Karim Benzema Net Worth

Karim Benzema is a French professional soccer player. He plays with the Spanish professional football club Real Madrid and the France national team. Benzema is well known for his playmaking and finishing.

Karim Benzema Net Worth
Net Worth:$90 Million
Age:34
Born:December 19, 1987
Country of Origin:France
Source of Wealth:Soocer
Last Updated:2022

Introduction

Karim Benzema is a French professional soccer player. He plays with the Spanish professional football club Real Madrid and the France national team. Benzema is well known for his playmaking and finishing.

In 2009, Benzema signed for Real Madrid in a transfer worth €41 million. He won multiple trophies including, four La Liga titles, two Copas del Rey, four UEFA Champions League titles, and more.

As of 2022, Karim Benzema’s net worth is estimated to be around $90 million.

Karim Benzema’s Net Worth, Career, and Success Story (2022 Update)

Early Life & Biography

Karim Benzema was born on December 19, 1987, in Lyon, France. His parents are Muslims from Algeria. He was raised alongside seven siblings. His grandfather, Da Lakehal Benzema, lived in the village of Tigzirt, located in the northern town of Aït Djellil in Algeria before migrating to Lyon in1950.

Benzema started playing football at 8 years old at his hometown club Bron Terraillon SC. He was so talented and began to attract the attention of one of the biggest clubs in France, Lyon. At 16 years old, he started playing for Lyon scoring 38 goals in the Championnat National for 16 years old.

Career & Success Story

Lyon

Karim Benzema Lyon

In 2004, Benzema was called up to the senior team under manager Paul Le Guen. He gave a speech to his new teammates including Michael Essien, Sylvain Wiltord, Florent Malouda, and Eric Abidal.

Benzema’s first achievement with the club was a 1-0 win against Racing Club Lens then he continued his glory by scoring his first professional double in a 4–0 win over Grenoble Foot 38, scoring his first professional league goal against AC Ajaccio in a 3–1 win and more. 

In 2007, Benzema switched to the number 10 shirt and was inserted into the lead striker role. He helped score 31 goals in 51 games and topped the league with 20 goals and won many matches.

Real Madrid

Karim Benzema Real Madrid

In 2009,  Benzema started playing for Real Madrid after a six-year deal that cost a €41million transfer fee from Lyon. His first goal in a friendly match in the 87th minute against Shamrock Rovers F.C.

Benzema scored 323 goals with Real Madrid second in the all-time top scorers’ list for the club and played 412 matches. He also won La Liga,  Copa del Rey, Supercopa de España, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup with Real Madrid.

Benzema also played with his national team France and joined the team in 2004. He first played in the UEFA European Under-17 Championship with his team that was hosted in France.

Benzema scored 43 goals, became one of France’s highest-paid footballers, and played 94 matches. He also won the UEFA European Under-17 Championship: 2004 and UEFA Nations League: 2020–21 with his national team.

Personal Life

Karim Benzema Wife and Kids

Karim Benzema Wife and Kids

Benzema got married to Cora Gauthier in 2016, together they have two kids, a son named Ibrahim and a  daughter named Mélia. Benzema is a practicing Muslim, Benzema observes fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Karim Benzema Car Collection

Karim Benzema Car Collection

Benzema has a car collection that is worth over $10 Million. He owns Bugatti Chiron, Bugatti Veyron, Mercedes-AMG G63, Lamborghini Aventador, Rolls-Royce Wraith, Lamborghini Urus, Ferrari 458 Spider, Rolls-Royce Cullinan, McLaren 570, Lamborghini Huracan and a Porsche 911.

Summary

Karim Benzema is a successful French professional soccer player. He made a big name for himself and played with the biggest soccer clubs in the world.

As of 2022, Karim Benzema’s net worth is estimated to be around $90 million.

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