This article covers the top 10 richest Ghanaian footballers. This list is based on their weekly, monthly, and yearly money earned from their various clubs and how long or consistence they have been playing to maintain their huge salaries.
Below are the top 10 richest Ghanaian footballers.
Top 10 Richest Ghanaian Footballers 2021
10. Christian Atsu – $8 million
Christian Atsu Twasam is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Newcastle United and the Ghanaian national team. He primarily plays as a winger, although he has also been deployed as an attacking midfielder. He began his career with Porto, also spending a season on loan at Rio Ave. He was born on January 10, 1992, in Ada Foah. His height is 1.65 m.
9. Kwadwo Asamoah – $9 million
Kwadwo Asamoah is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays for Italian Serie A club Cagliari and the Ghana national team. Mainly a left midfielder or left-back, he has also occasionally been deployed as a central midfielder. He was born on December 9, 1988, in Accra. His height is 1.73 m.
8. Jordan Ayew – $10 million.
Jordan Pierre Ayew is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of André Ayew, who plays for Swansea City. He was born on September 11, 1991, in Marseille, France. His height is 1.76 m.
7. Mubarak Wakaso – $18 million
Mubarak Wakaso is a Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Chinese club Shenzhen. He also plays for the Ghana national team as a midfielder. He spent the better part of his career in Spain, starting out at Elche in 2008 and going on to also represent Villarreal, Espanyol, Las Palmas, Granada and Alavés. Not only that, but he was born on July 25, 1990, in Tamale. His height is 1.71 m.
6. Kevin-Prince Boateng – $22 million
Kevin-Prince Boateng, also known as Prince, is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder or forward for Serie B club Monza. Coming through the youth system, Boateng began his career at Hertha BSC, before joining Tottenham Hotspur in England. He was born on March 6, 1987, in West Berlin. His height is 1.86 m.
5. Jeffrey Schlupp – $24 million
Jeffrey Schlupp is a professional footballer who plays for Premier League club Crystal Palace and the Ghana national team as a left back or winger. Born in Germany, he represents Ghana at the international level. Schlupp started his career as a striker. He was born on December 23, 1992, in Hamburg, Germany. His height is 1.78 m.
4. Andre Ayew – $25 million.
André Morgan Rami Ayew, also known as Dede Ayew in Ghana, is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Championship club Swansea City and captains the Ghana national team. He was born on December 17, 1989, in Seclin, France. He is the son of former Ghana captain Abedi Pele and brother of Jordan Ayew, who plays for Crystal Palace. His height is 1.76 m.
3. Sulley Muntari – $27 million
Suleyman Ali “Sulley” Muntari is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a central midfielder. During his time with Internazionale, he helped the team win the Champions League in 2009–10 and the Serie A title in 2008–09 and 2009–10. He was born on May 7, 2004, in Konongo. His height is 1.79 m.
2. Asamoah Gyan – $30 million
Asamoah Gyan is a Ghanaian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Legon Cities FC and is the former captain of the Ghanaian national team. He was born on November 22, 1985, in Accra. His height is 1.86 m.
1. Michael Kojo Essien – $42 million
Michael Kojo Essien is a Ghanaian former professional footballer who played as a midfielder and is currently a member of Danish Superliga club FC Nordsjælland’s coaching staff. He was also capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times. He was born on December 3, 1982, in Accra. His height is 1.77 m.