Idrissa Gueye's net worth, contract, Instagram, salary, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Idrissa Gueye's net worth, contract, Instagram, salary, house, cars, age, stats, latest news

Helix Odhiambo
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:06 PM

Idrissa Gana Gueye is a talented defensive midfielder who plays for Paris Saint-Germain and the Senegal national team. He is an outstanding player known for his ability to press opponents and intercept passes. Idrissa Gueye's net worth and salary have improved significantly since launching his professional career. Stick around to learn more on the player.

Idrissa Gueye's age
Idrissa Gueye of Paris Saint Germain runs with the ball during their Ligue 1 Uber Eats match against Nantes at Parc des Princes on 20 November 2021, in Paris, France. Photo: Marcio Machado.
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Gueye has enjoyed a fantastic career in football. He is considered among the most talented African midfielders. However, his journey has not been all roses as some would think. Before we dig into his background, discover details of Idrissa Gueye's age, height, weight, and family from his profile.

Idrissa Gueye's profile

Full Name

Idrissa Gana Gueye



Date of Birth

26 September 1989


32 (as of July 2022)

Birthday Place

Dakar, Senegal






1.74 m


66 kg

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark brown


Marie, Gueye




Isaac, Ismael


Professional footballer

Playing Position

Defensive midfielder

Current Team

Paris Saint-Germain, Senegal national team

Jersey Number


Weekly salary


Net worth

$20 million

Market value

$12 million

Social media

Instagram, Twitter

Idrissa Gueye's biography

Is Gueye French? The 32-year-old midfielder is of Senegalese nationality. Both his parents are from Senegal. His father played amateur football and probably influenced his decision to play soccer. Idrissa Gueye's brothers also played football but did not have a breakthrough. He also has a sister, but little is known about her.

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Idrissa Gueye's height and weight

Gueye is 1.74 m tall and weighs 66 kg. Although the Senegalese star is among the shortest players in PSG, his performance has undoubtedly been impressive.

Is Idrissa Gueye married?

Gana is happily married to Pauline, a French beauty born on 11 May 1990, in Harnes, France. The lovely couple reportedly met through Facebook in 2011 and started dating in 2014. They later tied the knot at a private ceremony.

Pauline and her husband have two kids, Isaac (born in August 2018), and Ismail (born in August 2020). She quit her IT job to take care of her children at home. You can enjoy cute photos of the family on Idrissa Gueye's wife's Instagram, which has 186k followers as of 14 July 2022.

Idrissa Gueye's football career

Idrissa Gueye's contract
Before joining PSG, the Senegalese midfielder played for Lille, Aston Villa, and Everton. Photo: Chloe Knott, James Baylis, Dave Winter (modified by author).
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The midfielder began his football career at Diambars training school in Senegal, where he spent years learning and perfecting his skills. He then joined Lille, where he rose from the reserves to the senior team during the 2010-2011 season.

Lille (2008-2015)

Idrissa helped Lille clinch the Ligue 1 title in the 2010-11 season. His brilliant performance elevated him to become a regular starter in the league and the UEFA Champions League for the club. His first goal for Lille came in a 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven in the UEFA Europa League on 17 February 2011.

Aston Villa (2015-2016)

The Senegalese joined the English Premier League club on 10 July 2015. However, he only spent one season at the club, scoring one goal as the club went to relegation.

Everton (2016-2019)

Gueye penned a four-year contract with Everton on 2 August 2016, after securing an $8.4 million move. He quickly became a regular starter at the club during the 2016-17 season. The defensive midfielder proved his doubters wrong with incredible performance.

He even became the first player to win 100 tackles in Europe's top five leagues during the 2016-2017 season. However, his stint at Everton ended in 2019 after securing his return to France.

PSG (2019-date)

Idrissa Gueye's stats
PSG's Lionel Messi (L) celebrates Gueye's goal against Manchester City during their UEFA Champions League group A match at Parc des Princes on 28 September 2021, in Paris, France. Photo: Xavier Laine
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Idrissa Gueye's current team, Paris Saint-Germain, paid around $35 million to acquire his services from the Toffees and signed a four-year deal. Therefore, Idrissa Gueye's contract at the club expires on 30 June 2023.

The Senegalese star has played a key role in PSG, helping them win multiple titles. However, he did not play in the 2020 UEFA Champions League final, which the club lost to Bayern Munich. Gana enjoys playing with some global soccer stars, including Lionel Messi, Neymar, Mbappe, and Sergio Ramos.

International career

Gueye's debut for Senegal came in a 4-1 friendly win over Guinea on 11 November 2011. He was also part of the Senegalese squad at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The midfielder represented his nation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup and the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, which they lost in the final. However, the Lions of Teranga bounced back in 2022 and won the AFCON

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The 32-year-old has won multiple trophies with his clubs and the national team. Here is a list of his accolades.


No. of trophies


Africa Cup of Nations



Ligue 1


2010-11, 2019-20, 2021-22

Coupe de France


2010-11, 2019-20, 2020-21

Coupe de la Ligue





What is Idrissa Gueye's salary?

The defensive midfielder takes home $117,00 weekly and $6.1 million annually at PSG. His estimated net worth is $20 million. The primary source of his wealth is his salaries, bonuses and endorsements.

Idrissa Gueye's house and cars

The player has a house in Liverpool, England. he also owns a fleet of cars, including Range Rover, Audi Q7, BMW i5, Ferrari 488 Italy, and Mercedes Benz G 63.

Idrissa Gueye's FIFA 22 rating

Idrissa has an overall rating of 82 in FIFA 22. He is a player who prefers to use his right foot. His best stats are: Stand Tackle (87), Stamina (87), Interceptions (86), Jumping (84) and Slide Tackle (83).

Social media

The midfielder has verified accounts on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, but his Facebook account is not verified. Idrissa Gueye's Instagram account has attracted 1.8 million followers as of 15 July 2022, while on Facebook, he commands 1.5 million followers. Elsewhere, Idrissa Gueye's Twitter account has 424.7k followers.

Idrissa Gueye's transfer news

Gana has attracted several European clubs who are impressed with his performance. Premier League club Tottenham Hotspurs are among the teams eyeing the Senegalese international. Antonio Conte is reportedly planning to sign the midfielder to bolster his squad ahead of the 2022-23 season.

Idrissa Gueye's net worth is a testimony of his hard work, resilience, and determination. His career journey and success have inspired many young Africans to believe in their potential despite their background.

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Helix Odhiambo is an award-winning Kenyan journalist and content creator with over 6 years of experience. In 2016, he won the Goal Blaze Correspondent Award for young writers.