The world is indeed an incredible place. Here, how much a person is successful is determined by how much salary a person earns. And when it comes to earning huge amount of money, our actors earns a whooping amount. It was their dedication, hard-work, struggle, which has made them what they are today.

But the struggle of these actors is very inspiring and real. These actors started from the bottom and used to earn a mere amount and were poor and financially unstable. Have a look at the list of all those actors:

  1. Shah Rukh Khan:

The King Khan of Bollywood, the Badshah is an inspiration for millions of people because of his acting, his persona, his looks, his charm, his wit and for the person he is off the camera. But Shah Rukh Khan before he became the King Khan, the first salary he earned was only Rs.50. You will be shocked to know but Shah Rukh Khan even sold tickets of his own movie, called ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’ at the booking window of Mumbai Cinema.

Today Shah Rukh Khan’s net worth is $600 Million i.e. 3752 crores.

2.Irrfan Khan:

The most talented and versatile actor of Bollywood, Irrfan Khan used to teach students in his home town, Jaipur. He used to get Rs.25 for every student.

Irrfan Khan’s net worth today, is more than 300 crores.

3.Jackie Shroff:

The most stylish Bhiddu of Bollywood, Jackie Shroff was very poor when he was in his teens. Since the age of only 14-years old, he used to do odd jobs like sticking posters on the walls and selling peanuts on the streets. Jackie Shroff could hardly earn Rs.60 per day.

Jackie Shroff’s net worth today is more than 175 crores.

4. Kalki Koechlin:

Kalki Koechlin is an epitome of brilliance when it comes to her acting skills. She has made her own space in Bollywood. The actress used to study in University of London,, where her grandparents used to pay her fees. In order to earn extra income, the actress started to work at an Italian cafe. She was paid 40 Pounds for 4 weeks.

Today, the net worth of Kalki Koechlin is more than 120 crores.

5.Akshay Kumar:

Everyone knows that the Khiladi Kumar of Bollywood, used to work as a chef and waiter in Bangkok. The first salary Akshay Kumar earned was Rs.1500.  Today, Akshay Kumar is one of the highest tax-paying celebrities of India.

Akshay Kumar’s net worth is around $150 Million i.e around 900 crores! 

6. Nawazuddin Siddiqui:

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s struggle story is one of the most inspiring stories. Nawaz is one of the most talented actors we have today in our Bollywood. Nawazuddin Siddiqui used to work as a watchman and the first salary he earned was Rs.300 crores.

Today Nawazuddin’s net worth is more than Rs.120 crores.

7. Boman Irani:

The coolest and the most talented, Boman Irani used to assist his mother in her bakery shop. Later, as an adult he started working as the waiter in Mumbai’s Taj Palace Hotel. The first ever salary he earned was a tip of Rs.5. You will be surprised to know but he was under the list of Top 10 highest paid actors of Bollywood in 2014.

Today, his estimated Net worth is more than Rs.450 crores.

8. Rakhi Sawant:

The queen of controversies, Rakhi Sawant was a dancer and used to dance in bars. Once she had serve foods to hotels, weddings and other place in order to survive. Her first ever salary was Rs.30 only and that too only at the age of 11 years.

Today, the networth of Rakhi Sawant is Rs 15 Crores.

9. Randeep Hooda:

Randeep Hooda is famous for nailing and owning each and every role he plays on screen. Randeep Hooda before becoming an actor used to work as a waiter in a Chinese restaurant in Australia.He used to earn $8 per hour and $1.3 for every delivery he made.

Today, the net worth of the actor is around $10 millions, which is Rs.60 crores.

10. Rajnikanth:

Rajnikanth is the ultimate Super-star of Bollywood. We all know that Rajnikanth used to work as a Bus conductor, Rajnikanth did many odd jobs like carpenter and coolie, from which he was hardly able to earn Rs.10 per day.

Today, his fans treat him as a God. Rajnikanth has been honored with Padma Bhushan. Rajnikanth’s networth is around Rs.360 crores.


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