Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema
Quick Facts About Karim Benzema
Celebrated Name Karim Benzema
Age 36 years old
Nick Name Coco
Birth Name Karim Mostafa Benzema
Birth Date 1987-12-19
Gender Male
Profession French footballer
Nationality French
Place of Birth Lyon, France
Ethnicity Algerian Arab
Religion Islam
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Hafid Benzema
Mother Wahida Djebbara
Brother Gressy and Sabri
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Girlfriend Jordan Ozuna
Children 2
Net Worth $140 million
Salary €24 million
Height 6 ft 1 inch
Weight 76 kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color black
Eye Color Light brown
Current Team Real Madrid
Coach Carlo Ancellotti

Karim Benzema, A creative and prolific forward, is well-known for both his finishing and playmaking. Benzema is regarded as one of the best forwards of his generation and has been described as an "immensely talented striker" who is "strong and powerful" and "a potent finisher from inside the box" with either foot, as well as his head. He is Real Madrid's all-time second-highest goalscorer and top assist provider. Benzema has won 23 trophies with Real Madrid, including four La Liga, two Copa del Rey, and five UEFA Champions League titles.

Who is Karim Benzema?

Karim Benzema is a French professional footballer. He currently plays as a striker for and captains La Liga club Real Madrid and the France national team. He was the winner of the 2022 Ballon d'Or, the most prestigious individual football award in the world. He was also named in the La Liga Team of the Season for four consecutive years from 2018 to 2022, won La Liga Best Player twice, and the Pichichi Trophy for the first time in 2022.

Benzema began his football career by joining the youth setup of his hometown club Bron Terraillon SC at the age of eight in 1993. In 1997, he joined the junior side of Lyon FC. In 2004, Benzema was promoted to Lyon's senior team. He made his professional debut on 15 January 2005 against Metz. Benzema began earning more playing time in the 2006–07 season and made his competitive season debut in the 2006 Trophée des Champions against Paris Saint-Germain.

On 1st July 2009, Benzema was transferred to Spanish Laliga giant Real Madrid. He made his league debut for Madrid on 29 August 2009 against Deportivo La Coruña.On 6 August 2014, Real Madrid announced that Benzema had signed a new five-year deal that will keep him at the club until 2019. On 20 September 2017, he signed a contract extension that will keep him at the club until 2021. In August 2021, he signed a contract extension with Real Madrid, keeping him at the club until 2023.

 What ethnicity is Karim Benzema?

Karim Benzema was born on 19th December 1987 in Lyon, the third-largest city and second-largest metropolitan area of France. His birth name is Karim Mostafa Benzema. He holds a French nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. Her star sign is Sagittarius. He is a devout follower of Islam.

Benzema was born into a large Algerian Muslim Family as the third youngest child. His father, Hafid Benzema is a businessman while his mother, Wahida Djebbara, is a homemaker. He grew up with eight other siblings in Bron, an eastern suburb of Lyon. His younger brothers Gressy and Sabri are also footballers. 

Karim Benzema Relationship: Wife and Kids

Karim Benzema is currently linked with his girlfriend Jordan Ozuna. Ozuna holds an American nationality. She used to work as a Hooters waitress in Las Vegas but is now signed to several US-based modeling agencies. As of 2nd November 2022, Benzema and his model girlfriend are said to be expecting their first child together.

Benzema was previously linked to Cora Gauthier. The couple first met each other in Dubai in December 2015. After dating for more than one year, the duo tied the knot in December 2016. She became a parent of her first son named Ibrahim Benzema on 5th May 2017. he also shares an eight years old daughter named Mélia with his then-nurse girlfriend Chloé de Launay born on 3rd February 2014 in Madrid. 

Karim Benzema salary 2022

As of November 2022, the net worth of Karim Benzema is estimated to be US $140 million. The French international is enlisted among the list of richest footballers as well as Athletes in the world. As of the 2022-23 season, Real Madrid has signed a deal with him to pay a whopping 24 million euros as a salary. 

The football star hasn't lack behind in living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a multi-million luxurious mansion in Madrid, Spain. His family has real estate property in Lyon. he has an amazing car collection worth £6m, including £2.5million Bugatti Chiron and £1.5million Veyron. 

How tall is Karim Benzema?

Karim Benzema is 6 ft 1 inch tall and his body weight is around 76 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep himself fit and active. He has a short buzz-cut hairstyle which is slicked-back that is black in color. His eyes color are Light Brown.

He always does heavy exercise which includes weight lifting, push-ups, Single-leg squats, Dumbbell bench step-ups, and others. He arrives every morning at the Real Madrid FC football training center for warm-ups and training. 

Facts About Karim Benzema

  • #1He wears a bandage on his hand because of a finger injury.
  • #2He was controversially not included in the 2010 world cup.
  • #3He was controversially not included in the 2010 world cup.
  • #4He is the fifth French player to have won the Ballon d'Or since 1998.
  • #5He has won the Champions league golden boot 15 times.
  • #6At 34 years, he is the second-oldest winner of the Ballon d'Or.
  • #7 He has scored the fastest goal in El Clásico history.
  • #8 His name appears in the Guinness Book of World Records.
  • #9He is the oldest player to score a Champions League hat-trick.
  • #10A film titled "‘Le K Benzema" has been made about his life.