- Deepika Padukone
- 15,370,000 US dollar(s)
- India ()
The highest annual earnings for a Bollywood actress is an estimated 112.8 crore rupees ($15.37 million; £12.04 million) by Deepika Padukone (India, b. Denmark) between 1 October 2017 and 30 September 2018, according to the latest available Celebrity 100 data published by Forbes India.
Padukone's most successful Bollywood movie at the box office is Padmavati (India, 2018), in which she stars as the Rajasthan Queen Padmavati; this historical epic earned $74,630,951 (£54,555,000) at the worldwide box office, although mostly from its domestic audience. Her biggest box-office success was with the Hollywood blockbuster xXx: Return of Xander Cage (USA, 2017), which grossed $345,038,228 (£255,700,000) globally and featured the actress in the role of Serena.
Padukone is fourth on the list of top-earning Indian celebrities.