Do you want to know the top 10 richest footballers in Ghana 2021? Well, there are a number of talented footballers who are plying their trade in Europe and in Ghana and are making a lot of money.
So, if you have been eager to know who tops the list of the richest footballers in Ghana, you’re at the right place. In this list, we’ve put together the names and net worth of players in Ghana according to Forbes 2021.
You’ll agree with me that over the years, that football has remained the sports activity with the largest audience across the globe. Taking a broad survey of the world’s entire span from the African continent to Europe, facts have proven that footballers constitute the sportspeople with the best remuneration systems.
- 1 Top 10 Richest Footballers in Ghana and Net Worth
- 2 10. Afriyie Acquah (Salary: $582,000)
- 3 9. John Boye (Salary: $600,000)
- 4 8. Christian Atsu (Salary: $725,000)
- 5 7. Jordan Ayew (Salary: $1.1 million)
- 6 6. Sulley Muntari (Salary: 1.7 million)
- 7 5. Kwadwo Asamoah (Salary: $2.6 million)
- 8 4. Kevin-Prince Boateng (Salary: $2.85 million)
- 9 3. Andre Ayew (Salary: $4.2 million)
- 10 2. Asamoah Gyan (Salary: $15 million)
- 11 1. Michael Essien (Salary: $6.1million)
Top 10 Richest Footballers in Ghana and Net Worth
Just in case you’ve been wondering, take a look at the richest Ghanaian footballers and their net worth (Forbes) 2020.
10. Afriyie Acquah (Salary: $582,000)
Afriyie Acquah is a Ghanaian midfielder who currently plays for FC Empoli in the Italian Seria A. The Sunyani born star moved from Torino FC to FC Empoli in the summer of 2018 for a fee of 1Mill. €. The Ghanaian star started his footballing career from Ashanti Gold SC. He has played in Ghana, Germany and currently in Italy.
In 2015, the 179 cm player joined Torino from TSG Hoffenheim where he signed a contract worth $4.5 million. Currently, Afriyie Acquah’s earns $582,000 as salary playing for his club FC Empoli.
Afriyie Acquah Net Worth
Afriye Acquah is currently worth a whopping $1.1 million.
9. John Boye (Salary: $600,000)
John Boye is one of the richest football players in Ghana. The 183 cm tall defender plays for FC Metz. The Accra born footballer moved to FC Metz from Sivasspor in the summer of 2018.
John Boye showcased sparkling brilliance at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations from which his Ghanaian squad bagged a silver medal. He currently earns over $600,000 as salary.
John Boye Net Worth
John Boye is currently worth a whopping $1.7 million.
8. Christian Atsu (Salary: $725,000)
Christian Atsu is among the richest footballers in Ghana. The left-winger is one of the most talented Ghanaian players playing in the English Premier League. The 27-year-old Christian Atsu joined Chelsea FC from FC Porto in 2013. In 2017, he joined Newcastle United another Premier League club from Chelsea FC for a fee of £6m
He currently earns about $725,000 as salary at Newcastle United FC.
Christian Atsu Net Worth
Christian Atsu is currently worth a whopping $2.0 million.
7. Jordan Ayew (Salary: $1.1 million)
Jordan Ayew is one of the sons of Abedi Pele Ayew (three-time African Footballer of the Year and FIFA 100 member). His elder brother is Andre Ayew and they both play for the Ghanaian national team.
The Marseille-born Ghanaian is currently on loan at Crystal Palace from Swansea City. He is estimated to make over $1.1 million in salary.
Jordan Ayew Net Worth
Jordan Ayew is currently estimated to be worth over $2.3 million.
6. Sulley Muntari (Salary: 1.7 million)
Suleyman Ali Muntari also known as “Sulley” is a Ghanaian international footballer who played as a central midfielder for Spanish Segunda club Albacete.
The Konongo-born midfielder has played in a number of clubs including Udinese, Portsmouth, Inter Milan, Sunderland, AC Milan, Deportivo de La Coruña etc. Sulley Muntari earns about $1.7 million as salary.
Sulley Muntari Net Worth
Jordan Ayew is currently estimated to be worth over $5.0 million.
5. Kwadwo Asamoah (Salary: $2.6 million)
Kwadwo Asamoah is one of the richest footballers in Ghana. He plays as a left midfielder, left wing-back or central midfielder for Italian Serie A club, Inter Milan and earns $2.6 million as his salary.
Kwadwo Asamoah has spent most of his playing career in Italy. He has played for so many clubs including AC Bellinzona, Torino FC, Udinese FC, Juventus and currently in Inter Milan.
Kwadwo Asamoah Net Worth
Kwadwo Asamoah is currently estimated to be worth over $6.0 million.
4. Kevin-Prince Boateng (Salary: $2.85 million)
Kevin Prince Boateng is a Ghanaian national who was born in Germany and he is of a mixed race as his father is Ghanaian and his mother is German. He is a very talented footballer who once played and was vice-captain for FC Schalke 04.
The Berlin-born Ghanaian currently plays for FC Barcelona. He moved from Sassuolo FC in Italy to FC Barcelona in Spain on loan in January 2020. Kevin Prince Boateng currently earns about $2.85 million in salary.
Kevin Prince Boateng Net Worth
KP Boateng is currently estimated to be worth over $15.0 million.
3. Andre Ayew (Salary: $4.2 million)
André Morgan Rami Ayew is the second son of, Abedi Pele Ayew and a brother to Jordan Ayew. He plays for Ghana’s national football team as well as a winger for the Championship club, Swansea.
The 29-year old winger has spent most of his career in France and England. He has also played for the Turkish club Fenerbahce. He is currently earning around $4.2 million as salary.
Andre Ayew Net Worth
Andre Ayew is currently estimated to be worth over $22.0 million.
2. Asamoah Gyan (Salary: $15 million)
Asamoah Gyan is the highest-earning footballer in Africa. The 33-year-old striker is currently plying his trade in the Turkish League with Kayserispor.
The Ghanaian national team captain has played for clubs such as Sunderland FC, Udinese and others. He is earning $15 million as salary with Kayserispor
Asamoah Gyan Net Worth
Asamoah Gyan is currently estimated to be worth over $ 23 million.
1. Michael Essien (Salary: $6.1million)
Michael Essien is the richest Ghanaian footballer. The Accra-born defensive midfielder started his career in football in a local club called Liberty Professionals in Accra, Ghana.
The 36-year-old has played for some of the illustrious clubs in the world. Michael Essien has played for Chelsea FC, Real Madrid, AC Milan and a host of other clubs. He is currently playing for FK Sabail. He is reported to earn about $6.1 million as an annual salary.
Michale Essien and his wife Akosua Puni are also the owners of Italian Football Club Como. The couple bought the third division club for £206K in 2017.
Michael Essien Net Worth
Michael Essien is currently estimated to be worth over $ 30 million.