Cheikhou Kouyaté – Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Net Worth, Ethnicity, Height, Career

Cheikhou Kouyaté

Cheikhou Kouyaté is a Senegalese professional footballer who was born on December 21, 1989. He plays center midfielder or center back for Nottingham Forest in the Premier League and for the Senegalese national team.

Quick Facts

Full Name:Cheikhou Kouyaté
Born Date:21 December 1989
Age:33 year
Current team
Nottingham Forest
Position(s)Midfielder, center-back
Profession:Football player
Height:1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Marital Status:Unknown
Net Worth€20 million
Birth PlaceDakar, Senegal
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Cheikhou Kouyate’s Early Life

Cheikhou Kouyate was born on December 21, 1989, in Dakar, Senegal. He grew up there with his parents, siblings, and siblings. In 2023, he will be 34 years old, and Sagittarius is his birth sign. Cheikhou is a mixed-race person with three passports: Senegalese, French, and Belgian. Cheikhou played for his home club, ASC Yego Dakar when he was young. In September 2006, RWDM Brussels found him and signed him.

Cheikhou Kouyate’s Club Career


At age 19, he signed a free transfer deal with Anderlecht for four years. He played for Anderlecht for five years and scored four goals in 153 league games. The club won the league title and the Belgian Super Cup in 2013–14 because of what he did for them.

West Ham United

Kouyate signed a four-year contract with West Ham United on June 18, 2014. He made his first appearance that same day against Tottenham Hotspur, which West Ham United beat 1-0. His first goal for this club was wasted because his team lost to Arsenal by a score of 1–2.

During the 2015–16 season, he scored the game’s first goal in the 43rd minute, which helped his team beat Arsenal by a score of 2-0. In the eighth minute of a Europa League game at the Olympic Stadium against NK Domzale, he scored the first goal ever scored by this club.

Nottingham Forest

Kouyaté signed a two-year contract with Premier League team Nottingham Forest on August 13, 2022.

Cheikhou Kouyate’s International Career

Cheikhou was on the under-20s football team for Senegal when he was 18 years old. In 2007, he scored two goals for the team in just three games. He was moved up to the Senegal senior team in February 2012 and was also on the Senegal Olympic football team. He is the captain of the Senegal national team at the moment.

He was recently added to Senegal’s preliminary team for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, along with teammates Sadio Mane, Khadim Ndiaye, and Salif Sane.

Cheikhou Kouyate’s Height & Weight

Cheikhou height is about 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) and weighs around 75 kg.

Cheikhou Kouyate’s Net Worth and Salary

Cheikhou plays for West Ham United, which can only spend up to £77 million a year on salaries. West Ham United club made a record £89.8 million in revenue last season. They will be looking to add new players to their team either in January or in the summer.

Cheikhou signed a five-and-a-half-year contract with West Ham worth £17.2 million. He is a very skilled and active football player. According to a report, Cheikhou Kouyate is worth about €45 million on the market. But he hasn’t said how much he is worth yet.

Cheikhou Kouyate’s Wife

In his personal life, Cheikhou Kouyate has dated the beautiful Belgian model Fanny Neguesha, who used to be engaged to Mario Balotelli. The couple shows how much they love and care for each other in public. During a photoshoot in London, the two fell in love with each other.