Three Pakistani celebrities have made it to Forbes’ list of Asia’s 100 Digital Stars. Mahira Khan, Atif Aslam and Aiman Khan made it to the list along with renowned artists from across the continent like Bollywood biggies such as Shah Rukh Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma and others. Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars list features 100 singers, bands, film and TV stars with a strong social media presence.
Two Pakistani companies have made it to the most coveted Forbes ‘Asia’s Best Under A Billion 2020’ list. Information technology company Systems Limited Pakistan (SLP) along with local textile giant Feroze1888 Mills Ltd have made it to this year’s list. The annual list recognises 200 top-performing small and mid-sized companies in the Asia-Pacific region with sales under $1 billion.
A Pakistani-American, Shahid Khan, has emerged as the 66th richest man in the United States in 2020, with a total worth of $7.8 billion. Shahid, an engineer by trade, owns the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars, and UK’s Fulham football club. He is a major financial backer of Black News Channel, a 24-hour cable news channel, which launched in February 2020.