In addition to his status as the undisputed king of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan earns a great deal of money from endorsements, business investments, and sports teams. The Forbes data indicates that SRK earns a salary of $38 million on average each year or roughly Rs. 284 crores. Let’s take a look at SRK’s sources of income:
Initially, Khan Sir started his acting career through TV shows such as Fauji and Circus which were again seen on Doordarshan during the first phase of lockdown. Other than these two shows, SRK was featured in Kaun Banega Crorepati – Season 3, Kya Aap Panchvi Pass Se Tez Hai? and Zor ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout. It was reported that he charged 2.5 crores per episode for Zor ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout.
Red Chillies Entertainment is a Bollywood production house run by Shah Rukh Khan and his wife, Gauri Khan. This production house has a fully-fledged VFX studio and a turnover of approximately Rs 500 crore per year, according to The Economic Times. In addition to this, SRK owns brands like Byju’s and Kidzania and reaps profits from them. Although the exact amount of investment in Byju’s isn’t disclosed yet, Kidzania’s CEO said that their project roughly costs around 100 crores.
As a result of the success of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League, SRK expanded his wings to play in the West Indian domestic T20 league with T&T Knight Riders. Sponsors are required to pay between Rs 10 and 12 crore to have their logo displayed on the back of KKR’s jersey, and between Rs 8 to 22 crore for the front, according to a report in Financial Express.
Many companies have chosen Shah Rukh Khan as their brand face because of his high popularity, including Pepsi, Whirlpool, Nokia, Hyundai, Tag Heuer, Dish TV, Big Basket, and Byjus. Recently, he was seen in a viral Cadbury ad as well. It is confirmed that he charges around 5.5 to 4 crore rupees per ad shoot. Other than brand endorsements, Grand weddings that request Shah Rukh Khan’s appearance contribute great wealth to his income as well. SRK charges around Rs. 4-8 crores from the wedding family.
Final Net worth
Accordingly, we can estimate that SRK’s worth is quite a lot. Khan’s net worth is approximately over £500 million in Indian rupees, which is approximately $690 million according to Forbes Rich List 2021.