Farid Zidane (born in 1965 – died July 12, 2019) was a French Businessman, Famous Personality, and Sportsperson Sibling from La Castellane, Marseille. He is best known as Zinedine Zidane’s sibling.
He is a French former professional football player who regarded as one of the greatest players of all time. Currently, Zinedine works as a manager of Real Madrid (football club). Furthermore, he played as an attacking midfielder for teams like Cannes, Bordeaux, Juventus and Real Madrid.
Cancer, Death Cause & Details
Zidane traded to Real Madrid for a world-record fee of €77.5 million in 2001. Moreover, the former player won the La Liga title, Intercontinental Cup, a UEFA Super Cup, the UEFA Champions League, etc in his career.
Recently, on June 13, 2019, Farid Zidane passed away at the age of 54. He died after losing his long battle with cancer on Friday morning. Zinedine left Los Blancos preseason camp in Canada earlier this week.
The club initially announced that he went to attend some personal issues. Zidane’s son, Luca, also left the club to be with his family. He recently joined Racing Santander on loan. At the time of Farid’s demise, his family was with him.
Early Life, Parents & Profile
Farid Zidane was born in 1965 (age 54 years old, as in 2019) in La Castellane, Marseille, France. His father “Smail Zidane” worked as a warehouseman and night watchman at a department store.
Farid’s mother was a homemaker. His parents immigrated to Paris from Aguemoune of Kabylie in northern Algeria in 1953. Furthermore, he also had four siblings i.e. a sister Lila and three brothers Madjid, Nourredine & Zinedine Zidane.
He belonged to Algerian Kabyle ethnicity. As of education, he graduated from a local high school in France. But there is no much information about Farid’s college education and degree.
Trivia & Quick Info
|Real Full Birth Name||Farid Zidane.|
|Famous for||being the brother of Zinedine Zidane (Former Football Player) who recently died at the age of 54.|
|Age (As of 2019)||54 years old.|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||1965.|
|Death of Death||July 12, 2019.|
|Birthplace/Hometown||La Castellane, Marseille, France.|
|Sexuality (Gay or Lesbian)||Straight.|
|Ethnicity||Algerian Kabyle descent.|
|Sun Sign (Zodiac Sign)||not available.|
|Social Media Account Stats||Instagram: NA.
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 11".
Centimeters: 180 cm.
Meters: 1.80 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 82 Kg.
Pounds: 181 lbs.
|Body Measurements (Chest-waist-hips)||44-34-38.|
|Shoe Size (UK)||9.|
|Parents||Father: Smail Zidane.
Mother: Malika Zidane.
|Siblings||Sister: Lila Zidane.
Brother: 1. Madjid Zidane.
2. Nourredine Zidane.
3. Zinedine Zidane.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Highest Qualification||Graduate with a Bachelors degree.|
|Alma Mater.||Will update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Elvis Presley (American singer) and Angelina Jolie (American actress).|
|Dream Holiday Destination||London.|
|Love to do||Reading.|
|Favorite Food||Continental Food.|
|Net worth (approx.)||Under Revision (As of 2019).|
|Salary, Income & Earnings||--|
|Mobile or Phone Number||--|
|Home Details||Will Update.|
|Email Address||Not found.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Farid Zidane
- Wikipedia: Zinedine Zidane’s brother, Farid brought up in a comfortable life and his dad was very strict which led Farid and other siblings had a best life & career.
- He also had a sister-in-law named Véronique Fernández (Zinedine Zidane’s wife).
- In fact, Zidane also had four nephews named Enzo Alan Zidane Fernández, Luca Zidane Fernández, Theo Zidane Fernández, and Elyaz Zidane Fernández. They are sons of Farid’s younger brother Zinedine.
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- As of relationship, Farid was a married man. But he never shared anything about his wife and children on the internet.
- Furthermore, the Galacticos held a minute silence on July 14, 2019, to pay their tribute to him.
- Farid Zidane’s height was 5 Feet 11 Inches (180 centimeters tall).
- He also possessed a strong and healthy physique with a bodyweight of 82 kilograms (181 pounds).