We all must have heard the phrase, behind every successful man there is a woman, and behind every successful woman, there is a man, who supports her whole-heartedly. But when a man and a woman come together, they build an empire. And there are some Bollywood couples who have turned this saying into reality.
While we all love seeing these B-Town couples together, surrounded by the glitter and shine of the showbiz, we ignore the fact that it takes a lot of hard work to make a name in the film industry and then to sustain the image they have made. Let’s take a look at some of the richest Bollywood couples who have together earned huge wealth.
#1. Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is undoubtedly one of the richest Bollywood actors. King Khan married his teenage love, Gauri Khan, on October 25, 1991, after years of dating each other. The actor has not only earned name, money and recognition from his films, but also has a massive fan-following. With several projects in his kitty, Shah Rukh Khan has gained huge wealth. Whereas his lady love, Gauri Khan, owns her own design studio named Gauri Khan Designs, which is one of the most successful and popular interior design ventures in India. She is also the co-chairperson of the production company, Red chillies entertainment. Together, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan, are amongst one of the richest couples in Bollywood.
Together, Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Khan control the operations of a number of businesses registered in their name. According to Forbes Rich List 2021, Shah Rukh Khan’s personal net worth is calculated at around $690 million, which is approximately above Rs. 5000 crores in Indian rupees. Whereas, Gauri’s net worth is reportedly Rs. 1600 crores. She also earns a lot of money from brand endorsements.
#2. Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are renowned names in the film industry. Both of them have worked in several blockbuster films and have earned crores of rupees. While Kareena and Saif Ali were successful bachelors, they became one of the richest couples when they tied the marital knot on October 16, 2012. Saif Ali Khan owns the Pataudi Palace, which is a royal ancestral property built by the last ruling Nawab of Pataudi, Iftikhar Ali Khan Siddiqui Pataudi. His property is worth Rs. 800 crores. Whereas, Kareena is amongst the most well-paid actresses in Bollywood. Alongside her acting work, Kapoor had established her radio show, What Women Want.
The power couple has earned hefty paychecks from their successful films and brand endorsements. They also own multiple luxurious properties in India. According to the report by Zoom TV, Kareena Kapoor has a net worth of Rs. 400 crores. Whereas, Saif Ali Khan’s net worth is estimated to be $150 million, which in Indian currency is approximately Rs. 1120 Crores.
#3. Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna
Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar had tied the nuptial knot on January 17, 2001. Both Akshay and Twinkle are Bollywood stars and have worked in several Hindi films. While Twinkle chose to leave the entertainment world, Akshay Kumar still went ahead with his acting career and flourished. Akshay Kumar is B-Town’s most popular and in-demand actor. As of 2015 and 2019, Kumar was on the Forbes list of highest-paid entertainers in the world, ranking 52nd with earnings of $48.5 million. Whereas, after quitting showbiz, Twinkle followed her passion for writing. She has written one of the bestselling books, Mrs Funnybones. She is a multi-talented lady, as she is also a producer and owns a production house named Mrs Funnybones Movies. Apart from this, the actress started her new-age digital content company, Tweak India. Twinkle Khanna and Akshay Kumar jointly own a production house, Hari Om Entertainment.
The actor charges a hefty payment of Rs. 25 to 30 crores for doing movies and endorsements. Akshay Kumar has a total net worth of $325 million. In the Indian currency, his net worth is estimated at around Rs. 2,414 crores. Whereas, Twinkle Khanna has a net worth of 30 million dollars, which in Indian currency is Rs. 210 Crores.
#4. Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma
Virat Kohli is a famous Indian cricketer. He plays for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League as a right-handed batsman and was a captain of the Indian cricket team. Virat Kohli is widely known as one of the greatest batsmen of his generation. Apart from this, Virat Kohli has also done several brand endorsements, and is also the face of popular brands like Puma, Vivo, Himalaya, Myntra and many others. Whereas, his wife, Anushka Sharma, is an ace Bollywood actress, who also earns a huge sum of money from brand endorsements and owns a clothing brand, NUSH. She is also the co-founder of the production company, Clean Slate Filmz, under which she has produced several films, including NH10.
The couple makes millions of dollars through their jobs and brand endorsements. Virat Kohli’s net worth is $110 million, which in Indian currency is Rs. 810 crores. He ranks first in the list of highest-paid Indian cricketers. Whereas, according to the reports of Zoom TV, Anushka Sharma’s net worth is estimated to be USD 35 million, which in Indian currency is equal to Rs. 255 crores. She charges around Rs.12 crores as her acting fee.
#5. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone
Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are B-Town’s most admired couple. After dating for a couple of years, the lovebirds had decided to take their relationship one step ahead and had gotten married in 2018, in Italy. Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone have starred in a number of films together including, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Baajirao Mastani and Padmavat. And their onscreen and offscreen romance was both loved by the audience. With many projects in hand, the couple earns millions of rupees. They not only earn through acting in films but also earn through brand endorsements, stage shows and social media. Apart from this, Deepika Padukone owns her clothing brand, All About You. Whereas, Ranveer Singh is hosting the latest quiz show on Sony TV called The Big Picture.
According to the reports Forbes India’s Celebrity 100, Ranveer Singh has been said to be the 5th highest-paid actor in the country. His net worth is estimated at around $42 million, which in Indian currency is around Rs. 307 crores. On the other hand, his wife, Deepika Padukone’s net worth is estimated to be $40 million, which in Indian currency is Rs. 290 crores.
#6. Anand Ahuja and Sonam Kapoor
Anil Kapoor’s daughter, Sonam Kapoor had married her boyfriend, Anand Ahuja on May 9, 2018. Unlike Sonam Kapoor, her hubby, Anand does not belong to the entertainment world. He is a renowned fashion entrepreneur and runs a fashion brand called Bhane. He is also the managing director of one of India’s largest export houses called Shahi Exports. Whereas, Sonam Kapoor is a popular Bollywood actress, who acclaims a huge fan base. She has worked in an end number of Hindi films, amongst them are Saawariya, Aisha, Raanjhanaa, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Veere Di Wedding and many more. Apart from her successful acting career, she is the brand ambassador of multiple big brands, such as L’Oreal, Colgate, Oppo Mobile, Oppo Mobile, Lux, Signature, amongst others. The couple owns a luxurious villa in London. Both Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja come from a wealthy family lineage too.
According to Wealth Magnet, Anand Ahuja’s net worth is estimated to be more than $650 million, which in Indian currency is Rs. 3000 crores. The majority of his net worth comes from his already established exports company. On the other hand, Sonam Kapoor’s net worth is around $14 million which is around Rs. 102 crores.
These celebrities have hence proved that with the right partner by your side, you can achieve anything in this world.