Abhishek Bachchan is an actor, producer and a TV host who has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He was one of the highest paid Bollywood actors in 2010. He is the son of Amitabh Bachchan and actress Jaya Bachchan and made his debut in the 2000 drama film, Refugee. After this he acted in a series of films which did not do well commercially at the box office. After 4 long years he registered his first hit with Dhoom which was basically an action thriller. This was actually the first film in the hugely popular Dhoom series.
From 2005 Abhishek Bachchan enjoyed good commercial success with films like Bunty aur Babli, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Dhoom 2, Paa & Dhoom 3 which was released last year. He produced Paa and won the National Film Award for the category Best Feature Film (Hindi). As per latest news, Abhishek has as many as 3 film projects in various stages of development. In his personal life Abhishek is a devoted father and husband. He is married to former Miss World Aishwarya Rai who is a successful film actress herself. The Indian media hailed them as a ‘super couple’ shortly after their marriage. They were blessed with a baby girl in 2011.
Apart from films, Abhishek is the brand ambassador for products like AMEX cards, Motorola cellphones, Ford Fiesta& Idea mobiles. In 2009 he was chosen as the Best Brand Ambassador of the Year by NDTV. He is also known for his humanitarian work and in 2014 he became the brand ambassador for a campaign by the ‘Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’. He has also promoted widespread awareness of drug abuse in India and was instrumental in launching the Awareness Day race on the silver jubilee of the Narcotics Control Bureau.