Formulation 1 driver Lewis Hamilton was named the richest sports activities star in Britain within the 2020 Sunday Instances Wealthy Listing.
The 35-year-old has a web value of £224-million a rise of £37-million in comparison with the earlier 12 months, the checklist revealed.
Hamilton’s value surpasses the £200-million former soccer star David Beckham posted in 2013.
Hamilton boasts a profitable contract with the Mercedes F1 staff which is value as much as £40-million a 12 months, together with bonuses, the Instances reported.
The Mercedes driver has received six F1 championships and is aiming to win a seventh and equal German Michael Schumacher as the game’s most profitable driver. The F1 season is presently on maintain as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
The one different sportsman on the checklist is Northern Irish golfer Rory McIlroy, he boasts a web value of £170-million a rise of £32-million.
Compiled by Sean Parker