Akshay Kumar Net Worth $230 million
Akshay Kumar salary $35,000,000
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Akshay Kumar is an Indian-born actor and his current net worth is $230 million.
Born in Amritsar, India as the son of Hari Om Bhatia, a military officer and his mother, Aruna Bhatia, he grew up in Delhi’s Chandni Chowk.
Recognized as a dancer from a young age, Kumar had to move to Mumbai as a young boy.
There he went to Don Bosco School and enrolled in Mumbai’s Guru Nanak Khalsa College for a better education.
A year after he dropped out of school and went to Bangkok to study martial arts. Since he became a teenager he knew that he wanted to be an actor.
While in India he gained a black belt in Taekwondo and while in Bangkok to study martial arts he learned Muay Thai. There he worked as a chef and waiter.
After he returned to Mumbai, he started teaching martial arts and there he started his modeling career.
Thanks to one of his students, an inspiring photographer who recommended him to start modeling, he started modeling.
He started earning big at the beginning, in comparison to his entire months’ salary, and chose modeling as the main career.
To shoot his first portfolio he had to work as an assistant for photographer Jayesh Sheth for 18 months, for free.
Because he missed his flight to shoot an ad, he went to a film studio with his portfolio. He got a lead role in Deedar thanks to producer Pramod Chakravarthy.
That became the start of his long acting career with him starring in over 100 Hindi films.
For his career he has won several awards such as the National Film Award for Best Actor for his role in Rustom.
Since he started his acting career in the 1990s, he has starred in many films including the “Khiladi series”, Waqt Hamara Hai, Sapoot, Jaanwar.
He is one of the most successful actors in the history of Indian cinema, according to Box Office India.
In 2013 his films crossed $310 million (?20 billion) in box office and he became the first and the only actor whose films crossed that number.