Net Worth: $40 Million
- Source of Wealth Football, Sports
- Birth Place Lyon, France
- Height 6' 0" (1.84 m)
- Marital Status Single
- Full Name Karim Mostafa Benzema
- Nationality France
- Date of Birth December 19, 1987
- Ethnicity French
- Weight 184 lbs (85 kg)
- Occupation Footballer
- Children None
About Karim Benzema
Currently playing for La Liga’s Real Madrid, Karim Benzema is a professional French footballer with an estimated net worth amounting to $40 million in 2012.
Often described as “a potent finisher from inside the box”, strongly, powerful and talente striker, Karim Benzema is also known for his scoring ability, technical ability, and powerful style of play.
Starting his football career with Bron Terraillon, a local football club, Karim Benzema set off to join Olympique Lyonnais, which was considered as the biggest football club in the city. Debuting in the 2004–05 season, impressed the audience by scoring 2004–05 season over 30 goals on Lyon’s seventh straight league title. His incredibly impressive performance led him to be named as the Ligue 1 Player of the Year by the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP). In July 2009, he was signed by Real Madrid to a six-year contract. He earned a greater deal of prominence after scoring 32 goals which helped the team won the 2011 Copa del Rey, as well as the La Liga 2011–12 edition. With this performance, he became a recipient of the French Player of the Year award.