Deepika Padukone is first woman to enter top 5 in Forbes’ richest Indian celebs list

Friday 07th December 2018 06:46 EST

The year is ending on a fantastic tone for our favourite Deepika Padukone. After a lavish destination wedding with dreamy Ranveer Singh, and a never-ending week of celebration, the actress has now made it to the top five of Forbes India's 2018 list of richest Indians and become the first woman to do so. She raked in a phenomenal Rs 112.8 Crore this year. At No. 4 in the celebrity list, Deepika Padukone is the highest earning woman celebrity in India while Ranveer Singh is four places behind at the No.8 spot.

Virat Kohli comes second, with Rs 228.09 Crore, and is the first sportsperson to make it to the spot. He is followed by Akshay Kumar at third with a total gross of Rs 185 Crore. Mahendra Singh Dhoni stands at fifth position, with Rs 1,1.77 Crore. Forbes has noted that the period under its consideration was October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. The cumulative earnings figure for 2018 amounted to Rs 3,140.25 Crore, which is 17 per cent higher than last year's Rs 2683 Crore.

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