Akshay Kumar recorded an impressive increase in his brand value by 55.3%, which earned him the second position with brand value of $104.5 million in 2019. This actor has pipped Deepika Padukone in celebrity brand ranking with the Khiladi star's value rising to $104.5 million (Rs 740 crore).
Khans of Bollywood, Shah Rukh and Salman claimed the fifth and sixth spot in the brand rank.
Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan continue to hold on to their number six and five spots, with brand values of $55.7 million and $66.1 million, respectively. Bollywood celebrities like Alia Bhatt, Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushamann Khurrana have earned a place in the top 10 of the brand valuation list.
Akshay Kumar steals Deepika’s second brand ranking spot
Both Padukone and Kumar had a slew of popular releases during the year. Padukone shares the number-three spot with actor-husband Ranveer Singh, who was ranked at number four in the year-ago period. According to a report released on Wednesday. Cricketer Virat Kohli continues to hold the top spot with a brand value of $237.5 million, Duff and Phelps' celebrity brand valuation report for 2019 said.