Kylian Mbappe

Kylian Mbappe - Updated Jan 2023

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Birthplace
Paris, France

Kylian Mbappe is a popular forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain and the France national team. Kylian Mbappe is regarded as one of the strong players in the world. Similarly, he is known for his dribbling skills, speed, and finishing.

Early Life and Childhood

Kylian Mbappe was born on December 20, 1998, in the beautiful city of Paris, France. His age is 23 years as of 2022 and he is a naturalized French citizen and Christian by religion.

Similarly, his full name is Kylian Mbappe Lottin and his birth sign is Sagittarius. He was raised in Bondy, Seine-Saint-Denis.

His father, Wilfried, is originally from Cameroon and is a football coach in addition to being Mbappe’s agent, while his mother, Fayza Lamari, is of Algerian Kabyle origin and is a former handball player.

He is a devout Christian. His brother Ethan played for Paris Saint-under-12 Germain’s team. His other adoptive brother Jires Kembo Ekoko is also a professional footballer.

Education

Mbappe studied in a private Catholic school in Bondy as a child, where he was considered an academically gifted student. Later, Mbappe might have skipped college as he started to play football at an early age to pursue his professional career. However, his additional academic credentials are unavailable.

Career and Professional Life

Moving on to his career, he began his senior club career in 2015 with Monaco, where he won the Ligue 1 title. Later, he signed for Paris Saint-Germain on an eventual permanent transfer worth €180 million in 2017, making him the club’s second-most expensive player and the most expensive teenager.

Moreover, he won four Ligue 1 titles, and three Coupes de France. He is the club’s all-time second-highest goalscorer also he helped the club to reach its first UEFA Champions League Final in 2020.

Similarly, he made his senior debut for France in 2017, at the age of 18. At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, he became the youngest French player to score in a World Cup, and the second teenager, after Pele, to score in a World Cup Final.

Furthermore, he was a member of the FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2018 and 2019, as well as the UEFA Team of the Year in 2018 and the UEFA Champions League of the Season.

In addition, he was named Soccer’s Best Player of the Year in 2021. Also, he won the Golden Boy in 2017. Similarly, he was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year three times and was the league’s top scorer for four seasons.

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Caption: Kylian Mbappe playing football. Source: Draft King Nation

More about his Career

He was signed by Leonardo Jardim to be a mainstay in Monaco’s B-team, but his level of skill prompted his promotion to the main squad after only three weeks.

In addition, on August 31, 2017, Paris Saint-Germain announced the loan signing of him from Monaco. Later, he was called up to the France squad for the World Cup in Russia on May 17, 2018.

He is representing his country France in the 2022 FIFA World Cup and also reached the semifinals beating Denmark, Poland,  Australia, Tunisia, and England. For Semi-final, France is playing Morocco.

Brand Endorsements

Aside from his earnings from football, he is also associated with endorsing brands such as Nike. In 2018, he debuted the Nike Mercurial Superfly boots, which were inspired by the Mercurial boots worn by former Brazilian striker Ronaldo.

Moreover, Hublot, which is a Swiss watchmaker, appointed him as a global ambassador in 2018. Furthermore, we may see him associated with some more brands and supporting their products in the coming days.

Awards and Nomination

Mbappe was named FIFA World Cup Best Young Player as well as French Player of the Year for his efforts. Similarly, he was a member of the FIFA FIFPro World11 in 2018 and 2019, as well as the UEFA Team of the Year in 2018 and the UEFA Champions League in 2016-17, 2019-20, 2020-21, and 2021-22. Also, in 2021, he was named Globe Soccer’s Best Player of the Year.

Similarly, he won the Golden Boy in 2017. Also, he was named Ligue 1 Player of the Year three times and was the league’s top scorer for four seasons. Moreover, he became the all-time youngest French player to score at the 2018 FIFA World Cup, and the second strongest teenager, after Pele, to score in a World Cup Final.

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Caption: Kylian Mbappe getting an award. Source: Instagram

Kylian Mbappe – Net Worth 2022

Mbappe is an outstanding player who has earned a considerable income from his work. His estimated net worth is around $150 million and his annual salary is $20 million and his source of income is mainly his football profession.

Additionally, he has worked very hard since his childhood to achieve this fame. Also, he is active in his career and is on the way to raising his net worth in the future.

Relationship Status

After splitting from her ex-girlfriend Emma Smet, he has reportedly been dating famous model Ines Rau. However, he has not revealed how they both met and dated each other.

Moreover, they both aren’t married yet and have no children but they both look best together and might tie the knot in the future.

Scandal

Mbappe has always been concerned with his professional life. However, he hasn’t been associated with any rumors or controversies that would hamper his professional career. Also, he avoids the media and avoids engaging in contentious behavior or situations that can damage his reputation.

Body Measurements

Talking about his height he is 5 Feet 10 inches tall and weighs 73kg. Moreover, his eyes and hair color are black and his shoe size is 12(US). However, his accurate body measurements are unknown.

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Caption: Kylian Mbappe in a football ground. Source: News

Kylian Mbappe – Social Media

Mbappe is very active on Instagram. He has 74.1M followers on Instagram and owns an Insta account @k.mbappe. Similarly, his Twitter handles @KMbappe are followed by 9M followers. His Facebook account is @kylianmbappeofficiel and has 15M followers.