Shah Rukh Khan, commonly known as Shahrukh Khan or simply SRK, is a famous Indian film producer, actor, voice actor and philanthropist, as well as a television personality. To the audience, Shahrukh Khan is perhaps best known as one of the most famous Bollywood actors, who has starred in more than 50 Hindi movies of various genres. Khan debuted in oBollywood in 1992 with a film called “Deewana” and since then has become a recognized face in the television industry in India.
Shahrukh Khan Net Worth $600 Million
Throughout his career, Shahrukh Khan has been known for portraying villains in various crime films, yet he then switched to appearing in comedies, which became his ticket to fame. Shahrukh Khan’s accomplishments and contributions to the Bollywood film industry did not go unnoticed, as he was rewarded with numerous Filmfare Awards, and honored with “The Star of the Decade” award, Bollywood Movie Awards, and more importantly Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India.
Often referred to as “King Khan”, Shahrukh Khan is considered to be one of the most powerful people in the whole world. Currently, Shahrukh Khan is a co-chairman of the film production and distribution company based in India called “Red Chillies Entertainment” (RCE).
A famous actor and film producer, how rich is Shahrukh Khan? In 2012, Shahrukh Khan earned $327 000 for his film “Student of the Year”, and that same year collected more than $3 million for another movie called “Jab Tak Hai Jaan”. A year later, in 2013, Khan added more than $5.3 million to his wealth from the film “Chennai Express”. In regards to Khan’s total wealth, it is estimated that Shahrukh Khan’s net worth amounts to $600 million. Undoubtedly, the majority of Khan’s wealth comes from his producing and acting career.
Shahrukh Khan was born in 1965, in New Delhi, India, but currently resides in Mumbai. Khan studied at St. Columba’s School, from which he graduated with the Sword of Honor, which is the highest award at St. Columba’s School. Khan then immersed himself in the film industry and debuted in a Bollywood film called “Deewana”. Khan’s rise to prominence occurred in 1993 when he started portraying the roles of anti-heroes, mainly in such films as “Darr: A Violent Love Story” and “Baazigar” (“Gambler” in English). Several years later, Khan once again switched roles and this time came out with “Karan Arjun” and “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, where he portrayed romantic heroes. Both of the films were huge commercial successes and opened to Khan a doorway to the international scene. Khan’s international success started in 1998 with his first comedy role in “Duplicate”. Ever since then, Shahrukh Khan had been a recognized face worldwide. More recently, Shahrukh Khan finished filming for a 2014 Bollywood comedy film “Happy New Year” and has a role in an upcoming movie called “Raees”. Shahrukh Khan is a truly remarkable actor and producer.
Shahrukh Khan also actively supports charitable causes and even though he keeps a low profile, Khan is currently a part of the board of directors of Make-A-Wish Foundation in India and has been participating in a variety of charitable events.