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Richest Sportsmen In UK 2012 - Sunday Times Sport Rich List

The Sunday Times' 2012 Sport Rich List has been released, David Beckham topped the list with a net worth of £160m. Young star, golfing ace Rory McIlroy has earned a place on The Sunday Times Golf Rich List 2012 with . The 23 year-old who is worth £11m came in at number 12 on the list following an increase in fortunes of some £4m since 2011.

The Sunday Times Rich List 2012 was compiled by Philip Beresford, the leading authority on British wealth. The list is based on identifiable wealth, land, property, other assets such as art and racehorses, or significant shares in publicly quoted companies, and does not include the cash in their bank accounts, meaning the true level of their wealth could be even higher.

1. David Beckham, Football - £160m

2. Paul Caddick and family, Rugby union / Construction - £150m

3. Dave Whelan and family, Sports equipment / Football - £140m

4. Sir Tony O’Reilly, Rugby union / Food / Media - £120m

5. Johnny Dumfries, Land / Motor racing / Art - £110m

6. Lennox Lewis, Boxing - £95m

7. Eddie Irvine, Property / Motor racing - £80m

8. Jody Scheckter, Motor racing / Defence training - £60m

9. Lewis Hamilton, Motor racing - £55m

10. Jenson Button, Motor racing - £53m

11= David Coulthard, Motor racing, Television - £50m

11= Nigel Mansell, Motor racing - £50m

11= Steve Nash, Basketball - £50m

11= Dave Richards, Motor racing - £50m

15. Dario Franchitti, Motor racing - £46m

16. Wayne Rooney, Football - £45m

17. Sir Jackie Stewart, Motor racing - £42m

18= Rio Ferdinand, Football - £40m

18= Peter Tom and family, Aggregates / Rugby union - £40m

20. Michael Owen, Football - £39m

21= Guy Harwood and family, Car sales / Horseracing - £36m

21= Simon McDowell and family, Construction / Rugby union - £36m

23. Alan Shearer, Football / Television - £35m

24= Sol Campbell, Football - £34m

24= Sir Nick Faldo, Golf / Television - £34m

26= Ryan Giggs, Football - £33m

26= Padraig Harrington, Golf - £33m

28. Sir Alex Ferguson, Football - £32m

29. Robbie Fowler, Property / Football - £31m

30= Fran Cotton, Retailing / Rugby union - £30m

30= Sir Bill Gammell, Rugby union, Finance - £30m

30= Steven Gerrard, Football - £30m

30= Frank Lampard, Football - £30m

30= Steve Smith, Retailing / Rugby union - £30m

35. Roy Keane, Football, Television - £29m

36. Colin Montgomerie, Golf - £28m

37= Ricky Hatton, Boxing - £26m

37= John Terry, Football - £26m

37= Arsène Wenger, Football - £26m

40= Luke Donald, Golf - £25m

40= Lee Westwood, Golf - £25m

42. Andy Murray, Tennis - £24m

43. Luol Deng, Basketball - £23m

44= Naseem Hamed, Boxing - £22m

44= Gary Lineker, Football / Television - £22m

44= Jonathan Palmer, Motor racing - £22m

44= Patrick Vieira, Football - £22m

48= Didier Drogba, Football - £21m

48= Fernando Torres, Football - £21m

50= Matthew Fleming, Cricket / Finance - £20m

50= Alan Pascoe, Athletics / Sports promotion - £20m

50= Ian Poulter, Golf - £20m

50= Giovanni Trapattoni, Football - £20m

50= Ian Woosnam, Golf - £20m

55. Damon Hill, Motor racing - £19m

56= Petr Cech, Football - £18m

56= Joe Cole, Football - £18m

56= Roberto Mancini, Football - £18m

56= Paul Scholes, Football - £18m

60= Damien Duff, Football - £17m

60= Ben Gordon, Basketball - £17m

60= Tim Henman, Tennis - £17m

63. Sven-Göran Eriksson, Football - £16m

64= Darren Clarke, Golf - £15m

64= Ashley Cole, Football - £15m

64= Michael Essien, Football - £15m

64= Robbie Keane, Football - £15m

64= Amir Khan, Boxing - £15m

69= Craig Bellamy, Football - £14m

69= Steve Bruce, Football - £14m

69= Joe Calzaghe, Boxing £14m

69= Jamie Carragher, Football - £14m

69= Paul Casey, Golf - £14m

69= Phil Edmonds, Cricket / Mining - £14m

69= Emile Heskey, Football - £14m

69= Gary Neville, Football / Television - £14m

69= Justin Rose, Golf - £14m

69= Sir Michael Stoute, Horseracing - £14m

69= Carlos Tevez, Football - £14m

69= Jonny Wilkinson, Rugby union - £14m

81= Dimitar Berbatov, Football - £13m

81= Frankie Dettori, Horseracing - £13m

81= Kieron Dyer, Football - £13m

84= Sir Henry Cecil, Horseracing - £12m

84= Francis Lee, Football / Paper products - £12m

84= Graeme McDowell, Golf - £12m

84= Steve McManaman, Football - £12m

84= Phil Neville, Football - £12m

84= Harry Redknapp, Football - £12m

84= Yaya Toure, Football - £12m

91= Michael Carrick, Football - £11m

91= Stephen Hendry, Snooker - £11m

91= Roy Hodgson, Football - £11m

91= Mark Hughes, Football - £11m

91= AP McCoy, Horseracing - £11m

91= Rory McIlroy, Golf - £11m

91= David Silva, Football - £11m

98= David Moyes, Football - £10m

98= Lord Moynihan, Rowing - £10m

98= Martin O'Neill, Football - £10m

[Source: The Sunday Times Rich List 2012]

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