Wilfried Zaha Net Worth 2024, Biography, Salary, News, Age, Height, Weight, Parents, Wife, Kids, and Career Details

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Real Name/Full NameDazet Wilfried Armel Zaha
Nick Name/Celebrated Name:Willy Zaha
Birth Place:Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire
Date Of Birth/Birthday:10 November 1992
Age/How Old:31 years old
Height/How Tall:In Centimetres – 181 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
Weight:In Kilograms – 66 Kg
In Pounds – 146 lbs
Eye Color:Black
Hair Color:Black
Parents Name:Father –Armel Zaha
Mother –Tiende Zaha
Siblings:Serge Zaha and Herve Zaha
School:Whitehorse Manor School and Selsdon High School
Zodiac Sign:Scorpio
Sexual Orientation:Straight
Marital Status:Married
Wife/Spouse Name:Paige Bannister (July 2023)
Kids/Children Name:Leo Zaha
Profession:Soccer Player
Net Worth:$47.9 Million
Last Updated:July 2024

Wilfried Zaha is a professional footballer who plays as a left winger or forward for Süper Lig club Galatasaray and the Ivory Coast national team. He initially joined Crystal Palace’s first team from their academy in 2010. During his time there, he scored 18 goals in all competitions before his transfer to Manchester United in January 2013 for £10 million.

After a season-long loan back at Palace, he returned to the club on a permanent basis in February 2015. Zaha continued to make a significant impact with the club, becoming their tenth-highest all-time goalscorer before transferring to Galatasaray in 2023.

Biography and Early Life

Dazet Wilfried Armel Zaha, commonly known as Wilfried Zaha, was born on 10th November 1992 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. His parents, Armel Zaha and Tiende Zaha, named him DAZT Wilfried Armel Zaha at birth. Among his eight siblings, he has mentioned two by name: Herve Zaha and Serge Zaha.

When he was just four years old, Zaha’s entire family, including his siblings, relocated from Ivory Coast to Thornton Heath, a suburb in the London Borough of Croydon. He received his early education at Whitehorse Manor Junior School in Thornton Heath and later attended Selsdon High School in Selsdon. Zaha’s passion for football began during his school days, and at the young age of eight, he embarked on his football journey by joining the Crystal Palace academy, where his talent began to blossom.


After his family re-located, he as enrolled at Whitehorse Manor Junior School located in Thornton Heath. Later, he joined Seldon High School, which is located in Selsdon. Wilfried has not revealed if he furthered his education after high school or not.

Personal Life: Wife, Girlfriend, Kids, Children, etc.

Wilfried Zaha is a married man. Zaha got married to his beautiful long-time girlfriend, Paige Bannister in July 2023. The two lovers have been blessed with one child, a son, namely; Leo Zaha. The couple has an intimate relationship and with their child where they are living their life happily together.

Is Wilfried Zaha Gay?

As of the latest information available, Wilfried Zaha is married to Paige Bannister as of July 2023. This confirms his orientation. He is not gay and is happily married

Professional Career

Zaha began playing football for the Youth team of Crystal Palace and advanced into the Crystal Palace first team from their academy. He did his first debut at home in a 2-1 loss against Cardiff City, where he came as a substitute for Stern John with 10 minutes remaining. That made him sign a two-year professional contract with Palace. With Leicester City, he scored his first senior goal in a 3-2 win. He played a total of 44 matches in 2010 while scoring 1 goal and having 2 assists in all competitions.

In a League Cup match at home with Crawley Town, he scored two goals and voted The Football League’s Young Player of the Year. During his 3rd season with Crystal Palace, he scored 18 goals in all competitions. He later moved to Manchester United for an initial fee of $10 million. He scored 4-2 victories for Crystal Palace.

He made his debut for Manchester United in the 2013 FA Community Shield against Wigan Athletic. His Premier League began with 1-0 loss to Newcastle United as a substitute for Nani Shortly after his team conceded. He had another loan move to Cardiff City for the remainder season, where he made 12 appearances for the team.

 All through after returning to Palace’s, he never lost, but he won all through. That made him be named the player of the year by the teams he played for. He signed another contract with Crystal Palace and gave them the best goals ever. During the 2019-2020 season, he played in all 38 league matches with Crystal Palace, having a disappointing campaign where he scored four goals which include long-distance goals against Chelsea. He did his best in the final and scored a brace in a 3-1 away win over his former team Manchester United.

Zaha transferred to Manchester United for £10 million but struggled to establish himself and had a loan spell at Cardiff City. He returned to Crystal Palace and became a key player, eventually becoming one of their all-time top scorers. In 2023, his contract with Crystal Palace expired, and he signed with Galatasaray. He had a successful debut season with Galatasaray, scoring several goals. Zaha is also known for switching his international allegiance from England to Ivory Coast in 2016. His playing style as a forward or winger and his knack for drawing fouls have made him a notable figure in football.

Awards and Achievements

All through his career, he has won various awards, which includes; He won the 2013 FA Community Shield with Manchester United, won the 2013 Football League Championship play-offs with Crystal Palace, won the 2013 Football League Young Player of the Year, and won the 2015 to 2018 Crystal Palace Player of the Year among many more.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Wilfried Zaha in 2024

Wilfried Zaha has an estimated net worth of over $47 Million. He has gathered all his wealth from his career as a footballer. He also has an annual salary of $7.5 Million. He is among the most successful football players all over the world who have created fame for themselves.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • He is among the most successful footballers all over the world, who are earning a good amount of money.

Wilfried Zaha has become much success in life. Through determination, dedication, and hard work, he has achieved a lot. He has earned fame in both his name and career. He is working harder to achieve his dream of becoming the best footballer all over the world. He is an example to all young footballers all over the world.

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