Sajid Ali Khan Pataudi, known as Saif Ali Khan, is a notable actor and film producer in Bollywood. He is active in the Hindi film industry for over two decades. During this long period, he has registered many accolades to his name by delivering successful films. As a result, Saif Ali Khan’s net worth stands at a very good level today.

Born on 16 August 1970 to the actress Sharmila Tagore and the cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi in a Pataudi family, Saif was crowned as the 10th Nawab of Pataudi following his father’s demise in 2011. A ceremonial pagri function was held in the Pataudi village in Haryana to crown him as the tenth Nawab.

So, it is clear that the actor & producer belongs to a reputed family. Hence, he has a huge amount of wealth to his name. Also, his income from different sources also adds to Saif’s overall net worth.

Saif Ali Khan in Tandav Tv Show

Here, I will discuss different streams of his earnings that add up to his total wealth. Let’s discuss this subject in detail here!

His Salary from his Box Office Movies

Khan’s Bollywood career is full of ups and downs as he struggled a lot to taste success. But once he set his feet in the Hindi film industry, he displayed some spectacular acting performances on the big screen.

That’s why Saif Ali Khan’s per film fee stands at ₹12-15 crores. And it plays a major role in contributing to his worth. He has worked really hard to take him to this level.

Initially, Saif didn’t get success in his acting career as he saw many flops at the box office. But he didn’t give up and continued to approach new projects with a fresh mindset.

Saif Ali Khan in Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior

His first film was Parampara which didn’t do well in the theatres. The actor’s first successful film was Main Khiladi Tu Anari with Akshay Kumar. After this film’s success, Saif earned the Best Supporting actor award.

But after that, his career saw a dark phase in the ’90s as he was a part of back-to-back 9 flop films.

His Comeback in the Acting World

Saif made a comeback with the movie, Kachche Dhaaage which turned out to be a hit. Following this, his career got a boost with the movie, “Hum Saath Saath Hain” and Biwi No.1 which did very well at the box office.

His next movie, Kya Kehna (2000) also uplifted his career and the coming of the age film “Dil Chahta Hai” was a blessing for him. Saif won many awards for his role in the movie, Dil Chahta Hai.

Saif Ali Khan in Agent Vinod

Though he was getting many flops in the theaters, his success in other films pushed his acting career as well as his net worth. Khan once again made highlights with the success of his movies, Kal Ho Na Ho and Hum Tum. After the movie “Hum Tum”, his acting career brighten up entirely and he received the National Film Award for Best Actor.

In 2005, Saif started witnessing a bright phase in his career as he managed to gain recognization as a leading actor. His acting in the hit movies, Parineeta and Salaam Namaste helped her gain praise from critics.

Again the year 2006, turned out to be a good one for the actor as he gave two hit films, Being Cyrus and Omkara. The successful box office run of Being Cyrus helped the actor to establish his production firm, Illuminati Films.

The latter film even got a chance to get premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival. Saif’s negative role in the movie made him the talk of the hour as he garnered praise and accolades for his performance.

Ups and Downs in Khan’s Career

From 2005-2010, the actor had a mix of successful and unsuccessful films. But his film career continued to grow which enhanced Saif’s wealth. His successful films during this period were Ta Ra Rum Pum, Race, Love Aaj Kal and Kurbaan.

Agent Vinod Movie Still

After this, Khan’s career saw ups and downs as some of his films didn’t perform well during 2011-15. However, there were hits in-between the flops that helped him grow well. He worked in Aarakshan, Agent Vinod, Cocktail, Race 2, Bullet Raja, Go Goa Gone, Humshakals, Happy Ending, etc.

Out of these movies, Cocktail and Race 2 performed excellently at the box office. Hence, it helped Saif Ali Khan to establish himself in new avatars. But his 2015 film, Phantom, in which he starred as a solider wasn’t appreciated by the moviegoers.

After 2015, Saif saw many setbacks in his acting career but he managed to expand his work by acting in different influential roles.

His Wealth from TV Shows and Advertisements

Saif Ali Khan took part in the tv show, Sacred Games for which he received great appreciation from critics & audiences.

Also, he garnered a lot of positive views for his appearance in the tv drama, Taandav. Soon, the actor is going to be a part of the Indian adaption of the Swedish Drama, The Bridge.

Phantom Movie Still

Alongside, the actor earns a lot of money through brand endorsements and advertisements. He promotes a number of brands and the income from this source levels up Saif’s total net worth.

A list of brands he has promoted until now includes House of Pataudi, Limca, Royal Stag, Santoor, Pepsi, Lay’s, Asian Paints Royale, Airtel, Ponds, AirBnb, Carlsberg, Amul Macho, Oxemberg, etc.

Clearly, his fame and success helps her gain advertising offers from many reputed brands. As a result, he helps boost his wealth significantly.

His Property Value and Car Collections

Saif belongs to the royal Pataudi family so he owns property that increases his worth significantly. As per the available data, he derives a worth of ₹5,000 crores from his property value.

Whether it is the Pataudi Palace in Haryana or the ancestral property in the city of Bhopal, everything contributes to his total fortunes. Besides having many properties across the country, the actor has a collection of luxury cars.

In his car collection list, the names are Mercedes Benz S350, Audi R8 Spider, Range Rover Sports, Ford Mustang GT 500, BMW 730LD, and Jeep Grand Cherokee. Evidently, it shows Saif Ali Khan has a high worth and his luxury cars enjoy some share in it.

His Earnings from his Production Company & Other Businesses

As mentioned above in this post, Khan set up his production company, Illuminati Films back in 2006. And he releases many of his films through this firm. Also, Saif owns another production banner namely, Black Knight Films. Apart from this, the actor has many functional businesses about which he hasn’t revealed anything.

Kal Ho Na Ho Movie Still

Due to his high fortunes, the actor takes part in many charity works and concert tours. As per the reports, Saif Ali Khan’s net worth in rupees lies above ₹7,000 crores. It is difficult to state the exact value of his total wealth as he hasn’t openly revealed his complete sources of income.


Summing up, I would say that Saif derives his fortunes from his property value, production companies, acting career & other businesses. Also, his luxury cars and other assets help raise the overall value of his fortunes.

I hope you get sufficient knowledge about this subject. I will come up with more similar posts to provide you with the latest updates about the box office. Till then, keep visiting BOTY for quality stuff.

First Published on: 15:47 pm - 17, Mar 2023
Author: author image Piyush Chugh
Piyush Chugh is an established film critic, and Bollywood Trade analyst. He brings to you the latest box office news and collection updates.
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