When you hear of India film field, what do you think of? Of course, it is Bollywood. Bollywood is the largest and the most famous film industry in India. Most actors and actresses in Bollywood are well-known not only in India, but also in worldwide. Those actors are highly paid in each movie. This reason is root cause that makes all celebrities in Bollywood earning a lot of income. India actresses are both pretty and talented. Each actress has unique ability and makes noticeable achievement. You may have seen a lot of rich actors. But in this article, you will get to know about actresses who are considered to be the richest based on their net worth. You will learn why they become so successful and what their specialties are. Below is the list of top 10 richest Bollywood actresses.
#1.Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Aishwarya Rai is recognized for her beauty. In 1994, she won Miss World pageant after 7 years that she debuted in stardom. As a result, she is called “the most beautiful woman in the world”. Through her 30 years acting career, Aishwarya has received a lot of awards. For instance, she was honored by Government of India in 2009 and got the “Padma Shri”. Due to many successes, she now owns net worth 35 million USD.
Ameesha Patel is a veteran star debuted in 2000. Her first movie was “kaho na pyar hai” and it made her famous. Although she graduated in Mumbai, India, she pursued further education in USA from Tuffs University. Amazingly, Ameesha has starred more than 125 movies in Bollywood. This is why she has earned 30 million USD.
Deepika Padukone is acknowledged as a successful and young actress. Despite the age of 31, she becomes one of the richest Bollywood actresses. She holds assessment about 20 million USD. Actually, she was not a born-actress. She was a badminton champion player then turned to fashion model. Deepika became famous overnight and got several Best Actress nominations because of movie hit “Cocktail” in 2012.
Amrita had her first appearance in film “Ab ke baras”. This debut film was her success in which she was nominated for Filmfare Best Female Debut Award in 2003. Moreover, 3 years later, another movie that made her become popular was “vivah”. Amrita didn’t give up on study even she joined the entertainment industry. She pursued psychology degree at Sophia College. In 2017, she contains net worth 20 million USD.
Kajol Devgan became an actress when she was only 18 years old. She is known as a high paid actress. Thanks to her great acting skill, she has been nominated and received many awards for best actress at Filmfare award. Additionally, in 2011, she was granted an award from Government of India to be the fourth highest civilian honor of the country. Kajol’s net worth is 18 million USD.
Being only 31 years old, Ileana has earned 14 million USD in her Bollywood career. She is also a model. She debuted in 2006 and starred in “Devadasu”. In the same year, she was awarded Best Female Debut at Filmfare Award. Her next movie was gangster film called “Pokiri” and it became the highest-grossing Telugu film. However, she joined Bollywood in 2012 along with Anurag Basu.
An interesting fact about Karisma is she got the lead role in her debut move “Prem Qaidi” in 1991. The movie was a victory for her. After then, she became a star who appeared in many box-office hit movies. Although her work pieces were praised, she suddenly took a leave period in 2004. 8 years later, she came back with supernatural thriller movie “dangerous Ishqq”. Now she owns net worth 12 million USD.
Katrinal Kaif is a western-India actress who holds net worth 8 million USD. She has United Kingdom citizenship. She is considered the most attractive celebrities in media because of her youthful look. She has worked as a model since 2003 in London. There she was noticed by filmmaker Kaizad Gustad. She appeared in movie “Boom” in the same year. Her successful work in Bollywood was “Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya” in 2005.
Priyanka is unique from other actresses. Besides being an actress, she has various professions. For instance, she is a singer, a model, a film producer, and a philanthropist. In 2000, she won beauty contest Miss World pageant. Due to the wide knowledge and beauty of her, Priyanka becomes the most paid and popular actress in India. Therefore, she now owns 8 million USD.
Anushka Sharma is one of the richest and youngest successful actresses in Bollywood. She is only 29 and she is an actress, a producer and a model with a net worth 6 million USD. In the beginning, she started career in model then she moved to Mumbai to pursue her dream. She joined an audition and got a role in “Rab ne bana di Jodi” in 2008. Hence, she received a Filmfare Award for best actress nomination.