Jeremy Menez Bio: Wife, Contract, Stats & Net Worth

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Football is undoubtedly, one of the most liked games worldwide. Some players have left a legendary impact on football’s history, whereas others have earned enough popularity that is also remarkable.

Jeremy Menez is one famous football player who has won millions of hearts with his impressive performance. Likewise, Menez is a professional French football player.

Moreover, Menez has played for football clubs like Monaco, Roma, Milan, America, Paris FC, and more. On 23 June 2020, Jeremy signed a three-year contract with Reggina.

Jeremy Menez
Jeremy Menez

The passion for football came to Jeremy from his father and brother, who were in football. They encouraged and supported Jeremy throughout his football career.

The skillful winger Jeremy has won many honors and accolades in almost two decades of his football career. Besides being a great footballer, Jeremy is a loving father who has two beautiful children.

Before we get into details, let’s check quick facts about Jeremy and know him in general.

Jeremy Menez: Quick Facts

Full Name Jeremy Menez
Birth Date May 7, 1987
Birth Place Longjumeau, France
Nick Name Not Available
Religion Not Available
Nationality French
Ethnicity Not Available
Education Not Available
Horoscope Taurus
Father’s Name Not Available
Mother’s Name Not Available
Siblings Kevin Menez
Age 29 years old
Weight 77kg (169lbs)
Height 6 feet (1.83m)
Build Athletic
Profession Professional Football Player
Current Team Reggina
Position Forward, winger
Girlfriend/Partner Emilie Nef Naf (former)
Children 2 (Menzo, Maella)
Net Worth (2021) $15 million
Retirement Active
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Merch  Football Shoes, Gloves
Latest Update April, 2024

How old is Jeremy? Body Measure & Horoscope

For half of his life, Jeremy dedicated himself to football. Who knows how many more years he will reign as a footballer.

The talented player is 6 feet tall with a lean body and weighs around 77 kg (169 lbs).

The winger Menez was born on May 7, 1987, in Lonhjumeau, France. Later he moved to Montbeliard to train at Club Sochaux’s Youth Academy.

The ambidextrous footballer celebrates his birthday on May 7, which makes him a Taurus. Taureans are usually intelligent and hard-working people, but they can be stubborn at times.

Jeremy is 29 years old as of 2024. Despite his age, he shows the same aggression in the field as in his younger self.

Jeremy with his tattooed arms
Jeremy is enjoying his vacation.

Besides football, Jeremy seems to have inked his body. Menez has tattoos on both of his arms. The tattoo on his right arm looks darker and fuller, whereas the left one looks lighter.

Jeremy Menez | Career Highlights

Love for football came to Jeremy from his family members. His father and his brother were both involved in football. They added that football bug in him.

Being born in France, Menez grew up supporting his hometown club Paris-Saint-Germain.

Before moving to Sochaux, a professional club in Franche-Comte, Menez moved from one club to another, learning different skills.

He started learning football skills at a local club called CA Vitry. Then, after a year, Menez moved to the Centre de Formation de Paris.

After spending five years with the Centre de Formation de Paris, Jeremy joined CSF Bretigny. Then, the aggressive soul Menez joined a professional club, Sochaux.

Jeremy Menez as a younger player
Jeremy Menez as a younger player

Menez became the youngest player to sign a contract in Ligue 1, a French professional league.

Moreover, Jeremy signed a three-year contract with Sochaux in 2004, when he was just 16-years old.

During his acquisition by Sochaux, there were rumors about Menez being approached by the English clubs like Arsenal and Manchester United, which did not succeed.

Jeremy decided to stay in France and play for Sochaux.

Due to his growing popularity and excellent performance, Menez started to get offers from other Ligue 1 like Paris Saint-Germain, Bordeaux, Monaco, and an English club, Arsenal.

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What after Sochaux for Jeremy?

Before the end of the contract with Sochaux, Menez transferred to Monaco, a fellow Ligue 1 club. Jeremy signed a four-year contract and got the number 10 for his favorite position, left-winger.

Even though his first appearance was against Rennes, Jeremy scored his first goal against Le Mans.

He suffered from a few injuries during his time with Monaco, due to which he missed months of playing.

Also, with some other differences, Menez started to make up his mind to move to another club.

Menez’s time with Roma and the attack

On August 27, 2008, Menez signed a four-year contract with Roma, an Italian club. He replaced for Mancini and Ludovic Giuly.

While playing for Roma, Menez scored his first goal against Chievo. During his time with Roma, he had to play mostly as a substitute.

Moreover, Menez got criticism from the manager and his teammates. He often had differences with his manager. As a result, he started to become disturbed and frustrated.

During his conflicting time with Roma, a group of thugs attacked him, throwing stones at the vehicle he was traveling.

In July 2011, Menez signed a three-year contract with the Paris Saint-Germain. During his transfer, his fee was €8 million with future incentives. He represented number #7 for Paris Saint-Germain.

With Saint Germain, one thing changed for Jeremy. He got along with the coaches like Antoine Kombouare and Carlo Ancelotti.

Due to this, Menez improved his performance also; he scored more goals and assisted more.

After three good years with Saint Germain, Menez transferred to an Italian club, A.C. Milan. In June 2014, Menez signed a three-year contract.

During his time with A.C. Milan, Jeremy was in good form. On November 23, 2014, he scored a fine goal in the Derby Della Madonnina, a football match between two Milanese clubs.

Moreover, he scored two goals against Udinese, and the count goals kept going further until he suffered from back problems.

He had to go through surgery which led to further complications. Due to this, he missed many games.

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An unfortunate incident happened when Jeremy joined Bordeaux

After two years with the A.C. Milan, Menez joined Bordeaux. As soon as he joined Bordeaux, an unfortunate incident happened to Jeremy.

In the 77th minute, Menez fell to the ground, and at the same time, FC Lorient midfielder Didier Ndong stepped on the right side of Jeremy’s head with the rugged boot.

As a result, Menez lost part of his right ear. He went through plastic surgery to correct the problem.

Didier Ndong stepping on Menezs right ear during an accident
Didier Ndong stepping on Menezes’s right ear during an accident

For detail, read Surgery for Menez after the losing right part of his ear.

Jeremy’s shorter stints from 2017 to 2021

After Bordeaux, Menez has short stints with clubs like Antalyaspor, America, and Paris FC.

At the end of Menez’s last season with Paris FC in June 2019, Jeremy became a free agent.

Soon after, Menez joined Reggina, a Serie B club signing a three-year contract on June 23, 2020.

How much does Jeremy make annually? Salary & Net Worth

Jeremy Menez is an aggressive and multi-talented football player who has earned most of his net worth playing football. Menez has been playing professionally for a long time.

With a thriving career, Jeremy has accumulated a significant amount of wealth for himself and his family.

Often Menez has posed with luxurious cars like Mercedes and Ferrari. It looks like Jeremy is a car enthusiast, and he likes to drive new model cars.

The talented player Jeremy has an estimated net worth of $15 million. Moreover, annually he makes approx—$ 2.4 million.

The passionate player still has a long career ahead of him, which will surely add to his net worth in the upcoming day.

Check out Jeremy Menez’s best goals. Click to watch!

Jeremy Menez | Injury History

Jeremy Menez had one of the earliest injuries back on January 8, 2009. Back then, he was out for four days due to his muscular problems. 

Just a month later, in February, he then struggled with a thigh problem due to which he was out for 24 days. The same year in April, Jeremy faced an ankle injury and was out for 17 days. 

Later, he sustained an injury well over a year later, in October 2010, which was a minor knock. He had the same injury in 2011, which lasted for seven days. 

On May 28, 2015, Jeremy had a sciatic problem that kept him out of the games for a week. The same year in August, he fell into a hip injury and missed games for 163 days. 

The next year, Jeremy faced a back problem in May, which made him miss out on five days. Later, he missed another five days due to a hamstring injury in September. 

From 2017 to 2018, Jeremy had three disclosed injuries which made him out of the game for 104 days. Right after it, he had a cruciate ligament rupture for 222 days. 

Following it, he faced muscle injury twice, which took him out for 76 days. As for his recent injury, he faced a heel injury which kept him out of games for 43 days. 

Who is Jeremy dating? Girlfriend & Children

Currently, Jeremy is single, yet he is parenting his two children from his previous girlfriend, Emilie Nef Naf.

Menez and Emilie met in France and started dating each other in 2011. The two lovers dated each other for five years but later got separated in 2016 due to personal issues.

Emilie Nef Naf is a French professional model. She is a beautiful lady with an independent heart. 

Jeremy Menez with his former girl friend and kids
Jeremy Menez with his former girlfriend and kids

The couple has two beautiful children: Maella, born on November 7, 2012, and Menzo, born on November 18, 2014.

Even though the couple is not together anymore, Menez seems to have a good bond with his kids.

Likewise, he spends quality time with his children whenever possible. It is evident that the player loves his kids dearly. 

Social Media Presence:

Besides being a great footballer and a good father, Jeremy stays up to date on social platforms. Menez looks quite popular on Twitter and Instagram.

He has 105.8K followers and 47 followings on Twitter, whereas, on Instagram, Menez has 363K followers and 330 followings.

His social accounts give you a good look at his professional and personal life. On Instagram, he often shares his time with his kids.

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Menez Supporting Roger Martinez

Jeremy Menez sent a supportive message to Roger Martinez for his double score against the UANL Tigers.

Jeremy conveyed his words of encouragement for Martinez on social platforms, as Menez himself went through a similar situation before.

Moreover, his colleagues such as Cordova, Ochoa, Fidalgo, Bruno Valdez, Ema Aguilera, Giovani, Nico Castillo, and some other players also sent supported Roger.

Some FAQs:

What jersey number did Jeremy get for Sochaux?

Initially, Menez got the #26 jersey number when he entered Sochaux; later, he got #11.

When did Menez lose part of the right ear?

Jeremy transferred to Bordeaux from A.C. Milan. Just after two days, on August 3, 2016, Menez suffered a horrific injury when a part of his ear fell off after Didier Ndong stepped on Menez’s head during a pre-season match against Lorient.

Because of it, Jeremy lost part of his right ear, which was an unfortunate incident for the player. Later Didier Ndong sent his apologies to Menez.

Is Jeremy married?

No. Jeremy is not married yet. But he has two beautiful children from his previous girlfriend.

Where did Menez start his career?

From a young age, Menez was inclined towards football, thanks to his father and brother being involved in football. Menez chose a local club CA Vitry to start his career.

He also went to clubs like the Centre de Formation de Paris and CSF Bretigny before moving to the professional club Sochaux.

What is Jeremy Menez’s market value?

According to the TransferMarkt website, Jeremy Menez’s current market value is €350Th.

Did Jeremy Menez get injured while playing Atlas?

Jeremy Menez injured his left knee while playing against Atlas in March 2019.

What did Jeremy Menez say about Miguel Piojo Herrera?

In an interview with AS, Jeremy confessed that he has never seen a coach like Miguel Herrera, who throws so much at his own players. Jeremy said, 

“Frankly, I almost never saw a coach talk about a player like that. That can show that something was wrong or that there was a different problem than what was being talked about. I trained, but without playing, it is difficult to show what I am capable of. When I played, many times I was good, I think.”

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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