Bollywood is the world where charming and talented ladies are of no short. These beautiful divas not only gain fame but also earn lots of money. Bollywood actresses get success in this industry only if they are hard working. Their profiles are sparkled with great endorsement offers that are mostly undeniable for all of them. For a few years, a lot of new faces joined Bollywood, and many of them have established themselves as top notch stars.
Check out the list of top 10 richest Bollywood actresses 2016.
10. Ileana D’Cruz - Net Worth: USD4 Million
Ileana D’Cruz (born 1 November 1987) is another beautiful and amazing actress of Bollywood. She was a part of Telugu movies previously. Ileana has won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut – South for the 2006 Telugu film Devadasu. Her best movies are Pokiri (2006), Jalsa (2008), Kick (2009), and Julayi (2012). This beautiful lady was born in Mumbai, and brought up in Goa. She was first auditioned for a role by director Teja back in 2005, and that opened the doors of endless successful for this diva.
9. Anushka Sharma - Net Worth: USD8 Million
Anushka Sharma (born 1 May 1988) is a Bollywood actress and producer. She has received four nominations of Filmfare Award. Anushka was born in Ayodhya and raised in Bangalore. Her first break was as a model of designer Wendell Rodricks in 2007. Then she moved to Mumbai to begin as an actress. Her top movies are Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Badmaash Company (2010), Band Baaja Baaraat (2010), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Ladies vs Ricky Bahl (2011), Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola (2013), and Bombay Velvet (2015). Apart from acting, Anushka is working as an ambassador of big brands.
8. Deepika Padukone - Net Worth: USD8 Million
Deepika Padukone (born 5 January 1986) is an Indian actress and former model. She is one of the highest-paid Bollywood celebrities. Deepika established herself in very short time. She is the daughter of badminton player Prakash Padukone. She was born in Copenhagen and raised in Bangalore. Her best movies are Om Shanti Om, Love Aaj Kal, Lafangey Parindey, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Housefull, Cocktail, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Chennai Express, and Happy New Year. She was also praised for her beautiful performance in Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (2013), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress. Her recent hit is Piku, released in 2015.
7. Kangana Renaut - Net Worth: USD10 Million
Kangana Ranaut (born 23 March 1987) is a charming and graceful Indian actress. She is the recipient of two National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards in three categories. Kangana is widely known as a fashionable and trendy female of Bollywood industry. She was born in Bhambla, a small town of Himachal Pradesh. She moved to Delhi to being her acting career, where she first worked as a model. She was trained by the theatre director Arvind Gaur, and then Kangana began career from 2006 thriller Gangster, for which she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her top movies are Woh Lamhe, Life in a… Metro, Fashion, Raaz: The Mystery Continues, and Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai etc.
6. Priyanka Chopra - Net Worth: USD12 Million
Priyanka Chopra (born 18 July 1982) is a magnificent and graceful Bollywood actress, singer, and the winner of the Miss World pageant of 2000. She has been a hot and amazing female, one of the richest and highest paid of B-Town. Priyanka has given lots of hit movies and bagged big awards including a National Film Award for Best Actress and Filmfare Awards in four categories. She was born in Jamshedpur. Her big hits are Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Aitraaz, Krrish, Don, Fashion, Kaminey, 7 Khoon Maaf, Barfi!, Mary Kom, and many others. she is the elder sister of Parineeti Chopra, another lesser successful Bollywood actress.
5. Katrina Kaif - Net Worth: USD14 Million
Katrina Kaif (born 16 July 1983) is a British-Indian actress and model. She has appeared in Indian, Telugu, and Malayalam movie. Katrina is a very beautiful and energetic diva of this industry. She was born in British Hong Kong. Her top movies are Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Namastey London (2007), Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009), Raajneeti (2010), Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), Ek Tha Tiger (2012), and Dhoom 3 (2013) etc. Katrina is a highest paid Indian female to date. She was born to Turquotte and Mohammed Kaif. She has seven siblings: three older sisters (Stephanie, Christine and Natasha), three younger sisters (Melissa, Sonia, Isabel) and an older brother, Michael.
4. Vidya Balan - Net Worth: USD15 Million
Vidya Balan is a versatile and one of finest Bollywood actresses. She was born in January 1978. She the recipient of a National Film Award, five Filmfare Awards, and five Screen Awards, as well as the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Vidya is not only beautiful but also very talented and charming. She began career from television serial in 1995, named Hum Paanch. In that sitcom, Vidya played an innocent girl. She pursued a master’s degree in sociology from the University of Mumbai. Her top notch movies are Heyy Babyy (2007), Kismat Konnection (2008), No One Killed Jessica, The Dirty Picture, and Kahaani etc. Recently Vidya was seen in Humari Adhoori Kahani in which her performance has been fantastic.
3. Sonakshi Sinha - Net Worth: USD15 Million
Sonakshi Sinha (born June 2, 1987) is another graceful and charming Indian actress, the daughter of Shatrughan and Poonam. Sonakshi is one of the most beautiful and talented females of Bollywood to date. She began her professional life as a costume designer. In Bollywood, she first worked in highly successful action-drama Dabangg (2010), for which she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Sonakshi has been a part of movies like Rowdy Rathore (2012), Son of Sardaar (2012), Dabangg 2 (2012), and Holiday: A Soldier Is Never Off Duty (2014) etc. Her father is now a Member of Parliament of BJP. She is youngest of three siblings with two elder brothers named Luv Sinha and Kush Sinha. Sonakshi holds graduate degree in fashion designing which she got from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University, India.
2. Bipasha Basu - Net Worth: USD15 Million
Bipasha Basu (born 7 January 1979) is yet another top notch and successful actress of Bollywood. She has worked in Telugu, Tamil, and Bengali movies as well. Bipasha is a versatile and hot female. She achieved success as a model, and then began acting career from the thriller Ajnabee (2001), which won her the Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut. Her leading role for the first tiem was 2002’s Raaz which made her bag a Filmfare Award for Best Actress nomination. Bipasha’s notable movies are Jism (2003), No Entry (2005), Phir Hera Pheri (2006), Dhoom 2 (2006), Race (2008), Apaharan (2005), Corporate (2006), and Bachna Ae Haseeno (2008), as well as All the Best: Fun Begins (2009) and Raaz 3 (2012).
1. Kareena Kapoor Khan - Net Worth: USD18 Million
Kareena Kapoor (born 21 September 1980), is a bold and successful Bollywood female. She has given countless hit movies. Kareena is the daughter of celebs Randhir Kapoor and Babita, and the younger sister of actress Karisma Kapoor. She is a notable female celebrity who received various awards during her career including six Filmfare Awards. Kareena is married to Saif Ali Khan. Her top movies are Refugee, Aśoka, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, We Are Family, 3 Idiots, Golmaal 3, Bodyguard, Ra.One, Kurbaan, and Heroine etc. She is a well established female. Recently Kareena’s movie opposite Salman Khan, named Bajrangi Bhaijaan got global success and is one of the highest grossing Bollywood movies so far.
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