Hamilton named Britain's richest sports person worth over $100 million 28 April, 2014 Formula 1 pace setter Lewis Hamilton has been named Britain’s wealthiest sportsman with a fortune of $115 million.
The comprehensive survey of wealth in Britain and Ireland was conducted and is due to be published by The Sunday Times.
It reveals that Hamilton added a massive $13.5 million to his fortune in the past year alone. He was lured away from McLaren to join Mercedes for the start of the 2013 season.
Hamilton, the 2008 Formula 1 world champion, is slightly ahead of former McLaren teammate and fellow F1 world champion Jenson Button, who is said to be worth $105 million.
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