The 5 richest football club owners in the world

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

Forbes recently released a list of the richest sport club owners in the world and NAIJ.com has selected the men named as the richest football club owners in the world.

For this list we only take a look at owners who own over 50% of a club hence many many are missing like Silvio Bersculoni who owners a part of AC Milan, Alisher Usmanov who owns 33% of Arsenal are excluded.

Some of the club owners own other football teams which have also been listed while their ranking worldwide have also been indicated.

These are the five richest football club owners according to Forbes;

1. (86) Dietrich Mateschitz

Net worth: $13.4 billion

Source of wealth: Red Bull

Football team: New York Red Bulls, Other teams: Red Bull Racing, Scuderia Toro Rosso

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

Mateschitz, owns the popular Red Bull energy drink brand

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2.(96) Philip Anschutz

Net worth: $12.5 billion

Source of wealth: Investments

Football teams: LA Galaxy. Other team: Los Angeles Kings

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

The American owns LA Galaxy who play in the MLS. David Beckham famously played for Galaxy

3. (139) Roman Abramovich

Net worth: $9.1 billion

Source of wealth: Steel, investments

Football team: Chelsea, other teams: none

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

Abramovich has been owner of Chelsea since 2003

4. (182) Stanley Kroenke

Net worth: $7.5 billion

Source of wealth: Sports, real estate

Football teams: Arsenal, Other teams: Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche, Los Angeles Rams

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

Kroenke owns lots of sport teams

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5. (269) Joe Lewis

Net worth: $5.6 billion

Source of wealth: Investments

Team: Tottenham Hotspur FC

The 5 richest football club owners in the world

Joe Lewis is a boyhood fan of Tottenham Hotspurs

On the other hand, NAIJ.com recently visited the family house of boxing king Anthony Joshua in Sagamu, Ogun state Nigeria;

Source: Sports.naij.com

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