Who is Véronique Zidane?: Fact about Zinedine Zidane’s wife

Véronique Zidane

Who is Véronique Zidane?

Véronique Zidane is a former model and a dancer, and she is popularly known as the wife of a professional France football legend and former Real Madrid player, who played as an attacking midfielder, Zinedine Zidane.

Véronique Zidane was born Véronique Fernández Lentisco on November 10, 1971, in Rodez,France. Although she was born in France, she was brought up in Spain before going back to her home country France to further her education. She was born to the parent of Antonio Fernández Lentisco and Ana Ramírez Martínez.

Véronique Zidane: Bio Summary

Full nameVéronique Zidane
Date of birthNovember 10, 1971
Age51 years old
Place of birth France
Spouse  Zinedine Zidane
Children  Elyaz Zidane Fernández, Enzo Fernández,Theo Zidane and Luca Zidane
Famous asThe wife of Zinedine Zidane
Profession Model and a dancer
Parent Antonio Fernández Lentisco and Ana Ramírez Martínez
Net worthUnknown

Biography of Véronique Zidane

Véronique Frenández Lentisco was born on November 10, 1971, in France, to Antonio Fernández Lentisco, and Ana Ramírez Martínez. She is 51 years old. She has a sibling, named, Sandrine. She is a former model and a dancer. She also involved herself in fashion design and sales.

Although she was born in France, she was brought up in Spain with a sister before going back to her native country to further her education. Veronique Zidane is a private person who stays away from the spotlight.

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Véronique Zidane is 51 years old.


 Even though she majored in a biology course from Toulouse in 1988, her serious passion was for dancing. She decided to attend Rosella Hightower Dance School in Cannes. She decides to leave her own life leaving her parents and sister behind, and to support her dreams.


Véronique Zidane is a former model and a dancer. She also involved herself in fashion design and sales. She gained much popularity for being the wife of Zinedine Zidane France professional football legend. However, talking about her famous husband Zinedine Zidane’s professional career:

Zinedine Zidane was born on 23 June 1972, in La Castellane, Marseille, in Southern France. He is the youngest of five siblings of his parents. Zidane is a Muslim of Algerian Kabyle descent.

Zinedine Zidane is all time France professional football legend and former Real Madrid attacking midfielder player. He is a formal coach for the Spanish club Real Madrid and he is the most successful coach in the world.

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. He also won the  FIFA World Player of the Year in 1998, 2000, and 2003, and also won the Ballon d’Or in 1998.

He started his career at Cannes before establishing himself to be one of the best players in the French Ligue 1 at Bordeaux. In the year 1996, he then moved to the Italian team Juventus, where he won several trophies including two Serie A titles.

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Summary of her marriage

Véronique Zidane was 18 when she met 17 years old emerging footballer Zinedine Zidane at Foyer des Jeunes Travailleurs of Salon-de-Provence in 1989. While she was taking dance lessons in Cannes at that time, Zinedine Zidane was playing for AS Cannes for the year 1988–1989 season.

Both of them were feeling very shy and they did not even talk to each other during the first time of their meeting. It was Véronique who broke the shy and first jamp into a conversation, which bring them closer to each other. A few weeks later, he moved into a small studio, where Véronique joined him after a while.

After the couple dated for five years, they finally got married on May 28, 1994, at Bordeaux City Hall. The couple becomes successful marriage for nearly 25 years since they first fell in love as teenagers.

Véronique sacrificed her career goals to support her husband by following him around the world until they finally decided to settle in Madrid. Véronique later revealed in a rare TV interview in 1998 that both of them wanted to start a family soon and wanted to have many kids. 

The couple was blessed with four children: Their first son, Enzo Alan Zidane Fernández was born on March 24, 1995. From there, they welcomed three more sons, named: Luca Zidane Fernández (born on May 13, 1998), Elyaz Zidane Fernández (born on December 26, 2005), and Theo Zidane Fernández (born on May 18, 2002).

Summary of their family life

The four children have football aspirations of their own. All his sons were trained at the youth academy of Real Madrid where Zidane spent the final years of his playing career and then took up managerial responsibilities.

Enzo Alan Zidane Fernández is currently playing as a midfielder for CF Rayo Majadahonda, has played internationally for Spain, and has taken Spanish citizenship, while Luca Zidane Fernández is Real Madrid’s fourth-choice goalkeeper.

They have a close family and are supportive of each other. The family also attends games and events to cheer and enjoy themselves. Zidane pledged to support the local football club in Rodez both financially and also with occasional appearances during matches while visiting his in-laws in 2013. (source: thefamouspeople.com).

Net worth

Véronique Zidane’s estimated net worth is unknown. However, her famous husband, Zinedine Zidane has a net worth of $120 million.

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