10. Asamoah Gyan born 22 November 1985, has a networth of R550million.

Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ghana national football team and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team. 

9. Michael Kojo Essien born, 3 December 1982, has a networth of R587million.

Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Sabail in the Azerbaijan Premier League, as a midfielder. He has also been capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times.

 

8. Pierre-Emerick Emiliano François Aubameyang born 18 June 1989, has a networth of R624million.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a professional footballer who plays as a forward and is the captain of both English Premier League club Arsenal and the Gabon national team. 

7. Sadio Mané born 10 April 1992, has a networth of R687million.

Sadio Mane is a Senegalese professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Liverpool and the Senegal national team.

 

6. John Obi Mikel born 22 April 1987, has a networth of R789million.

John Obi Mikel is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder. Mikel began his career with local club Plateau United, before joining Norwegian club Lyn at the age of 17 in 2004. 

5. Mohamed Salah Hamed Mahrous Ghaly born15 June 1992, has a networth of R881million.

Mohamed Salah is an Egyptian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Liverpool and the Egypt national team

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4. Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor born 26 February 1984, has a networth of R918million.

Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor is a Togolese professional footballer who plays as a striker for Paraguayan Club Olimpia. 

3. Gnégnéri Yaya Touré born13 May 1983, has a networth of R1,47billion.

Gnegneri Yaya Toure is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chinese Super League club Qingdao Huanghai. Touré aspired to be a striker during his youth and has played centre-back, including for Barcelona in the 2009 UEFA Champions League.

2. Didier Yves Drogba Tébily born 11 March 1978, has a networth of R1,8billion.

Didier Drogba is an Ivorian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team. 

1. Samuel Eto’o Fils born 10 March 1981, has a networth of R2,57billion.

Samuel Eto’o is a Cameroonian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. In his prime, Eto’o was regarded by pundits as one of the best strikers in the world.