Bollywood is a man’s world where females are used only as showpiece, right? No, the situation has changed now. Women are breaking stereotypes and various actresses have made a special place in this male dominated industry. They have not just gained more popularity than their actor husband but are also making more money than them.
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
Ex-miss World and a leading actress, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is one of the highest paid female celebrities in Bollywood. She has won various accolades like IIFA Awards, Screen Awards and Filmfare Awards for her amazing performances. She is a brand ambassador of various top brands including Armani, Loreal, Longines etc. On the other hand, Abhishek Bachchan’s success is limited to only a few hit movies and that too in multi starrer films. Though he is owner of Jaipur Pink Panthers team in Pro Kabaddi League, his net worth is still less than her wife. He is also endorsing many brands like Motorola, LG etc.
Though both are occupied with a lot of work, Aiswarya is still earning more than Abhishek. As per Forbes Magazine, she has net worth of $35 Million while Abhishek’s net worth is $30 Million.
- Kareena Kapoor Khan
Kareena Kapoor married to Nawad of Pataudi and actor Saif Ali Khan. They are happily married and now ready to welcome a baby in December. But if we compare the success rate and earning, Kareena Kapoor is undoubtedly more successful than her actor husband. Saif Ali Khan’s last movie was Phantom in 2015 that couldn’t impress the audience while Kareena’s all the previous movies including ‘Ki and Ka’, ‘Bajrangi Bhaijan’ and ‘Singham Returns’ were big hits.
- Malaika Arora
Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan were one of the most adorable couples in the industry. Malaika Arora is one of the highest paid item girls in Bollywood and has given so many hit numbers. Arbaaz Khan on the other hand failed to get success in his acting career. He then tried his luck in direction and gave two hit movies ‘Dabangg’ and ‘Dabangg 2’. The difference in their success created problems in their married life and Malaika Arora decided to separate from Arbaaz Khan after 18 years of married life.
Though net worth of both the actors is $10 million as per the Networthier, income sources of Malaika’s are more than Arbaaz Khan.
- Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu recently got married to Karan Singh Grover, who is a struggling actor in the Bollywood. He might have earned a huge popularity on the small screen, but in Bollywood he is still a new comer whereas Bipasha Basu is one of the leading actresses. With various movies and modeling projects, she undoubtedly earns more than her actor husband. As per different news portals, problems have already started in their marriage.
As per the sources, Bipasha Basu’s net-worth is nearly Rs. 100 crore while Karan’s is just around Rs. 13 crore.
- Hema Malini
Hema Malini and Dharmendra both are highly popular and successful actors of their time. But now if we look at their career, only Hema Malini can be seen active on silver screen. She is also active as a politician. Hema Malini is earning well by endorsing various brands through ad commercial like Kent, Patanjali and Lux, to name a few.