Gael Kakuta

Pravash 09 Aug,2022

Facts of Gael Kakuta

Full Name
Gael Romeo Kakuta Mambenga
Birth Name
Gael Romeo Kakuta Mambenga
Famous Name
Gael Kakuta
French, DR Congo
Married to
Lucie Kakuta
Currently Married



Left Winger

Caps : 11 Squad No : 10 Market Value : 7M Euro World Cup Game : Not Played Position in Team : Left Winger

Football Player

Squad No
Market Value
7M Euro
World Cup Game
Not Played
Position in Team
Left Winger

Career & Net worth

780,000 Euro per year
Net Worth
Football Player
Currently Club
League 1
Started career as
Football Player


Married to
Lucie Kakuta
Currently Married

Gael Kakuta is a French professional football player playing for the Racing Club de Lens, known as RC Lens, which is a French professional football club established in the northern city of the lens. Gael plays for the DR Congo national team and has earned eleven International caps as an experienced player and has incised two goals.

Gael Kakuta plays from a left-winger position. Since Gael's debut in football, Gael has played in different soccer leagues based in dissimilar regions. Kakuta, a Lens youth product, came to Chelsea in a contentious deal in 2007. He was hardly ever utilized at Chelsea and was loaned to six teams in five nations before departing for Sevilla in 2015 after his contract expired. Before deciding to transfer allegiance to the national football team of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in 2017, he was a French youth international and represented his country in every age group from under-16 to under-21.

Gael Kakuta Personal Details

Gael Romeo Kakuta Mambenga better known as Gael Kakuta was born in Lille, France on June 21, 1991. Gael's star sign is Cancer. Gael is 31 years old as of 2022. Kakuta is 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs over 68kg. Gael spent most of his childhood in France. The attractive left winger and attacking midfielder from RC Lens holds French and DR Congo citizenship and is a French national.

GaelGael Kakuta SOURCE: Instagram

Gael attended a school that underlines France. Gael attended institutes and universities in Franceas well. Gael's mother was born and raised in France. While his father represents DR Congo, Gael has, however, kept his parents' exact originalities and professions a secret. Gael has kept his siblings' individuality and sense of self concealed. Gael wears the number 10 jersey for his current club RC Lens

Gael Kakuta's football career

Kakuta has a protracted history of experience in athletic events. Kakuta had commented that he sustained any strategy that included visionary institutions or research centers. Kakuta used to participate in extracurricular sports mainly football when he was more immature and always found them enjoyable. At school, Gael took part in a scope of competitions and activities.

Club career

In 2007, Kakuta relocated to Chelsea and joined the youth team. After playing with colleague Michael Ballack in his debut reserve match, he made an impression at Chelsea. Kakuta quickly started to thrive and after just one season at Chelsea, he was named the Academy Scholar of the Year. In addition, he received the Academy Player of the Year award after leading the young team in scoring in his first Chelsea season with 12 goals in 24 outings. This includes a hat trick in the FA Youth Cup matchup with Port Vale.

Kakuta committed himself to Chelsea until 2015 by signing a new four-and-a-half-year deal on December 21, 2010. Kakuta stated his wish to go because he claims he cannot continue to wait for another season. Kakuta joined Fulham for the remainder of the 2010–11 season after passing his medical on January 26, 2011. Kakuta joined Bolton Wanderers on loan on August 31, 2011, and stayed there until January 1, 2012.

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GaelGael playing for Lens SOURCE: Instagram

On 20 September, he made his League Cup debut against Aston Villa, where he scored in a 2-0 victory. Kakuta signed a four-year deal with Ligue 1 team Amiens SC on July 10, 2017, according to the club's announcement. Hebei China Fortune, however, rejected the transfer. He was ultimately loaned to Amiens SC for one season on August 11, 2017.

Kakuta signed a one-year loan agreement with RC Lens on July 9, 2020, with the possibility of a permanent transfer. In a 2-1 loss to Nice in his first game, he converted a penalty. The option-to-buy in his contract was used on May 26, 2021, and he permanently relocated to Lens.

International Career 

Kakuta has represented France at all levels and was a youth international for that nation. In 45 games from the under-16 level up to the under-20 level, he has scored 15 goals altogether. He made his scoring debut for the under-16 squad against the Republic of Ireland in a 1-1 draw. Kakuta was a regular pick of head coach Francis Smerecki for the under-17 squad. On October 4, 2007, he made his team debut in a 1-1 tie with Switzerland.

Kakuta was able to play for the under-20 team when France won the UEFA Under-19 championship and the country qualified for the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup. On October 7, 2010, he made his team debut against Portugal in a friendly game that concluded 3-3. In 2017, Kakuta made the transfer to the DR Congo national football team. He made his debut in a friendly match against Kenya that DR Congo lost 2-1, and he scored the game's lone goal.

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Salary and Net Worth of Gael Kakuta

The most paramount player for RC Lens FC, Gael Kakuta, started playing football professionally in 2009. Kakuta played for several teams during the course of his thirteen-year, competent, and experienced football career. Gael's football career may be mostly accountable for his success in life. Gael enjoys a thriving life because of his relentless work ethic.

Gael Kakuta allegedly earns £780,000 per year and £15,000per week playing football for his current club RC Lens, according to salarysport. Gael's value is currently estimated by the transfer market to be £7.00M. In 2022, Gael's net worth in 2022 is $5 million. Kakuta's highest market worth as of now is £8.00M when he signed for his current club RC Lens.

GaelGael and his son enjoying in California SOURCE: Instagram

According to the same source, salarysport, the highest earning player in RC Lens is Seko Fofana from Ivory Coast who earns £1,040,000 yearly and £20,000  in a week, followed by Gael Kakuta. The third highest earning player for RC Lens is Arnaud Kalimuendo, a French striker who earns an amount of £676,000 in a year with £13,000 per week. 

By maintaining a delightful lifestyle, Gael gains from endorsement and sponsorship agreements. Gael has his own home in France. Gael is a content man who recently bought a grandiloquent automobile. 

Relationship status, Love life, and affairs.

Gael Kakuta is a married athlete. Gael is married to the French lady, Lucie. The French pairs dated for a very long time before wedding. There marriage date is under curtain as of now, but they got married in the attendance of their parents. The Kakuta pair have also started their own family. Additionally, Gael Kakuta has three kids. 

GaelGael and his wife SOURCE: Instagram

Gael's wife Lucie Kakuta is an Instagram model with more than 310k followers and more than 4,363 followers. Lucie and Gael have often been seen together in public places with their children. Lucie also posts pictures of her family on her Instagram account. So, Gael is living his high life with his family in France.

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