Who is María Zulay Salaues, Paul Pogba's wife? Top Facts
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Who is María Zulay Salaues, Paul Pogba's wife? Top Facts

María Zulay Salaues is a Bolivian model known for marrying French footballer Paul Pogba. The two have been married since 2019 and even have two kids together. Have a look at all the details about Pogba's wife below.

María Zulay Salaues’ age
María Pogba Salaues standing outside Giambattista Valli during the Paris Fashion Week - Womenswear Spring/Summer on 4 October 2021 in Paris, France. Photo: Christian Vierig
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María Zulay Salaues' age is 28 (as of September 2022). She was born on 16 November 1994. He husband, 15 March 1993, is 29 years old. Zulay has often travelled to football matches to support her husband, who plays for Juventus in Italy.

María Zulay Salaues biography

Full nameMaria Zulay Salaues
Date of birth16 November 1994
Age 28(as of September 2022)
Place of birthRogore, Bolivia
NationalityBolivian
Height1.73m
ParentsRicardo Salaues, Karla Antelo
Siblings Gabriela and Carla
HusbandPaul Pogba
ChildrenLabile Shakur, Keyaan Zaahid
Net worth $1 million
Social mediaInstagram

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Where was Maria Zulay born?

Pogba's wife was born and raised in Rogore, Bolivia, to Ricardo Salaues and Karla Antelo. Maria Zulay Salaues' nationality is Bolivian. Her parents live in South America. She has two elder sisters, Gabriela and Carla, who are both models.

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What does Zulay Pogba do?

Maria is a famous model who has worked with many top brands in the fashion and modelling industries. Previously she worked as an interior designer and real estate agent. Zulay studied Business Administration at the University of Bolivia but did not finish her studies. So instead, she chose to focus on her real estate job.

Besides marrying a top footballer, Zulay has also made a name as a model. She has many fans globally. In 2012, she was crowned Miss Expobelleza. María Zulay Salaues' Instagram has attracted 793k followers as of September 2022. Her spouse has 55.4 million followers on Instagram.

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María Zulay Salaues' height and weight

According to sources, the model is 1.73 m (5 ft 8 inches) tall and weighs approximately 58 kg. She has blue eyes and blonde hair. Her body measurement is 34B-25-36. You can also access María Zulay Salaues' photos on her official Instagram account to see her appearance.

Which religion is Pogba's wife?

Maria Salaues was born and raised as a Christian. However, she reportedly converted to Islam after marrying Pogba. The Juventus midfielder is a Muslim. It is believed he was introduced to Islam by his mother.

Where did Paul Pogba meet his wife?

Pogba and his wife met in 2017 in Los Angeles. The player had travelled with the Manchester United squad to participate in the International Champions Cup (ICC) in the United States but was suffering from a hamstring injury. Meanwhile, Maria had travelled to the US to pursue her modelling career before bumping into each other.

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The two clicked from the start and fell in love. Maria even had to make several trips to Manchester to be with the midfielder due to her career in Miami. She has attended several Man United matches to support his husband. In 2018, she was spotted in Russia watching France's World Cup games throughout the tournament, often seated with Pogba's mother.

Are they married?

Pogba and his wife Salaues got married in 2019 in a secret wedding ceremony in Paris, attended by their family members and close friends. Maria even changed her last name on Instagram to Pogba after their marriage.

Pogba and Zulay's children

The couple has two sons. The firstborn is called Labile Shakur Pogba, born in 2019. Keyaan Zaahid is their second child, born in 2020. However, Pogba and Zulay have kept their personal lives private and do not like exposing their kids to the public.

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How much is Maria's net worth?

The mother of two has an estimated net worth of around $1 million as of 2022. Meanwhile, her husband has accumulated around $125 Million through his football career. He is among the wealthiest footballers worldwide.

Where is Pogba now?

Where did Paul Pogba meet his wife?
Paul Pogba of Juventus arrives at the stadium ahead of their pre-season friendly against Juventus B on 4 August 2022 in Villar Perosa, Italy. Photo: Chris Ricco
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The French midfielder re-joined Juventus in June 2022 from Manchester United after spending six seasons at Old Trafford. Pogba won the EFL Cup and Europa League with United in his early seasons but failed to maintain his standards in the following campaigns. He joined United in 2016 from Juventus. The versatile midfielder also won the 2018 FIFA World Cup with the France national football team.

Pogba's family

Which religion is Pogba's wife?
French midfielder Pogba celebrates winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup alongside his mother and two brothers. Photo: Jean Catuffe
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The former United star was born to Fassou Antoine and Yeo Pogba. He has two younger brothers, Florentin and Mathias. Both of them are also professional footballers. Paul was born in Lagny-Sur-Marne, France, but his parents are from Guinea.

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María Zulay Salaues and Pogba live in Italy following the player's move to the Italian giants. She is a hard-working lady, a caring mother and a loving wife. Zulay continues to pursue her modelling career despite marrying one of the wealthiest football stars.

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