Karim Benzema is a professional French Forward who has been one of the biggest stars for Real Madrid. Here, you will know his net worth, salary, age, height, wife, and recent news here.

Benzema joined Olympic Lyonnais at 9 years of age. His professional debut came in the 2004-2005 season for Lyon. He became the top scorer of Lyon in the 2007-08 season, he scored 30 goals for the team. His international debut was in 2007 for the France National Football team. On July 9, 2009, Karim Benzema debuted for Real Madrid. From there, there was no looking back from him.

In 2011, Benzema scored 32 goals for Real Madrid and played an important role in winning the Copa del Rey and La Liga. He was also awarded “French Player of the Year” in 2011, 2012 and 2014 for his amazing performance. He is also a part of CharityStars, an American Charity organization. Here, you will know everything about the player.

Karim Benzema’s personal details

Full Name Karim Mostafa Benzema
Nickname Coco, Benzegoal, El Gato
Born 19 December 1987
Debut 2004 for Lyon
Height 1.87 m
Weight 80 kg
Age 34
Birthplace Lyon, France
Religion Islam
Nationality French
Net Worth $40 Million
Marital Status Married
Father name Hafid
Mother name Wahida Djebbara
Salary £275,000 Weekly
Twitter Handle @karimbenzema
Instagram Handle @Benzema


Benzema was born on 19 December 1987. He is 34 years of age.

Karim Benzema’s Net Worth and Salary:

Benzema has a net worth of $70 million. He earns most of his money from his club Real Madrid and France national team. He is one of the beignets paid footballers of Real Madrid. The cub offers him £275,000 Weekly weekly. His basic yearly is £14,300,000 in the club

He also has a youtube channel, from here he earns $15.12 thousand per year. Benzema is linked to Adidas, from where he earns a handsome amount of money as a brand ambassador. He works with many national and international, and by promoting them, he earns a large amount of money.


Karim Benzema has a perfect height of  6’ 2”, which allows him to play amazing headers from the box. 


Karim Benzema is married to Cora Gauthier. They have a son and a daughter in their family.


Benzema started his career at Bron Terraillon SC. There, he was called Coco by his friends. From there, he was nicknamed Coco. He is also called El Gato. Once, in a press conference, José Mourinho said,  “If you don’t have a dog to go hunting, and if you have a cat, you go with the cat.”. In Spanish, the cat is called Gato. From there, the Spanish media named him El Gato. He is also called Benzegoal for his goal-scoring ability.

Recent News about Karim Benzema:

Karim Benzema was found guilty and was given 1 year suspended jail sentence in a sex tape case recently. He was also fined $84,000. He attempted to blackmail his  France teammate Mathieu Valbuena in 2015. Benzema was also nominated for many awards for his outstanding performance in France’s Euro 2020 campaign and for scoring 30 goals for Real Madrid this season.

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