N'Golo Kanté

MKhanal 22 Aug,2017

Facts of N'Golo Kanté

African descent
Birth Name
N'Golo Kanté
Famous Name
N'Golo Kanté
Affair with


Defensive midfielder

Past Team : Boulogne, Caen, Leicester City Market Value : $90 million Position in Team : Defensive midfielder

Football Player

Past Team
Boulogne, Caen, Leicester City
Market Value
$90 million
Position in Team
Defensive midfielder

Career & Net worth

Net Worth
$20 Million
Started career as


Affair with

N’Golo Kante is a professional football player who plays for Premier League club Chelsea and France National Team. He has even played for other clubs, including Boulogne, Caen, and Leicester City. He started his professional career in 2012.

Kante made his senior international debut for France in 2016. He is the winner of the PFA Players Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year for the 2016-17 season. His net worth is an estimated $20 million. 

N'Golo Kanté Early Life 

Kante was born on March 29, 1991, in Paris, France. Regarding nationality, he is French and Malian, and his zodiac sign is Aries. His parents are immigrants from Mali.

He grew up in Rueil-Malmaison, Hauts-de-Seine, and has a younger sister who also plays football for the youth team at Suresnes. From an early age, Kante was passionate about football and played in his house's backyard with his friends.

He started his youth career with JS Suresnes, where he played from 1999 to 2010.

N'Golo Kanté Professional Life

Club Career

Kante started his professional career with Boulogne in 2012 and played just for a season. On August 10, 2012, He scored his first senior goal in a win against the Luzenac.

Upon playing with Boulogne, he went to play with Stade Malherbe Caen, where he played from 2013 to 2015 and scored four goals in 75 apps.

In 2015, Kante joined Leicester City for £5.6 million. He was one of the best performers in the club, who helped Leicester win their first Premier League title.

On July 16, 2016, Kante signed with Chelsea for a reported fee of $32 million. On August 15, 2016, he made his competitive debut against West Ham United. He had his best season with the club and helped to win the Premier League title in his first season.

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Kante was individually the best performer and included in the PFA Team of the Year. Moreover, he was named the PFA Player of the Year, PWA Player of the Year, and Premier League Player of the Season and was the only player after Eric Cantona to receive the honor. 

N'Golo Kanté International Career

On March 17, 2016, Kante was selected for the France senior national team. Until now, he has made 17 apps with team France. He was also on the French National Team, which gained a runner-up position in the Euro Cup 2016.

N'Golo Kanté's Style of Play

Kante is the workhorse of his team. He is very good at winning tackles and can shoot and dribble past players. He can maintain possession of the ball and look for the passes that can start attacks.

N'Golo Kanté Personal Life & Affair

Kante is believed to be single and has no girlfriend. There is also no information regarding his past affairs. 

Although a famous footballer, Kante has not talked about his private concerns. His personal life is behind the curtains. It seems he is not a married man, and neither he has a wife in his life.

Currently, Kante is focused on his game, and his career goal is everything for him, but he was caught in a fan-made affair controversy with sexy ESPN reporter Layla Anna-Lee. Layla Anna-Lee has passed a comment on a new ESPN vlog page, stating the French defensive midfielder did not deserve to be in the English Premier League title-winning team last season.

Her comment maddened a lot of Chelsea fans. In between, this turns events the Kante's fans tried to portray her as N'golo Kante's girlfriend without knowing the whole story. But later, it was cleared that the duo was not dating. 

N'Golo Kanté, Salary Net Worth & Endorsements

Besides his name and fame, Kante has earned massive wealth through his professional football career. On July 16, 2016, he signed to one of the most popular English clubs, Chelsea, with a fee of £32 million. The contract will last until 2021. Per the contract, he receives a salary of $200 thousand per week. His current market value is $90 million

Kante Kante has a sponsorship deal with Adidas SOURCE: Instagram@nglkante

Kante has a whopping net worth of $20 million. In 2018, The player signed a 5-year / £75,400,000 contract with Chelsea F.C., including an annual average salary of £15,080,000. He is also endorsed by several companies, including footwear, Adidas, and more. He makes about a million from his endorsement amount.

Kante owns three luxury cars; Mercedes Benz, Range Rover, and Aston Martin, worth around $1.5 million. He also has a house in Paris bought in 2013 for $1.36 million. 


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