=6. Ellis Short
Worth: $4 billion
The is a worrying trend of rich owners owning the worst Premier League clubs continues on Wearside with Sunderland, who have the sixth richest owner but lie bottom of the league.
Short made his fortune with an equity firm, which established funds in excess of $13.3 billion as well owning shares in several investment companies.
So far he has poured an estimated $335 million into the Black Cats, to no avail.