9. Seydou Keita – Net Worth $10 million
In ninth is Malian footballer Seydou Keita with a net worth of $10 million same as Congolese player Christopher Samba. Seydou Keita is currently playing for Italian club AS Roma in the Italian Serie A after his spell with Chinese club, Dalian Aerbin where he was earning $16 million per year before taxes. The 35 year old is notably known for his time at Lens and Barcelona where he spent five seasons each.
If only he spent more years at the Chinese club he would have increased his net worth, despite only spending a season with Dalian Aerbin he is still part of the Top 10 Richest African Footballers.