Top 10 Richest Indian Actresses

The Indian movie industry is one of the largest and most popular in the world. Hence, it comes as no surprise that the biggest actors and actresses manage to create a fortune for themselves through their movie contracts, as well as hefty endorsements and advertisements. Here is a list of the top 10 richest actresses in the Indian film industry in no particular order .

10 – Sonakshi Sinha

Sonakshi Sinha, who is the daughter of a legendary Indian actor-turned-politician, Shatrughan Sinha, has been a quiet and steady performer over the last few years. While she has not yet risen to the very top of the industry. Her work in movies such as Lootera has been acclaimed by audiences and critics alike. Sinha earned Rs 6.14 crore in 2019, while her earnings for this year are yet to be declared.

9 – Madhuri Dixit Nene

Madhuri Dixit is one of the legends of the film industry in India, who’s been around for more than three decades. Even so, she is still going strong, with an income of over Rs 10 crore last year.

8 – Kriti Sanon

Sanon is another of the new Indian actresses who is yet to break through to the top of the industry. Nonetheless she has carved a niche for herself. She earned Rs 8.04 crore in 2019.

7 – Jacqueline Fernandez

This Sri Lankan actress has made a name for herself through her dancing skills, which have brought her opportunities in many music videos. She made Rs 9.5 crore last year.

6 – Shraddha Kapoor

Another actress who is the daughter of a famous actor, Shraddha Kapoor has been steadily rising up the ranks in terms of popularity and performance over the last few years. Kapoor earned Rs 8.3 crore in 2019.

5 – Katrina Kaif

One of the most glamorous and beautiful actresses in the Indian film industry, Kaif is undoubtedly one of the leading actresses in the country, renowned for her ability on the dance floor, and also has multiple brand endorsements in her kitty. She earned Rs 23.63 crore in 2019.

4 – Anushka Sharma

Sharma is perhaps one of the most versatile actors in the industry. Having set up her own production house as well, which has put out quite a few movies and TV shows to critical acclaim in the last few years. She forms part of a powerhouse couple as well, married to Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli , and is therefore one of the most followed celebrities in the country. Sharma made Rs 28.67 crore in 2019, having earned Rs 45.83 crore the previous year.

3 – Priyanka Chopra Jonas

This Desi Girl is equally famous in both the Indian and American film industries, owing to her marriage to American pop star Nick Jonas. Priyanka Chopra has not been seen on Indian screens too frequently post moving to the United States. However, she still is one of the top actresses in the country. Her popularity can be gauged from the fact that she is able to charge nearly Rs 2 crore per sponsored Instagram post on her profile. In fact, she is so popular that she has even drawn the attention of the gambling industry.

There are quite a few best online casino operators who are looking to snap her up as the face of their websites, as online casinos and gambling become more and more popular in India. She made Rs 23.4 crore in 2019.

2 – Deepika Padukone

Padukone is probably the no. 1 actress in India today, both in terms of popularity as well as quality of performance, with only Alia Bhatt able to give her competition on those aspects. She has some huge endorsements in her bag. While she is also one half of a super couple, being married to actor Ranveer Singh. Padukone earned nearly Rs 113 crore in 2019, with the
majority of this being from endorsements.

1 – Alia Bhatt

Bhatt is definitely one of the finest actresses in the country. She has featured in multiple movies and roles which have brought her critical acclaim. Her social media presence has helped her get some big endorsements as well. She earned Rs 59.21 crore in 2019.

Garima Tomar

Senior Software Development Analyst at an IT firm

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