Khan. The place is called Galaxy Apartments. You can even find it on Google Maps that calls it “Salman Khan’s House”. The property is worth over 100 Crores (INR).
Besides his residence, the Khan family has many other property investments. Reportedly, a 150-acre farmhouse which is in the outskirts of Mumbai (near Panvel). Also adding to Salman Khan’s net worth are other properties on Carter Road, Worli, in Mumbai, and another one in Burj Pacific in Dubai.
Cars & Bikes
Being a Superstar and a top grosser in Bollywood automatically makes you own good automobiles. Salman Khan too holds some of the best cars & bikes available in the market:
- Audi R8
- BMW X6
- Range Rover Vogue
- Merc – GL Class
- Audi RS7
- Toyota Land Cruiser
- Suzuki Intruder M1800 RZ
- Suzuki GSX-R 1000Z
- Yamaha R1
- Suzuki Hayabusa
Salman Khan reportedly takes Rs. 4 Crores ($600,000) for endorsements for a day. He also has a 5% stake in the travel website yatra.com. He has endorsed the following other brands:
- Thumbs Up (Which has now gone to the new sensation Ranveer Singh)
- Suzuki Motorcycles
- Dixcy Scott
Salman Khan has a clothing brand called Being Human, sales and profits of which get utilised for charity purposes through Being Human Foundation, a charitable trust.
Being Human Foundation provides relief for disasters such as drought, flood and provides for the education of children 500 children through Aseema, a not-for-profit, and directly at Akshara High School in Mumbai.
Salman Khan’s Net worth skyrocketed since his comeback in the industry with Wanted (2009). He has also been on many charges for a hit & run case, killing a blackbuck, and arms act. However, he was acquitted by the court for all the charges.
He continues to make Films and TV Shows of his genre and has almost booked his release date for Eid every year, which makes his movies reach the gross collection in hundreds of Crores.
Feature Image Credit: Snapshot from YouTube Video by YRF