New Delhi : Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is among the world’s top highest paid celebrities according to the latest Forbes Celebrity 100 list topped by American singer Taylor Swift. This year actors Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan failed to find a spot on the list yet again.
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In 2018 Salman was ranked no. 82 on the list with earning of USD 37.7 million. While Shah Rukh, who had shared the list with Akshay and Salman and featured at no. 65 in 2017, was dropped out of the list in 2018.
The actor, who is currently gearing up for the release of Mission Mangal, is even ahead of Hollywood A-listers like Rihanna, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Katy Perry, Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga.
For the second time Taylor Swift has managed to secure the top spot in the Forbes list, making USD 185 million in the last 12 months. Among the other highest paid entertainers are Kylie Jenner (second) and Kanye West (third).
The annual Forbes Celebrity 100 list also saw soccer stars Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar among the top 10. Along with British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran and 1970s soft rock band The Eagles, who embarked on a new tour in 2018.