Kurt Zouma Biography, Net Worth, Personal Life & Facts

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Quick Facts of Kurt Zouma 

Full Name Kurt Happy Zouma
Date of Birth 27 October 1994
Age 26
Nationality French
Birthplace Lyon, France
Profession Professional footballer
Playing Position Defender
Clubs 2003–2009 FC Vaulx-en-Velin

2009–2011 Saint-Étienne

2011–2013 Saint-Étienne B

2011–2014 Saint-Étienne

2014– Chelsea

2014 → Saint-Étienne (loan)

2017–2018 → Stoke City (loan)

2018–2019 → Everton (loan)

2010 France U16

2010–2011 France U17

2012 France U19

2013 France U20

2013–2014 France U21

2015– France

Father Guy Zouma
Mother NA
Siblings Yoan Zouma, Lionel Zouma and 4 more
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Partner Sandra Zouma
Girlfriend Sandra
Kids 2(son and daughter)
Religion Islam
Estimated Net Worth: £23 million
Source of net worth Football career
Height Feet- (6ft 3 in)

Meters- 1.90m

Centimeters-190cm

Weight 95 kg
Eye color Black
Hair color Dark brown
Social media Instagram

Twitter

Kurt Zouma is a professional footballer who is currently playing for Chelsea and his French nation’s national side as a defensive. His size and strength make him a danger for strikers. He has been awe-inspiring in helping the clubs with who he has played win awards.

He was in the stadium when Saint Etienne took home the Coupe de la Ligue, and Chelsea were crowned champions of their first League Cup and the Premier League.

Who is Kurt Zouma?

 The baby was named Kurt Happy Zouma on the 27 days in October 1994. He was raised in Lyon, France, by his father, Guy Zouma, and his mother, whose name isn’t well-known. He was raised living in Lyon, being one of six children of his parents who immigrated.

It is French by birth but has African roots that date back into the Central African Republic, where the former resident left to move to France to seek better living conditions.

 Kurt Zouma has two other brothers who play professional football. One of them is Lionel Zouma, who is currently a defense player at Swiss club Vevey United and his native country that is his country, the Central African Republic (CAR). The other brother of his Yoan Zouma is a loaned player with Altrincham FC.

The path to becoming a soccer player began when he was a young age. Kurt Zouma was 9 when his first team was Vaulx-en-Velin as an attacking right-winger before switching to a defensive. The team he played for six years before making a move into Saint Etienne.

Then, two years later, He signed a paper to sign his first official deal with the club, which lasted three years. Later, he was promoted in the team’s first senior squad from Christophe Galtier. He made his first appearance in the team at age 16 in August of 2011 against Bordeaux.

It was signed by Chelsea at the beginning of January in 2014 with a cost that was PS12 million. The club later loaned him out to Stock City in 2017 and Everton in the year 2018. But, following his loan period at both clubs, the player returned to Chelsea in 2019 to continue playing.

 Professional Career Award 

  • Coupe de la Ligue (2012/13)
  • 2. Premier League cups (2014/15 and 2016/17)
  • EFL Cup (2014/15)
  • FIFA U-20 World Cup (2013)
  • Chelsea Young Player of the Year (2014//15)

At present, he’s nearing becoming a Champions League winner should Chelsea beat Manchester City in the final.

 International Career

Kurt Zouma

Zouma made his debut as a player for France through former Chelsea midfielder Didier Deschamps during a 2-0 friendly victory over Denmark in March 2015 on the Stade Geoffroy-Guichard ground he had previously played at when he was with St-Etienne.

But, a knee injury made him unable to play in Euro 2016 on home soil, and he was forced to wait until August 2017 before he could rejoin the squad. He was on their preliminary longlist for the next World Cup but missed out on the final selection.

He couldn’t return to the field at an international level until he was brought on as a substitute in the match against Iceland following the tournament. The first time he played in an international game was in June of 2019, when he scored the first time he scored for France (above) during their defeated Andorra 4-1 during Euro 2020 qualifying.

He followed this up with more appearances during the Nations League and World Cup qualifying before being included as part of their final squad to play in Euro 2020. He did not play in the tournament as France lost in the last 16.

Kurt Zouma Salary And  Net Worth

Many people wonder how much this imposing player earns in salary while playing for Chelsea. He earns PS46 000 per week and makes PS2 392 000 per year. He has so far amassed a whopping PS17 368,000 for his career as a player.

His net worth is PS23 million. He earned this sum through his contract with various clubs he’s played with. In 2014 when he signed a five-year contract with Chelsea that was worth PS12 million.

His current contract is set to expire at the end of June 2023. Perhaps he will be able to get a new contract when the term of his current one.

 Body Measurements

This robust Chelsea and French defensive player are tall. His height is 6’3 inches. And weighs 95 kg. His weight and height have given him the edge to thwart and smother players from other teams constantly.

 Facts About Kurt Zouma

He shares a name to Jean-Claude Van Damme’s character on The 1989 Action Thriller Movie Kickboxer.

The parents of his have a distinctive method of giving their children names. His birth name was initially known as Kurt, precisely like Kurt Sloane, played by Jean-Claude Van Damme in the cult 1989 action-thriller movie film Kickboxer.

  • He Practices The Islamic Religion

Zouma prays five times daily as required by the Islamic faith for those who follow it. Zouma has also visited the Islamic nation in Saudi Arabia in 2019 as an observant pilgrimage to Mecca. This is evidence that he adheres to the principles of the Islamic faith.

  • He has a second name, “Happy,” which originates From An African Belief.

 Since his family relocated to France after the Central African Republic (CAR) and his parents are firm to their African convictions. Thus, his name is Happy, a true expression of the African tradition of using positive words for second names.

  • He Got Married In 2012

A lot of people may be wondering if this youthful French and Chelsea actor is now married. The truth is, he was married in 2012 when the age was only 19 years old.

  • He is younger than his wife.

The age of a person is only a number. However, love and maturity are a result of the heart and the mind. This is evident in the marriage of Sandra and Kurt. Even though he’s two years older than her, she is supportive, loves her husband, and greatly admires him.

 

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