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Top 20 Richest Sports Team Owners In The World, 2018

With a personal wealth of $40.1 billion, Mukesh Ambani, who owns Indian Premier League cricket club Mumbai Indians, is richest sports team owner in the world for 2018, followed by the Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, worth $38.4 billion.

Red Bull GmbH owner Dietrich Mateschitz is the third richest team owner in the world, worth $23 billion.

There are 62 billionaire owners of teams in major sports leagues around the world, who are the majority shareholder of managing partner of a team. These billionaires sports team owners have a combined net worth north of $375 billion and collectively own 78 teams.

To find out, the CEOWORLD magazine used net worth numbers from the Forbes’s World’s Billionaires ranking as of Tuesday, September 18, 2018 to rank the 20 richest sports team owners in the world. So who are these people and how did they enter this exclusive world?

The top 20 richest sports team owners in the world, 2018

20. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, Thailand
Net worth: $5 billion
Team: Leicester City

19. Joe Lewis, United Kingdom
Net worth: $5.1 billion
Team: Tottenham Hotspur

18. Marian Ilitch, United States
Net worth: $5.2 billion
Teams: Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers

17. Richard DeVos & family, United States
Net worth: $5.4 billion
Team: Orlando Magic

16. Jerry Jones, United States
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Team: Cowboys

15. Charles Johnson, United States
Net worth: $5.6 billion
Team: San Francisco Giants

14. Robert Kraft, United States
Net worth: $6.2 billion
Teams: Patriots, New England Revolution

13. Daniel Gilbert, United States
Net worth: $6.3 billion
Team: Cleveland Cavaliers

12. Shahid Khan, United States
Net worth: $7.2 billion
Team: Jacksonville Jaguars

11. Stephen Ross, United States
Net worth: $7.6 billion
Team: Miami Dolphins

10. Stanley Kroenke, United States
Net worth: $8.3 billion
Teams: Los Angeles Rams, Arsenal, Denver Nuggets, Colorado Avalanche

9. Mikhail Prokhorov, Russia
Net worth: $9.6 billion
Team: Brooklyn Nets

8. Micky Arison, United States
Net worth: $9.7 billion
Team: Miami Heat

7. Roman Abramovich, Russia
Net worth: $10.8 billion
Team: Chelsea FC

6. Hasso Plattner & family, Germany
Net worth: $12.7 billion
Team: San Jose Sharks

5. Philip Anschutz, United States
Net worth: $13 billion
Teams: Los Angeles Kings, LA Galaxy

4. Paul Allen, United States
Net worth: $21.7 billion
Teams: Portland Trail Blazers, Seattle Seahawks

3. Dietrich Mateschitz, Austria
Net worth: $23 billion
Teams: New York Red Bulls, Red Bull Racing, Red Bull Toro Rosso Honda

2. Steve Ballmer, United States
Net worth: $38.4 billion
Team: Los Angeles Clippers

1. Mukesh Ambani, India
Net worth: $40.1 billion
Team: Mumbai Indians

Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj

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Dr. Amarendra Bhushan Dhiraj is the CEO and editorial director at CEOWORLD magazine, the leading global business magazine written strictly for CEOs, CFOs, top managers, company directors, investors, senior executives, business leaders, high net worth individuals, and the most globally powerful men and women.
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