The one whose Arabic heritage made challenging to find modeling assignments in France as designers favored specific types of model is non-other than Younes Bendjima. The former boxer is best known as a 'toyboy' of the eldest Kardashian child, Kourtney Kardashian. His girlfriend's sexy snapshots during her three-week extravagant European vacation during July 2018 became an eyesore to the American model.
Outraged Over Kourtney's Snapshot: Their Previous Relationship
Younes Bendjima, 25, is considerably outraged over his girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian's bikini snapshots. The 39-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians starlet posted a picture exposing her toned physique in bathing suit on 16 July 2018. She also uploaded some half-naked photographs on social media showing off her bare bum while touring in Italy.
The 25-year-old model was not delighted over her shots as he slammed the reality star and commented saying 'Thats what you need to show to get likes?' His girlfriend has since deleted his comment. Meanwhile, their close source defended his remarks and said that Younes was only joking with his ladylove.
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The pair is reported to have commenced dating since October 2016 after they met in Paris Fashion Week. While there in Paris, his girlfriend was visiting with her sister Kim Kardashian West. Further on December 2017, Younes and Kourtney were snapped together while leaving a hotel in Paris. The pair, who have 14 years of age difference, has gone to various adventures together. They have enjoyed basketball games, romantic trip to Cannes, and even Disneyland in Paris.
Younes Bendjima and his girlfriend, Kourtney Kardashian in front of the famous Disney castle in Disneyland, Paris in September 2017 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
The model's girlfriend Kourtney has three children, Mason Dash Disick, 8, Reign Aston Disick, 3, and Penelope Scotland Disick, 6, from her previous relationship. Before dating Younes, she was in a relationship with TV personality Scott Disick from 2006 to 2015 with whom she shares three kids.
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Kourtney is also not the model's first girlfriend as he was in a relationship with British model Jourdan Dunn. The ex-couple met each other during the Met Gala in New York in May 2015. They also used to spend romantic vacations and traveled in Bali, an Indonesian island to celebrate New Year's Eve in 2015. The estranged pair could not stay on terms as they had a split each in October 2016. Following his separation with the British model, he started dating Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality star a week later.
Trying To Fix Relationship With Girlfriend
After the Instagram drama of 16 June 2018, Younes is reportedly worried over his relationship with Kourtney Kardashian. His rude comment towards his TV personality girlfriend disappointed her, and since then, he has been desperate to try to fix his relationship with his lady love. According to the source, the duo is in a tense relationship after the Instagram remark and Younes' wants to set things up with the Keeping Up With the Kardashians reality star.
He reportedly felt terrible and tried to smooth with her by showing love and gifts and let her know that the model felt sorry for his remark. Younes wants to get back with his girlfriend to get her on the right side and does not want to lose her. The things between them have changed since his mid-June comment, and the Next Model Management affiliated model fears that he may lose her forever.
Parents Split, Hired As Model At The Age Of 18
Younes parents had a split while he was young. Following their separation, his mother relocated to Paris, France and his father moved to New York, USA. The former boxer spent his youth with his father in New York. His father owned a traditional restaurant in New York, and he often helped him by working there.
He also visited his mother in France. Each year during summer vacation, he would fly over Paris to meet his mother by which he became fluent in the French language. He was at the age of 18 when a talent scout approached him and offered an interview with a modeling agency. During that time, he was working in father's restaurant.
How Much Is Younes Bendjima's Net Worth?
Younes Bendjima has an estimated net worth of $0.5 million from his modeling career. He reportedly earns $330,000 as his annual salary. He has signed with the New York-based Modeling agency company, Next Model Management. He is also collecting revenues from Elite Models in Copenhagen, Denmark and I LOVE Models Management in Milan, Italy. He has done numerous photo shoots with Le Monde M Magazine and Vogue Spain and has appeared in several campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Calvin Kein, Hermes, and Burberry.
Besides his modeling career, he is also a former boxer. On 26 July 2018, he boxed with the British professional boxer Amir Khan. Amir, who rose towards controversy on July 2018 after he labeled the retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete Caitlyn Jenner as 'Bruce,' showed that there was no bad blood with the Kardashians. The boxing star also thanked Younes for the support after he came towards the gym. Amir also shared their photo raising each other's fist on his Los Angeles gym on social media.
As for his girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian, she has assembled staggering net worth of $35 million. Her salary is three times more than her boyfriend as she collects $10 million annually. She has derived fortunes as an American reality TV star and has garnered television success appearing in Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
Younes Bendjima was born in 1993 in Algeria and has his birthday on 5 May. Younes stands at the height of 1.88 m (6'2") and has a birth sign as Taurus. The Algerian native posses American nationality and belongs to Algerian ethnicity. As per wiki, he is trilingual and can speak three languages English, French, and Arabic.