Deepika Padukone Net Worth: Deepika Padukone is one of the highest paid actresses in India. Deepika who has named as India’s Most Beautiful Women has appeared in several blockbuster films which have grossed large amounts in profit. Padukone, who is currently involved in the shooting of upcoming Hollywood film XXX:Return of Xander Cage has an estimated net worth of $7.5 million as of 2016.
Padukone was born on January 5, 1986, in Copenhagen. Her father Prakash Padukone was an international level badminton player. Their family later moved to Bangalore where she studied at Sophia High School. From a young age, she played badminton and even represented her state in various competitions but she felt that it was not her passion and thus started to pursue her modeling career. That approach led her to quit her enrollment at the Indira Gandhi National Open University where she had earlier made a decision to get a Bachelor of Arts degree.
She started to work as a model from 2004. The next year she appeared in the Lakme Fashion Week and even won the Kingfisher’s Model of the Year. She posed for the Kingfisher’s calendar and made her mark there. That kind of spotlight resulted in numerous film offers. In 2006, she debuted in the film Aishwarya.
2007 proved to be her breakthrough year starring in the blockbuster film ‘Om Shanti Om’ alongside Bollywood Superstar Shahrukh Khan. That film made $22 million globally and Padukone won the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for her role. Since then, she has been the major characters in several high-rated films. She also appeared in the comedy film ‘Housefull’ for which she was criticized heavily for poor acting. But, she heavily improved and was praised in movies like ‘Race 2’.
She has also won the Best Actress Award twice for movies like ‘Piku’ and ‘Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela’.’Chennai Express’ and ‘Happy New Year’ were some super-hit films that she was involved in again with Shahrukh Khan. But, till now the highest grossing film she has been involved in is ‘Bajirao Mastani’. She made $1.1 million from that film alone.
Her popularity from these blockbuster films has made her the go-to girl for endorsements. She reportedly makes $1.5 million from endorsements alone. She has received brand ambassadorship of Jewels of India. Also, she has featured in several Indian commercials promoting products like Close-Up and Limca. Recently, she has also founded her own clothing line and is also involved with Kingfisher.
Deepika Padukone Net Worth in Years
|Deepika Padukone Net Worth in 2013||$6,000,000|
|Deepika Padukone Net Worth in 2014||$6,521,739|
|Deepika Padukone Net Worth in 2015||$7,500,000|
|Deepika Padukone Net Worth in 2016||$10,000,000|
Deepika Padukone Earnings from major movies
|Happy New Year||$811,688|
|Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||$608,766|
Padukone reached a global network when she was the face of international brand Maybelline. Reports say that she is also paid a huge amount for endorsing Tanishq Jewelry and Vistara. Still, acting is her biggest source of wealth and that number is only going to get bigger as she is set to appear in XXX:Return of Xander Cage alongside Hollywood heavyweight Vin Diesel the coming year. She will also appear in a historical Indian film ‘Padmavati’ this coming year.
Though, she likes to keep her personal life private, Padukone has been dating actor Ranveer Singh since 2013 and had previously dated Ranbir Kapoor. Padukone is an inspiration to many around India and has also established The Live Love Laugh Foundation concerning the mental health of people. As of 2016, Padukone has a net worth of $7.5 million.