Snooker's top 10 best-paid stars as 2023 World Championship hots up, but does Ronnie O'Sullivan top the charts? | The Sun
RONNIE O'SULLIVAN will pocket £500,000 if he wins this year's Snooker World Championship and clinches his record-breaking eighth title.
Last year, The Rocket was victorious at the Crucible and runner-up at the European Masters.
And the list of the top ten highest earners from the 2021-22 snooker season shows that O'Sullivan reaped the financial rewards of his success.
O'Sullivan made a sensational £821,000 in prize money alone during the season, claim OLBG.
An eye-watering £13million was sent to the accounts of the elite players last term.
Neil Robertson is not far behind O'Sullivan after earning £708,000.
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The Aussie won the English Open, Players Championship and Tour Championship last year.
In third is Judd Trump with a sizeable £647,000 in winnings.
And the top five is completed with John Higgins on £418,400 and Zhao Xintong with £386,350.
Mark Williams, Luca Brecel, Yan Bingtao, Mark Allen and Kyren Wilson all sneak in to make up the top ten.