Below you can see where the big-money men from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales rank among their British & Irish Lions teammates.
#8. Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys/Wales) – £500,000
Jones has made a world record 157 Test match appearances for Wales and the Lions. He first played for Wales in 2006 and has been part of five Six Nations title-winning campaigns and three Grand Slams, in addition to helping his country reach two World Cup semi-finals.
#7. Tadhg Furlong (Leinster/Ireland) – £530,000
Furlong has recently signed a one-year contract extension with the IRFU on the same money as his previous deal. Widely regarded as one of the world’s best tight-heads, Furlong, 28, has made 49 Ireland appearances and was named on his second Lions tour last week.