Tuesday 20 March 2018

Revealed: Six sports people make Ireland's Rich List

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.

Horse racing tycoons John Magnier (€2.2billion) and JP McManus (€1.85billion) lead the way at numbers six and eight respectively while Rory McIlroy comes in in third place with a net worth of €99million.

Formula One has proven to be very affluent also, with Eddie Irvine in 182nd place and Eddie Jordan in position 216.

Robbie Keane is the sole soccer representative with his €38million seeing him secure 283rd in the top 300 rich people in Ireland.

Ireland's sports rich list

6 - John Magnier; €2.2billion

8 - JP McManus; €1.85billion

134 - Rory McIlroy; €99million

182 - Eddie Irvine; €78m

216 - Eddie Jordon; €65m

283 - Robbie Keane; €38m

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