Shahrukh Khan Net Worth, How did the Indian actor and film producer accumulate such wealth? Read on to find out more about Shahrukh Khan Net Worth, his career and his personal life.
About Shahrukh Khan
He is an Indian actor, film producer, and TV personality. Shahrukh Khan is often called the King of Bollywood, he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films.
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|Full Name:||Shahrukh Khan|
|Profession:||Film Producer, Actor, Voice Actor, Presenter|
|Date of Birth:||November 2, 1965|
|Net Worth:||$600 Million|
Shahrukh Khan Life and Career
Shahrukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965, into a Muslim family in New Delhi, India. He prefers his name to be written out as Shah Rukh Kahn and is commonly called by the acronym SRK.
Khan’s father had several business ventures including a restaurant, and the family lived a middle-class life in rented apartments. He went to St. Columba’s School, in Rajendra Nagar where he excelled in football and hockey and received the school’s highest honor, the Sword of Honour.
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He attended Hansraj College where he got his B.A. degree in Economics. During his undergraduate years, he spent much of his time at Delhi’s Theatre Action Group (TAG), where he studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John.
Khan received his Master’s Degree in Mass Communication at Jaimia Millia Islamia. His father passed away in 1981 from cancer and his mother died in 1991 from complications of diabetes. After the death of their parents, Khan’s older sister Shahnaz Lalarukh suffered from severe depression. He became her caretaker. She lives with him and his family to this day.
Initially, Khan wanted to pursue a career in sports, however, due to a shoulder injury, he could no longer play. Instead, he acted in stage plays and received praise for his imitations of Bollywood actors.
In the late 1980s, Khan began his career with appearances in several television series. In 1991, Khan moved from Delhi to Mumbai to pursue a full-time career in Bollywood and was quickly signed to four films.
In June 1992, his film debut was in “Deewana,” which was released. It became a box office hit and launched Khan’s Bollywood career.
Early in Khan’s career, he was recognized for portraying villainous roles in the films “Darr” (1993), “Baazigar” (1993) and “Anjaam” (1994). He gained recognition after appearing in a series of romantic films, including “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” (1995), “Dil To Pagal Hai” (1997), “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” (1998), “Mohabbatein” (2000) and “Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…” (2001).
He went on to earn critical acclaim for his portrayal of a hockey coach in ‘Chak De! India’ (2007), an alcoholic in ‘Devdas’ (2002), a NASA scientist in ‘Swades’ (2004) and a man with Asperger syndrome in “My Name Is Khan” (2010).
Khan’s highest-grossing films include the comedies “Chennai Express” (2013), “Happy New Year” (2014), “Dilwale” (2015), and the crime film “Raees” (2017).
Khan is also a co-chairman of the motion picture production company Red Chillies Entertainment. He is a frequent stage show performer and television presenter.
The media often label Khan as “Brand SRK” because of his many endorsements and entrepreneurial ventures. Khan gets an enormous amount of media coverage in India thanks to starring in two or three films a year, appearing in television commercials, print ads and on billboards. He has a fanatical fanbase that is estimated to be more than one billion strong.
The Government of India has also awarded Khan the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest Indian civilian honor, and the Government of France the Officier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, the second-degree of the honor, and the Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, the fifth degree of the honor.
During a 2019 interview with David Letterman on his Netflix show “My Next Guest,” Khan recounted the early days of his courtship of his wife Gauri. Specifically, he spoke about how at one point in the early days of their relationship she moved to Mumbai to get away from him. He was too possessive. So what did Khan do? He got together a group of friends and went to Mumbai to find her. He basically stalked her.
His philanthropic endeavors focus on health care and disaster relief. Khan was honored with UNESCO’s Pyramide con Marni award in 2011 for his support of children’s education and the World Economic Forum’s Crystal Award in 2018 for his leadership in championing women’s and children’s rights in India.
In 2008, Newsweek named Khan one of their fifty most powerful people in the world and he is featured in the listings of the most influential people in Indian culture.
However, he is called “the biggest movie star you’ve never heard of … perhaps the world’s biggest movie star, period in 2011 by The Los Angeles Times. Khan is also called ‘The Baadshah of Bollywood,’ ‘The King of Bollywood’ and ‘King Khan.’
He is the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders and the Caribbean Premier League team Trinbago Knight Riders.
Shahrukh Khan Net Worth
As of 2020, Shahrukh Khan Net Worth is $600 Million. Shahrukh Khan Net Worth is acquired from his career as an actor.
His yearly salary is $72,727,000. Various media reports claim that Khan makes Rs 20-25 crore per film, roughly equivalent to $28 million to $35 million.
Shahrukh and his wife own a six-story, 26,328 square foot home in Mumbai called Mannat. He and his wife bought the home in 2001. It faces the Arabian Sea.
He owns a villa in Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE. The six-bedroom villa contains a spa, gym, and a panoramic view of the sea. Khan also has homes in New Delhi and London.
Shahrukh Khan Personal Life
Shah Rukh Khan got married to Gauri Chibber in October 1991 after six years of dating. They have three children: sons Aryan and AbRam and daughter Suhana.
Aryan is a student at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts and Suhana is studying drama and acting at New York University. His family practices Muslim and his wife’s Hindu faiths.
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