Ultimate darts rich list

as Phil ‘The Power’ Taylor retires

£7.6m fortune

announced his retirement from competitive darts and will only play for a final 12 months. He can fill his time spending his

Legend Phil Taylor

but how does he compare to his rivals?

Michael van Gerwen


Dutch professional Michael van Gerwen is the richest player in the history of the sport. He used it to fund a lavish lifestyle for wife Daphne and their two children — often holidaying in Ibiza.

Gary Anderson


Scottish player Gary Anderson is the third-richest man in the darts world. He tops up his £4million prize pot earnings with lucrative partnerships including Rix Motors and Unicorn Darts.

Peter Wright


The Scotsman, 53, has gone by the nickname snakebite since starting professional darts in 1995. Wright married his partner Joanne, a hairdresser, in Las Vegas, and she manages his finances for him.

James Wade


James Wade, 40, is tied with Wright in fourth place on this rich list. The Machine's wealth comes from the 38 PDC titles he has won, and he's netted £440,000 from prize pots in the last two years.

Raymond van Barneveld


Dutch sure-shot Raymond van Barneveld is another player who is fond of a lavish holiday in Ibiza. He regularly visits with his wife Julia Evans, who is 18 years his junior.

Adrian Lewis


Brit Adrian Lewis might only rank at 43 in the world for his darts skills, but he can comfort himself with his enormous bank balance. The 38-year-old has won £2,500,000 during his 12-year career