N'Golo Kanté

by John Max 22 Aug,2017
N'Golo Kanté
Body Stats
Height 5 feet 5 inch
Personal Info
  • Birth Name N'Golo Kanté
  • Birth Place Paris
  • Famous Name N'Golo Kanté
  • Net Worth $13.2 million
  • Salary $200 thousand per week
  • Past Team Boulogne, Caen, Leicester City
  • Market Value $90 million
  • Position in Team Defensive midfielder
  • Current team Chelsea
  • Nationality Malian-French
  • Ethnicity African descent
  • Profession Footballer
  • Started career as Footballer
  • Affair with N/A
  • Girlfriend N/A

N’Golo Kante is a professional football player who currently plays for Premier League club Chelsea and France National Team. He has even played for other clubs including Boulogne, Caen, 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. As of 2018, his net worth is estimated $13.2 million. 

N'Golo Kanté Early Life 

Kante was born on 29 March 1991 in Paris, France. Regarding nationality, he is French and Malian too and his zodiac sign is Aries. His parents are the 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 his early age, Kante was passionate about football and used to play the backyard of his house along 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 10 August 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.

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

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On 16 July 2016, Kante signed with Chelsea for a reported fee of $32 million. On 15 August 2016, he made his competitive debut against the 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 which made him include in the PFA Team of the Year. Moreover, he was also named the PFA Player of the Year, PWA Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Season and was the only player to after Eric Cantona to receive the honor.

N'Golo Kanté International Career

On 17 March 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 runner-up position in the Euro Cup 2016.

N'Golo Kanté's Style of Play

Kante is workhorses of his team. He is very good at winning tackles and can shoot and dribble past players. He has the ability to maintain possession of the ball and looking for the passes that can start attacks.

N'Golo Kanté Personal Life & Affair

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

Despite being a popular 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 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. Actually, Layla Anna-Lee has passed a comment in 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 without knowing the whole story tried to portray her as N'golo Kante's girlfriend. But later it was cleared that the duo is not dating. 

N'Golo Kanté, Salary Net Worth & Endorsements

Not only name and fame, but Kante has earned huge wealth through his professional football career.  On 16 July 2016, he signed to one of the most popular English clubs Chelsea with the fee of £32 million. The contract will last until 2021. As per the contract, he receives the salary of $200 thousand per week. His current market value is $90 million

As of 2018, Kante has a whopping net worth of $13.2 millionHe is also endorsed by several companies including footwear company 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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