Forbes Highest Paid Actors 2015: Salman, Amitabh, Akshay Make it in Top 10
Forbes Highest Paid Actors 2015: Salman, Amitabh, Akshay Make it in Top 10Varinder Chawla

Bollywood stars Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Akshay Kumar figure among the top ten highest-paid actors in Forbes first list of global actors.

With an estimated earnings of $33.5 million, both Big B and Salman have been ranked seventh in the list of 34 stars. Akshay Kumar has been ranked at ninth place, with earnings of $32.5 million.

The rankings are based on the earnings before taxes and fees between June 2014 and June 2015, reports IANS.

In June, Forbes had released the world's highest paid celebrities list, which also featured Amitabh, Salman and Akshay.

Shah Rukh Khan and Ranbir Kapoor are also in the Forbes first list of global actors. SRK has been ranked at 18th position with an estimated income of $26 million, while Ranbir is at 30th position with his $15 million earnings.

The World's Highest Paid Actors 2015 list has been topped by Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. with estimated earnings of $80 million.

Jackie Chan (2), Vin Diesel (3), Bradley Cooper (4), Adam Sandler (5), Tom Cruise (6), Mark Wahlberg (10) are the other top ten actors. 

Rank Name Estimated Earnings
1 Robert Downey Jr. $ 80 million
2 Jackie Chan $ 50 million
3 Vin Diesel $ 47 million
4 Bradley Cooper $ 41.5 million
5 Adam Sandler $ 41 million
6 Tom Cruise $ 40 million
7 Amitabh Bachchan $ 33.5 million
7 Salman Khan $ 33.5 million
9 Akshay Kumar $ 32.5 million
10 Mark Wahlberg $ 32 million

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In the June list of world's highest paid celebrities, Senior Bachchan and Salman took the 71st spot with $33.5 million earnings each, while Akshay was placed 76th with an income of $32.5 million. 

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