Celebs in India are no less than a brand itself. They enjoy a massive fan following and leaves no stone unturned to interact with their fans. Apart from their job, celebs are the face of some brands. They endorse it, which in return increases their brand value.
Every year, Duff & Phelps releases key findings from their Celebrity Brand Valuation Study which provides a ranking of India’s most powerful celebrity brands based on brand values derived from their endorsement contracts.
Here is the list of Indian celebrities with their highest brand value (as of 2019):
20- Rohit Sharma
Vice-captain of the Indian cricket team, Rohit Sharma has the brand value of ₹164 crores. He was also the ICC ODI Player of the Year.
19- Kareena Kapoor Khan
Bebo is the face of many big brands and has a brand value of ₹169 crores.
18- Anushka Sharma
While Anushka didn’t work on any movie project in 2019 but she endorsed many brands. She has a brand value of ₹170 crores.
17- Tiger Shroff
The most athletic actor and one of the most amazing dancers, Tiger Shroff has a brand value of ₹172 crores.
16- Aamir Khan
Mr. Perfectionist has a brand value of ₹178 crores. He will next be seen in Laal Singh Chaddha which is slated to release in December 2021.
15- Sachin Tendulkar
Though Master Blaster retired from all forms of Cricket, still his brand value does not decrease much. With the brand value of ₹179 crores, Sachin is at the 15th spot.
14- Ranbir Kapoor
Though Ranbir did not have any releases in 2019, still, he has the brand value of ₹193 crores.
13- Priyanka Chopra Jonas
Our desi girl, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has a brand value of ₹230 crores.
12- Varun Dhawan
The handsome hunk has a brand value of ₹251 crores.
11- Hrithik Roshan
The Greek God of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan is at number 11 with a brand value of ₹277 crores. Hrithik Roshan was also titled as the Sexiest Asian Man of the decade and of the year 2019.
10- Ayushmann Khurrana
The multi-talented Ayushmann is at number 10 with a brand value of ₹287 crores.
9- Mahendra Singh Dhoni
The former captain of the Indian cricket team recently announced his retirement which left his fans sad. Dhoni has a brand value of ₹293 crores.
8- Amitabh Bachchan
Big B is an inspiration to many. He has a brand value of ₹300 crores.
7- Alia Bhatt
The bubbly actress is at number seven with a brand value of ₹326 crores.
6- Salman Khan
Salman Khan is at number 6 with the brand value of ₹397 crores. He will be soon seen hosting Big Boss season 14.
5- Shah Rukh Khan
Rightly known as King Khan, Shah Rukh Khan is not doing any new projects as of now. He has a brand value of ₹470 crores.
4- Ranveer Singh
Known for his funny dressing sense, Ranveer Singh has the brand value of ₹665 crores.
3- Deepika Padukone
The better half of Ranveer, Deepika Padukone also has the brand value of ₹665 crores.
2- Akshay Kumar
One of the busiest actors in Bollywood, Akshay Kumar is at number two with a brand value of ₹744 crores.
1- Virat Kohli
One of the most followed cricketers around the world, Kohli has been magnificent on the field. While his stature on the field is at an all-time high, Kohli’s brand value off the field is also increasing. Virat Kohli’s brand value has risen by 39% as compared to last year, and in terms of figures, his brand value is worth ₹1691 crores.