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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
Is Shah Rukh Khan the world’s richest celebrity? With a net worth of $600 million (Dh2,203,800,000), the Bollywood superstar has beaten the likes of Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt and other top Hollywood actors to clinch the spot. Let’s take a look at how this Delhi boy became an international icon.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
According to an international website that tracks celebrity net worth, Khan is considered to be one of the biggest movie stars in history, with a fan following in billions.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
Born on November 2, 1965, Khan started his career with a television series during 1988-1990. The 54-year old is known as the “King of Bollywood” and “Badshah” (King), by his fans.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
He made his Bollywood debut with the Hindi film Deewana in 1992 and has done close to 100 films in his career. He’s appeared on many Indian television shows as an actor, judge and host.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
Khan recently appeared on American television host and comedian David Letterman’s Netflix special, “My Next Guest Needs no Introduction”, where fans got better acquainted with the superstar.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
Khan lives in Mumbai, India, with his wife Gauri Khan and has three children with her, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam . According to an article by magazine Cosmopolitan India, his house, called Mannat, has a world rank and is on number 10 of top houses in the world. Around 225 people can reside in the home.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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Khan also ventured into production and has his own production and distribution company, Red Chillis Entertainment.Image Credit: Facebook : Shahrukh Kjam

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
In 2008, Khan bought an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket team with fellow actor and friend Juhi Chawla, called Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also known for his philanthropic work.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
Khan is loved all around the world but shares a special relationship with Dubai. Not only does the star visit often, he is a part of the #BeMyGuest campaign by Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (Dubai Tourism). The video, which promotes the city of Dubai is an award-winning campaign.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
In 2019, on his birthday, Khan was wished on the tallest building in the world, the Burj Khalifa.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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ShahRukh Khan, world's richest actor
According to online reports, Khan received the Padma Shri for his work in Indian cinema and has eight Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, India’s version of the Oscars.Image Credit: Instagram/ @imsrk

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According to the international website, with a net worth of $600 million (Dh2,203,800,000) Khan has beat Tom Cruise who has a net worth of $570 million (Dh2,093,610,000) with a salary of $50 million (Dh183,650,000) per year.Image Credit:

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Actor, director and activist, known for his role in the NBC drama “ER”, George Clooney’s net worth is $500 million.Image Credit: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP

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American film and stage actor, Robert De Niro, has a net worth of $500 million.Image Credit:

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In terms of other Bollywood celebrities, not far behind from Khan is veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, who has a net worth of $400 million. The 77-year-old actor has received several awards for his roles in films. In 2019, he received the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for his work in cinema.Image Credit:

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Bollywood actor Salman Khan has a net worth of $260 million, and his known for his films "Sultan", "Tubelight" and the Dabangg series.Image Credit: Gulf News Archives

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Aamir Khan has a net worth of $150 million. The actor and director has won many awards and is known for his roles in films like "Talaash", "Dil Chahta Hai" and "3 Idiots".Image Credit: IANS

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