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This photo of Shah Rukh Khan is taken from the actor's Facebook page.
This photo of Shah Rukh Khan is taken from the actor's Facebook page.

Matinee idol Shah Rukh Khan has emerged as the second richest actor in both Hollywood and Bollywood combined list, reports The Times of India.

Wealth-X's Hollywood and Bollywood Rich List released on Wednesday puts comedian Jerry Seinfeld right on top of the rich list. With an estimated net worth of $820 million, the 60-year-old comedian emerged as the wealthiest actor.

However, it was Shah Rukh Khan, who was the only Indian actor in the top 10 combined rich list of Bollywood and Hollywood stars. Khan was found to be richer than Hollywood giants like Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood or Adam Sandler.

Wealth X said "Khan is estimated to be worth $600 million. Immensely popular around the globe as well as in his home country, India, Khan is also a producer, TV host, co-owner of an Indian cricket club and a philanthropist. He has appeared in more than 50 Bollywood films and is a regular at the annual Cannes Film Festival".

Tom Cruise is the third richest actor worth $480 million followed by Johny Depp and Tyler Perry both tied at $ 450 million.

Several Academy Award winners are featured on the list, including three-time Oscar winner Jack Nicholson, who has a net worth of $400 million, which puts the 77-year-old actor in 7th spot. Tom Hanks, who won best actor Oscars for Philadelphia and Forrest Gump, is in 8th place with a personal fortune of $390 million.

Clint Eastwood, who at 84 is the oldest actor in the Rich List, has an estimated personal fortune of $370 million, making him the 9th wealthiest actor on the list.

Bill Cosby stands 8th in the list with $ 380 million while Adam Sandler is 10th being worth $ 340 million.

 Wealth-X, which is the world's leading ultra-high net worth (UHNW) intelligence firm said Seinfield - the co-founder of the eponymous TV comedy "about nothing significantly increased his fortune through off-network syndication deals for "Seinfeld", giving him at least $400 million in the fifth syndication agreement last year.

 He has also acted in numerous films, including the animated feature "Bee Movie".

Published: 6:29 pm Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Last modified: 11:08 pm Wednesday, May 21, 2014

TAGS: Bollywood Hollywood Academy Award Shah Rukh Khan richest actor Wealth-X Jerry Seinfeld Tom Cruise Clint Eastwood

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