SUNDERLAND, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Sunderland owner Kyril Louis-Dreyfus looks on from the directors box during the Sky Bet League One Play-Off Semi Final 1st Leg match between Sunderland and Sheffield Wednesday at Stadium of Light on May 06, 2022 in Sunderland, England. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

How the wealth of Sunderland owner Kyril Louis-Dreyfus compares to Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool

How does the estimated wealth of Kyril Louis Dreyfus compare to clubs in the Premier League?

Wednesday, 29th June 2022, 8:20 am

Louis-Dreyfus is now the majority shareholder at Sunderland. The recent move saw Charlie Methven’s 5% stake in the club purchased in its entirety, while Stewart Donald’s has been reduced to 19%.

Juan Sartori has joined Louis-Dreyfus in increasing his stake in the club, with the latter now holding a 51% stake.

Louis-Dreyfus bought into the club in February 2021 and while he negotiated full governance control, it was confirmed earlier this year that he owned only 41% of shares. This has now increased to 51%.

This move also signalled the end of the controversial bid by 'The Fans Together' cryptocurrency group, who announced recently that they had agreed a price with Donald and Methven.

Louis-Dreyfus had responded to that bid by stating his close alliance with Juan Sartori moving forward. Sartori has now also increased his stake in the club, now owning 30%. Sunderland have said that the governance of the club will remain unchanged.

But how does Louis-Drefus’ rumoured personal wealth compare to owners in the Premier League as Sunderland prepare to take on the Championship for the first time in five seasons.

Do these figures shock you? Follow us on our social media channels and let us know your thoughts there:

Page 1 of 6