Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has an estimated net worth of over 1,100 crore rupees (US$185 million). The major source of his income is his work as an actor, producer, commercial endorsements and investments in property.
Aamir Khan made his acting debut in 1973 as a child actor in his Uncle Nasir Hussain’s memorable film, Yaadon Ki Baaraat. He also ended up playing a negative role in Holi released in 1984. The film was directed by Ketan Mehta and Aamir at that time was working as his assistant.
For most of his fans Aamir Khan’s debut film is his hugely successful movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak released in 1989.
Later on Aamir Khan emerged as Bollywood’s most successful and loved actor with successful movies like Jo Jeeda Wohi Sikander, Rangeela, Ghulaam, and others.
Aamir Khan’s Main Sources of Income
Acting : Aamir Khan is one of the leading actors of Bollywood who is in high demand and commands a high fee as an actor. Khan mostly acts in one movie at a time and is very choosy in his selection of scripts. He also co-produces and invests in films that he believes in (Lagaan)
Aamir Khan Productions : Aamir’s production house has focused on making socially relevant and meaningful films that are also commercially successful like Tare Zameen par which was loved by both masses and critics.
Television : Aamir Khan appears in socially relevant television programs like Satyamev Jayate which he also co produces.
Endorsements : Like his films Aamir Khan in again very selective about the brands he is endorsing, type and frequency of ads that he appears in. He is known to command a very high price for his appearance in ads.
Aamir Khan’s Major Assets
Shahabad House : Aamir continues to live in the same place where he spent his childhood. He lives 2 floors below the flat that he grew up in. His current abode occupies 5,000 square feet and is reported to be in the process of being expanded into a 20,000 square feet mansion.
Other Properties : Khan owns properties at many other places, including a 2 acre farm house in Panchgani and 2 story apartment in Mumbai worth 60 crores.
He also bought over 20 houses in his native village in Uttar Pradesh, in order to secure the property of his ancestors.
Business ventures : Owns Fat Khan Burger chain in New Delhi, owns a Football Team ‘The Mumbai Angels. Has launched his own Vodka brand called Pure Wonderkhan India and a fashion line called ‘Aamir Khan seduction’ and a perfume called With Love from Aamir.
Cars : Aamir Khan has a fleet of cars and bikes, including a bomb proof Mercedes Benz 600 which has reportedly cost him Indian Rupees 10 crore. He also owns cars by Rolls Royce, Bentley, and other brands.