Premier League is the richest football league in the world. A number of PL clubs are owned by billionaire businessmen from Russia, China, the United States, and the Middle East. In this article, we have ranked the richest Premier League club owners.
Here are the richest Premier League club owners ranked from lowest to highest net worth.
20. Burnley – Alan Pace (unconfirmed)
The new chairman Alan Pace, a former Wall Street financier leading the US consortium ALK Capital bought the club from Mike Garlick this year. He has been a very vocal proponent of energetic plans to build on Dyche’s achievements and improve the club’s historic home.
19. Sheffield United – Prince Abdullah bin Musa’ed (£198m)
Prince Abdullah is a Saudi Arabian owner of the club. He won a High Court battle with Kevin McCabe over the ownership of the Blades. McCabe had to sell his stake to Price Abdullah for £5m following a ruling last year. He is the owner of the Saudi Paper Manufacturing Co.
18. Leeds – Andrea Radrizzani (£450m)
Italian businessman Radrizzani purchased an initial 50 percent stake of Leeds United in January 2017, before taking full control from previous owner Massimo Cellino four months later. Radrizzani made a great amount of his wealth with his investment firm Aser Ventures, which he launched in 2015. He has now sold 37% of the club’s stake to 49ers Enterprises.
17. Brighton – Tony Bloom (£1.3bn)
Bloom became chairman of the Seagulls in 2009 and in that time he has overseen their rise from League One to the Premier League. A new stadium and a side playing very attractive football. You can’t argue with his investment. He is one of the richest Premier League club owners.
16. West Ham – David Sullivan and David Gold (£1.56bn)
West Ham owners Sullivan and Gold have been at the east London club for more than a decade, having taken over during the 2009/10 season. Gold and his daughters are worth £460m according to the Sunday Times, while Sullivan – his business partner in the adult magazine industry, is worth £1.1bn.
15. Everton – Farhad Moshiri (£1.9bn)
Moshiri was previously involved at Arsenal but sold his stake in the club to complete a takeover of Everton, which was officially confirmed in February 2016. He owns and has shares in multiple steel and energy companies in the UK and Russia.
14. West Bromwich Albion – Lai Guochuan (£2.2bn)
Lai Guochuan has been West Bromwich Albion’s owner since 2016, when he completed a takeover worth a reported £200m. The Chinese billionaire businessman and investor have previously worked in the landscape development and construction industries. He is among the richest Premier League club owners.
13. Liverpool – John W Henry and Tom Werner (£2.6bn)
Henry and Werner are the men at the top of Fenway Sports Group, owners of Liverpool. The pair had been involved in American sports before arriving at Anfield, most notably taking charge of the Boston Red Sox in 2002. Henry is worth $2.8bn (£2.13bn), according to Forbes, while TV producer Werner’s wealth has been reported at anywhere between $300m-700m.