Fondly known as ‘Bhaijaan’ by all, Salman Khan is stealing the hearts of many people out there. Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan is his original name. Born on 27th December 1965, he is one of the superstars of the Bollywood industry. Even at the age of 55, he is still shining. An actor, producer, presenter, and sometimes a singer, he seems to be a multitalented personality. In the span of 30 years of his career, he has won many awards and accolades for his magnificent work.
His father Salim Khan is also a great actor and screenwriter. His siblings Sohail Khan and Arbaaz Khan are renowned actors in the Hindi film industry. Salman Khan is one of the best entertainers in India. He is also at the top of the highest-paid entertainer’s list in together world and Indian cinema. Started off in the year 1988 with a supporting character, he is now the most wanted superstar.
How was Salman Khan’s early life spent?
He is born to a Muslim father and Hindu mother. Being born to such parents, he respects both the religion equally. Salman’s ancestors are said to be Pashtuns who settled in Indore during the 1800s. They immigrated from Afghanistan to India. He completed his schooling life from St Stanislaus high school, Mumbai. His college life was in St Xavier’s college Mumbai.
How did he make a mark in his acting career?
In the year 1988, he made his start of the acting career. In the movie ‘Biwi Ho Toh Aisi’ Salman made his debut as the supporting role. It was after this what made all the difference. In 1989 he played the main character in the romantic movie ‘Maine Pyaar Kiya’. It helped him to get many nominations in award shows. The movie was the highest-grossing of those times. Khan was then seen in many films like Baaghi, Sanam Bewafa, and Kurbaan, etc. He is praised for his acting in Saajan, a hit movie.
Salman then appeared in Hum Apke Hain Koun. It won him 3 Filmfare awards. The movie also became a super hit and the most popular film of that year. It earned more than $19 million all over the world. From the 90s to 2009 some of his outstanding works are Karan Arjun, Judwaa, Khamoshi, Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya, Hum Saath Saath Hain, and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. The super hits that he gave after 2010 include Dabangg, Ek Tha Tiger, Kick, ready, Jai ho, bodyguard, Bajrangi Bhaijaan and sultan. All these films made superb business at the box office. Some of the movies entered the 100crores club too.
Why is his personal life always in news?
Salman Khan’s personal life has always been on media highlights, whether it is about his cases or about his girlfriends. He is not married yet. Salman was in a relationship with Aishwarya for years until the couple parted ways in 2001. Also, his rumored girlfriends include Katrina Kaif, Sangita Bijlani, and now Lulia Vantur. His marital status has always been great stuff for the media to put light on.
The net worth of Salman Khan
As of now, the net worth of Salman Khan is a whooping amount of $260 million (2020). He is among the highest-paid celebrities of the world and Indian cinema. In 2018 Forbes, Khan was the only Indian to be in the top 100 highest-paid celebrities. Recently, he is hosting Big Boss Season 14.