The Premier League rich list – where does Mike Ashley fit amongst the rich list of club owners?
Forbes published their yearly rich list and below are the financial worth of the prominent people in English football who either own Premier League clubs outright, or are major shareholders.
Figures weren’t published by Forbes for Sheikh Mansour or the Glazer family at the two Manchester clubs, but their figures are taken from figures published by the Express and backed up by estimates published elsewhere.
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The position in the Forbes rich list of billionaires is in brackets for the relevant five, and number one in that list incidentally is Bill Gates who is estimated to have a wealth of $79.2bn – enough to buy up the top seven Premier League richest and have change afterwards.
$30.1 Sheikh Mansour (Manchester City)
$9.1 Roman Abramovich (Chelsea) (Forbes No.137)
$6.3 Stan Kroenke (Arsenal) (Forbes No.225)
$6.1 Liebherr Family (Southampton) (Forbes No.240)
$5.4 Joe Lewis (Tottenham) (Forbes No.277)
$4.9 Mike Ashley (Newcastle United) (Forbes No.318)
$4.3 Glazer Family (Manchester United)