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From Aishwarya to Priyanka, find out the net worth of these top model-turned-actors

For most actors who have pinned their successes on the map of India's film industry, the gateway to Bollywood was through their modelling career. Here's a list of actors who started off as models and made it big on the silver screen.

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Randeep Hooda | The ‘Highway’ actor had walked the ramp before setting the silver screen on fire with his versatile acting. In 2000, he kick started his modelling career, but soon moved to film industry. His net worth is approximately $10 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Randeep Hooda | The ‘Highway’ actor had walked the ramp before setting the silver screen on fire with his versatile acting. In 2000, he kick started his modelling career, but soon moved to film industry. His net worth is approximately $10 million. (Image: Reuters)

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan | Before becoming a successful actress, the former Miss World had a successful modelling career. Aishwarya featured in a couple of advertisements, the most popular ones being the Pepsi ad and the Garden Saree ad. Her net worth is an estimated USD 50 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan | Before becoming a successful actress, the former Miss World had a successful modelling career. Aishwarya featured in a couple of advertisements, the most popular ones being the Pepsi ad and the Garden Saree ad. Her net worth is an estimated USD 50 million. (Image: Reuters)

Sushmita Sen | When it comes to the Bollywood actresses who equally marked their presence on the silver screen and the ramp, Sushmita certainly secures one of the top positions. The winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 1994 has always sizzled the stage with her presence. Her net worth is USD 3 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Sushmita Sen | When it comes to the Bollywood actresses who equally marked their presence on the silver screen and the ramp, Sushmita certainly secures one of the top positions. The winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 1994 has always sizzled the stage with her presence. Her net worth is USD 3 million. (Image: Reuters)

Priyanka Chopra | Established herself as a versatile actress in both India and abroad, Priyanka has been one of the popular models. Later, she participated and won the Miss World pageant in 2000 before joining the film industry. Her net worth is approximately $8 million. She was also ranked as the eighth highest paid TV actress in 2017 as well as 2016 earning $10 million and $11 million respectively. (Image: Reuters)
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Priyanka Chopra | Established herself as a versatile actress in both India and abroad, Priyanka has been one of the popular models. Later, she participated and won the Miss World pageant in 2000 before joining the film industry. Her net worth is approximately $8 million. She was also ranked as the eighth highest paid TV actress in 2017 as well as 2016 earning $10 million and $11 million respectively. (Image: Reuters)

Bipasha Basu | The actress who ruled Bollywood with her looks and acting has also been a successful international supermodel. Even after coming to the film industry, Bipasha often walked the ramp for several renowned fashion designers. Her estimated net worth is $16 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Bipasha Basu | The actress who ruled Bollywood with her looks and acting has also been a successful international supermodel. Even after coming to the film industry, Bipasha often walked the ramp for several renowned fashion designers. Her estimated net worth is $16 million. (Image: Reuters)

Anushka Sharma | From the gracious Taani of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi to the bold Jaggu of PK, Anushka Sharma has proved her versatility in acting on various occasions. But before being a superstar in Bollywood, she debuted as a model in the Lakme India Fashion Week and walked the ramp for Wendell Rodricks. Her net worth is $16 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Anushka Sharma | From the gracious Taani of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi to the bold Jaggu of PK, Anushka Sharma has proved her versatility in acting on various occasions. But before being a superstar in Bollywood, she debuted as a model in the Lakme India Fashion Week and walked the ramp for Wendell Rodricks. Her net worth is $16 million. (Image: Reuters)

John Abraham | The ‘Force’ actor was already one of the most recognizable faces in the modelling industry before appearing on the silver screen. His big break was when he won the Gladrags Manhunt competition in March of 1999. Later he got abundent modelling projects in India as well as abroad. His networth is reported to be $25 million. (Image: Reuters)
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John Abraham | The ‘Force’ actor was already one of the most recognizable faces in the modelling industry before appearing on the silver screen. His big break was when he won the Gladrags Manhunt competition in March of 1999. Later he got abundent modelling projects in India as well as abroad. His networth is reported to be $25 million. (Image: Reuters)

Arjun Rampal | Like John Abraham, Arjun Rampal was also a supermodel before making it big at the silver screen. He was spotted by renowned fashion designer Rohit Bal at a party in Delhi when he decided to cast Rampal. He entered into Bollywood in 2001 with ‘Pyar Ishq Aur Mohabbat’. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Arjun Rampal | Like John Abraham, Arjun Rampal was also a supermodel before making it big at the silver screen. He was spotted by renowned fashion designer Rohit Bal at a party in Delhi when he decided to cast Rampal. He entered into Bollywood in 2001 with ‘Pyar Ishq Aur Mohabbat’. His net worth is estimated to be $15 million. (Image: Reuters)

Siddharth Malhotra | Debuted in Bollywood with Karan Johar’s ‘Student Of The Year’, Sidharth Malhotra started modelling at the age of 18. He is now focusing on his acting career and is considered as one of the emerging stars of the Hindi film industry. His net worth is $10 million. (Image: Reuters)
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Siddharth Malhotra | Debuted in Bollywood with Karan Johar’s ‘Student Of The Year’, Sidharth Malhotra started modelling at the age of 18. He is now focusing on his acting career and is considered as one of the emerging stars of the Hindi film industry. His net worth is $10 million. (Image: Reuters)

Milind Soman |Born in Scotland in 1965, Milind Soman has been one of the most successful models in the industry. He got much acclaim after he appeared in Alisha Chinai's 'Made in India' music video in 1995. Soman, who has also featured in a couple of foreign films, has always been the ruler of the ramp. His net worth is $20 million. Note: The net worth of all celebrities has been sourced The Net Worth Portal | Celebrity Net Worth (Image: Reuters)
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Milind Soman |Born in Scotland in 1965, Milind Soman has been one of the most successful models in the industry. He got much acclaim after he appeared in Alisha Chinai's 'Made in India' music video in 1995. Soman, who has also featured in a couple of foreign films, has always been the ruler of the ramp. His net worth is $20 million. Note: The net worth of all celebrities has been sourced The Net Worth Portal | Celebrity Net Worth (Image: Reuters)

First Published on Apr 23, 2018 08:54 am
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