While many people dream of working hard and leaving behind a great legacy for their future generations, some people become rich after they’ve reached a certain level of success. They earn wealth that would not only secure their future, but also provide financial security to their following generations as well.
Here’s a list of 7 famous Indian personalities who left a huge amount of money for their families.
One of the most versatile actors, Irrfan passed away on April 29, 2020 following a prolonged battle with cancer. He couldn’t receive a proper tribute owing to the nationwide lockdown. But he ensured that his family is taken care of and are financially secure. Irrfan’s net worth was ₹320 crore approximately.
Just a day after Irrfan Khan’s demise, veteran actor Rishi Kapoor left the nation mourning with his death on April 30, 2020. While his family members, Neetu Kapoor and Ranbir Kapoor are also famous Bollywood celebrities, he left behind a great fortune of nearly ₹300 crore for his family, earned through a memorable Bollywood career.
The founder of India’s biggest cafe chain Cafe Coffee Day (CCD), came from a family of businessmen who had been into coffee plantation for 140 years. He opened the first CCD in 1996, and there was no looking back. He committed suicide in July 2019 for reasons unknown. As of 2015, his estimated net worth was ₹8,200 crore.
Touted to be one of India’s most prolific lawyers, Ram Jethmalani reportedly charged ₹25 lakh per court appearance and ₹1 crore in retainers. He was said to have amassed a fortune of at least ₹100-200 crore.
Her sudden demise in 2018 came as a shock to the entire nation. Just like VG Siddhartha, there was a lot of mystery surrounding her death. In her 40 years of acting career, she delivered multiple hits, and was reported to have a net worth of ₹247 crore at the time of her death.
Actor turned politician, Vinod Khanna had a memorable Bollywood journey spanning over 45 years. He managed to leave behind ₹55.2 crore in the name of his family at the time of his demise in 2017.
Padma Bhushan awardee Shashi Kapoor boasted of a memorable Bollywood journey that lasted 58 years. The late superstar reportedly left behind over Rs 600 crore for his family upon his demise.