Gary Lineker net worth: Ex-footballer taking in refugee – enormous BBC salary

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The TV personality revealed he will invite a refugee to live in his home. He lives in a luxurious Surrey mansion.

Gary shared a screenshot of an email on Twitter, proving he had been in touch with charity Refugees at Home volunteering to house a refugee.

He previously described the government’s response to migrants as “heartless and completely without empathy”.

He told The Daily Mirror: “I have met scores of young ­refugees through football schemes and they are genuinely lovely kids and they appreciate any help they can get.

“I’m sure it will be fine. I have been thinking of doing something like that for a while.

“My kids are all grown up so I’ve got plenty of room so if I can help on a temporary basis then I’m more than happy to do so. Why not?

“I’m used to young men in my house, I have four lads in their 20s and believe you me I’m sure they will behave better than my lot do. Bloody messy buggers boys, aren’t they?”

Gary Lineker’s net worth and salary

Gary is the BBC’s highest paid sports star.

He earns £1.75m a year from the company.

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This is four times more than the next sports pundit Alan Shearer, who earns between £400,000 and £499,000.

Gary is the second highest earning BBC employee overall.

Per minute her earns £3.33 and per hour he earns £199.77. Per day he earns £4,794.52.

On top of this, Gary earns £1m a year from his deal with Walkers crisps.

His net worth is reported to be around £28m. took a look inside Gary Lineker’s house, collected snaps from his own Instagram account. 

The home, reported to be worth £4m by the Daily Mail, is a stunning countryside abode.

Gary posted an image of his living room, which he revealed had been turned into a makeshift studio during coronavirus.

It featured a comfy-looking teal sofa in velvet with gold and burnt orange cushions.

In another image Gary posted an image of him and his sons, George, Harry, Tobias and Angus, settling down to watching some football.

They are sating a large room with dark painted walls and a dark wooden floor.

Beneath them is a large grey sofa, big enough to comfortably fit five grown man and two large bags of crisps.

There is another white rug on the floor.

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