Mike Ashley's estimated net worth. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley's extraordinary wealth compared to Leeds, Aston Villa and West Ham chiefs

The Premier League is home to some of the richest owners in world football – but where does Newcastle United’s Mike Ashley rank?

The latest edition of the Sunday Times Rich List, released last month, claimed the Sports Direct tycoon’s personal wealth had risen £769million to £2.718billion over the last 12 months.

Here, we’ve pulled together a list showing the estimated net worth of every owner in England’s top division and how they compare.

Scroll through our gallery to discover where Ashley, who is fighting for the EPL to approve the Amanda Staveley-brokered takeover, sits:

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