Fayza Lamari

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Handball Player (1974)

Fayza Lamari came to fame as the mother of Football Legend Kylian Mbappé, but Fayza herself was an athlete! Lamari was a handball player and ex-member of the national French handball team. She is also famous for being a part of his management team, the CEO of his company, and as a handball player.

Being the parent of such a famous sportsman, there is no question that fans are eager to know more about Fayza. Although she is very active in her son's life and career, Fayza leads a low-key life. She and her large family place high importance on maintaining their privacy.

Fayza Lamari: Marriage Status And Divorce

For many years, Fayza Lamari was married to her husband, Wilfried Mbappé. They had a happy relationship, and they raised their three kids with much love and dedication.

The pair first met in Bondy, France, when Wilfried came there from his home country of Cameroon. The couple, Mbappé and Lamari, hit it off and got married. They spared no time in starting a family and adopted their first child.

Fayza Lamari with her ex-husband, Wilfried Mbappé.
Fayza Lamari with her ex-husband, Wilfried Mbappé. Source: Twitter @kwekuedilson

However, recently, the couple have separated. They live in separate residences and share custody of their children and grandchildren. The breakup news came in 2020 because Fayza didn't like the excess press attention.

The former couple still have a good relationship and manage their children's business and personal interests together. They still are very much a team together when it comes to parenting.

Fayza Adopted Her First Child

It is no secret that Kylian Mbappé has an older footballer brother. But many do not know that big bro Jirès Kembo Ekoko is an adopted child. Ekoko was born in Kinshasa, Zaire, and came to France when he was young.

His bio parents sent him to France, and he came to be adopted by the Mbappé family. Since then, he has been a cherished family member. He grew up playing football and had a successful career as an athlete.

Fayza Lamari's three sons, Kylian Mbappé, Ethan Mbappé, and Jirès Kembo Ekoko (right).
Fayza Lamari's three sons, Kylian Mbappé, Ethan Mbappé, and Jirès Kembo Ekoko (right). Source: Instagram @jires_kembo

Currently, Ekoko is a retired footballer and has settled down. He is also a loving father to his two kids he welcomed with his partner, Melissa Gateau. So Fayza is a proud grandmother.

About Fayza's Youngest Child

Ethan Mbappé is the youngest child of Fayza Lamari and Wilfried Mbappé. He is an up-and-coming footballer and has his career.

Ethan is now a part of the PSG club and is a midfielder with a knack for assists in the game. He joined PSG at just fifteen years of age and has loads of potential.

Fayza Lamari: Net worth

Fayza Lamari owns an estimated net worth of about $500,000, less than her wealthy children. Her oldest son, Jirès Kembo Ekoko, is estimated to be worth about $5 million.

Fayza Lamari with her three sons and grandson.
Fayza Lamari with her three sons and grandson. Source: Facebook

However, the wealthiest member of the family is the star footballer Kylian Mbappé. Kylian Mbappé has an estimated net worth of about $150 million. He gained most of his wealth from his football career, endorsements, and business investments.

About Fayza's Famous Son: The French Football Sensation Kylian Mbappé

Who is not aware of the genius footballer and talented athlete Kylian Mbappé? The French star has a mixed ethnicity and is a powerhouse with his speed and dribbling skills. Mbappé's mother, Fayza Lamari, gave birth to the soccer star on December 20, 1998, in Bondy, France

Kylian began his youth career at AS Bondy before moving to the youth academy of Monaco in 2013. He made his professional debut for Monaco in December 2015 at age 16, becoming the youngest player to ever play for the club. 

Career Highlights

In the 2016-17 season, Mbappé helped lead Monaco to the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League. His outstanding performances earned him a move to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), one of the biggest clubs in world football, in 2017. 

Fayza Lamari's famous son, Kylian Mbappé.
Fayza Lamari's famous son, Kylian Mbappé. Source: Instagram @k.mbappe

Since joining PSG, Mbappé has continued to excel and has become one of the most exciting attacking players in the world. He has won numerous awards, including the Ligue 1 Player of the Year, and has helped lead PSG to multiple domestic titles. 

Mbappé is also a key player for the French national team, with whom he won the FIFA World Cup in 2018. He was named the Best Young Player of the Tournament and scored four goals in the tournament, including one in the final. Thanks to him, the French team again entered the finals in FIFA 2022 and came in second place. 

Career: Sports and Company

Fayza Lamari played for the French national handball team and played for the AS Bondy handball team. According to sources, she was a member of the French National team in the sport as a pro player.

However, she gave up sports to raise her family for years. And she is the proud parent of three talented kids. Now, Fayza is busy managing the family's many assets. 

Lamari is a part of the company KEWJF which manages Kylian Mbappé's image rights and other investments. She is the president of KEWJF, while Mbappé owns all the shares.

KEWJF manages Kylian Mbappé's off-the-field commercial endeavors, brand partnerships, and other business ventures. The company, named after the family, is very successful. According To Fayza:

 I work and Kylian is my boss. 

Future Plans

According to Fayza, she and her son plan on opening an education institute in the future. Kylian Mbappe values education and his future school will focus on a well-rounded education, not just football.

Social Media

Fayza Lamari is active on social media sites, Twitter especially where she is present as @FayzaLamari and has 33K Followers. She opened the account to navigate the fame she was getting from her son's success and the rumors she faced.

On the other hand, her famous son, Kylian Mbappé, has accounts on all social sites, such as Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. His Instagram account, @k.mbappe, is the most famous, with over 103 million Followers. His Facebook page and his Twitter @KMbappe also have millions of followers.

Fayza's other sons, Ethan Mbappé and Jirès Kembo Ekoko, are also active on social media sites. Ethan is on Instagram as @ethanmbappe and has over 3 million followers, while Ekoko is active as @jires_kembo and is pretty low-key.

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