#7- Mahira Khan
Mahira belongs to a family of Urdu speaking Pathans. Khan did her O-levels and moved to California and studies till college. She enrolled in a university and during that, she was a cashier at a Rite Aid store in Los Angeles and used to mop floors and shut the store at night. Mahira returned to Pakistan in 2008 without completing her studies. She also started as a VJ but late was casted in a movie Bol. She became world famous by the drama Humsafar alongside Fawad Khan which was watched in all the continents and she became an overnight star and a household name. The 32 year old has also worked in an Indian movie Raees alongside Shahrukh Khan. She is now one of the highest paid actresses in Pakistan. In addition, she has won several awards.