2014 was a great year for Shah Rukh Khan, the sports team owner. His Kolkata Knight Riders won their second Indian Premier League title in July, and somersaults inevitably ensued. But for SRK, the actor, barring a cameo in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Bhoothnath Returns, 2014 was relatively quiet. Until Diwali, that is. That's when Happy New Year hit the theatres and all box office records came apart. (However, because it falls outside the period considered for our list, this movie could not be accounted for in his valuation.) But with 22 brands-the highest among actors-King Khan stands firm on this list at No 3.
Fast Fact: This year, his youngest child AbRam made a much anticipated 'public' appearance on Twitter, an image which trended during Eid.