Akshay Kumar is one of the most recognized and best Indian actors. It’s has been 25 years when he entered Bollywood and now is one of the most sought-after actors. He has done more than hundred movies. He is not only an actor, but a producer and philanthropists as well. He earns most of his money from movies and hosting various reality TV shows. As per the latest reports, his net worth is about $240 million (INR 1500 Crore).
Akshay was born in 1967 in Amritsar, Punjab of India. His father was serving in military and mother was a housekeeper. He attended his school and college. He has been an excellent chef. He was also interested in martial arts and that’s why he himself performs most of the stunts in his movies. Without completing his college education, he went to Bangkok and there he learned martial arts.
After returning to Mumbai, he started working as a martial arts teacher. That was the time he got into modelling through one of his students. Initially, he worked as an assistant to a photographer and background dancer.
One day he was going for an ad shooting but missed the flight. That day proved lucky for him. He then visited a studio with his portfolio and got a lead role in the movie “Deedar”. He was not successful in the start of his career and got negative reviews from audience. But when he started “Khiladi” series, it was his peak. Unluckily, he got injured while performing a stunt for the very series and was sent to the US for treatment.
Then he returned to movies in 2000 and after that he never looked back. After 2010, he is the best and most paid actor with three Khans. He has given so many hit and blockbuster movies. Housefull 3, Rustom, Airlift and Toilet are the few names of his latest movies.
After working in many movies and giving superhit, he has won 2 Filmfare Awards and one National Film Award for Rustom. He is also the recipient of Padma Shiri Award, the highest award given to anyone by the Indian government. He is a versatile actor and loves to play lead roles in all kinds of movies. He has produced the best comedy movies like “Hera Pheri“, action movies and romantic movies too.
The report say that he was having an affair with Shilpa Shetty but then he met Twinkle Khana, a friend of his girlfriend. They fell in love with each other and got married. They have two children, one son and one daughter. His wife has also worked in several movies but now she does writing and charity works. Recently, Akshay did “Padman”- a movies written by his wife.
Nowadays, he is doing better than any time in his career. He hosts various TV shows and earns a lot of money from these shows. He has shares in every movies he works in and get more than 35-40 crore INR per movies.