Meet the Olympian you’ve never heard of who has net worth of over £900million

She competes in dressage, has never won a medal at the Olympic Games, and is a relatively unknown face in the sporting world – but Anna Kasprzak boasts a net worth which puts Serena Williams to shame.

Kasprzak, 32, was born in Germany but has since gone on to represent Denmark. Her achievements in her sport are notable without exactly being spectacular, participating at the Summer Olympics in 2012 and 2016.

She has also represented her adopted country at the 2014 World Equestrian Games in 2014 and at the European Dressage Championships in 2013, 2015, and 2017. She won a team silver medal in the latter in Gothenburg.

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But her modest career CV hasn't prevented her becoming one of the richest sportspeople on the planet. According to Forbes, she's worth almost £1 billion – very little of which comes from competition prize money.

Her mother, Hanni Kasprzak, is the owner and CEO of the Danish shoe brand ECCO. The dressage rider and brother Andre are both members of the supervisory board, and undoubtedly benefiting from the company's success.

ECCO's products are sold in almost 100 countries worldwide from more than 2,200 shops, while they also have a huge online presence. To supplement her income. Kasprzak also operates a private dressage barn in Haderslev, Denmark.

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According to a list posted last month by wealthygorilla, she sits as the fourth wealthiest sports star in the world, edging out Tiger Woods into fifth. NBA legend Michael Jordan tops the list, from WWE supremo Vince McMahon and former tennis and ice hockey player Ion Tiriac.

For context, no other female appears in the top 30. So the married mother of one owes a fair amount of gratitude to her late grandfather, Karl Toosbuy, who founded ECCO in 1963.

As a youngster, Kasprzak won multiple medals [one silver and six bronze] at various European junior and young riders championships. Her best Olympic result came in London 2012 where she was. fourth in the team competition.

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