03. Michael Essien – $24.5 million
Next richest African football player in the list is Michael Kojo Essien who is a Ghanaian footballer. He plays for bothPanathinaikos and the Ghana national team. He is one of the best football players of the era.
He was born on December 3, 1982. He is the third richest African footballer in the list who has a net worth of about $24.5 million.
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