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List of Top 10 Richest Ghanaian Footballers In 2020 And Their Net Worth

You would agree that football is a profitable field to go into. With surveys conducted across all continents, facts have proven that footballers constitute the sportspeople with the best remuneration systems.

Millions of spectators all over the world expand their hard-earned money on football matches not only for the sake of betting but also in appreciation of the unrivaled delight that the game brings.

1. Asamoah Gyan

Top of this list is a Ghanaian football superstar and one of the greatest football talents to come out of the West African country, Asamoah Gyan. He was born in the year 1985. Formerly, the 34-year-old Ghanaian footballer played as a forward for NorthEast United, one of the football clubs competing in the top division of the Indian professional football league.

After making the move to China, his weekly wage was declared to be around £227,000 beginning from the year 2015. In addition to his spectacular performances on the pitch, Asamoah Gyan also holds several records including the one of being the African player who has scored the most goals for his country in the history of the FIFA world cup. He us currently estimated to be worth over $23 million.

2. Michael Essien

The second richest footballer in Ghana currently is Michael Essien. Essien is well known for his stint as a midfielder for the English Premier League club, Chelsea FC where he enjoyed the best years of his football career.

He won several honors during his time at Chelsea. As a Ghana, the early years of Michael Essien’s football career can be traced back to his days at an Accra based football club named Liberty Professionals. Michael Essien was part of the Ghana U-17 squad which performed very well in the 1999 U-17 World Youth Championship. He is reportedly to be worth over $22 million.

3. Andre Ayew

The young Ghanaian footballer goes by the full name Andre Morgan Rami Ayew. Andre Ayew is currently one of the professional football players featuring in the Ghanaian national team. Previously, he was a winger for Marseille, one of the football clubs in the French Ligue 1. But, he currently, turns out for Swansea City. While he was at Marseille, Andre Ayew’s salary was estimated to be about $4.2 million a year. He is estimated to be worth over $20 million.

4. Kevin-Prince Boateng

Kevin-Prince Boateng is a German-born Ghanaian professional footballer who chose to represent the Ghana national team despite the fact that his elder brother plays for the German national team. He has mixed parentage as his father is Ghanaian and his mother is German. He is well acknowledged as one of the best attackers both in the Ghanaian professional team and in his current club side. He previously played for a Bundesliga side, Schalke 04, Barcelona in the Spanish Laliga, AC Milan, one of the top clubs in the Italian Serie A and currently playing for ACF Fiorentina in the Serie A. He is currently estimated to be worth $20 million

5. Kwadwo Asamoah

Kwadwo Asamoah popularly known as Kojo is one of the professional footballers currently in the Ghana national team. For his club side football, Asamoah happens to be a versatile player at perennial Italian Serie A champions, Inter Milan, where he combines roles as a central midfielder, left wing-back and also left midfielder. His salary is in the region of $1.6 million. He is estimated to be worth $15 million.

6. Sulley Muntari

Suleyman Alli Muntari is 5th on our list richest footballers in Ghana. He is not just a professional football player who featured in the national team of Ghana, he was also one of the best midfielders in the Ghana national team. He spent some years in the Italian Football League where he played as a midfielder for AC Milan following his transfer from another Italian side, Inter Milan.  His annual salary is estimated to be in the region of $1.7 million. He is etimated to be worth $10 million.

7. Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew is another son of the great Ghanaian football legend, Ayew Pele. He is the younger brother of Andre Ayew. He plays for the national team and also is on the books of one of the European football clubs. He was formerly at Lorient, a club side in the French Ligue where he earned an annual salary of $1.1 million. Currently, he is on the books of the English club side Crystal Palace FC. He is estimated to be worth $7 Million.

8. Christian Atsu

He is another star in the current senior set up of the Ghanian national side where he features as a left-winger. Currently, he is one of the top talented youngsters playing in the English Premier League where he earns a salary of $725,000. Christian Atsu formerly joined Chelsea FC from another EPL side, Everton and currently play for Newcastle United. He is estimated to be worth $5 million.

9. John Boye

Number 9 on this list of richest footballers in Ghana goes to John Boye. He is a defender for the national team of Ghana. John Boye combines athletic roles as a midfielder and also as a defender for FC Metz, a club in Ligue 1 where he earns an annual salary in the region of $600,000. John Boye showed his talent and also demonstrated sparkling brilliance at the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations where the Ghanaian national team earned a silver medal for their troubles. He is estimated to be worth $4.5 Million

10. Afriyie Acquah

Afriyie Acquah features as a midfielder in Ghana national team and rounds up our top 10. He plays for the Turkish club side BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor in the top division of the Turkish Football League. Afriyie Acquah is quite notable for his athletic potential as a powerful and also quick footballer. Currently, his annual salary is in the region of $561, 000 and he is regarded as a Ghanaian footballer to have become a billionaire at a very young age. He is estimated to be worth $3.8 million.