NGolo Kante

Binor 11 Dec,2017


N'Golo Kante is a French professional football player who currently plays as a central midfielder for the English club Chelsea and the France national team. The 26-year-old professional has played for clubs like Boulogne, Caen, Leicester City and Chelsea.

He is one of the most efficient players in the Premier League. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $3 million form his present club.

Early Life

N'Golo Kante was born on 29 March 1991 to French parents in Mali. Kanté's parents migrated to France from Mali in 1980. He began playing football at the age of 8, joining the youth academy of JS Suresnes. Talking about his nationality, he is a French Citizen.

Club Career


N'Golo Kante began his professional football career in 2012, joining the local professional club Boulogne. He made his professional club debut on 18 May 2012, in a match against Monaco. He scored his first goal for the club on 10 August 2012, in a 1-0 win over Luzenac. His only season with the club ended up with a total 38 appearances and 3 goals.

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He further made his move to the Ligue 2 side Caen in 2013. His goal for the club came in his second match against Laval on 9 August 2013. He was in the club for two years making a total of 75 appearances and 4 goals.

Leicester City

N'Golo Kante further signed a four years contract on 3 August 2015 with the Premier League club Leicester City. He made his professional debut for the club on 8 August 2015, replacing Vardy in a match against Sunderland.

His debut premier league goal came on 7 November 2015, in a match against Watford. He was the key player for his team which won the Premier League title along with Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez. His only season with the club ended up with a total of 37 appearances and 3 goals.


He further made his way to Chelsea signing to a five-year contract with the club on 16 July 2016. His debut for the club was on 15 August 2016 against West Ham United and his first goal for the club was on 23 October 2016 against Manchester United. He still plays for the club forming a great midfield supporting his team members Pedro and Eden Hazard.

International Career

N'Golo Kante has represented his national side France at both junior and senior levels in several tournaments. His senior international debut for France was on 25 March 2016, in a friendly match against Netherlands. He scored his first goal for the club on 29 March in a match against Russia on his 25th birthday. He has won 20 caps for his national side scoring a goal. Other players of his national team are Dimitri Payet and Kylian Mbappe  

Personal Life

Ngolo Kante is neither married nor engaged. As per our research, presently, he is single and isn't dating anyone. He hasn't yet revealed anything regarding his girlfriend or any relationships. There is no any speculation about him having a girlfriend or wife. Kante is solely focused towards his career rather than engaging in a relationship.

Net Worth and Endorsements

Ngolo Kante has an estimated net worth of $7 million as he has played for several top clubs. As of 2017, he is receiving an annual salary of $3 million from his present club. As hasn't linked with any endorsing brands or companies, the only source of his earning is football. His current market value is around $53 million.


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