Indian actor Rajinikanth has an estimated net worth of $50 million. Rajinikanth is best known for his works for Tamil cinemas and has starred in over 150 films. The actor, producer and screenwriter has been the highest-paid Tamil actor for several years. In 2007 he was ranked as the second highest paid actor in Asia after Hong Kong film legend Jackie Chan; earning ₹26 crore (equivalent to ₹43 crore or US$6.5 million in 2015). Rajinikanth earned $5.6 million in 2014, according to Forbes India.
He was awarded by India’s Third Highest Civilian Honour – “Padma Bhushan”, in the year 2000. He was also named “Most Influential Indian” in 2010 by Forbes India.