English footballer, Joe Cole has a net worth of 18 million as of May 2012, according to the Sunday Times Rich List. He plays for Lille, on loan from Liverpool, and also the England national football team as midfielder. Joe started his career with West Ham United where he played more than one hundred matches during five years, until he left for Chelsea in 2003. Cole won a number of decorations with Chelsea, including three Premier League titles and two FA Cups before leaving on a free transfer in July 2010 to join Liverpool.
The Merseyside team have continued to meet half of his 90,000 a week (4.7m a year) wages. The 30-year old has an Adidas boot price and his firm, Joe Cole Promotions, saw assets increase from 181,000 to 591,000 in 2010-11. Cole desires to remain in France, where he’s a first-team routine, but Liverpool may be keen to sell the player and cut their wage bill. He’s got a villa at the Royal Westmoreland resort on Barbados, along with a number of other sports stars, including Wayne Rooney, Rio Ferdinand, Lee Westwood and Ian Woosnam.
Joseph John “Joe” Cole (born 8 November 1981) is an English footballer who plays for West Ham United as a midfielder. He began his career with West Ham, where he played more than 120 league matches during five years, until he left for Chelsea in 2003. Just a year after he joined Lille on loan. In January 2013 he returned to his first professional team, West Ham. He is described as “a technically gifted player with all the ingenuity to unlock a defence”. He’s been capped by the England national team on 56 occasions.