Karim Benzema: Net Worth in 2022, Club Career, Salary

Karim Benzema plays as a striker for La Liga Club Real Madrid and the France National Team. He is a creative and prolific forward known for his playmaking and finishing and also regarded as one of the best forwards in the world. Here, you will know Benzema’s net Worth, Salary, Club career, Wife and everything else.

Karim Benzema Club Career:

Karim Benzema began his football career at his own hometown club Bron Terraillon SC at 8 years old. At that time he was named COCO by his friends. Scoring 2 goals in an under-10 match against the Lyon Youth Academy. Lyon officials had visited Serge Santa Cruz who was the president of Bron Terralion in the 1990s directly to sign Benzema.

But Santa refused. After discussing with Benzema’s father, the club accepted him to undergo a trial with Lyon. After the trial, Benzema officially joined Lyon and started his football career.

Timeline of Benzema’s career:

2004-07: Breakthrough and three league titles
2007-09: Club talisman

Real Madrid
2009-10: Transfer and adapting to Spain
2010-11: First-team mainstay
2011-12: First La Liga Championship
2012-16: Sustained Continental Success
2016-18: European threepeat and Second League Title
2018-21: Club talisman, a third league title, and the return of Zidane
2021-22: Vice-captaincy, Double winner, La Liga, and CLL top scorer

Karim Benzema Biography:

Real Name Karim Mostafa Benzema
Nickname  COCO
Age  34
Height (approx) 1.85 m ( 6 ft 1 in)
Weight (approx) In Kilograms- 81 kg (approx)

In Pounds- 180 lbs (approx)

Personal Information

Date of Birth  19 December 1987
Birth Place Lyon, France
Ethnicity Algerian
Nationality French

Family Status

Father’s Name Hafid Benzema
Mother’s Name Wahida Djebbara
Marital Status Married
Wife’s Name Cora Gauthier
Child Two


Source Of Income Adidas, Hyundai, BWin, SFR, LCL
Salary (approx) 8 Million GBP(2021)
Net Worth $70 Million

Social Profiles

Twitter Profile @Benzema
Instagram Profile @karimbenzema

Karim Benzema Net Worth in 2022:

Benzema’s net worth is a massive €140 million (£124 Million) since he signed for Real Madrid in 2009. It is actually worth massive as the player has been on incredibly high wages ever.


Karim Benzema currently earns £ 275,920 per week and an annual salary is £14.3 Million. He has a contract until 2023 with Los Blancos. He has a sponsorship with Korean Automobile Company Hyundai, French Telephone operator SFR and its subsidiary BuzzMbolie. Also, he had a long-standing sponsorship deal with Adidas and is often seen wearing their boots. But there is little to no information available on his earnings from these deals.

Karim Benzema’s Wife and Child:

Benzema is married to Cora Gauthier. He has two children. In 2015, Benzema met Cora and married her a year later. Cora is a stepmom to Melia. Melia is the first child of Benzema from one of his previous relationships.

Benzema and Cora had their first child together in 2017. This child is a boy called Ibrahim. Cora Gauthier is a French Model, Instagram Influencer and Fashion Blogger. She supports Benzema throughout his career and is often seen at stadiums of his games.

Karim Benzema’s Records and Awards:


  • Bravo Award: 2008
  • Ligue 1 top scorrer: 2007-08
  • Couple de france top Scorer: 2007-08
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: January 2008, April 2008
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2007–08
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2007–08
  • Golden Lion for the best Lyon sportsman: 2007, 2008
  • French Rookie of the Year: 2006
  • Peace Cup Best player: 2007
  • Peace Cup Bronze Boot: 2007
  • Étoile d’Or: 2007–08

Real Madrid:

  • Onze d’Or: 2020–21, 2021–22
  • French Player of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2014, 2021
  • UEFA Champions League Player of the Season: 2021–22
  • UEFA Champions League top goalscorer: 2021–22
  • UEFA Champions League top assist provider: 2011–12
  • UEFA Champions League Squad of the Season: 2020–21
  • UEFA Champions League Team of the Season: 2021–22
  • La Liga Player of the Season: 2019–20
  • La Liga Best Player (voted by Marca fans) : 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
  • Trofeo Alfredo Di Stéfano: 2019–20
  • Pichichi Trophy: 2021–22
  • La Liga Team of the Season: 2018–19, 2019–20, 2020–21, 2021–22
  • UEFA La Liga Team of the Season: 2019–20
  • La Liga Player of the Month: October 2014, June 2020, March 2021, September 2021, April 2022
  • Supercopa de España top scorer: 2021–22
  • Real Madrid Player of the Season: 2015–16, 2018–19, 2019–20,  2021–22
  • Best French Player playing Abroad: 2019, 2021, 2022
  • AS Player of the Year: 2021
  • Kicker Player of the Season: 2022
  • Madrid Sports Press Association Award (APDM)
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2020–21, 2021–22
  • L’Équipe’s Team of the Year: 2020, 2021
  • Ballon d’Or nominee: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • FIFA FIFPRO World 11 nominee: 2009, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • UNFP Best French Player playing Abroad nominee: 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Member of Guinness World Records 2021: Player with the most consecutive seasons in the UEFA Champions League (qualified in the competition without interruption since 2005)


  • 2005 UEFA–CAF Meridian Cup top scorer
  • 2014 FIFA World Cup Man of the Match: Honduras (GS), Switzerland (GS)
  • UEFA Euro 2020 Star of the Match: Portugal (GS)
  • UEFA European Championship Bronze Boot: 2020
  • UEFA Nations League Final Man of the Match: 2021
  • UEFA Nations League Finals Bronze Boot: 2021
  • UEFA Nations League Finals Goal of the Tournament: 2021

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