Salman Khan Net Worth in 2020 and 10 Interesting Facts About Him

The ‘Bhai Jaan” of the film industry Salman Khan has a net worth of $230 million. Salman Khan is one of the highest-paid Celebrities in the film industry with an income above $35 million.

Popularly known for his charisma apart from his career in acting he is the owner of two production houses and is the most loved celebrity for his giving nature.

Starting in the year 1988 his career as an actor commenced with great hits. The hero of hearts won his audience with his good looks and acting skills.

Salman is an actor, a TV personality runs charities. He has also won hearts with his occasional singing. In his journey worth inspiring the youth he has won numerous awards for his acting skills including two National Film Awards as a film producer and two Awards for acting.

Throughout his journey, he has accumulated a lot of wealth which sums up to a Net worth of $230 million which is a huge amount for a career over 30 years. He has been listed in Forbes list of Top-Paid 100 celebrities.

In Forbes list 2015 Salman Khan’s was ranked at no 71 as per his net worth and earnings and it was a tie with another Bollywood legendary actor Amitabh Bacchan. Also in the year 2018, his name was listed at no 82 in the Forbes list of Top-paid actors.

With a superb career in film industry and an income over $35 million Salman Khan has a net worth of $230 million.

Salman Khan Net Worth and Overview

Net Worth$230 million
OccupationActor Producer Singer Television Presenter
Date of BirthDecember 27, 1965
Age55 years
Height5’8” (1.74m)
Country of OriginIndia
Source of WealthActing Producing  Brand endorsements
Instagram Followers33.6 million
Twitter Followers41.2 million
Last UpdatedJuly 2020

Early Life

Salman Khan Early Life
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Born in the year 1965 on 27th December, Salman is the oldest son of the Khan family. Born and brought up by father Salim Khan who is a screenwriter by profession and Sushila Charak (first wife of Salim Khan) also known as Salma Khan.

Salman Khan’s mother Sushila Charak is a Maharashtrian Hindu. After getting married to famous screenwriter Salim Khan she officially changed her name to Salma Khan as per her husband’s religion. Salman Khan is the eldest son of parents Salim Khan and Salma Khan and has two younger brothers Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan.

He also has two sisters Alvira Khan and Arpita Khan. Salman Khan attended the Scindia School, Gwalior along with Arbaaz for a few years. Later he attended St. Stanislaus High School located in Bandra and completed his schooling from there. His younger brothers Arbaaz and Sohail too were sent to the same school for studies.

Salman is very much into sports from his childhood. From his early childhood, he loved swimming and spent time in sharpening his swimming skills.

Salman attended St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai for graduation. Bhai jaan didn’t complete his degree and dropped out of the college for pursuing his career in the Bollywood industry.

Salman started his career as a writer and a model. He has written various scripts as well for which he has been recognized as well. His best works in script writings include Baaghi: A Rebel For Love whose storyline was written by him.

Career Highlights and Awards

Salman Khan Career

Salman left his studies as a drop out of college and started sharpening his acting skills. He took training from Daisy Israni’s acting school and was all set to start a career in the Bollywood industry.

Salman made his debut in the entertainment industry in the year 1988 by playing the role of a supporting actor in the film ‘Biwi Ho To Aisi’. Later on in the year 1989, he was seen playing the lead role in the film ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’ which was Suraj Barjatya’s romantic family drama.

Once his film was released it was a big hit that paved his way in the B town and the hearts of the audience. The film was dubbed in Telugu as ‘Prem Paavuraalu’, Spanish as ‘Te Amo’, and English as ‘When Love Calls’.

The Journey Towards Fame

Luck played its game when Salman appeared in ‘Andaaz Apna Apna’ with co-star Amir Khan. Unfortunately, it was a flop at the box office. Later he appeared in the second film by Suraj Barjatya called ‘Hum Aapke Hain Kon’ which was a big hit at the box office with its songs remarked as the popular love songs.

Salman Khan releases new films every year on the religious month of Ramadan on the day of Eid. Apart from films he owns a production house ‘Salman Khan Films’ releasing Hindi films since 1999.

He also owns another production house called ‘Salman Khan Being Human Production’ which forms a part of his charitable works. All the money yielded from the films released through this production house is donated to the Being Human Foundation.

His two special appearances in a year are most awaited. First being his film on the auspicious day of Eid and secondly the famous show which is hosted by Salman Khan ‘Big Boss’ the most popular reality show.

Personal Life

Salman Khan Personal Life
Credits: Times Of India

With his charming looks and attractive personality Salman has always been a ladies man. He has been in the talks of B-town for his relationship with Bollywood actresses.

His relationship with Aishwarya was the spice for B-town till 2001 when the couple officially decided to part their ways.

Salman’s relation with famous Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif was most loved by his fans. Both made a cute couple admired by fans. However, it didn’t last forever despite the love received from the audience.

It all ended in the year 2010 and Katrina Kaif in an interview in the year 2011 made a statement confirming their relationship of several years along with their break up.

Salman resides in Galaxy Apartment, Bandra. The actor has a net worth of $230 million which includes his 3 bungalows at Panvel which is a 150-acre plot. There is also a private swimming pool and a gym.  No doubt his earnings has lead Salman to have a net worth more than any celebrity of his time as he continues to rock the big screen since 1988.

He declared he is Hindu as well as Muslim since his father is Muslim and his mother is a Hindu by birth. The Bollywood actress ‘Helen’ who has been popular for her appearances in Bollywood films as a cabaret dancer is Salman’s stepmother.  

Criticism

Salman Khan Criticism
Credits: Sakal Times

Before he even became the most earning actor and having a net worth which land him Forbes Top-paid actors list his name flashed in headlines for his negative acts in real life.

Though Salman has won millions of hearts he has been in the headlines for the Hit-and-run case. Salman’s rash driving led his car accidentally inside a bakery in Mumbai. The man who was sleeping outside the bakery on the footpath lost his life in this accident. Salman’s rash driving injured three people apart from one death.

Salman Khan was charged with culpable homicide to which he pleaded not guilty. He was driving under the influence of alcohol but later his driver stated that he was the one driving the car.

Salman’s driver gave a false testimony in the court stating he was driving the car and caused the accident outside the bakery.

His relationship with Aishwarya Rai was in the news until their breakup in the year 2001. Even after break up Salman tried to contact Aishwarya Rai and threatened her to attend events held by crime figures.

In the year 2001 Aishwarya’s parents lodged a police complaint with Mumbai police for the same.

Salman Khan was also held for blackbuck hunting and arms act while shooting for ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’

 He allegedly killed a deer in the year 1998 when he was shooting for ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’ along with co-stars Sonali Bendre, Tabu, Neelam, and Saif Ali Khan.

Before establishing a fool proof career in the entertainment industry and before Salman had a net worth to sustain him his name was already in headlines for breaking the law.

What Is Salman Khan’s Net Worth in 2020?

Salman has a net worth which is good enough to last him a lifetime. Salman Khan’s net worth is $230 million as of 2020. He is famously known as the highest-paid actor in the entertainment industry with an income above $35 million.

He owns two production houses, ‘Salman Khan Films’ and ‘Salman Khan Being Human Production’. ‘Salman Khan Films’ produces only Hindi films which yield a lot of income from its releases.

All the money earned through ‘Salman Khan Being Human Production’ is donated to this charitable trust ‘Being Human’.

With a successful career of over 30 years he has accumulated a net worth which is much more than most of the celebrities in entertainment industry.

Salman Khan has a net worth is more than most of the actors out there which is a reflection of his successful career.

Interesting Facts About Salman Khan

Salman Khan Facts
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  1. He was offered a negative role in ‘Baazigar’ which was Abbas Mastan’s film. Salman refused to play that role which was later played by Shah Rukh Khan and was a big hit at the box office.
  2. His fans have always seen him wearing a turquoise gem bracelet which reflects his belief in lucky gemstones.
  3. Salman called his cook from Mumbai to London while shooting for London Dreams make Biryani for him and his co-stars as they were done eating continental food.
  4. Salman has a huge collection of a variety of soaps as he has an obsession for them and has a stocked a huge variety of them.
  5. One of Salman’s fans has set up a restaurant in Mumbai named ‘Bhaijaanz’ whose interiors are filled with his pictures and all of Salman’s favorite delicacies are offered to those who come to cater their hunger at the restaurant.
  6. Since childhood, Salman was a great swimmer.
  7. On Kapil Sharma’s show, Salim Khan released that Salman used to get leaked papers for clearing his exams.
  8. He has two pet dogs named ‘My son’ and ‘My Jaan’ and two pet horses named ‘Bajrangi’ and ‘Bhaijaan’.
  9. Salman Khan hosted Big Boss season 4 where his hosting got a lot of appreciation and he reportedly outperformed Amitabh Bachchan’s hosting in season 3.
  10. Apart from his acting skills he is also an amazing painter and has himself painted the poster for his film ‘Jai Ho’.

Summary

Salman has continued to win hearts since his first appearance in films in 1988. He is famous for launching new talent in the industry.

Keeping the current pandemic into consideration he has recently launched a sanitizer called ‘Frsh by Salman Khan’ which is available for purchase on an e-commerce website called Flipkart.

During the lockdown, he spread the message of physical fitness by his workout posts on social media. He spent the entire lockdown in his farmhouse where he was more focused on building his body.

He has recently launched a new song called ‘Bhai Bhai’ sung by him and Ruhaan Arshad.  It’s written by Salman himself and Danish Sabri, composed by Sajid Wajid and rap lyrics by Ruhaan Arshad. ‘Bhai Bhai is now available in both audio and video formats.

Salman Khan’s songs, production house along with his acting, hosting and endorsement has all lead to his big fat net worth of $230 million.

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