Younes Bendjima Age, Nationality To Parents & Religion - Kourtney Kardashian Boyfriend
Younes Bendjima has been trying hard to maintain his newfound fame as the boyfriend of the American model, Kourtney Kardashian. With his sudden rise to stardom, fans are curious to know more about the man who won the heart of the famous reality star.
Younes was always assumed to be a mysterious man as not much about his personal life other than his relationship to Kourtney was revealed in the media. But, it turns out that he is just a regular guy who is attempting to come out of his girlfriend's shadow.
Quench your curiosity with this article, shedding light on the private and professional life of Younes Bendjima!
Aspiring Model; Net Worth In Millions
Younes Bendjima, age 25, is an aspiring model who previously worked as a boxer. Possessing an Algerian nationality, Younes is the son of a restaurant owner. His parents divorced when Younes was just a young boy ending in his dad shifting to New York whereas his mother to Paris.
Younes grew up in New York along with his father and even helped him in his traditional Algerian restaurant. Younes is also a fluent French speaker as he annually visited his mother during summer vacations.
In 2011, the young model of Algerian ethnicity was approached by a modeling agency, however, as he was aiming to be a boxer, Younes declined the initial offer. But, after he lost a couple of boxing competitions, Younes changed his mind and decided to pursue a career in the modeling industry.
During the next two years, Younes signed a contract with Next Model Management and even posed for several magazines. He made his first ramp walk in 2013 when he walked for Givency. Further, Younes has done modeling for some famous brands such as Calvin Klein, Burberry, Ralph Lauren, and Hermes.
Younes Bendjima walks the ramp at the Milan Fashion Week in February 2015 (Photo: Pinterest.com)
From his modeling career, Younes has earned the net worth of $500,000 with a salary averaging $330,000 per year. Moreover, the former-boxer who stands at the height of 1.88 meters (6'2"), has also become a God-fearing man after he came into contact with Kourtney.
Dating Life With Two Models; Hangs Out With Kourtney And Her Children
Younes has been dating Kourtney Kardashian, who is 14 years older than him, since 2016. The pair first met at a bar during the Paris Fashion Week which was held in October 2016. However, the couple confirmed their relationship several months after the first meet at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2017.
Post their announcement, Younes and Kourtney have taken several luxurious vacations in destinations including St. Tropez and Egypt.
Back in December 2017, an insider revealed that the lovers were getting serious in their relationship and could take their romance to the next level. The source said,
"No one thought their relationship would last this long, but Kourtney is very happy.Younes has met her kids. Kourtney’s family really likes him. He’s the opposite of Scott. He doesn’t party, isn’t flashy and really treats Kourtney with a lot of respect. It’s obvious that he really cares about her."
The pair even took a romantic three week trip to Europe recently in 2018, where Younes hanged out with Kourtney and her three children from Scott Disick: Mason, 8, Penelope, 5, and Reign, 3.
Younes and girlfriend Kourtney enjoy their vacation in Europe in June 2018 (Photo: Kourtney Kardashian's Instagram)
Younes often comes off as a jealous boyfriend as he doesn't feel comfortable with Kourtney exposing her body on social media. The couple had several arguments in the past regarding this issue and even broke up shortly due to their differences in opinion.
Further, he also shamed his partner after she posted a picture on Instagram flaunting her bare buttocks on 16 July 2018, which was captioned, "Don’t be shady, be a lady."
In response, Younes criticized Kourtney with his now deleted comment in which he wrote,
"Thats what you need to show to get likes?"
Nonetheless, the pair is growing strong in their relationship, and Kourtney has even transformed Younes into a religious man. Younes, who follows the religion Christianity was spotted attending the church along with his partner at Hillsong in Beverly Hills, California in August 2017.
While many suspect that Younes and Kourtney could be planning for a grand wedding, the couple has not mentioned their intentions to get married.
Before dating Kourtney, Younes was in a romantic relationship with model Jourdan Dunn. The former lovers first met at the New York City Met Gala in 2015 and commenced their relationship since then. During their time as a couple, Younes and Jourdan even took a vacation in Cali for the New Year's Eve of 2016. The couple reportedly broke up in October 2015, after which Younes moved on to his latest girlfriend.