While Louis-Dreyfus’ substantial wealth may not come to the fore in League One – given the limited expenditures of clubs in the third tier – it could become vital as the Wearsiders climb the pyramid.
The 24-year-old has already started transforming the club’s structure and has been seen on Wearside in recent weeks as a deal moved closer.
And it has now been sealed, with the EFL granting approval for the change in ownership today.
With Louis-Dreyfus now in control – Sunderland’s financial outlook could have drastically change given his and his family’s wealth.
So using data from the summer of 2020, we’ve estimated where the Black Cats could rank among the country’s richest clubs now the takeover is completed. Scroll down and click through the pages to see where they rank: