What is Gary Lineker’s net worth?


GARY LINEKER had an incredible career as a footballer and now he is one of the most recognisable pundits in the world.

Here, we look at his achievements and how much he is worth.

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Who is Gary Lineker?

Lineker, born in November 1960, played 80 times for England and scored 48 goals, including netting at two FIFA World Cups.

He has a successful career in broadcasting, hosting popular football show Match Of The Day since 1999.

He has also worked as a football anchor for NBC, Al Jazeera and BT Sport.

What is Gary Lineker’s net worth?

It is thought that he has a net worth of around £30 million.

This has been helped by his ties with brands such as Walkers crisps, and his successful football and TV career.

How much does Gary Lineker earn?

Lineker earned £1.35 million for his work at the BBC in 2021/22.

He topped the earnings list for the fifth consecutive year in 2021/22 having first reached the top spot in the earnings table in 2017/18.

His salary was reduced following a voluntary pay cut of 23% in 2020.

Who did Lineker play for during his career?

He holds England’s record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored, and won the golden boot at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

Four years later he led the line for England as they reached the semi-final, the furthest England have got in a World Cup since 1966.

This was equalled by the 2018 squad who reached the semis in Russia before crashing out to Croatia.

During his career, he played for Leicester City, Everton, Barcelona and Tottenham. He later moved to Japan.

Lineker is widely seen as one of the great penalty box poachers and was known for his cool finishing and ability to be in the right place at the right time.

He was also famously never booked or sent off during his 16-year career.

When did Gary Lineker begin his TV career?

After quitting football, Lineker’s media career began with the BBC, where he has presented the flagship programme Match of the Day since the late 1990s.

He has also worked for Al Jazeera Sports, Eredivisie Live and NBC Sports Network.

He hosted BT Sport’s coverage of the UEFA Champions League between 2015 and 2021.

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