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|Real Name/Full Name||Nicolas Pepe|
|Nick Name/Celebrated Name:||Pepe|
|Birth Place:||Mantes-la-Jolie, France|
|Date Of Birth/Birthday:||29 May 1995|
|Age/How Old:||28 years old|
|Height/How Tall:||In Centimetres – 183 cm |
In Feet and Inches – 6′ 0″
|Weight:||In Kilograms – 73 Kg|
In Pounds – 161s lbs
|Parents Name:||Father –Celestine |
|Siblings:||Corinne Pepe and Jonathan Pepe|
|Wife/Spouse Name:||Fanny B.|
|Kids/Children Name:||1 [Unknown]|
|Net Worth:||$30 million|
|Last Updated:||November 2023|
Nicolas Pepe is a well-known Ivorian professional footballer. He plays as a winger for Premier League club Arsenal and the Ivory Coast national team. He began by playing for his senior club with Poitiers in the Championnat de France Amateur 2. He signed in different teams to play for them. He was chosen for the Africa Cup of Nations.
Biography and Early Life
Nicolas Pepe was born on 29th May 1995 in Mantes-la-Jolie, located in France. He is the son of Celestine Pepe, his father. He has not revealed the name of his mother. Both of his parents are Ivorian. He grew up with his two siblings, namely; Corinne Pepe, his sister, and Jonathan Pepe, his brother. He loves his family.
Talking of his educational background, Nicolas Pepe has not revealed any information concerning his education. He has not given detail on the schools he studied in and also the level of education that he attained. However, he is doing quite well in his career.
Personal Life: Wife, Kids, Girlfriend, etc.
Nicolas Pepe is a married man. He married his long-time girlfriend known as Fanny B. Together they have been blessed with one child who is unknown. Nicolas, his wife, and his child live in France. He is able to balance his time very well for his family and career as well. He has never been caught cheating on his wife, and that shows he loves his wife. His family lives a happy life together.
Is Nicolas Pepe Gay?
He can’t be described as gay. His marital status states that he is a married man to Fanny B. Also, he has a child with his wife. Also, he has a straightforward sexual orientation which proves he is not gay. Together with his wife, they have no plans of separating any day soon. They love each other and the family too.
Nicolas Pepe began playing football while still in school as a goalkeeper. It was during that time his father Celestin, who was a prison guard, was transferred to Poitiers, and Pepe began his senior career as an outfield player with Poitiers FC in the Championnat de France Amateur.
He received a call up to the Ivory Coast national football team and was an unused substitute in the goalless draw away to Morocco in FIFA World Cup qualification on November 12. He did his debut three days later in a friendly of the same score against his birth nation, France, at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens, playing the final four minutes in place of Max-Alain Gradel.
Again, in a friendly match against Togo in France, Pepe scored his first international goals in the first half of a 2-2 draw and followed three days with another goal in a 2-1 win against Moldova in the same stadium. He was named in Michael Dussuyer’s 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in Gabon though he took no part as the Elephants were eliminated from their group. Later, he was called for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. He was absent from their quarter-final penalty shootout defeat by Algeria, having been dropped for Max Alain Gradel due to lack of form.
Pepe has also played for Arsenal. In one play, he helped them win Newcastle United with 1-0 where he scored as a substitute for Reiss Nelson. He scored for Arsenal in various plays with different teams like Aston Villa 3-2, Vitoria de Guimaraes 3-2, Manchester United 2-0, Newcastle United 4-0, and Sheffield United 2-1 among many more. Apart from Arsenal, he signed deals with other teams like Lille, where he also did his best. Also, he had signed a deal with Angers and spent his first season with the reserves in the CFA 2.
Awards and Achievements
Nicolas Pepe was honored because of doing well in his career. Some of the honors include;
- UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month in 2018 and 2019.
- Lille Player of the Season in 2018 and 2019.
- UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year 2018 and 2019.
- Prix Marc-Vivien Foe on 2019.
- UEFA Europa League Squad of the Season on 2020 and 2021, among many more.
Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Nicolas Pepe in 2023
Nicolas Pepe has an estimated net worth of over $30 million. The main source of his income is through his able career as a footballer. Being dedicated in his career has earned him much success. He has had a deal with different teams, which has paid him a huge amount of money.
Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know
- He is one of the acknowledged players in the Arsenal team who has helped it win countless goals.
- Nicolas is a successful football player all over the world.
Pepe is one of the best footballers in Arsenal. He has scored many goals not only for Arsenal but also for other different teams. His hard work and dedication in his career are highly acknowledged by other football players and fans in football fields all over the world. He is a great inspiration to all footballers, both in the field and the upcoming ones.