Who is French model Zahia Dehar who accused Karim Benzema of r*ping her when she was age 15

Who is French model Zahia Dehar who accused Karim Benzema of r*ping her when she was age 15

Here is all you need to know about Zahia Dehar, the French model and former s*x worker who was once linked with Karim Benzema with her accusing him of r*pe when she was aged 15

Football fans are well aware of the case which linked Karim Benzema and Zahia Dehar.

Back in 2014, the French judge decided that there wasn’t enough evidence to conclude that Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema and Bayern Munich winger Ribéry knew Zahia Dehar, the escort girl, was underage when the occurrences occurred.

Who is French model Zahia Dehar who accused Karim Benzema and Franck Ribery of r*ping her when she was age 15

Even though the affair brought Dehar, then 21 years old, international attention, she chose not to sue the two football professionals in a civil capacity.

Ribéry acknowledged having s*x with Dehar, but he insisted he didn’t pay and didn’t know she was underage or a pr*stitute. Benzema has refuted every accusation and denied r*ping her when she was 15.


Who is Zahia Dehar?

Zahia Dehar was born on February 25, 1992 in Ghriss, Algeria and is a French-Algerian fashion and lingerie designer, model, actor, and former prostitute.

Zahia Dehar’s career

In addition to her notoriety as a fashion designer, this Algerian-French lady is well-known for being at the core of a prostitution scandal involving claims that French football players Franck Ribery and Karim Benzema paid her for her services when she was only seventeen years old.


Investigations by the Brigade de répression du proxénétisme into the activities of Abousofiane Moustaid, popularly known as “Abou Sofiane,” a former Nouvelle Star candidate who currently hosts a celebrity show on the TNT channel, led to the case’s first discovery.

Zahia later started modelling and became successful. Twelve pages honouring Brigitte Bardot were published in February 2011 in the American and Spanish versions of V Magazine. Several of the images featured were taken in New York, signalling Dehar’s comeback to the public eye. A website was formally launched on March 1, 2011, to promote her modelling.

“Iced” (“Givre”), “Cake and Candy” (“Gateau et Bonbon”), and “Love” (“Amour”) are some of her lingerie lines.


A look at Zahia Dehar’s family

When she was ten years old, her mother and younger sister relocated to Champigny-sur-Marne, France. When she was sixteen, she started prostitution, reportedly. She was successful in high-end prostitution, making up to €20,000 a month at a rate of €1,000 or €2,000 each, as per reports.

Hacène Dehar, her father, remains in Algeria. Since the prostitution accusations surfaced, he has declined to communicate in any way with his daughter.