Younes Bendjima is an Algerian model a s sociated with Next Model Management. He began his career as a model in 2011 and since then has worked for big fashion houses like Dolce & Gabbana, Hermes, Balmain, Givenchy and so on. His runway debut happened in 2013 when he walked the ramp for Givenchy in Riccardo Tisci's men's runway show in Spring 2013. He came to limelight after his affair with the reality star, Kourtney Kardashian.
Early Life And Education Of Younes Bendjima
Younes Bendjima was born on May 5, 1993, in Algeria. He is raised Muslim. His parents divorced when he was very young. As a child, he used to work in his father's restaurant which was a traditional Algerian restaurant and also trained as a boxer at age 11.
Through boxing, he learned some moral values like respect, punctuality, hard work and to stay healthy. He can speak English, Arabic, and French fluently. His mother lives in Paris and while going there to meet her often he learned how to speak French.
Younes Bendjima's Career
Younes Bendjima is professionally a model who has modeled for top fashion houses like Dolce & Gabbana, VoguArabia, Hermes, Balmain, Givenchy and so on.
He began his career in 2011 when he was offered a modeling project by an agency in New York. His debut runway happened in 2013 when he walked the ramp for Givenchy in Riccardo Tisci's men's runway show in Spring 2013.
After that, he got involved in many modeling projects. He is also a s sociated with Next Models. Besides modeling, he also does editorials for some magazines like Vogue Arabia, Le Monde M Magazine, Vogue Espana and WWD.
Younes Bendjima's Net Worth
Younes Bendjima's net worth is estimated to be $500,000 by various sources. He makes a huge income from his modeling career as he has been a s sociated with huge fashion houses and brands.
As a model a s sociated with Next Model Management, he gets paid an hourly salary of $330. The salary can range from $109 to $421.
Younes Bendjima's Personal Life
Younes Bendjima was formerly in a relationship with reality star Kourtney Kardashian whom he met at Paris Fashion Week in 2016. The couple hit it off after knowing each for a while and started a romantic relationship. They were seen traveling a lot and they also attended the 2017 Cannes Film Festival.
The pair along with Kourtney's three children(Mason Dash Disick, Reign Aston Disick, and Penelope Scotland Disick) went on a vacation to Turk's and Caicos and in 2018 they went on a vacation to Italy. The other places they traveled were Pacific coast in Malibu where they went to celebrate Kourtney's birthday and to celebrate his own birthday they went to Colorado River.
The duo, however, broke up after two years of relationship and the reason is not revealed to the media. Soon after the split, Younes was seen partying in Mexico with some friends and was seen hugging a girl named Jordan Ozuna.
Rumors have it that it was Kourtney's idea to break up. The couple was deeply in love but Bendjima didn't like her showing her bare skin on social media. He wasn't happy about the photos she used to post on her Instagram and even sarcastically commented on it. He wrote-"that's what you need to show to get likes?"
Before being in a two-year relationship with Kourtney he was in a relationship with Model Jourdan Dunn whom he met at the Met Gala in 2015. They dated for a year and after his split started dating Kourtney.
Taking about his online presence, he boasts around 1.1 million+ followers on his Instagram account as of 2018.
by ab-kalsang, 08 Aug, 2018