Kalidou Koulibaly

MKhanal 11 Jun,2018

Facts of Kalidou Koulibaly

Birth Name
Kalidou Koulibaly
Famous Name
Kalidou Koulibaly
Currently Married


Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$20 million
Currently Club


Currently Married

France-born Senegalese international footballer Kalidou Koulibaly is currently signed to Serie A club Napoli as a center-back. Since 2015, he has been on the Senegal national team and has been capped 22 times. He has even played 11 matches for the France U-20 national team and was part of the Senegal team at the FIFA World Cup 2018.

As of 2022, Kalidou Koulibaly has an estimated net worth of around $20 million. He earns about £9,516,000 as an annual salary. He is married and has a child with his wife.

Kalidou Koulibaly's Net Worth and Endorsement

As of 2022, Kalidou Koulibaly's net worth is estimated to be around $20 million. His weekly wage is reported to be £183,000, and he earns £9,516,000 in a year. His current market value is recorded at $58.58 million.

Koulibaly earlier received $2.34 million per annum as his salary from his present club, Napoli, while the highest-paid player in the team, Lorenzo Insigne, earned €3.6 million in a year in 2018. Aside, he earns much from sponsorship, salary from the national team, and endorsement deals with various brands, including Nike.

Married Life with Charline

Koulibaly is happily married to 28-year-old French Charline Oudenot. Since childhood, the couple dated each other and tied the knot at an early age.

Kalidou Koulibaly with his wife Charline Oudenot SOURCE: LifeBogger

Together with his wife, he shares an adorable baby boy named Seni, who was born on 16 January 2016. He often posts adorable pictures with his son in his official Instagram account but has maintained his wife's identity in a low profile.

Kalidou Koulibaly with his wife and son SOURCE: WTFoot

Thus far, there and no rumors and new popped out regarding his married life. Thus, he is living a blissful life with his family.

Racial Abuse

In December 2018, during the match against Inter Milan at San Siro, Kalidou Koulibaly was targeted for racial abuse. Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti asked the match official to suspend the game for three times but was repeatedly ignored.

Koulibaly was sent off after receiving two yellow cards; first for a foul on Matteo Politano, the second was for sarcastically applauding the referee's decision.

Bio and Early Life

A native of Saint-Die-des-Vosges, France, Kalidou Koulibaly, was born on 20th June 1991, to Senegalese parents. His star sign is Gemini. By nationality, he is both French and Senegalese and ethnicity wise, he belongs to African.

At an early age of eight, Koulibaly began footballing with Saint-Die. After spending four years, he switched to Metz and then again returned to his previous club in 2006. In 2009, Koulibaly rejoined Metz.

Kalidou Koulibaly's Club Career


Before the start of the 2010-11 season, Koulibaly signed his first official contract with Metz, agreeing on a one-year deal. Soon, he was promoted to the senior team of the club by manager Dominique Bijotat.

On 20th August 2010, he made his professional and first-team debut, appearing as a substitute in a 1-0 win over Vannes.

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K.R.C Genk

On 29th June 2012, Koulibaly arrived at Racing Genk, signing a four-year deal. On 23rd August, he made his debut for the club in a UEFA Europa League play-off qualifying round against Luzern. The match ended in a 2-1 loss.

His first goal for the club came on 23rd December 2012 in a 4-2 home defeat to Anderlecht.


On 2nd July 2014, Koulibaly moved to Serie A side S.S.C. Napoli, signing a five-year contract for a reported transfer of $8.65 million. He was assigned the shirt No. 26 upon arrival.

On 19th August 2014, he made his Napoli debut in a 1-1 draw against Athletic Bilbao in a UEFA Champions League playoff-round qualifier. On 24th September, he scored his first goal for the club in a 3-3 draw with Palermo.

Kalidou Koulibaly's International Career

Koulibaly was born and raised in France by Senegalese parents, so he is eligible to play for both nations. He played 2011-12 for France under 20 National Team. Nonetheless, in early September 2015, he switched federation and moved to the Senegal national team.

On 5th September 2015, Koulibaly made his debut for Senegal national team in an AFCON qualifier in a 2-0 win over Namibia. Also, the player was a team member of the Senegal team that played at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations.

In May 2018, Koulibaly was named in Senegal 23 man squad along with his teammates Khadim N'Diaye, Youssouf Sabaly, Idrissa Gueye, and Cheikh N'Doye to play World Cup in Russia. Senegal was tied in the group with Poland, Colombia, and Japan and was knocked out from the group stage.

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