Amitabh Bachchan’s Salary For KBC (All Seasons)
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Amitabh Bachchan’s Salary For KBC (All Seasons)


Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) is one of the most popular TV shows in the world. The show is based on a British program, “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” The show started in 2000 and the first three seasons were aired on Star Plus. Since 2010, the show has been aired on Sony TV. 11 seasons and over 800 episodes have completed. Except one, all seasons have been hosted by the legendary Amitabh Bachchan. The KBC program is one of the highly-rated programs in India. How much money does Big B make per season? Let us find it out.

Season 11 (2019)


Babita Tade with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan Rs. 3.5 crores/episode

For the whole season, Amitabh Bachchan charged about Rs. 350 crores.

Season 10 (2018)


Binita Jain with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan Rs. 3 crores/episode

For the whole season, Big B was paid about Rs. 300 crores.

Top Prize Winner– Binita Jain (Rs. 1 crore + a car, Mahindra Marazzo)

Season 9 (2017)


Anamika Majumdar with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan Rs. 2.6 crores/episode

Bachchan charged Rs. 200 crores for the whole season

Top Prize Winner– Anamika Majumdar (Rs. 1 crore)

Season 8 (2014)


Narula Brothers with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan Rs. 2 crores/episode

Top Prize Winner– Narula Brothers; Achin and Sarthak Narula (Rs. 7 crores)

Season 7 (2013)


Taj Mohammed Rangrez with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan– The exact fee is not known. However, many reports revealed that Big B charged Rs. 1.5-2 crores/episode

Top Prize Winner(s)– Taj Mohammed Rangrez and Firoz Fatima (Rs. 1 crore each)

Season 6 (2012-13)


Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney showing off her 5 crore cheque with Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan– Not Revealed

Top Prize Winner– Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney (Rs. 5 crores)

Season 5 (2011)


Sushil Kumar along with his wife and Amitabh Bachchan


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan– Not Revealed

Top Prize Winner– Sushil Kumar (Rs. 5 crores)

Season 4 (2010)


Amitabh Bachchan giving Rahat Taslim a one crore rupees cheque


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan– Not Revealed

Top Prize Winner– Rahat Taslim (Rs. 1 crore)

Season 3 (2007)


Shahrukh Khan as KBC host


HostShahrukh Khan (For only this season)

Fees of Shahrukh Khan Rs. 2.5 crores/episode

Top Prize Winner– No one could earn Rs. 1 crore in this season.

Season 2 (2005-06)


Brijesh Dwivedi became crorepati in the second season of KBC


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan– Not Revealed

Top Prize Winner– Brijesh Dwivedi (Rs. 1 crore)

Season 1 (2000-01)


Harshvardhan Nawathe receiving a cheque of Rs. 1 crore from Amitabh Bachchan



Ravi Saini after winning Rs. 1 crore in KBC


Fees of Amitabh Bachchan Rs. 25 lakh/episode

Top Prize winner(s)– Harshvardhan Nawathe (Rs. 1 crore), Vijay Raul and Arundhati (Rs. 1 crore), Ravi Saini (14 years old child won Rs. 1 crore in KBC Junior)

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