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Dave Whelan Net Worth

Dave Whelan Net Worth

Net Worth: $210 Million

  • Source of Wealth Sports Equipment, Football
  • Birth Place Bradford, England
  • Full Name David Whelan
  • Nationality United Kingdom
  • Date of Birth November 24, 1936
  • Ethnicity English
  • Occupation Retired Professional Footballer, Businessman
  • Children 2 (Paul Whelan, Jayne Best)
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About Dave Whelan

Former professional football player and businessman, Dave Whelan has a net worth of $210 million as of May 2012, according to the Sunday Times UK Rich List. He played for Blackburn Rovers and Crewe Alexandra and currently owns Wigan Athletic. His career ended when he broke his leg while playing for Blackburn Rovers in the 1960 FA Cup final. He then turned himself into a successful entrepreneur, and built the JJB Sports retailer, selling his family stake for £190m in 2007. He bought Wigan Athletic in 1995 and in 2011 he converted into equity £48m he had lent the club. He sold his Wigan-based Pooles Pies for £5m.

Earnings & Financial Data

The below financial data is gathered and compiled by TheRichest analysts team to give you a better understanding of Dave Whelan's net worth by breaking down the most relevant financial events such as yearly salaries, contracts, earn outs, endorsements, stock ownership and much more.

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  • Earnings 2012
  • Earnings 2007
  • Earnings 1978
Earnings 2012 N/A
Sale of Asset 2012

Value of his Poole's Pie upon sale

Earnings 2007 N/A
Sale of Asset 2007

Value of his shares in JJB Sports that he sold, which he later sold the remaining 29% in June 2007

Earnings 1978 N/A
Sale of Asset 1978

Value of Whelan Discount Stores when sold to Morrisons

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