- The Forbes India magazinehas published its list of celebrity 100 for the year 2019. This ranking was based on the estimation of their annual earnings through professions and endorsement of celebrities.
- According to the list of celebrity 2019, Indian Cricket team captain Virat kohli has become the first sportsman to gain the top spot for the first time with the annual earnings of ₹252.72 crore. Kohli replaced Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who had been at the top for the previous three years. Actor Akshay Kumar is at the second position followed by Salman Khan.
World Forbes List: Virat Kohli only Indian in Forbes 2019 list of world’s highest-paid athletes, released on Jun 13, 2019
- Akshay Kumar only Indian on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list for 2019, released on Jul 17, 2019