Kurt Happy Zouma is a French professional footballer who plays as a center-back for West Ham United in the Premier League and for the France national team. Zouma began his career with Saint-Étienne, where he made his professional debut at the age of 16 and went on to win the Coupe de la Ligue in 2013.
|Full Name||Kurt Happy Zouma|
|Celebrated name||Kurt Zouma|
|Birth Date||27 October 1994|
|Birth Place||Lyon, France|
|Age in 2021||27 Years|
|Brother (s)||Lionel Zouma and Yoan Zouma|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Occupation||French professional footballer|
|Girlfriend (s) / Affairs||Sandra Zouma|
|Wife / Spouse||Sandra Zouma|
|Net Worth||$4 and $5 million|
Kurt Zouma Biography
On October 27, 1994, in Lyon, France, this French football player was born into a sports-loving family. Guy Zouma is his father’s name, but his mother’s name is unknown. Guy Zouma, his father, worked hard for his family, while his mother, Mrs. Guy, worked as a cleaner. Kurt’s parents moved to France from the Central African Republic. He has five siblings, one of which is a sister. Lionel Zouma, his elder brother, and Yoan Zouma, his younger brother, are both professional football players. When he was nine years old, this player began his youth career with Vaulx-en-Velin.
Kurt Zouma Height, Weight, Body measurement
He is 6 feet 3 inches tall (190 cm) and weighs 95 kilos (kg). His eyes are dark brown, and his hair is dark brown as well.
- Zouma began his career at Saint-Étienne B in 2011, where he appeared in 10 matches and scored twice. Since the 2011-12 season, he has been promoted to the first team.
- Chelsea spent € 14,60 million on 2014 winter moves and made 71 appearances for the club, scoring four goals in 73 games. He did, however, leave at the end of the season and was loaned to Stoke City for a reported sum of € 7.80 million in the 2017-18 season.
- On April 20, 2013, Zouma was instrumental in Saint-1-0 Étienne’s victory over Rennes in the Coupe de la Ligue final.
- Zouma signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea on January 31, 2014, for a price of €14.6 million. He did, however, continue on loan at Saint-Étienne for the duration of the 2013-14 season.
- He made his Premier League debut on October 26, 2014, as an added-time substitute for Willian in a 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford.
- When Nemanja Mati was suspended and John Obi Mikel was injured in the League Cup Final against Tottenham Hotspur on March 1, 2015, Zouma filled in as a defensive midfielder for Chelsea.
Kurt Zouma’s Net Worth
The estimated net worth is between $4 and $5 million USD. Zouma signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with Chelsea on January 31, 2014, for about £12 million (€14.6 million). On August 28, 2021, Zouma signed a four-year contract with West Ham United worth £29.8 million.
Kurt Zouma agreed to a four-year contract with an average of £6,240,000. In 2021, Zouma’s basic salary will be £6,240,000, with a £6,240,000 cap hit.
The Sun can reveal that Zouma is an ambassador for the French charity Seed, which has gathered funds for a large cat rescue refuge.
Last year, the charity, which Zouma enthusiastically promotes in his Instagram bio, raised £20,000 to refurbish a tiger habitat at the Refuge De L’Arche in France.
Kurt Zouma has lost his Adidas sponsorship agreement, only hours after being fined £250,000 by West Ham and having his two cats taken care of by the RSPCA.
Property And Cars
The center back presently drives a Porsche Panamera, which he mostly uses to get to training.
Kurt Zouma Wife, Marriage, Children
His wife’s name is Andra Zouma. They have been together for almost a decade. They originally met while they were youngsters in Lyon, France. When he was 19 years old, the couple married in 2012. They’ve been together since then. They were both Muslims when they traveled to Mecca in 2019. They have three children.
Sandra works as a project manager for the Seed charity. She collaborates with several football players, including Paul Pogba and his wife Maria Zulay Pogba, to assist individuals to acquire an education and people in Africa to receive an education.
Awards & Achievement
- Premier League Cup: 2012-13Premier League seasons 2014-15 and 2016-17
- 2014-15 Football League Cup
- 2020-21 UEFA Champions League
- FA Cup runner-up: 2016-17,2019-20,2020-21 UEFA Super Cup: 2021
- 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup
- 2014-15 Chelsea Young Player of the Year
- Zouma is named after Kurt Sloane, a character played by Jean-Claude Van Damme in the 1989 film Kickboxer, and his middle name Happy honors an African practice of adopting uplifting words as middle names.
- Zouma is married to Sandra and they have three children.
- Zouma is a Muslim who traveled to Mecca in 2019.
- Kurt had a comprehensive football education and career development at Vaulx-en-Velin, where he tested out for a variety of positions before settling in as a defender.