|Net Worth:||$230 million|
|Full name:||Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan|
|Born:||December 27, 1965|
|Country of Origin:||United States of America|
If you’re a Bollywood fan, the name above will surely bring a smile to your face. However, if you’re not into Bollywood, it might interest you to know that Salman Khan is among the wealthiest actors in the world as his net worth steadily improves.
Salman Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, singer TV personality and philanthropist who has featured in various popular movies both in Bollywood and in other countries’ movie industry.
He is sometimes referred to as the Lord of the Box Office, because of the fascinating way his films top the Box Office.
This has aimed him a place among the highest paid actors in India and established him as the most recognizable actor in India and in Arabian countries as a whole.
In his career of over thirty years, Salman has earned numerous awards and is known to be one of the most successful actors in India.
He is the only actor to star in the highest grossing Bollywood films in ten separate years.
Indeed if Salman is this wealthy and famous, “Is his net worth as much as Adam Sandler’s Net worth or Chinwetel Ejiofor’s net worth?” While we would like to answer that straight ahead, it will be proper we look at Salman’s life before entering the movie industry.
Salman Khan’s Early Life and Education
Salman Khan’s real and original name is Salman is Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan, and he is the eldest son of the movie screenwriter, Salim Khan and his first wife, Sushila Khan.
He was born on the 27th of December, 1965 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India and lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
Therefore, Salman Khan is 52 years old. Salman Khan’s stepmother is Helen Richardson Khan, a former actress and he has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan.
He has two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri who is married to actor/director Atul Agnihotri and an adopted sister, Arpita.
He grew up with his brothers which attended almost all the schools he attended. Salman schooled at St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai after studying at The Scindia School, Gwalior for a few years.
He also attended St. Xavier College in Mumbai but did not finish schooling in the college.
Salman Khan’s Career
Salman Khan’s acting career started with a supporting role in the 1988 film, Biwi Ho To Aisi, a movie directed and written by J.K. Bihari.
The next year, he had his first leading role in a Bollywood movie in the romantic family drama, Maine Pyar Kiya which became one of India’s highest grossing films.
This movie earned him his first nomination for Best Actor at Filmfare, but he lost the award to Sooraj Barjatya.
In 1990, he starred in Baaghi: A Rebel for Love, which made success at the Box Office and again in 1991, he starred in three moderately successful films, Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa and Kurbaan.
Between 1994 and 2009, Salman featured in many movies which projected and established him in the Indian movie industry.
He had his second movie with director Sooraj Barjatya, titled “Hum Aapke Hain Koun” (1994) which won 3 Filmfare Awards for Best Film, Best Director and Best Actress in the 1995 awards season.
Fast-forward to 2009, Salman marked a significant turning point in his career.
Interestingly, in that year, he appeared in three successful movies; Wanted, an action film directed by Prabhu Deva, Main Aurr Mrs. Khanna, a romance film also starring Kareena Kapoor and Sohail Khan, and London Dreams, a musical drama film.
Salman Khan’s movie acting career grows with each year, and he has starred in over 50 favourite movies both in India and the world.
His films have made hit at the Indian Box Office and global Box Office.
Salman Khan’s Movies
The veteran actor has featured in a lot of movies some of which are; Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004), Bigg Boss (2006), 10 Ka Dum (2008), Dabangg 1 & 2(2010 & 2012), Bodyguard (2011), Prem Ratan Dhan Payol (2015), Veer (2010), Tubelight (2017), Tiger Zinda Hai (2017).
Khan has also hosted various TV shows including 10 Ka Dum, Star Guild Award and the Big Boss which he hosted from the 4th season to the 11th season.
Salman Khan’s production company was launched in 2011, and it’s called SKGH Productions (Salman Khan Being Human Productions).
Naturally, money generated from film production is donated to the Being Human Organization.
SKBH’s first film was the kid’s entertainer, Chillar Party which won 3 National Awards for Best Children’s film, Best Original Screenplay, and Child Artist’s Award.
This was beyond their expectation.
He however, launched another movie production house in 2014 called SKF (Salman Khan Films) which its first film was the Canadian movie, Dr. Cabbie (2014), a romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Francois Pouliot.
Salman Khan Songs
Apart from acting, Salman Khan has recorded and released few songs for Bollywood movies. The actor has eleven albums to his name which include;
- Hello Brother (1999)
- Dabangg (2010)
- Hum Aapke Hain Koun…! (1994)
- Astitva the Band (2013)
- Hello (2008)
- Yuvvraaj (2008)
- Chal Mere Bhai (2000)
- Hero (2015)
- Kick (2014)
- Sultan (2016)
- Bodyguard (2011)
- Wanted (2009)
- U. (Friendship Unlimited) (2017)
- Salman Khan’s Romantic Hits (2017)
These albums contain songs that the artiste sang while on set in the above movies. Therefore, the albums are credited to the film names.
This musician/actor has released over thirty songs in his eleven albums which have made record sales on different platforms.
He is set to release more songs as he has no plans of slowing down at all.
Salman Khan’s Endorsements
Salman Khan has endorsed many products. He was associated with some brands when he advertised for them. These brands include Campa Cola, Limca Soft Drink, Hero Honda Bikes and Double Bull shirts which Salman did long before he started acting.
After he became a superstar, he still went ahead to endorse products like Thumbs Up, Mountain Dew, Yatra.com (where he is a shareholder), Suzuki motorcycle, Red Tape Shoes, Relaxo Hawaii, Wheel (a detergent brand) and numerous others.
Salman Khan’s Awards and Accolades
Altogether, Salman has won 72 awards in his career. His awards include the Best Children’s Film Award and Best Popular Film providing Wholesome Entertainment at the National Films Awards 2012 and 2016 respectively.
He has also bagged the 1990 Best Male Debut for Maine Pyar Kiya and 1999 Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai at the Filmfare Awards among others.
In 2004, he was ranked as the 7th Best looking man in the world by People Magazine of the USA, and in 2012, the Indian branch of the Magazine declared him the Sexiest Man Alive.
He was ranked seventh in Forbes‘ first global list of highest paid actors in the world, with earnings of $33.5 million.
As of the end of 2017, he is the ninth highest paid actor in the world, and the second highest paid in India after the first, Shah Rukh Khan, according to Forbes.
Salman Khan’s Philanthropy
Salman Khan has been involved in many charities. He has an NGO called Being Human which supports the underprivileged in the society.
The organization focuses on education and healthcare. In 2012, he offered to pay $58,000 to release about 400 prisoners from about 63 prisons in Uttar Pradesh through his NGO.
In 2015, he offered to donate the profits of Bajrangi Bhaijaan among the poor farmers in his country.
Salman Khan’s Controversies
The actor might have been famous, but he has also been associated with so many controversies.
On 28th September 2002, he was arrested for rash and negligent driving after his car ran into a bakery In Mumbai and killed 1 person with three others injured.
He was in a relationship with star actress Aishwarya Rai which was well publicized in the Indian media.
Their breakup was famous, after which Salman was accused of harassment by Rai. After many ruses, the allegations died down.
He has also been involved in Blackburn hunting and Arms Act Violations cases where he was accused of killing a deer and possessing arms with an expired license.
Salman Khan Personal Life; Wife and Children
Salman’s personal life has been full of media worthy events. The actor never got married though he has dated various actresses.
He started to date Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai in 1999, a relationship which ended in 2001 and had some controversies trailing it.
Salman moved on with actress Katrina Kaif, and after years of dating, they called it quit in 2010.
He has also dated Sangeeta Bijlani and Somy Ali since he left Katrina.
It is therefore safe to say that the actor isn’t married- has no wife– and in that case has no children.
Hopefully, he might just find the woman for him and tie the knot. However, until then let’s fold out arms and watch.
Salman who has admitted to suffering from trigeminal neuralgia lives in his house in the Galaxy Apartments, Bandra, Mumbai.
Another Salman Khan’s house is located at a 150-acre plot in Panvel which comprises of 3 bungalows, a swimming pool, and a gym.
Salman Khan’s Cars and Bikes Collection
Salman Khan’s collection of cars and bikes include luxury vehicles of Mercedes Bentley Rolls Royce and Oddie which is estimated at 280 million Indian rupees.
He has other expensive gadgets and automobiles in his collections.
How Does Salman Khan make his money?
Salman makes his money primarily from acting, producing, singing and endorsements. He has two production companies, but the money generated from them are donated to his charity organization.
His acting career has successfully given him a lot of money and has placed him at a place many would envy.
While he has a successful acting career, Salman promoted brands like Campa Cola, Limca Soft Drink, Hero Honda bikes and Double Bull shirts before acting.
As much as he has money, he still promotes for brands and still earns money from his acting career, movie production companies, singing career and TV shows.
He also has investments which yield his money.
Salman Khan’s Net Worth (2018)
For a man with a lot of sources of income, it can beg the question “What then is Salman Khan’s net worth?” Salman Khan’s net worth has accumulated approximately $230 million in 2018 which puts him on the list of the world’s richest actors.
Currently, Salman Khan is involved in some controversial cases, and he keeps on paying money for bail. There is a 5 year in jail case threatening his career.
While he is still active in his career with some major movie contracts on currently, no one can tell whether his net worth will increase or decrease in the coming years.
We sure will update you in case of any shift in Salman Khan’s net worth.
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