A net worth of an actor is not based on the number of movies they make, their number of fans or the awards that they get. While all these contribute to their accumulation of wealth but while calculating net worth, we also have to keep in mind how well they channel the money that they have earned. We have heard shocking stories of wildly popular celebrities going bankrupt in spite of earning acclaim, adulation and fat paychecks. Here we have three actors, their celebrity net worth and how they there.
Shah Rukh Khan – He is an Indian actor who has fan base that be compared to a cult following. He is often referred to as the King Khan or the Badshah of Indian Cinema. In his career of 20 years he has appeared in about fifty movies. He started his career as a television actor and climbed up to movies. While he is one of the highest paid actors of India, a huge part of his wealth is generated from a gamut of his endorsements. SRK is known to have more than 20 endorsement partnership in any given of time. His partnerships range from toilet accessories to premiere brands. He has worked with major companies such as Pepsi Co., Nokia and Tag Heuer to name a few. He is also known perform at high profile weddings of the uber rich. Khan has his own production company Red Chillies Entertainment and is the owner of two immensely profitable cricket teams – Kolkata Knight Riders and Trinidad Knight Riders.
Current Net Worth – $600 million
Jerry Seinfeld – In the hordes of popular movie stars Jerry Seinfeld is the richest living male actor. He is a standup comedian who entered the scene in an open mic called Catch a Rising Star. He gained popularity when he appeared in late night shows. However, his breakthrough came in the form of a sitcom – Seinfeld. The show lasted nine seasons and was recently sold to Hulu for streaming rights for $160 million. He still performs his stand gigs and owns Columbus 81 Productions that contributes to his celebrity net worth.
Current Net Worth – $860 million
Merv Griffin – Merv Griffin started his profession as a singer for radio and big group. He soon moved into films and Broadway. However, he made his mark as a television host and escalated into a media mogul as the creator globally popular game shows – Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune. He also owned the television production companies – Merv Griffin Enterprises and Merv Griffin Entertainment.
Net Worth – $1 billion