Forbes India has now released its Celebrity 100 list, which measures both a celebrity’s money (estimated earnings) and fame. A celeb’s gross pre-tax earnings are combined with their ‘fame scores’, and based on that, Forbes extracts the Celebrity 100 list for India. 2015’s list is now out, so take a look below!
* Forbes claims the numbers are not accurate, but rather indicative – the rankings are based on estimates of earnings along with media visibility.
There are a few things to note here: Shah Rukh Khan tops the list, climbing up from number 3 in 2014. Deepika Padukone is the only female to make the list. It’s clearly all about cinema and cricket – no other field has made it to the top 10.
Here are some other interesting insights from Forbes:
In addition, five celebrities have shot covers for this collector’s edition issue. They are Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Anushka Sharma, Irrfan Khan and Amitabh Bachchan. Check out all their covers: