Akshay Kumar is a Bollywood actor, martial artist, producer, TV personality, stuntman, and philanthropist also. In his career of around 20 years, he has worked in more than a hundred movies and won many awards for it. He is counted as one of the most successful actors in Bollywood.
He started his acting career in the 1990s, and till now, he has been able to gain more and more love from his fans in his country and across the world. If you are interested to know more about life and the net worth of Akshay Kumar in 2019, then you can read this article ahead.
Early Life & Biography
He was born as Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia on 9th September in the year 1967. He was born to Aruna Bhatia and Hari Om Bhatia in Amritsar. His father, Hari Om Bhatia was a military officer, and from a young age, he used to love dancing. He spent his childhood in Chandni Chowk of Delhi and then he shifted to Mumbai. He has got his school education from Don Bosco School and then enrolled himself in Guru Nanak Khalsa College.
He got engaged to Twinkle Khanna twice and married her in the year 2001. Akshay has a son named Aarav and daughter Nitara. He is a protective father as he keeps his children away from the limelight and the media. A case was also filed on him because he asked his wife to unbutton his jeans at the Lakme Fashion Week. He has got a doctorate and has close ties with Canada. He is a great philanthropist and has donated a huge amount of money for various charities till now.
Career, Awards & Nominations
He has got a black belt in Taekwondo when he was in India, and he has also worked as a chef and waiter. He returned to Mumbai where he taught Martial Arts, and one of his students was a photographer who recommended him to become a Model. He signed a modeling assignment after that. He has also worked in various movies as a background dancer. He made his first appearance from the film Saugandh in the year 1991.
Later on, he worked in the movie, Khiladi which gained him huge recognition and made him the Khiladi of Bollywood. He gave many films in the year 1993, and most of them were not successful. He starred in a movie, Yeh Dillagi produced by Yash Chopra with which he was able to win the award for best actor. In the year 1994, he appeared in total eleven films. His movie Airlift released in the year 2016 was commercially successful, and he has also played the lead character in the movie Rustom, Toilet, and Padman with which he became a youth icon who has done a lot for the society.
Net Worth & Earnings
As of 2019, The net worth of Akshay Kumar is $225 Million (Rs. 1650 Crore). Akshay Kumar’s Earnings was $35.5 Million In 2017 and around $40 million in 2018. Akshay salary per movie is around Rs.30 Crore to Rs.35 Crore(Around $7 million). He has worked in numerous films in his career and made a lot of wealth with it. He also owns a Kabaddi Team, Khalsa Warriors and he is known as the tenth highest paid actor in the world according to Forbes Magazine.
From an early age, he dreamt of becoming an actor and dancer. He dropped his college after one year and decided to learn Martial arts and went to Bangkok for it. He has also got a sister named Alka Bhatia. When he was a teenager, he replied to his father that he wanted to become an actor when his father asked him about his career. He has not won so many awards for his movies which he did in early years, but he has a huge fan following and will stay in the hearts of his fan forever. He is going to give many more hit movies in the future.
Real Name: Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia
Age: 51 Years
Height: 180 cm, 1.80 m, 5′ 11”
Weight: 80 kg, 176 lbs
Wife: Twinkle Khanna
Children: Aarav Kumar, Nitara Kumar
Net Worth (2019): $225 Million (Rs. 1650 Crore)
Salary: Rs.30 Crore to Rs.35 Crore per movie
Source of Wealth: Actor, Producer, Television Personality.