Lewis Hamilton remains the richest sportsman in Britain with a fortune of £88m but Wayne Rooney has overtaken Jenson Button to be in second place in the 2015 Sunday Times Sport Rich List.
F1 world champion Hamilton, who lives as a tax exile in Monaco, remains on pole position in the list – and his fortune has spiralled by £20m on last year, the largest rise of any of the top 10
Rooney’s overall wealth is up £12m to £72m, £1m ahead of racing driver Button, and the Manchester United and England skipper remains on course to join David Beckham as the only British footballer to amass a fortune of more than £100m.
Andy Murray is now fourth on the list with wealth put at £48m, ahead of footballers Rio Ferdinand (£44m) and Steven Gerrard (£42m).
Luol Deng, the Miami Heat NBA star and former south London schoolboy is next, having amassed a fortune of £40m, the same figure as Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, who is a new entry in the top 10.
He pips his former player, Frank Lampard (£39m), who is ninth. Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger (£38m) is tied in 10th position with Ryan Giggs, now the assistant manager of Manchester United, along with two golfers, new entry Sir Nick Faldo and world No 1 Rory McIlory.