Karim Benzema Biography, Net worth 2023, Wiki, Bio, Controversy, Family, Awards, Master of Goal

Karim Benzema Biography: Karim Mostafa Benzema was born on 19th December 1987 in Lyon, France. His grandfather, Hafid Benzema, lived in the Algerian town of Tigzirt in Est Jalil. This is located in the north of the country, before moving to Lyon (France) in 1950. Karim’s parents are Algerian Muslims. Karim was raised with the assistance of his seven siblings. Karim was raised with the assistance of his seven siblings.

Professional French footballer Karim Benzema competes for both his nation’s national team and other clubs. Karim Benzema currently Joins Al-Ittihad of Saudi Arabia on June 2023 for 3 years. He has played for the Real Madrid football team in Spain for 14 years.

The Lyon boy, who was then nine years old, joined Olympic Lyonnais, or Lyon. After making her professional debut in the 2004–2005 season, He rose to prominence in the 2007–2008 season, surpassing 30 goals to become Lyon’s top scorer and helping the team win their 7th consecutive championship.

Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema Biography

Full nameKarim Mostafa Benzema
Nick name or known asCoco and Benzegoal
Date of Birth19th December 1987
Age35 years 5 months 20 days as on (8th June 2023)
Place of BirthLyon, France
Net worth$80 Million
Monthly Income$4,00,000 plus
Karim HeightIn Feet Inches- 6’2” In meters- 1.87m
His Weight80 kg
Parents Name:Father – Hafid Benzema
Mother – Wahida Djebbara
Marital StatusMarried
Karim Benzema Wife / GirlfriendCora Gauthier married in 2016
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 and played for Read Madrid for 14 years, joined Al-Ittihad in June 2023
Jersey Number number9
HobbiesRiding Bike and Car, Listing Music

Karim Benzema Early Career

  • Joined Lyon’s academy and quickly rose through the ranks
  • Scored 38 goals in a domestic French football championship for kids under 16
  • Promoted to Lyon’s reserve squad for the amateur football league championship
  • Made professional debut in January 2005, signed a three-year professional deal
  • Scored first career goal in UEFA Champions League debut in December 2005
  • Recorded first double of a professional career in January 2006
  • Signed a six-year contract with Real Madrid in July 2009, scored the first goal in debut friendly game
  • Won Trophée du Meilleur Buteur for outscoring other players in the league by 20 goals
  • Extended contract with Lyon in March 2008, honored as Ligue 1 Player of the Year
  • Scored twice in a friendly game for Real Madrid in August 2009
  • Achieved first hat trick for Real Madrid in the 2010-2011 season
  • Won Copa del Rey with Real Madrid in 2011 and 2014
  • He signed a five-year contract with Real Madrid in August 2014
  • Extended contract with Real Madrid in September 2017, keeping him there through 2021
  • Karim won title 1. La Liga 2. Supercopa de España 3. UEFA Champions League 4 UEFA Super Cup
  • Won UEFA European Under-17 Championship with France in 2004
  • Made senior international debut for France in 2007
  • Represented France in UEFA European Football Championship and FIFA World Cup

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International Career

He played for his country France, the French National Team. He is a good striker.

Match was Played with the National sideMatchesTotals Goals
World Cup54
World Cup qualification227
Euro qualification125
UEFA Nations League53
International friendlies4315
Source: Goal.com

Karim Benzema Played For

Karim Benzema joins Al Ittihad
Karim Benzema joins Al Ittihad
Team informationTeamDate
The team Played for 14 YearsReal Madrid01/07/2009 – 30/06/2023
Joined in June 2023Al-Ittihad01/07/2023 – ongoing
National TeamFrance(01/01/2007 – 20/11/2022
OtherOlympique Lyonnais01/07/2004 – 30/06/2009
DateTeam FromTeam ToValue
01/07/23Real MadridIttihadNo Fee
01/07/09LyonReal Madrid€ 35M

The career of Karim Benzema

SeasonTeamCompetitionMinutes PlayedMatchesSubstitute INSubstitute OUTGoalsYellow CardRead Card
2022/2023Real MadridLa Liga204424061910
2021/2022Real MadridLa Liga2603321132700
2020/2021Real MadridLa Liga290234192320
2019/2020Real MadridLa Liga3155371152100
2018/2019Real MadridLa Liga2963361112110
2017/2018Real MadridLa Liga215632713500
2016/2017Real MadridLa Liga1914296171100
2015/2016Real MadridLa Liga1994271162410
2014/2015Real MadridLa Liga2312290221510
2013/2014Real MadridLa Liga2771351211720
2012/2013Real MadridLa Liga17803011141100
2011/2012Real MadridLa Liga2252348172100
2010/2011Real MadridLa Liga18843313111510
2009/2010Real MadridLa Liga1305271310800
2008/2009LyonLigue 12769365111710
2007/2008LyonLigue 12596364162010
2006/2007LyonLigue 15831374500
2005/2006LyonLigue 1?13??1??

Karim Benzema Networth

It is estimated to be around $80 million in 2023. He will be paid around £172 million per season at Al-Ittihad.

SeasonTeamSalary (Gross)
2022-23Real Madrid Euro 24 million
2021-22Real Madrid Euro 24 million
2020-21Real Madrid Euro 18.13 million 
2019-20Real Madrid Euro 18.12 million
2018-19Real Madrid Euro 16.54 million

Karim Benzema – Sponsors | Brand endorsements

  • Hyundai, EA Sports, Bwin, LCL (Le Crédit Lyonnais), and SFR (Société française du radiotéléphone)
  • Adidas
  • Audi since 2013
  • Fly Emirates – Appeared in Fly Emirates’ “Hello Tomorrow” advertising campaign
  • Pepsi
  • EA Sports

Karim Benzema Car Collection

  • McLaren – a blue McLaren 765LT Spider, a yellow McLaren 570S, and a McLaren 720S Luxury Sports Coupe
  • Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Stirling Moss
  • Ferrari 488 Pista
  • Rolls-Royce – white Rolls-Royce Wraith and a deep blue colored Rolls-Royce Cullinan
  • Land Rover Range Rover Velar.
  • Lamborghini cars namely, a red Lamborghini Aventador, a black Lamborghini Huracan, and a yellow Lamborghini Urus
  • black Mini Cooper S
  • second-generation BMW M6.
  • Porsche 911 GT3
  • Porsche Cayenne Turbo
  • Citroen ZX
  • pair of Cadillac Escalades
  • Ford Mustang

FAQ: Karim Benzema Biography

How many goals has Karim Benzema scored in his career?

He scored 459 goals in 896 match appearances

What is Karim Benzema’s Net Worth?

Estimated $80 million

What is his jersey number?

Jersey number 9

What is the wife’s name of Karim Benzema?

The wife’s name of Karim Benzema is Cora Gauthier.

How many games has Benzema played for real?

439 Games

How much is his salary per season?

Euro €24 million

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