Friday 21 October 2016

Who is Ireland's wealthiest sports star?

Published 21/02/2016 | 12:03

Rory McIlroy

The Sunday Independent 2016 Rich list has been revealed and a number of high-profile sporting figures feature among the 300 wealthiest people in Ireland.

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Not surprisingly, world number two golfer Rory mcIlroy top the sporting list, ranking 134th on the list overall. The Co. Down native is worth an estimated €99m despite struggling to find his best form in 2015.

His on-course struggles have not been reflected in his commercial pulling power, with a $250m sponsorship deal with Nike a key factor in his increse in wealth.

Check out the complete list only in today’s Sunday Independent to see what other sports star feature.

The full Rich List of Ireland's super wealthy is published in a special magazine only in today's Sunday Independent.

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