Top 10 Richest Snooker Players in the World

Posted on May 27, 2019, 4:52 am
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Like others, games snooker game is also regarded as the most popular game in the sports. There are many players who play snooker and make him milliner and breakouts his popularity in the world. Some of them are- Ronnie O’ Sullivan, Stephen Hendry, Steve Davis, John Higgins and so on. Let’s lave a look top 10 all-time richest snooker player in the world.

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This paper upholds top 10 all-time richest snooker players in the world. Their discussion is given below:

1.Ronnie O’ Sullivan

Ronnie O’ Sullivan SnookerCountry: England

Century breaks: 948

Net worth: £15 million

Career Earnings: £9.7 million

Ronnie O’ Sullivan is more genius than other players for his skill, work ethic, temperament, and natural talent. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. During 1992, he has recorded several titles such as five World Championships, a record seven Masters Titles, and a record seven UK Championships, setting a record total of 19 titles in Triple Crown tournaments.

Currently, he has completed 948-century breaks and records total of 14 147- breaks in competitive play. His career earnings £9.7 million, with a current net worth of roughly £15 million. He was awarded in the 2016 New Year Honors an OBE.

2. Stephen Hendry

Stephen Hendry SnookerCountry: Scotland  

Century breaks: 775

Net worth: £12.5 million

Career Earnings: £8.97 million

Stephen Hendry has won World Championship in 1990 which made him the youngest player in the world. During 1990 and 1998, he was ranked world number one for eight consecutive seasons. He has also won several titles like Ronnie O’ Sullivan. Some of them are six Masters Titles (including five consecutively), and five UK Championship titles, three Triple Crown events in a single season, etc.

He recorded a total of 775 career century breaks and made 11 officially-recognized maximum breaks in professional competition as a prolific break-builder. In 1994, he was awarded an MBE. His earning career is £8.97 million and net worth is £12.5 million.

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3. Steve Davis

Steve Davis SnookerCountry: England  

Century breaks: 355

Net worth: £7.5 million

Career Earnings: £5.5 million

Steve Davis regarded as a pivotal figure in the emergence of the modern professional game. When he has won World Championship final in 1985, he is widely considered to be the most famous match in snooker history. He achieved different titles such as the Masters three times, the UK Championship six times, and becoming the first player to complete snooker’s Triple Crown by winning the UK Championship, Masters, and World Championship in the 1987/1988 season.

He was selected the BBC’s Sports Personality of the Year in 1988, he remains the only snooker player ever to win the award. He recorded 355-century breaks. His earning career is around £5.5 million with net worth is £7.5 million.

4. John Higgins

John Higgins SnookerCountry: Scotland  

Century breaks: 730

Net worth: £9 million

Career Earnings: £7.65 million

John Higgins is called by “old guard”. He has won 30 ranking titles with his turning professional, including four World Championships and three UK Championships, as well as two Masters Titles, making him one of the most successful players in the history of the sport.

He is often considered as the best match-player of all time, being able to produce his best under immense pressure. He recorded 730-century breaks. His earning career is around £7.65 million with net worth is £9 million.

5. Jimmy White

Jimmy White SnookerCountry: England   

Century breaks: 317

Net worth: £4.7 million

Career Earnings: £7million

For his attacking and rapid playing style, as well as his ability to make shots out of nowhere he is known as “the Whirlwind’.  He also popularly referred to as the “People’s Champion”. White is regarded as the best snooker player never to win a world title. He has won six times World Championship finalist, the 1980 World Amateur Champion, 2009 Six-red World champion, 2010 World Seniors Champion, 2019 Seniors 6-Red World Champion and 1984 World Doubles champion with Alex Higgins.

He has also achieved non-world championship include the UK Championship, the Masters and the Nations Cup.  He recorded 317 century breaks. His earning career is around £7 million with net worth is £4.7 million.

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6. Mark Selby

Mark Selby SnookerCountry: England   

Century breaks: 518

Career Earnings: £5 million

For his skill and playing techniques, he has won World Snooker Champion three times and is the current world number six. When he was at the age of 16, he joined his main professional snooker tour in 1999. He recorded some titles such as three Masters Titles, two UK Championships, and three World Championships, he became the sixth player to win all of snooker’s Triple Crown events at least twice as well as including his other ranking titles the Welsh Open, the Shanghai Masters, the German Master, the China Open, and the International Championship.

He is also known as a pool player who has won WEPF eight-ball pool world champion in 2006 and Chinese Pool World Championship runner-up in 2015.

7. Mark Williams

Mark Williams SnookerCountry: South Wales

Century breaks: 439

Net worth: £4.5 million

Career Earnings: £5.8 million

Make Williams is known as the best snooker player in Wales. His nickname is “The Welsh Potting Machine” and the “Welsh Wonder”. His attracting playing style and creativity are different than others, which made him the world number 1 for a total of three seasons in his career in 1999/2000, in 2000/2001, and in 2002/2003 season. When he has won Triple Crowns such as the UK Championship, the Masters, and the World Championship, he was more acclaimed.

 Besides he is the three versions of the professional World Championship. They are the World Snooker Championship, the Six-red World Championship, and the World Seniors Championship.

8. Judd Trump

Judd Trump SnookerCountry: England

Century breaks: 533

Net worth: £3 million

Career Earnings: £2.8 million

Judd Trump is a successful English snooker player. He has won some titles such as the China Open the 2011 World Snooker Championship, the 2011 UK Championship, the Australian Goldfields Open, 2015 World Grand Prix, the European Masters title etc.

when he won inaugural International Championship in November 2012, and he is known as world number one.  Trump won his second Triple Crown title at the 2019 Masters tournament, against O’Sullivan 10–4 in the final during 2019.

9. Ding Junhui

Ding Junhui SnookerCountry: China  

Century breaks: 478

Career Earnings: £3.2 million

Ding Junhui is Chinese professional snooker who is considered as the most successful Asian player in the history of the sport. When he was at the age of 9, he began playing snooker.

He is the youngest winner of the IBSF World Under-21 Championship. He also won the Six-red World Championship in 2016. He is known as a prolific break-builder

10. Alex Higgins

Alex Higgins SnookerCountry: Northern Ireland

Century breaks: 82

Career Earnings: £711,999

Alexander Gordon Higgins was a Northern Irish professional snooker player. He was considered one of the most iconic figures in the game.

For his high popularity, he was known as the “People’s Champion”. His century breaks were around 82 and career earnings was £711,999.


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