The Daily Telegraph
(Sydney, Australia)
July 18, 1998

Xena Millionaire Princess

darkxena.jpg (21295 bytes)AUCKLAND: Lucy Lawless, television’s Warrior Princess, Xena, has slashed and kicked her way on to New Zealand’s rich list with $8 million in her war chest.

Lion Nathan chairman Douglas Myers is still NZ’s richest person, with a fortune now estimated to be at least $421 million.

Lawless entered the list well in front of the country’s All Black rich, led by blockbusting winger Jonah Lomu with $2.5 million.

Other stars on the list include actor Sam Neill, $10 million. and opera singer Dame Kiri Te Kanawa with $9 million. Other rugby union millionaires include Zinzan Brooke, Marc Ellis. Scan Fitzpatrick, left Wilson and coach John Hart.

Auckland Warriors skip per Matthew Ridge was esti mated to be the richest rugby league player with a fortune ol $2 milliton

Richest person: Lion Nathan chairman Douglas Myers $421 million

Richest stars: Lucy Lawless $8m

Sam Neill, bottom, $10m

Dame Kiri Te Kanawa $9m

Sporting rich: Yachtsman Chris Dickson $9rn

Golfer Bob Charles $8m

Auckland Warrior Matthew Ridge $2m

Superbike rider Aaron Slight $4m

Richest All Black: Jonah Lornu, top, $2.5m

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