Deepika Padukone Becomes 1st Woman To Break Into Top 5 Of 2018 Forbes India


Mumbai: Deepika Padukone is having a great year. The actress delivered one of the biggest hits of the year with Padmaavat that grossed over Rs 300 crore. Today, Forbes India has come out with the annual 100 Celebrity List, which features the highest-earning celebs from the glamour world. Her total annual earning stood at Rs 112.8 crore. This makes her the first woman to break into the top five.

The actress’ recent wedding with Ranveer Singh made them one power couple when it came to brands. Their combined net worth is Rs 154 crore as per 2017 estimates. Deepika Padukone is the face of many top brands from the FMCG, banking, jewellery and aviation sector.

The stunner has become the first woman to enter into the top five league and it is an achievement in itself. She does not have competition from any other Bollywood actress in the top ten spots. Her closest competitor is Alia Bhatt who takes the 12th place. Deepika Padukone is just behind Akshay Kumar whose annual earnings stand at 185 crore. She is followed by former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni. Deepika’s brand value has gone up after the Lake Como wedding in Italy.

Deepika Padukone is one of the most successful actresses of recent times with hits like Padmavaat, Bajirao Mastani, Chennai Express, Happy New Year in her kitty. Stay tuned to BL for more scoops and updates!