Riyad Mahrez

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Riyad Mahrez
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Personal Info
  • Birth Name Riyad Mahrez
  • Birth Place Sarcelles
  • Famous Name Riyad Mahrez
  • Father Ahmed Mahrez
  • Mother Halima Mahrez
  • Net Worth £ 3.35 million
  • Salary £ 1 million
  • Nationality French
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Rita Mahrez
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children 1
  • Affair with Rita Mahrez
  • Girlfriend Rita Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez is a professional footballer who plays as a winger for Premier League club Leicester City and the Algerian national team.

Mahrez turned professional in 2009 with Quimper and joined the English side Leicester City, helping them win the Championship and promotion to the Premier League at the end of his first season.

Early Life of Riyad Mahrez

Riyad Mahrez was born as Riyad Karim Mahrez on February 21, 1991, at Sarcelles, France. He is the son of Ahmed Mahrez who was also a football player and his mother is Halima Mahrez.

As his father is an Algerian and his mother is of Algerian and Moroccan descent, he belongs to the mixture a mixed Arabic-Caucasian ethnicity and holds an Algerian, Moroccan, and French nationality.

Riyad Mahrez's Professional Life

Mahrez turned professional in 2009 joining the CFA side Quimper appearing in 23 games and scoring 2 goals for the club. He further joined Le Havre in 2010, turning down offers from leading French teams Paris Saint-Germain and Marseille to join them.

He was in the club for three successive seasons, appearing in 60 matches scoring 24 goals. He went on to join the English club, Leicester United in 2014, signing to a three-and-a-half-year contract.

He made his debut on 25 January 2014, coming on in the 79th minute as a substitute for Jamie Vardy, in the 2–0 win against Middlesbrough. He helped his club to be titled as winners of the Championship, returning to the Premier League for the first time in ten years.

Mahrez and his midfield partners Marc Albrighton, N'Golo Kanté and Danny Drinkwater and went on the Premier League in 2016, being named in the PFA Team of the Year in April 2016.

Personal Life of Riyad Mahrez

Talking about his personal life and affairs, currently 27, Riyad Mahrez is a happily married man. He got married to his loving girlfriend, Rita Mahrez (Rita Johal before marriage) who is an English model. The couple tied their knots on 16 August 2015, among their family and friends.

The couple is blessed with a beautiful baby girl whom they named Inanya. Riyad and Rita are living a happy life as their family is now completed by the birth of their first child. As Mahrez can be seen active in various charities, He often takes time out from his busy schedules and appears in various charity works and events. 

Riyad Mahrez's Net Worth and Salary

Riyad Mahrez has an estimated net worth of $8 million in 2018, including all of his properties and earnings. He enjoys a very attractive salary of around $4 million on the yearly basis. The player with jersey no. 26 stands 5 ft. 10 in. tall with a weight of 60 kg.

As of 2018, Mahrez's market value is recorded to be $53 million. The maximum of his net worth is built through his professional career in football. The Car brands owned by Riyad Mahrez include Mercedes Benz, Audi, and Lamborghini.

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