Matthew Benham is a high net worth gambler that owns Brentford FC, Matchbook, FC Midtjlland and founded Smart Odds in 2004.
Since that time he has guided the Brentford Bee’s from Division 4 to win the Championship with the use of analytical data modelling and computer science.
For a unique insight into his story, check out the video below!
Who is Matthew Benham and Why Buy Brentford Football Club?
Most people only know him as the owner of Brentford Football Club now they are hitting a rich vein of form, but there’s far more to this man than meets the eye…
There’s no question that this isn’t just about making money. Significant amounts of money have been invested in Brentford FC since buying it in 2012.
Check out their new ground below. Full details on the Official Brentford FC website here.
Can you imagine how it feels to eventually purchase the club that was once your childhood passion? and then take them to the Premier League?
Matthew Benham Net Worth 2021
Matthew Benham’s exact net worth is unknown with the largest revenue stream coming from betting. However, a brief look at balance sheets for Smart Odds, Matchbook, Brentford FC and various other holdings shows that Matthew Benham’s net worth is well into the tens if not hundreds of millions.
How much Matthew Benham has made from sports trading is unknown although you have to remember he stumped up $700,000 back in 2006, long before the aforementioned successes.
Furthermore, it’s unlikely he has had to pay tax on some of his historical winnings if it has been done from a personal account. Fair play to him!
He certainly knows how to leverage his wealth effectively, growing at a rate many average millionaires could only dream of. Being the owner of Brentford football club, it’s likely his personal net worth will again explode if they should manage to stay in the Premier League for a considerable period of time.
Good luck to the Bees!