Shah Rukh Khan, India's most beloved actor, is often adorned with countable industry titles. From the Badshah of Bollywood to the king of Indian cinema, the actor has never failed to impress his audience with his work. This year, the ruler of romance and the don of the film industry gave the biggest gift to his fans with two back-to-back hits, namely Pathaan and Jawan.
Emerging from a middle-class family but fueled by unwavering passion, Shah Rukh Khan embarked on his career with TV shows like 'Circus' and 'Fauji.' As decades passed, he went on to become the world's second wealthiest actor in the 2020s, which proved that passion can lead to the road to the city of dreams. As the actor celebrates his 58th birthday, here's all you need to know about the jewel of Indian cinema's crown.
Behind Shah Rukh Khan's staggering net worth
Shah Rukh Khan's remarkable net worth currently stands anywhere around a staggering $760 million (Rs 6327 crore), as per the latest available data.
Beyond his earnings from acting, Khan lives in the architectural masterpiece "Mannat," acquired in 2001 for approximately Rs 13 crore. Today, the value of Mannat has soared to over Rs 200 crore. He is also the owner of the prominent VFX and production company, Red Chillies Entertainment, which encompasses an annual turnover of anywhere around Rs 500 crore.
His impressive automobile collection includes a Rolls-Royce Ghost, a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, a BMW convertible, and a BMW hybrid, among other luxury vehicles.
Besides, he also owns an Audi, Bentley, and a Porsche 911 Turbo grace his car collection. Khan's global footprint extends to owning mansions in Dubai and London.
The Multifaceted Business Empire of Bollywood's Don
The actor has made a mark in the business world as well with a wide range of smart and passive investments. He holds a majority stake in the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), a prominent IPL team, in partnership with Juhi Chawla and her spouse, Jay Mehta. Khan holds a majority stake of 55 per cent in the IPL team through Red Chillies Entertainment.
Khan also holds ownership stakes in the Trinbago Knight Riders of the Caribbean Premier League and the Abu Dhabi Knight Riders of the International League T20.
Khan has made heavy investments in KidZania, a global edutainment theme park, as well.
His influence in the advertising realm is equally impressive, as he has lent his endorsement to a diverse array of categories, spanning banking, edtech, consumer goods, beverages, FMCG, e-commerce, and telecom, among many others.
Some big names among his endorsements include BYJU'S, ICICI Bank, Lux, Everest, JIO, Big Basket, Dish TV, and Dubai Tourism."
Shah Rukh Khan's most recent film, 'Jawaan,' achieved profitable success not only domestically but overseas as well. Khan's reported fee for the film reached Rs100 crore. The movie also surpassed the extraordinary milestone of crossing the Rs 1,000 crore mark at the global box office.