New Delhi: King Khan Shah Rukh Khan has topped the list of Bollywood and Hollywood celebrities as reported by the Wealth-X's list.
Surpassing superstars like Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp from the filmdom, the actor has occupied the second spot in the list with an estimated fortune of USD 600 million following Jerry Seinfeld.
Shah Rukh Khan is the lone Indian celebrity to make it to a list of the top ten wealthiest Hollywood and Bollywood personalities
After this news reached his friend and director Farah Khan, she took on the social media and congratulated him.
"With the second richest actor in the world! Shah Rukh Khan you were rich even when you didn't have money," Farah posted on her Facebook and Twitter page Thursday along with a photograph featuring herself hugging SRK.
The actor, who started his career in showbiz in 1988 via TV and entered filmdom with 1992 film "Deewana", is amongst Bollywood's most well known talents.
Thereafter, he starred in entertainers like "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge", "Darr", "Anjaam", "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai", "Mohabbatein", "Asoka", "Swades", "Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna", "Kal Ho Na Ho", "Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi" as well as "Om Shanti Om", "Don: The Chase Continues", "Ra.One" and "Chennai Express".
No wonder then, that in his over 25-year-old career, he has not just amassed a huge fan following but a lot of wealth too!
Wealth-X is the definitive source of intelligence on the ultra wealthy with the world's largest collection of curated research on UHNW individuals, defined as those with assets of US$30 million and above.