Karim Benzema

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Picture of the 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) tall French striker of Real Madrid

BirthdateDecember 19th, 1987
BirthplaceLyon, France
Length1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
TeamReal Madrid
NicknameThe Cat
TraitsClinical Finisher

Benzema Salary & Net Worth Revealed

How much does he earn?

In September 2017 the striker signed a contract with Real Madrid that nets him a whopping salary of 16.5 Million Euro (14.6 Million Pound) per year. We have crunched the numbers, this means he earns €81,797 (£72,573) per day and €3,408 (£3,024) per hour!

Per year€16,500,000£14,639,334
Per month€1,375,000£1,219,944
Per week€335,366£297,547
Per day€81,797£72,573
Per hour€3,408£3,024
Per minute€56.80£50.40
Per second€0.95£0.84

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Wow! This means the average man in the UK needs to work for at least 40.7 years to earn the same as The Cat earns in only 1 month.

Net Worth & Market Value
Net Worth140 Million Euro (124 Million Pound)
Market Value40 Million Euro (35.4 Million Pound)
The Frenchman burst on the the scene at boyhood club Olympique Lyonnais, immediately drawing comparisons to previous French greats before him; in 2009 he moved to Real Madrid, where he enjoyed a gloriously successful career. The French superstar has an approximated net worth of €140 million (£124 million); now in his thirties, his market value sits around €40 million (£35.4 million).

Benzema Tattoo - Does he have one?

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Karim  Benzema tattoo, the French number 9 from Lyon, France
Supreme athlete! Coco gets in the ring to box a few round to strengthen his cardio and physical condition! He has no tattoos on his body, it's all clean skin and sweat. (Image: Instagram)

Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?

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Karim Benzema - Chloé Delaunay
Picture of his , who goes by the name Chloé Delaunay.
Chloé works and privately dated the French football star; a rare picture of the couple (Chloé top-right) during Real Madrid's UEFA Champions League trophy celebrations! (Image: Instagram)

Family - Get to know them

Son - Ibrahim
Picture of Karim  Benzema Son, called Ibrahim
Coco loves spending quality time with his kids; this photograph shows him at home with his son Ibrahim and daughter Mélia. (Image: Instagram)

Benzema Car - What does he drive?

Picture of his Lamborghini   car
The Real Madrid striker is quite fond of his automobiles; he's got a collection that boasts luxurious Audis, Jaguars and Rolls Royces. One of his favourites is this eye-catching bright yellow Lamborghini! (Image: Instagram)

House - Where does he live?

Location: Madrid, Spain
House of the French number 9, located in Madrid, Spain
Bienvenido a mi casa! The French superstar owns an extravagant bit of space in the city of Madrid! Accommodation fit for a king! (Image: Instagram)


Born in Lyon, France, he completed his footballing education at the youth academy of boyhood club Olympique Lyonnais. Upon obliterating the competition at junior level, he was called-up to the first-team, making his debut on 15 January 2005, as a teenager; he provided an assist and scored another as Lyon went on to win 2-0 against Metz. In the next four years the youngster racked up an impressive tally of 66 goals and 26 assist in 148 competitive games; he caught the eye of Europe’s top clubs with his performances in the UEFA Champions League, scoring goals against the likes of Manchester United and Bayern Munich. By the end of his tenure with Lyon, the Frenchman had amassed 4 back-to-back Ligue 1 championships among many other personal accolades. The French superstar got his big move to Real Madrid on July 2009, with the Spanish club paying a fee in-excess of €40 million to secure his services. The Frenchman’s time wearing the white of Real Madrid would be of incredible success; his partnership with Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo formed one of the deadliest attacks in Europe, with the French striker returning 226 goals and 125 assists in 469 appearances. His invaluable contributions heralded in the Los Blancos’ most successful era since the mid-fifties, as the club won 4 UEFA Champions League titles between 2013-2018. In addition he played his part in Real Madrid’s other success’ including winning both La Liga (2011/12, 2016/17) and Copa del Rey (2010/11, 2013/14) on two separate occasions.

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