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Top 10 Richest Bollywood Actresses For 2020

Deepika Padukone

Beautiful, rich, and famous. Bollywood actresses combine the above three characteristics. So, when we talk about money how much do they earn for each movie, and who are the richest ones for 2020?

  1. Deepika Padukone: She is the highest-paid actress in India. She works as a model too. She was born in 1986. Her father Prakash Padukone is a former professional badminton player. In 2007 playing in her first Bollywood release, the romance Om Shani Om, she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. In 2020 she became the first Indian actor to campaign for the fashion company Louis Vuitton. She charges 1,82 million dollars for every movie she acts. Her earnings are estimated at about 65 million dollars.
  2. Priyanka Chopra: She is not only an actress. She is also a singer, a film producer and works as a model too. She is the winner of the Miss World 2000 pageant. She was born in 1982. In 2003 Chopra made her Bollywood film debut at The Hero: Love Story of a Spy. She charges 2,75 million dollars for every movie she acts while her earnings are estimated at about 60 million dollars.
  3. Kareena Kapoor: She was born in 1980. She is the daughter of actors Randhir Kapoor and Babita and the younger sister of the actress Karisma Kapoor. Her acting debut was at the movie Refugee in 2000. She has participated in at least 57 films. She charges 2,6 million dollars for every movie she acts while her earnings are estimated at about 60 million dollars.
  4. Anushka Sharma: She had her first modeling assignment for the fashion designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007. After that she started a full time career as a model at Mumbai. She was born in 1988 and is the co- founder of the production company Clean Slate Filmz. She made her acting debut in the romantic film Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi in 2008. Her earnings per movie are 1,57 million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 40 million dollars. She has participated in at least 19 movies till now.
  5. Aishwarya Rai: She was born in 1973. She is the winner of the Miss World 1994 pageant. After that she began receiving offers to act in films. She made her acting debut in Mani Ratman’s 1997 Tamil film Iruvar and had her first film release in Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya at the same year. Her earnings per movie are 1,04 million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 40 million dollars. She has participated in at least 47 movies.
  6. Katrina Kaif: She was born in 1983 in Hong Kong and has British citizenship. Katrina Kaif and her family lived in many countries but she decided to move to London. She soon left her college in London to pursue an acting career in Bollywood. Her first film was Boom while at the same time she established a successful modeling career. After appearing in the Telugu Film, Malliswari (2004), Katrina Kaif earned commercial success in Bollywood with the romantic comedies Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005) and Namastey London (2007). She has participated in at least 45 movies. Her earnings per movie are 1,5 million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 40 million dollars.
  7. Maadhuri Dixit: She is an actress, producer and television personality. She was born in 1967. She is one of the most popular actresses of Hindi cinema as she has appeared in over 70 Bollywood films. She made her acting debut in 1984 with a leading role in the drama Abodh. So after that she stopped studying microbiology as this science was her initial dream. Her earnings per movie are 0,6 million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 35 million dollars.
  8. Preity Zinta: She was born in 1975. After graduating with degrees in English honours and criminal psychology, she made her acting debut in Dil Se in 1998. Then, followed another role in Soldier in the same year. These performances helped her gain the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. She is also a social activist, a television presenter and a regular stage performer. Her earnings per movie are 0,65 million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 30 million dollars. She has participated in at least 30 movies.
  9. Ameesha Patel: She was born in 1975 and she is not only an actress but a model too. Patel made her acting debut in the romantic thriller blockbuster Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai in 2000. She is the granddaughter of the famous lawyer politician Barrister Rajni Patel, who was the Congress Pradesh Committee President of Mumbai. Her earnings per movie are one  million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 30 million dollars. She has participated in at least 36 movies.
  10. Vidya Balan: She was born in 1979. For her acting performances, she was awarded with the National Film Award, six Filmfare Awards and the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2014. Her first film was Bhalo Theko. Her earnings per movie are almost one  million dollars while her total earnings are estimated at about 27 million dollars. She has participated in at least 22 movies.

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Maria Gourtsilidou
Maria Gourtsilidou is Senior Editor of Research and Data Analytics at the CEOWORLD magazine. She is responsible for driving thought leadership, using data analytics to showcase the company’s products and services, and fostering knowledge sharing between CEOWORLD magazine and client organizations. She studied Public Administration (Economics Of The Public Sector) in Greece and holds a Bachelor’s in Public Administration from the Panteion University of Political & Social Studies. Follow Maria Gourtsilidou on Twitter. Write at maria-gourtsilidou@ceoworld.biz.