Faldo is Britain's richest
to this weeks Sunday Times, golfer Nick Faldo is Britain's richest sportsman
with assets totalling £45 million.
The six time major winner is £15 million ahead of second place, boxer Lennox
Lewis, who by next years list may be somwhat closer if he beats Evander Holyfield
in his world championship bout next week.
The list does not include retired sports stars such as Nigel Mansell or Frank
Bruno, but does include fellow golfers Colin Montgomerie and Ian Woosnam.
1 - Nick Faldo (golf) £45m
2 - Lennox Lewis (boxing) £30m
3 - Damon Hill (motor racing) £20m
4 - Prince Naseem Hamed (boxing) £15m
5 - Ian Woosnam (golf) £15m
6 - Colin Montgomerie (golf) £12m
7 - Alan Shearer (soccer) £10m
8 - Paul Gascoigne (soccer)£8m
9 - Stephen Hendry (snooker) £8m
10 - Eddie Irvine (motor racing) £8m.