Nafissa Benzema - Updated Jul 2024

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Nafissa Benzema

Nafissa Benzema is a French celebrity sibling. Moreover, Nafissa Benzema is best known as the sister of French footballer, Karim Benzema. Karim is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for La Liga club Real Madrid and the France national team.

Early Life

Nafissa Benzema was born in Lyon, France, and holds French nationality. There is no exact information regarding her exact birth date. Moreover, she is the daughter of Hafid Benzema (father) and Wahida Djebbara (mother).

Originally, her parents were Algerian. Moreover, her father was born in Tigzirt, and her mother was born and raised in Lyon.

She has 8 siblings, whose names are Karim Benzema, Gressy Benzema, Sabri Benzema, Sofia Benzema, Farid Benzema, Lydia Benzema, Celia Benzema, and Laeticia Benzema.

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Caption: Nafissa Benzema with her brother Karim Benzema (Source: sourcefoot936 – Skyrock.com)

Three of her brothers, Karim, Gressy, and Sabri Benzema, are also sportsmen. Gressy played in the French sixth tier for Vaulx-en-Velin, while Sabri is a member of the Bron youth team.

And, Karim is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for the La Liga club Real Madrid and the France national team.

Talking about her educational career, Nafissa has not shared any details regarding her academic qualifications. Looking at her, she might have completed her graduation from a university near her hometown.

Nafissa Benzema – Net Worth 2024

At the moment, Nafissa Benzema has not shared her income, salary, and net worth in public. On the other hand, her brother as a professional footballer has earned a huge sum of money in his football career. Karim’s net worth is estimated at around $46 million.

Awards

As of now, Nafissa Benzema has not yet received awards or recognition in her career. On the other hand, her brother Karim has received some of them.

In 2008, he won the Bravo Award. Moreover, in 2019, he won the Best French Player Playing Abroad. Later, he earned the La Liga Player of the Month in 2021. He later earned the Pichichi Trophy in 2022.

Professional Career

Regarding her professional career, Nafissa Benzema has not disclosed her profession or job in public at the moment. On the other hand, her brother, Karim Benzema is a world-renowned football player.

 Karim Benzema

Karim Benzema started his senior career in 2005 with his local team Olympique Lyonnais, intermittently assisting them to three Ligue 1 championships.

He ended the season as the league’s leading goalscorer, winning his fourth league championship and his first Coupe de France, and was named the league’s Player of the Year and a member of the Team of the Year in 2008.

When he signed for Real Madrid in 2009 for 35 million pounds, it set a new record for a football transfer in France at the time. After finding it difficult to establish himself in his first season, he eventually established a consistent goalscoring rate with the team.

He later became a key member of the BBC trio, which included Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo, who helped Real Madrid win four consecutive UEFA Champions League championships from 2014 to 2018.

As a Captain for Real Madrid

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Caption: Karim Benzema playing from Real Madrid FC (Source: The Real Champs)

Karim moved from the false 9positions to the main striker after Ronaldo left in 2018.

With him being chosen to the La Liga Team of the Season in 2018–19, 2019–20, and 2020–21, receiving the league’s Best Player award in 2019–2,0, and taking home the Pichichi Trophy in 2021–22, his popularity inside Real Madrid’s lineup considerably increased.

In addition to earning the top scorer and player of the season awards, his outstanding career-high performance while captaining Real Madrid to victory in the 2021–22 Champions League has been recognized as one of the best individual campaigns in the competition’s history.

With Real Madrid, he has gathered 22 trophies, including five Champions League titles, two Copas del Reys, and four La Liga championships.

International career

He represented France at the international level, winning the UEFA European Under-17 Championship in 2004, and made his senior debut for France in 2007 at the age of 19.

Since then, he has earned almost 90 caps, scoring in three of them and participating in four major competitions (2008, 2012, and 2020 UEFA European Championships and the 2014 FIFA World Cup).

He became the fifth-highest goalscorer in his country’s history after scoring his first goal in a friendly match against Austria.

He was controversially left out of the team for the 2010 World Cup, and after being linked to a scandal in 2015, he missed more than five years of France’s matches before making a comeback for the Euro  2020.

Relationship Status

Talking about her personal life, Nafissa Benzema has not shared anything regarding her relationship status. Moreover, she is quite private and shows up in public very often.

So, we can assume that she might be single and unmarried. At the moment, this woman is not a part of controversy nor got rumors and focuses on her career.

Body Measurements

Benzema has blonde hair with dark brown eyes color. Other than this, she has not shared her information regarding her height, weight, and other body stats.

Nafissa Benzema – Social Media

At the moment, she is not active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. She might like to keep her life away from the limelight of the media.