Born on October 22, 1949 in Strasbourg, France. French football manager and retired footballer Arsene Wenger, who is currently the manager of Premier League club Arsenal, has an estimated net worth of $58 million (£38m), according to the Sunday Times rich list. Wenger started off his playing career with FC Duttlenheim youth academy in 1963 before playing for Mutzig from 1969 to 1973. He also played for Mulhouse, ASPV Strasbourg, and RC Strasbourg where he retired in 1981. Two years later, he landed a role as an assistant manager at AS Cannes and went on to take over Nancy’s head coach job at the end of the 1984-85 season. In 1987 he moved to AS Monaco and stayed there until 1994 when he had a brief spell at Japanese club Nagoya Grampus Eight. He is the longest-serving manager in the Premier League, having joined Arsenal in 1996. He has been in charge of the club since then, leading the team to win three Premier League, five FA Cup, and five Community Shield titles. Individually, he has won several accolades, including French Manager of the Year, J. League Manager of the Year, Premier League Manager of the Season, English Football Hall of Fame and more.
Wenger signed a new three-year contract in2014 that will keep him at the club until 2017. The £8m-a-year deal was signed weeks after Wenger led the club to a record fifth FA Cup under his management. He is the most successful manager in the club’s history. Wenger is married to former basketball player Annie Brosterhous and the couple have one daughter.