- Full Name: Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan
- Born: December 27, 1965
- Place of Birth: Indore, Madhya Pradesh, INDIA
- Occupation: Actor, Film Producer
- Marital Status: Single
Salman Khan Net Worth History
The primary source of Salman Khan’s net worth is his acting jobs in India’s film industry called Bollywood. Over a career spanning well over two decades, Mr. Khan has also ventured into film production, with his brothers Sohail and Arbaaz. He has endorsed a number of brands and products ranging from soft drinks to washing powder. He was ranked 7th on the Forbes magazine list of highest paid actors in 2015 with a haul of $33.5 million.
About Salman Khan
Salman Khan is arguably one of the most popular movie actors of Bollywood. CNN described him as one of the world’s biggest star. Over the years he has cemented his position in Bollywood as the most commercially successful actor. He has a massive fan following in India where he is affectionately referred to as “Bhaijaan” (Brother).
He began his acting career with a small role in a 1988 hindi language film called Biwi Ho To Aisi. Although he failed to generate a buzz in his first outing, his second movie (first as a leading man), Maine Pyar Kiya in 1989 launched him into stardom. The movie went on to become one of the highest grossing films of Bollywood and Mr. Khan was praised by fans and critics alike. During the ’90s he acted in several movies and continued to build a name for himself. His popularity kept on soaring through the 2000s with commercial success. Since 2009, however, he gained a super-star status with his movies consistently ranking high in the highest grossing movies. His latest movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan, currently running in the theaters has become the second highest grossing hindi movie of all time.
A self-proclaimed controversy’s child, Mr. Khan has received public attention equally for his dazzling performances on the screen and controversial conduct off of it. He was involved in a number of controversies over the years ranging from disorderly behavior in parties to reckless driving. His relationship with a popular Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai, also landed him in trouble with Ms. Rai accusing the actor of harassment. He was recently convicted in a 2002 hit-and-run case by a lower court and the case is still under litigation in the Bombay High court.
The actor has mellowed down over the years and his philanthropic work though a charity called Being Human has also garnered him respect among people from all walks of life. He has also established a film production company through the charitable organizations, the profits from which will be spent on charity work. It has also been rumored that Mr. Khan is donating all the profits from is most commercially successful movie Bajrangi Bhaijaan to the poor farmers all over the country.
Famously single, Mr. Khan has been associated with many of his leading ladies of the movie industry. However, he says that he has no plans to tie the knot any time soon!