Wesley Fofana

Wesley Fofana

Wesley Fofana
Quick Facts About Wesley Fofana
Celebrated Name Wesley Fofana
Age 21 years old
Nick Name The Rock
Birth Name Wesley Fofana
Birth Date 2000-12-17
Gender Male
Profession French footballer
Nationality French
Place of Birth Marseille, France
Ethnicity mixed
Religion Muslim
Horoscope Sagittarius
Brother Diaby
Sexualorientation straight
Marital Status married
Children 1
Net Worth 15 million euros
Salary €3 million annually
Market Value €40 million
Height 6 ft 3 inches
Weight 75 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Eye Color black
Hair Color black
Current Team Leicester City
Coach Brendan Rodgers

Wesley, a French professional footballer, is well-known for his good passing range, reading the game quite well, good work ethic, professionalism, and gifted technique. Recently, he is in a highlight for his record-breaking fee of £75 million which EPL giant Chelsea has confirmed to pay to bring him to Stamford Bridge. Leicester Boss Brendan Rodgers also state that Fofana's 75m move to Chelsea could be official over the weekend, and also admitted that he wants deal finalised soon as ongoing speculation had made season difficult. 

Who is Wesley Fofana?

Wesley Fofana is a French professional footballer. He currently plays as a defender for English Premier League club Leicester City. Since 2020, he has represented France U21 at the international level. This 21-year-old emerging star has been described as the most promising player on the French National Team and among the most expensive defender of his generation. 

Isak begin his football journey by joining the youth academy of the local club of his hometown "Repos Vitrolles" at the age of six in 2006. After going through several other local clubs, he joined the junior side of Ligue 2club "Saint-Étienne" in 2015. He got promoted to the senior team on 15th May 2018 making his first-team debut in May 2019. 

On 2nd October 2020, Fofana was transferred to English Premier League club Leicester City, signing a five-year contract. He played his debut match for the club in the 2020-21 season of EPL. On 21st May 2021, He won Leicester City's Young Player of the Season. 

French professional footballer Wesley Fofana

Where is Wesley Fofana from?

Wesley Fofana was born on 17th December 2000 in Marseille, France. His birth name is Wesley Fofana. He holds a French nationality and belongs to the Afro-French ethnic group. His star sign is Sagittarius. He practices Muslim just like his parents.  

Fofana was born into a worst middle-class family. His father is originally from the Ivory coast, a West African country whereas his mother is French. It was very difficult for Mr. Fofana and Mrs. Fofana to raise their six children. But they somehow manage to provide each of them the basic needs. 

Seeing his parent's struggle, it was our little Fofana who dream of becoming a footballer and helping his parents financially. So, rather than on study, his total focus was on football since childhood. 

Wesley Fofana Personal Life 

Wesley Fofana is assumed to have been married. Though he hasn't shared publicly about his marriage some of his leaked wedding footage confirms his marriage to a gorgeous French girl. The news of his wedding just spread around the internet in June 2022. Instant Foot, a Twitter user, even provided what appears to be his wedding video. In a short Twitter video, the pair are seen exchanging the ring on the finger at the town hall.


They appear very joyful in front of the mayor and the guests, she in a stunning wedding gown and he in a blue suit. After the marriage ceremony at the town hall, the footballer was pictured with his wife, and his wife was holding her bridal bouquet in his sports car. As of now, Wesley is currently living with his wife and he appears to have already had a baby daughter whose name is not revealed yet. 

How much is Wesley Fofana's net worth?

As of 2022, the net worth of Wesley Fofana is estimated to be 15 million euros. In October 2020 the center-back signed a contract with Leicester City that nets him a whopping salary of €3 million annually. His current market value is €40 million. 

The professional young star hasn't lack behind from living a moderate lifestyle through his massive earnings. He owns a beautiful apartment in Leicester, England. His family has real estate property in Marseille. The player drives back Audi. 

How tall is Wesley Fofana?

Wesley Fofana is 6 ft 3 inches tall and his body weight is around 75 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a football player, he regularly does workouts and gym exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a buzz-cut hairstyle that is black in color. His eyes color are also black as well. 

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 Leicester City FC football training center for warm-ups and training. He is a simple guy with no tattoos carved on his body parts.  

Facts About Wesley Fofana

  • #1He loves pool parties.
  • #2Playing video games is his favorite hobby.
  • #3He is a devotee of Muhammad.
  • #4He is ranked 4th among all players in Leicester city.
  • #5French media L’Equipe had actually nicknamed him "The Rock".
  • #6He wears Adidas X Speedportal.1 soccer cleats in 2022-2023.
  • #7His Fifa 22 rating is 78.
  • #8 He is the 4th child out of 6 children.
  • #9Some members of his family have Malian heritage too.
  • #10He is a fan of Marseille.