Check out the below list of Top 10 Richest Bollywood Actresses in 2016 and 2017. Bollywood is the name of the Hindi film industry. In India, movies constitute the most important medium of entertainment. There are many movies produced in India every year and the actors and actresses who make it big in the film industry become not only famous and a household name but also fill their coffers with truckloads of money.
Bollywood is a lucrative industry but has always been criticized for being male dominant. This perception has been shattered in the recent years with the emergence of a new breed of female actress who have impressed everyone with their acting skills and the ability to overshadow their male counterparts. They have also done very well financially from movies and a plethora of endorsements.
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This is the list of top ten richest Bollywood actresses of 2016,
10. Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut is a talented actress who has made it big in the film industry. She has a host of hit movies to her credit along with a Filmfare award. She has scaled the heights of success in a short span of time. She is a versatile actress. Kangana Ranaut is paid around 2-3 crores for a movies and her net asset is worth $3 million. She is at the tenth position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses for the year.
9. Sonam Kapoor
She is the daughter of Bollywood star Anil Kapoor. She is well known for her refined acting skills and fashion sense. She has starred in many popular movies. Kapoor earns around 3-5 crore per movie and has a net asset of than $3 million. She is at the ninth position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses for the year.
8. Sonakshi Sinha
She is the daughter of Shatrughan Sinha. She made her debut with superstar Salman Khan in the hit movie ‘Dabangg’ and has been going strong since. Sinha charges around 4-5 crores for a movie and her net worth is $3.5 million. Sonakshi is at the eighth position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses for the year.
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7. Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma was recently in the news for her relationship with the Indian cricketer and test captain Virat Kohli. She made her debut opposite superstar Shahrukh Khan. Sharma earns around 5 crores per movie and her net worth is $6 million. She is at the seventh position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses for the year 2016-2017.
6. Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan is one of those actresses who are highly acclaimed for their acting skills. She is a very talented member of the silver screen. Her debut movie ‘Parineeta’ became very popular and launched her in the industry. She earns around 3-3.5 crores per movie and with a net asset of $7 million, Balan occupies the sixth position in the list of most richest Bollywood actresses for the year.
5. Bipasha Basu
One of top hottest actresses, Bipasha Basu is a model turned actress who is regarded as a gorgeous Bengali beauty. Basu also has a host of fitness videos for the public where she instructs people in various forms of exercises. She earns around 3-4 crores per movie and is at the fifth position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses of the year.
4. Priyanka Chopra
Priyanka Chopra is a former Miss World. She won the title in the year 2000. She is an immensely popular actress in the country. Recently, she appeared in the American television show ‘Quantico’. She is considered as one of the most beautiful Indian actresses. Priyanka Chopra is also a brand ambassador of some government initiatives. She earns around 3 crores per movie and with a net worth of $8 million, finds her place in the fourth position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses of the year.
3. Katrina Kaif
She is the heartthrob of many Indians and has gone on to become a superstar in the film industry. She is of British origin and stays in India on a visa. She is also the face of many brands. The actress earns around 5-8 crores per movie and her net worth of more than $8 million qualifies her to be placed third in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses of the year.
2. Kareena Kapoor
The beauty queen of Bollywood, Kareena Kapoor is the idol of many young girls in India when it comes to beauty and acting skills. She earns around 3-4 crore per movie and her net worth of $10 million places her in the second position in the list of most rich Bollywood actresses for the year.
1. Deepika Padukone
One of the most beautiful women in the world, Deepika Padukone is the daughter of tennis legend Prakash Padukone. She has starred in many hit movies since her debut with Shahrukh Khan. She earns around 5-10 crores per movie and with a net worth of $15 million is the richest Bollywood actress. She tops the list of most rich Bollywood actresses of the year.
These were some of the rich ladies of Bollywood who have earned fame worldwide and by virtue of their talent and skills are the most richest Bollywood actresses for this year.