Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most popular Bollywood actors in India who has a net worth of million dollars. He is called the King of Bollywood and he goes by the alias names of SRK and King Khan. He is one of the most successful and highest paid actors in the world. Shah Rukh has a huge fan following outside India and he has to his names over 80 movies and 14 Filmfare Awards. Let’s find out how much is Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth in 2018 And how did he managed to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Shah Rukh Khan Early Life
Khan was born on 2nd November 1965 in New Delhi. He excelled in studies and sports from his childhood. He is the recipient of The Sword Of Honour which is the highest school award. From his childhood days, he developed a knack for acting and used to imitate popular actors of his time. He has got a Bachelor degree in Economics but spent most of his college days in doing theaters. He also got a Master’s degree in Mass Communication.
Finally, he joined Nation School of Drama in Delhi but unfortunately, his father died of cancer in 1981. After a few years of his father’s death, the family underwent an economic crisis. Shah Rukh came to Mumbai to get roles in TV series and had to struggle a lot. In 1991, his mother died and he finally decided to make it big in his life and went from roles in movies. He married his girlfriend Gauri Chibber who is a Punjabi Hindu. He respects both Hindu and Muslim religion and also has Hindu deities in spite of being a Muslim. He is the father of two sons and one daughter.
Shah Rukh Khan Career, Awards & Achievement
Shah Rukh Khastarted his acting career with the TV series ‘Dil Dariya’ in 1988. He decided to act in movies after his mother’s death in 1991. His debut movie was ‘Deewana’ and he played the second lead role and the commercial success of movie made Khan’s prominent in the Bollywood industry. The consequent movies where he was the lead actor against lead actress Juhi Chawla did decently. But his real recognition came from the movie ‘Darr’ and ‘Baazigar’ where he played anti-hero role. His style of acting was liked by one and all and he brought enthusiasm back in acting.
It was in 1995 that his popularity as a romantic hero rose to great prominence. The movies ‘Karan Arjun’, and ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ were one of the highest grossing movies in India till date. He played a few comic roles in between before coming back with ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ as a romantic hero. Shah Rukh Khan became a box-office blockbuster who used to give multiple superhit movies every year.
Decades after his debut movie, Shah Rukh Khan is still one of the main box office attractions and hence, he is truly the King of Bollywood. He has his own production company Red Chilies Entertainment. SRK co-owns IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders He continues to the lead actor against young and upcoming actresses like Deepika Padukone, Ali Bhatt, and Katrina Kaif.
Shah Rukh Khan has received 14 Filmfare Awards till date. He is the recipient of the prestigious Padma Shri award by the Indian government in 2005. One of the achievements Khan is yet to achieve is the National Film Award. He has also received the highest civilian honour from the Government of France. His house ‘Mannat’ is one of the landmarks on Mumbai and it is one of the most expensive celebrity houses in India. He is one of the foremost celebrities to a wax statue at London’s Madame Tussauds Museum.
Net Worth Of Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan has an estimated net worth of over $600 million. Apart from his regular income from the movies he gets cast in, one of the major sources of his wealth is the stage performance he gives for different high-profile events. Furthermore, he gets revenue from his IPL team, his production house Red Chilies Entertainment and most importantly, from the brand endorse as he is one of the most popular faces on TVs.
Even after decades of being in the Bollywood industry, he is one of the biggest attractions in the box office and still gives superhit movies grossing over multi-hundred crores. He is even more popular than some of famous Hollywood actors worldwide. He promises to be in the acting career until his body can take no more.