Karim Benzema Net worth; Controversy, Biography, Family, Awards

Karim Benzema Net worth: Karim Benzema, the French professional footballer, has rejected an invitation from French President Emmanuel Macron to attend the World Cup final. Benzema is still officially part of the France team at the World Cup as he was not replaced.

Karim Benzema Biography

Karim Mostafa Benzema was born on 19 December 1987 in Lyon, France. A French professional footballer who played for captains La Liga club Real Madrid and the French national team as a striker. Wahida Djebbara and Hafid Benzema are the parents of Karim Mostafa Benzema. His grandfather, Da Lekhal Benzema, resided in the Algerian town of Tigzirt in Est Jalil, a city in the country’s north before coming to Lyon in 1950. Karim’s parents are Muslims from Algeria.

Full nameKarim Mostafa Benzema also known as coco and Benzegoal
Birth Date19 December 1987
Birth PlaceLyon France
Net worth $75 million
HeightIn Feet Inches- 6’2” In meters- 1.87m
Weight80 kg
Parents Name:Father – Hafid
Mother – Wahida Djebbara
Marital StatusUnmarried
GirlfriendIn 2012: Jenifer YaelIn 2015: Angelica Chavez 2015: RihannaChloe’ De Launay has a long relationship with Karim Benzema
Name of  ChildrenMelia (Karim Benzema and Chloe de Launay) and Ibrahim Benzema
SiblingsBrother: Farid Benzema, Sabri Benzema, Gressy BenzemaSister: Nafissa Benzema, Lydia Benzema, Sofia Benzema, Laeticia Benzema, Celia Benzema
SportFrench Professional Footballer
Jersey Number9
Zodiac SignSagittarius
HobbiesRiding Bike and Car, Listing Music

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Karim Benzema Career

  • Karim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer who plays for captains La Liga club Real Madrid and the French national team as a striker and the France national team. Benzema is known as one of the best strikers of all time.
  • Karim Benzema joined Olympique Lyonnais in 1996 and subsequently came through the club’s youth academy.  Karim Benzema’s professional debut in the 2004-05 season.  Karim Benzema won the title of The National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Ligue 1 Player of the Year and the organization’s Team of the Year in 2007-08. Benzema has represented his nation from the under-17 level and he was a former French youth international.
  • Benzema debuted in his senior international in March 2007 against Austria, scoring in a 1-0 win.
  • He played against the “Deportio La Corua” in his League debut on 29 August 2009. In the same year, he participated in his debut Champions League game for “Real Madrid”
  • He participated in the Real Madrid squad and won against Barcelona 1-0 in the Copa del Rey final on April 20, 2011, in the Mestalla Stadium.
  • On December 13 of the year 2011, he scored the quickest goal in just 21 seconds, and that made history.
  • On 6 August 2014 Benzema signed a contract with Real Madrid for 5 years this news was announced by “Real Madrid” This contract was further extended.
  • He also received the title “La Liga Player of the Month” in October 2019.
  • Karim Benzema won the “UEFA Super Cup” and the “FIFA Club World Cup” in 2014, 2016, and 2017.

Karim Benzema Family

Karim Mostafa Benzema was born on 19 December 1987 in Lyon, France. His father’s name is Hafid and his mother is Wahida Djebbara. He has three brothers Sabri Benzema, Gressy Benzema, and Farid Benzema.  The names of his sisters are Sofia Benzema, Celia Benzema, Laeticia Benzema, Lydia Benzema, and Nafissa Benzema.  Karim married Cora Gauthier who is a fashion blogger, Martinican businesswoman, Instagram star, and French model. Cora Gauthier and Karim Benzema have a daughter Melia.

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Karim Benzema Awards & Achievement

  • Karim Benzema became the French Player of the year 3 times and he also scored 30 goals in his first season with Lyon in 2004-2005.
  • He was also awarded the title of the National Union of Professional Footballers team of the Year.
  • He won the title of the Coupe de France in 2007-08.
  • He won the UEFA Super Cup in 2014, 2016, and 2017.
  • In his career, he played 704 games and scored 343 goals in his career. He has contributed 169 assists.
  • In 2019 he won the Best French Active Player UNFP.

Karim Benzema Net Worth

  • Karim’s Net Worth is about $ 75 million. Karim earns most of their income from football.
  • Karim had been named as an ambassador by video game maker Electronic Arts for the FIFA series He has also sponsored companies including Hyundai, BuzzMobile, French bank LCL, and Bwin.
  • Benzema is hired by Adidas as a brand ambassador in several TV ads.

Karim Benzema Controversy

In April 2010 Karim Benzema was accused of solicitation of a juvenile prostitute this news was first covered by the French TV station “M6”

In November 2015 French police detained him for trying to extort player Mathieu Valbuena, a French International.


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