Salman is the new entrant to the list, as Shah Rukh and Akshay had also featured on the list last year.
Mumbai: Salman Khan has joined Akshay Kumar and Shah Rukh Khan in the list of world’s highest-paid celebrities list released by Forbes magazine on Monday.
SRK has jumped from 86th in the rankings last time to 65th this year, with earnings of $38 million while Akshay, who was 94th last time, is ranked 80th with $35.5 million earnings, according to the list released by the magazine.
Salman made an entry in the list, ranked 71st with earnings of $37 million.
Rapper Diddy tops the list with $130 million earnings.
Shah Rukh makes the list despite not having a great year at the box office by his standards, with 'Fan' flopping at the box office and 'Dear Zindagi' being just a cameo appearance.
Akshay Kumar had a brilliant 2016, with all of his films, ‘Rustom’, ‘Airlift’ and ‘Housefull 3’ reaching the 100-crore mark at the box office.
Salman’s only release, ‘Sultan’ was the second highest grossing film of the year after ‘Dangal.’
Previously, Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli was also a part of the magazine's world's highest-paid athletes, ranked 89th with earnings of $22 million.
Last year, Deepika Padukone had also featured in the magazine's top 10 list of world’s highest-paid actresses.