What is Akshay Kumar net worth?
|Net worth||$325 Million|
|Full name||Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia|
|Date of birth||9 September 1967|
|Source of wealth||Actor, producer, martial artist and television personality|
India until 2011 (relinquished); Canada thereafter.
What is Akshay Kumar net worth?
Akshay Kumar net worth 2023: Akshay Kumar is an Indian-born naturalised Canadian, he is a professional actor, producer, martial artist and television personality. He is one of the best actors in the world. currently Akshay Kumar net worth is $325 million, an equivalence of 326 million in crores at the time of writing this article. Keep reading to find every information about Kumar here.
Akshay Kumar Early life
Kumar was born in Amritsar, Punjab, India on 9th September, 1967. His parents are Hari Om Bhatia and Aruna Bhatia in a Punjabi family. His father was an army officer
He attended Don Bosco High School, Matunga, he proceeded to Guru Nanak Khalsa College for higher education but dropped.
Kumar went to Bangkok to learn martial arts and lived in Thailand for five years learning Thai Boxing.
After Thailand, Kumar went to work in Calcutta present-day Kolkata in a travel agency, in Dhaka in a hotel and Delhi where he sold Kundan jewellery. Upon his return to Bombay, he commenced the teaching of martial arts.
Akshay Kumar Career
While teaching martial arts in India, Kumar was introduced to modelling by one of his students. Kumar effectively made more money within the first two days of shooting than in his entire month’s salary and therefore chose a modelling career path. He also worked as a background dancer in various films.
Kumar was introduced to his childhood dream of acting when he missed a flight for ad-shoot in Bangalore. Kumar signed for a lead role by producer Pramod Chakravarthy for the movie Deedar the same day.
Kumar’s breakthrough was in 1992 in a movie titled Khiladi. Since then he has starred in the lead role in several high grossing movies in India.
Kumar has appeared in over 100 films and has won several awards .
Other Ventures by Akshay Kumar
Apart from acting, Kumar has worked as a stunt actor; he has often performed many dangerous stunts in his films, which has earned him the sobriquet “Indian Jackie Chan”.
In 2008, he hosted the show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi. In 2008, the University of Windsor conferred an honorary doctorate on Kumar.
In 2009, he was awarded the Padma Shri the fourth-highest civil honour by the Government of India. In 2009, he founded the Hari Om Entertainment production company and Grazing Goat Pictures production company in 2012.
In 2014, Kumar launched the TV reality show Dare 2 Dance. He also owns the team Khalsa Warriors in the World Kabaddi League.
As of 2015 and 2019, Kumar was on the Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers in the world, ranking 52nd with earnings of $48.5 million and the only Bollywood actor on the list.
In 2020, he was ranked as the highest paid Bollywood actor by Forbes.
Akshay Kumar Net Worth and Earning
Akshay Kumar net worth is $325 million. Kumar is one of the most successful prolific actors of Hindi cinema.
Having starred in 113 films, 52 of which were commercially successful, he was the first Bollywood actor whose films’ domestic net lifetime collections crossed ₹20 billion US$280 million by 2013, and ₹30 billion US$420 million by 2016.
How Akshay Kumar is Canadian?
Sometime during or after the 2011 Canadian federal election, the Conservative government granted Canadian citizenship to Kumar by invoking a little-known law that allowed circumventing the usual residency requirement for Canadian immigrants.
According to a former Conservative Party minister, Tony Clement, the citizenship was awarded in return for Kumar’s offer of putting his “star power to use to advance Canada-Indian relations”, and Canada’s “trade relations, commercial relations, in the movie sector, in the tourism sector”.
Awards and nominations
Kumar has been recipient of two Filmfare Awards from 13 nominations: Best Villain for Ajnabee (2002) and Best Comedian for Garam Masala (2006), and a National Film Award for Best Actor for the films Rustom and Airlift (both 2016).
In 2008, the University of Windsor conferred an honorary Doctorate of Law on Kumar in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema.
In 2011, The Asian Awards honoured Kumar for his outstanding achievement in Cinema.