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Eden Hazard Net Worth, Biography & Wiki 2017
Born on 7 January 1991, Eden Hazard is an active Belgian professional football (soccer) player, currently on the roster of the English Premier League Football Club Chelsea, as well as playing for the Belgium national team. He has received major acclaim for his playing, and is widely considered as one of the best players in the world.
Have you ever wondered how rich Eden Hazard is, as of late 2016? According to authoritative sources, Hazard’s net worth has been estimated at over $100 million, earned through his successful football player career. Also, his net worth has been improved through sponsorship deals he signed over the years.
Eden Hazard Net Worth $100 Million
Although born in La Louviere, Belgium to Carine and Thierry Hazard, Eden grew up in Braine-le-Comte, the eldest child of four. His parents were both professional football players as well, which led to Eden and his siblings having a very suitable environment for future football players. They lived beside a football training ground, and his parents made sure they had whatever they needed to become players.
Hazard’s career began at age four, when he played for his hometown club, Royal Stade Brainois. At the age of twelve he moved to Tubize, where he was spotted by a French club Lille scout, whose report on Hazard led to the club offering him a youth contract. In 2005 he went to Lille and spent two years training and learning the sport, before in 2007 signing his first contract with the club.
When he was 16, Hazard was moved up to the fourth level of French football while he was playing in the under-18 team. At the end of his amateur career, Hazard had 11 appearances and scored one goal, leading the team to a fifth-place finish. In 2008, he found himself making his professional debut for Lille, and that same year he became the first non-French player to won the UNFP’s Player of the Year award.
After a few years with Lille, Hazard was transferred to Chelsea in 2012, where he has found extreme success, and has been able to really show off his talents. During his time at Chelsea he has proven to the world that he is one of the best soccer players in the world, and deserves every bit of his large net worth.
Besides playing for Lille and Chelsea, Hazard was also chosen to play in the Belgiam squad during the 2014 World Cup, and helped lead the Belgium team to the quarter-finals before they were eliminated.
A big part of Hazard’s net worth are his sponsors; Hazard signed a deal with Nike in 2012, and was also featured on the cover of FIFA 15 in Belgium, the UK, the Netherlands, and France. In 2016 it was announced that he was one of the ambassadors for FIFA 17. All of these deals have helped to significantly raise his net worth.
In regards to his personal life, Hazard married Natacha Van Honacker in 2012, and they have three sons.