Sunny Leone Income Source: Sunny Leone along with Kennedy’s co-actor Rahul Bhat and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap recently slayed the red carpet of the 76th Cannes Film Festival. The 42-year-old actress created a lot of headlines with her Cannes debut. Amidst all this, let us know from where Sunny Leone earns. That is, apart from movies, what is his source of income?
From running a production house to investing in a vegan athleisure brand to owning the Celebrity Box cricket league team, Sunny Leone has successfully added a lot to her business portfolio. With this, Sunny Leone has made a net worth of 115 crores from the income from her business apart from films.
Sunny earns a lot from the cosmetic brand
PETA India’s Person of the Year nominee in 2016, Leone launched her own cruelty-free cosmetic brand Star Struck in 2018. The product categories offered by the brand include lipsticks, eyeliners, highlighters and mascaras. A year later, Sunny and her husband Daniel Weber expanded their brand by entering the innerwear industry with Infamous by Starstruck.
Vegan Unisex Athleisure Brand
The 42-year-old actress also invested in a PETA-approved vegan athletic brand called I Am Animal in 2021. According to its official website, the clothing brand produces 100% organic unisex outfits for the new age generation.
Sunny Leone’s earning from fragrance business
Apart from her cosmetics brand, Leone has also entered the fragrance business with two new brands, Lust and Effetto. Sunny’s brand offers deodorants, perfumes and body mists.
Sunny earns a lot from online games
According to a report in Business Insider, the Bollywood actress had tied up with Gamiyana Digital Entertainment, an online game development company, in the year 2018 to launch her own online game called ‘Teen Patti’. The game allows users to enjoy both Bollywood and Teen Patti while creating their own private table for an amazing gaming experience.
Collection of web based short stories
Sunny Leone has a large number of followers on social media. In such a situation, the actress entered the content space in 2019 by writing 12 erotic short stories (Sweet Dreams) in association with Juggernaut Books founder Chiki Sarkar, which are available for Juggernaut app users.
Sunny Leone is the co-owner of the soccer team
According to a Mid-Day report, Leone bought a stake in UK based IPL soccer team Leicester Galactos a few days before leaving for the United States during the initial phase of the pandemic. In the same report, Lyon mentioned “Sports speak a global language and it is my pleasure to have the opportunity to encourage budding talent. IPL soccer provides the right kind of exposure, facilities and platform to footballers.”
According to Economic Times, Sunny Leone became the first Indian actress to invest in digital property in 2021 and also minted her own NFT. Talking about his move to invest in the NFT space, Leoni had told News18, “I truly believe that crypto is the future of the world and NFTs give me an opportunity to express myself with art. Now we are very excited for the public sale.” After creating her own NFTs in 2021, Leone launched her own e-platform, I Dream of Sunny.
Invested in Women Portal
The year 2019 was quite exciting for Leoni as she expanded her business portfolio by entering several industries including online media. According to the Economic Times, Sunny has also become an equity investor in Hauterfly, a women’s fashion and lifestyle website.
Owner of Chennai Swaggers
Sunny Leone has participated and hosted many reality shows. She is the owner of a Celebrity Box Cricket League team (Chennai Swaggers), which performed in an Ekta Kapoor-backed reality cricket tournament.
She is also the owner of a production house
Sunny Leone also turned producer in 2015 after starting her own production house, Suncity Media & Entertainment, with her husband Daniel Weber. He also expanded his business with talent management.
Sunny Leone, who made her Bollywood debut in 2012 with Pooja Bhatt’s Jism 2, has come a long way in her career. According to CAknowledge, she now charges around Rs 1.2 crore for a project. The same report also states that Leone’s estimated net worth is around $14 million (Rs 115 crore approximately).
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