8 Actresses Who Married for Money


Money rules the world. Indeed, it runs the world. The whole world revolves around money. Even when we talk about the all glamorous Bollywood world, we get to see various rich and high profile celebrities. There are numerous Bollywood actresses, particularly those who are extremely beautiful, who could not make it well in the industry and thus chose to marry rich men. These actresses are, however, leading a happy and ideal life at present.

Bollywood Actresses who Married for Money

It is an irrefutable fact that money can change just anything and almost everything in this world. Surprisingly, some actresses even chose to leave their career and lead a settled married life.

Following is a list of top 10 Bollywood actresses who married for money.

  • Anushka Sharma
Renowned Bollywood Actress, Actor Virat Kohli

Renowned Bollywood actress married her long-time boyfriend, Virat Kohli, the captain to Indian Cricket Team, on December 11, 2017. He is ranked 89th in the highest paid athletes in the world. As stated by Forbes, he BCCI, earning a salary of 7 crore rupees per annum. Besides all this, he is also hired as a brand ambassador of various leading products in the Indian ad world including Audi, Puma, Colgate-Palmolive, MRF, and Tissot.

  • Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor is the latest addition to the list of actresses who married for money. She recently became Sonam Kapoor Ahuja on May 8, 2k18, when she tied the holy knot with Anand Ahuja, her super-rich long-time beau. Anand Ahuja is a renowned businessman and entrepreneur to two big companies – Bhane and VegNon Veg. While VegNon Veg deals in sneakers, Bhane is an apparel brand. If sources are to be believed, he also co-owns his family business, one of the biggest export houses in India, Shahi Exports. The net worth of Sonam Kapoor’s husband is believed to be somewhere around 3000 crore INR.

  • Esha Deol

Esha Deol married her childhood friend Bharat Takhtani. Bharat is a renowned diamond merchant and runs a company named R.G. Bangle Pvt. Ltd. which deals in diamonds. Bharat and Esha tied their nuptial knot in 2012. The couple, however, remarried on August 24, 2017 during Esha’s god bharai ceremony.

  • Amrita Arora – Shakeel Ladakh

Amrita also had an unsuccessful time in the film industry. However, she sidelined all of this for her marriage. She married her boyfriend Shakeel Ladakh, renowned businessman. Shakeel is the director of a Mumbai based Construction Company, named the Redstone Group.

  • Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan is one of those few actresses who have and still continue to enjoy a successful career. However, she decided to make her way to tie the nuptial knot with Siddharth Roy Kapoor, who is known to be equally successful and very rich as well! Besides being a popular producer, he also enjoyed the title of MD of The Walt Disney Co. India. In addition, he is also a part of and usually presides over meetings from the Film and Television Producers Guild of India. The net worth of Siddharth is known to be somewhere around 475 million dollar.

  • Rani Mukherjee

Full of life, vibrant, and happy-go-lucky – the bubbly actress – Rani Mukherjee was assumed to never get married. But, the actress turned the tables by deciding to marry the one and only Aditya Chopra – the man behind one of the most popular film banners of the country. The Yash Raj Prduction is believed to have a net worth of around 960 million dollars.

  • Juhi Chawla – Jay Mehta

The highly impressive and ever smiling actress Juhi Chawla decided to marry and put an end to her career. The huge age gap gave birth to allegations for money-based marriage, only because of the huge age difference with her husband. She is married to Jay Mehta, owner of the Mehta Group, a renowned name is spread across countries, including USA, Africa, India, and Canada, with a net worth of 2.43 million dollars.

  • Shilpa Shetty – Raj Kundra
Actress Shilpa Shetty

Shilpa Shetty, a popular name in the Bollywood, went ahead to tie the nuptial knot with Raj Kundra, a renowned British businessman. Besides having various successful business ventures like TMT Global and Groupco Developers, Shilpa and Raj even invested together in their own IPL team – The Rajasthan Royals. It is also believed that Kundra makes about a 100 million dollars every year.

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