Zinedine Zidane also known by his last name Zidane is a retired French professional football player and coach. He has managed world-class teams like Real Madrid from 2016 to 2018 and Real Madrid Castilla from 2014 to 2016. He is popular in the world for being the champion of the 1998 FIFA World Cup and also for head butting an opponent in 2006 FIFA World Cup.
Early Life And Family Of Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Zidane was born Zinédine Yazid Zidane on 23 June 1972 and is 46 years old as of early 2019. He was born in the middle-class family in Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France to father Smaïl Zidane and mother Malika Zidane. He is of French nationality and is of Algerian Kabyle Berber descent.
Zinedine Zidane's Career
Zinedine Zidane began his career as a football player from US Saint-Henri as a youth player in 1982. He finally made his senior team appearances from Cannes in 1989. He became associated with Real Madrid in 2001 and also scored 37 goals for the club.
Zinedine started his coaching career in 2014 for Real Madrid Castilla for around two years till 2016. From 2016 to 2018, he coached Real Madrid.
Zinedine Zidane's Net Worth And Salary
Zinedine Zidane, who is regarded as one of the greatest players from all over the world, has earned hefty money from his professional football career.
As of early 2019, Zinedine Zidane's net worth is reported to be around $70 million. In January 2019, he received an annual salary of $50,000,000 from the Qatar National Team.
Zinedine earned an annual salary of $9,500,000 as the manager of Real Madrid in 2017 and 2018. In 2016, he received an annual salary of $6,140,000 as the manager of Real Madrid.
Zinedine enjoys a lavish lifestyle driving an expensive cars collection. The total worth of his cars collection is $3,050,000 that includes Range Rover, Audi, and Ferrari.
Zinedine Zidane's Personal Life
While talking about Zinedine Zidane's personal life and current relationship status, he is a married man. He has been married to wife Véronique Fernández. Her full name is Véronique Fernandez-Lentisco and is a simple housewife.
It is said that they first met each other when he was playing from Cannes. They began their romantic love affairs since then and finally got married in 1994. They are still together with no sign of them getting divorced. They also have four children together. He is happy to have her as his loving spouse.