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Shah Rukh, Salman, Akshay among Forbes 100 celebrities

Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar feature in the Forbes 100 Celebrity list as the top Indian entertainers from India

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Shah Rukh Khan, Bollywood's King Khan and Romance king, ranks 65th in the Forbes Celebrity 100 list.

The star banks on his movies and dozen plus brands. The Indian superstar is also the founder of the successful IPL cricket brand Kolkata Knight Riders.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Salman Khan ranks 75th on the list. His flick 'Sultan' was the second-top-grossing movie of 2016 and he continues to make and produce films.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Akshay Kumar is the third Bollywood actor to make it to the Forbes Celebrity 100. He is ranked 80th on the list. Akshay has worked his way to the top in Bollywood.

Akshay fans can catch him in his upcoming movie 'Toilet Ek Prem Katha'.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Sean Combs first appeared on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list in 1999, and has since climbed up the ladder, this year he has peaked at number-1.

The credit goes to his Bad Boy Family Reunion Tour, a partnership with Diageo's Ciroc vodka and selling one-third of his Sean John clothing line for an estimated $70 million.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

Beyonce was second on the list having pulled nine figures largely from her Formation World Tour which wrapped up in late 2016 and grossed a quarter of a billion dollars.

Forbes Celebrity 100 List

J.K. Rowling, the famour British novelist at the third position.

She worked her magic again with 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child', which she co-wrote with Jack Thorne & John Tiffany stage, a play which was later turned into a book selling over 4.5 million domestic copies.
The West End production is sold out well into 2018.

Rowling also made handsome gains from her Harry Potter attraction at Universal Studios in Hollywood and her movie Fantastic Beasts last year.