Salman Khan is a popular Indian actor. In fact, he is one of the successful Khan’s of Bollywood along with Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan.
Professional since 1998, Salman has contributed several hits like Karan Arjun, Dabangg, Ready, Ek Than Tiger, Kick, and Tiger Zinda Hai to the Indian film industry. The producer and singer is also recognized as the host of the reality show, Bigg Boss since 2010.
As of 2020, Salman Khan has an estimated net worth of $260 million. As per the report, he earns INR 70 crores to 75 crores per film with a share in the profit. Also, he is said to gather RS. 6 crores from rand endorsements deals.
On the other hand, Khan charges between Rs. 6 to 8 crores per episode for his TV shows. As per the Forbes 2018 list of Top-Paid 100 Celebrity Entertainers in the world, Salman was at No.82 with the earning of $37.7 million.
Salman Khan began his acting career with the movie Biwi Ho To Aisi in 1988. The next year, he played the leading role, Prem Choudhary, in the romantic film Maine Pyaar Kiya and earned popularity.
Similarly, Khan earned more fame after appearing in the film Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!. In 1995, he portrayed the role of Karan Singh/ Ajay in the reincarnation action film Karan Arjun with Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, and others.
Similarly, Salman has also acted in numerous hit films like Biwi No.1, Hum Saath-Saath Hain, Judwaa, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Tere Naam, Andaz Apna Apna, and others. Eventually, his stardom kept increasing, and in 2009, he featured in the film Wanted.
The next year, he gained international fame after playing the role of Chulbul Pandey in the action-comedy movie Dabangg with Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, and Dimple Kapadia.
Some of his blockbuster hit films include Ek Tha Tiger, Sultan, Jai Ho, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Bodyguard, Kick, Tiger Zinda Hai, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Race 3, and Dabang 3.
Besides the big screen, The Tiger of Bollywood is equally famous on television. Since 2006, he is more famous as the host of the reality TV game show, Bigg Boss franchise.
From 2008 to 2018, he hosted 10 Ka Dum, which is an Indian version of the international reality game show Power of 10.
The versatile actor Salman debut as a singer singing a song, Chaandi Ke Daal Par, for the movie Hello Brother in 1999. After that, he has sung for other movies like Kick, Hero, Sultan, Race 3, Notebook, and Dabangg 3.
Blockbuster Star Salman Khan launched a production company, Salman Khan Being Human Productions (SKBH), in 2011. Likewise, he again founded another production firm, Salman Khan Films, in 2014.
54 years old Salman lives a lavish lifestyle in Galaxy Apartment located at Bandra West, Mumbai, with his family.
Besides that, Khan owns 150-acre Farmhouse near Panvel. Sources claim that the farmhouse has 3 bungalows along with the gym and a swimming pool.
Rambo of India, Khan is also famous for his charitable works. He founded a Mumbai-based charity, Being Human Foundation, in 2007.
The organization aims for the education and healthcare facilities for the underprivileged children. The foundation supports Akshara High School and VEER Initiative via the Being Human branded merchandise and 90% of Salman’s income with other Bollywood stars.
Dabangg Khan has endorsed numerous brands and appeared in different commercials. The brand ambassador of the soft drink brand Thums Up with the tagline Taste The Thunder helped to gain huge fame and increased its profit numbers from the campaign, “Aaj Kuch Toofani Karte Hai”.
Likewise, Salman also promoted the energy tablet Revital, footwear Relaxo, and innerwear brand Dixcy Scott. Also, he appeared in commercials of Fizz, Wheel, Britannia Tiger Biscuit, Astral Pipes, Mountain Dew, Suzuki Motorcycles, and Chloromint.
5 feet 9 inches tall actor Salman Khan's life is full of legal troubles and controversies. In 2015, he was found at fault of an incident in which several homeless people were hit by his car in an area of north Bombay.
During the accident, a man died while the other 4 were injured. Regarding the case, Khan was charged with “culpable homicide not amounting to murder,” where Salman denied being in the car. Similarly, he also got charge of drunk driving and not having a valid license.
For the charges, Khan was in prison, but he got bail. The High Court suspended Khan’s jail sentenced to 5 years in May 2015. Later, in November 2015, the high court acquitted Salman from all the charges informing there was not enough evidence.
During the shoot of the film Hum Saath-Saath Hai in the forest near Jodhpur in 1998, Salman Khan got involved in killing a deer case.
In 2007, he got bail after spending a week in Jodhpur jail for the accusations of hunting of endangered antelopes under the Wildlife (Protection) Act and keeping and using firearms with an expired license.
For the Blackbuck Poaching case, Salman was criticized harshly and sentenced to 5 years imprisonment on April 5, 2018. As of 2020, he is recently out on bail while the call is being heard.
Salman Khan was born Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan on December 27, 1965, in Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. His mother is Sushila Charak, aka Salman Khan, while his father, Salim Khan, is an actor, producer, and screenwriter.
Robin Hood Khan spend his childhood days with his actor brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan. Similarly, he has two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri, while the other one named Arpita Khan is adopted.
Ek Tha Tiger actor Salman completed his school education from St. Stanislaus High School. After that, he attended St. Xavier’s College in Mumbai but later dropped out of college.
Controversial Khan is currently single, but previously he was in numerous relationships. In 1999, he started dating actress and Miss India Aishwarya Rai, who is considered among the most beautiful girls in the world. The couple broke up in 2001.
Then, Salman was in a relationship with Katrina Kaif for several years. Unfortunately, the duo also separated in 2010. After, he was also rumored to be in a relationship with model Iulia Vantur.