Togolese footballer, Emmanuel Adebayor has an estimated net worth of $27 million (£16m) as of May 2014 according to Sunday Times Rich List. Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor on 26 February 1984 in Lomé, Togo. He has played for Metz (2001–2003), Monaco (2003–2006), Arsenal (2006–2009), Manchester City (2009–2012), Real Madrid (2011), and Tottenham Hotspur (2011-2015). He has been playing for the Togo national team since 2000.
The Togo’s all-time top scorer has benefited from lucrative contracts at some of England’s richest clubs. Whilst at Manchester City the striker earned a reported $268,000 a week. While Adebayor has developed a reputation for falling out with managers, the player is also known for his enormous charity work. He has set up projects in his native Togo and across Africa, as well as founding the SEA Foundation which implements welfare projects across the continent. He is parents are Yoruba people from Nigeria.