2016 Richest British Sportsmen Under 30 – Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has topped the Sunday Times list for the youngest and richest sportsmen in Britain.
Rooney’s wealth rose by £10m over the past year, and his total fortune now stands at £82m, higher than any British sportsman 30 or younger.
The bulk of Rooney’s income comes from a reported £300,000-per-week salary at Old Trafford, as well as endorsements with brands like Nike and Samsung.
The tennis brothers of Andy and Jamie Murray were ranked second with a combined wealth of £58m. Golfer Rory McIlroy came in at third, while Real Madrid’s Welsh attacker Gareth Bale was ranked 4th with a wealth of £34m.
2016 Sunday Times Rich List
|Andy and Jamie Murray||£58m|