Karim Benzema’s father, Hafid Benzema Bio: Wife, Career, Net Worth, Age, Height, Children, Wikipedia

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Hafid Benzema is a French citizen of Algerian origin who is best known as the father of Karim Benzema, one of the world’s most successful and popular footballers.

Hafid Benzema has raised nine children with his wife, Wahida Djebbara, and has supported his son’s career from a young age.

Hafid Benzema is a devout Muslim who has instilled his values and culture in his family.


  • Full name: Hafid Benzema
  • Date of birth: August 24, 1957
  • Age: 66 years old
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of birth: Tigzirt, Algeria
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: N/A
  • Height: 1.78 m
  • Parents: Da Lakehal Benzema
  • Siblings: N/A
  • Spouse: Wahida Djebbara
  • Children: Lydia Benzema, Nafissa Benzema, Sofia Benzema, Laeticia Benzema, Celis Benzema, Gressy Benzema, Sabri Benzema, Farid Benzema, Karim Benzema
  • Relationship status: Married
  • Net worth: $800k

Early Life & Education

Hafid Benzema was born in Tigzirt, a coastal town in northern Algeria, on August 24, 1957, to parents Da Lakehal Benzema.

His ancestors can be traced back to Algeria, and he is proud of his heritage. Not much is known about his childhood as he has not revealed any details concerning his siblings and education.

Personal Life

Hafid Benzema is married to Wahida Djebbara, who was born in Algeria. Her family originated from Oran, a city in western Algeria.

Hafid moved to France in his youth and became a French citizen with his wife. He settled in Lyon, a city in southeastern France, where he started his family.

He has nine children: four sons and five daughters, including Karim, Gressy, Sabri, Farid, Laeticia, Sofia, Nafissa, Lydia, and Celia Benzema.

Hafid Benzema was determined to keep his family away from bad influences and encouraged them to pursue their dreams.

He was especially close to his son Karim, the first boy born after three girls.

Hafid Benzema recognized his son’s talent for football and enrolled him in a local club when he was eight. He supported his son’s passion and often accompanied him to his matches and training sessions.

Hafid Benzema’s current age is unknown, as he has yet to reveal his date of birth to the public.


Hafid Benzema’s professional career is unknown, as he has not disclosed any information about his occupation or education.

He is famous for being the father of Karim Benzema, one of the best footballers in the world. Karim Benzema started his football career in 2005 with his local club, Olympique Lyonnais, where he won four Ligue 1 titles and one Coupe de France.

He was named the Ligue 1 Player of the Year and the Team Player of the Year in 2008 after finishing as the league’s top scorer.

He joined Real Madrid in 2009 for a then-French record transfer fee of €35 million. He has since won four Champions League titles, three La Liga titles, two Copa del Rey titles, and four FIFA Club World Cup titles with Real Madrid.

Net Worth

Hafid Benzema’s net worth is estimated at $800k. Although, he has not revealed his income or assets to the public.

Social Media

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