N’Golo Kanté Biography and Net Worth

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The Chelsea midfielder and defender, N’Golo Kanté, nicknamed N’Golinho, has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

N’Golo Kanté Biography and Net Worth


Full name

N'Golo Kanté

Date of Birth

March 29th, 1991






5 ft 6 (1.68 m)



Source of Wealth

football salaries

Annual Income

under review

Net Worth

 $15 million

Last Updated

September 2022

N’Golo Kanté Biography and Early Life

N’Golo Kanté, also nicknamed N’Golinho, was born on March 29th, 1991 in Paris, France. There’s no information about his early life, but records show that he began his football career at age 8.

As a youth player, N’Golo Kanté played for the JS Suresnes. He continued training for more than a decade with the club. Despite his football skills, he was neglected by bigger teams due to his body stature.

Despite that, N’Golo joined the Boulogne reserve in 2010 and continued training to become better.

N’Golo Kanté Career and Net Worth

N’Golo began his football career with the Boulogne team in 2012. After his time with the club, he joined Caen. In 2016, the defensive midfielder signed a contract with Chelsea that earned him 7.2 million euros (6.3 million pounds) per year. His skills have placed him among the highest-paid Chelsea footballers.

N’Golo is sometimes called “Rat” because of how he attacks his opponents while defending for his team. Prior to him joining Chelsea, he was a sometime Leicester City player in 2015.

In his time, Leicester City won the 2016 Premier League. N’Golo doesn’t just play for the English club but also for his country’s national team. He made his senior debut in 2012 in the Ligue 2 season that ended with a 1-2 loss.

N’golo Kante achievements and awards

  • 2015 PFA Players’ Player of the Year
  • 2017 FWA Footballer of the Year
  • L’Équipe’s 6th best footballer globally.
  • His team won the Premier League title.
  • An FA Cup medal in the next season with Chelsea.

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