Amandine Henry | Early Life | Education | Family | Business | Wealth

"Amandine Henry | Early Life | Education | Family | Business | Wealth "

Amandine Henry has truly lived up to her namesake, meaning “much loved,” being a French defensive midfielder. Her skills as a footballer have gained her appreciation from many coaches, who regard her as among the “world’s best defensive midfielders.”

If you wanna know more about Amandine Henry, who is among the best defensive midfielder in the world and is also on the list of highest-paid female football players in the world. You need to scroll down for more details. 

Personal Biography

Personal Biography
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Before we get to know more about Amandine Henry in detail, here are a few details and facts about her that you should know about. 

BornAmandine Chantal Henry,
28th September 1989,
Lille, France.
Nick NameAmandine Henry
ProfessionFootball Player
Height 171 cm
Weight 64 kg
Current TeamOlympique Lyon
PositionDefensive Midfielder
SponsorsBodyfriend Europe, Nike
Net Worth$100,000

Early Life

Early Life
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The love for football became a part of Amandine’s life due to her family, mainly from her father, who was an amateur football player himself. She used to play with her cousins, who were also members of the Lille training academy. 

When Amandine was only 5 years old, she started playing football with the boy’s team till she was 13 years old due to a lack of girls’ teams. 

From 1995 to 2000, she played for the club OSM Lomme and then from 2000 to 2004, Amandine Henry was associated with the Iris Club de Lambersart. 

Career in Football

Career in Football
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Amandine started her professional career when she was only 15 years old with the Feminin Henin-Beaumont football club. But only a year later, she moved to CNFE Clairefontaine academy for intensive training for two seasons. 

After her training was over, she came back to Olympique Lyonnais Feminin (Lyon), and she stayed there from 2007 to 2016. At the age of 18, Henry suffered a knee injury where she injured her cartilage; she had to pause her game and recover for one and a half years. 

With her family’s unlimited support and motivation, Amandine returned to Lyon again. For two years, from 2010 to 2012, she played in the final game of the UEFA Women’s Champions League for Lyon as a defensive midfielder

In 2015, Henry was awarded the title of 2nd Best Player at the FIFA Women’s World Cup. In 2016, after leaving Lyon, Henry joined Portland Thorns; with them, she played about 8 matches, and then in the 9th season, they won the title of the National Women’s Soccer League team. 

After her surgery, she joined PSG, Paris Saint-Germain, in 2017; with them, she played four Division 1 matches and a Coupe de France Feminine; this was before she joined the Thorns again in March. 

After moving back to the Thorns, she became the key player for the NWSL. She even became the player who scored against top clubs like Kansas City, Boston, Orlando Pride, North Carolina, and Houston Dash. With her, the Portland Thorns FC came out as the winner of the NWSL Championship. 

In 2018, Henry moved back to her first team, the Olympique Lyonnais Feminin 2018; they offered her first-class facilities, the support of the president, and the best of players.

 Amandine Henry even played for the main team of France, and with them, she won the SheBelieves Cup in 2017 and the Cyprus Cup in 2015. 

Salary & Net Worth

Although female football players are paid a lot less than their male counterparts, even then, Andadine Henry is among the highest-paid female players. In an interview in 2016, Henry disclosed that she earns a salary of $70,000. 

After she moved back to Lyon, they offered her over $315,000 in salary. But it is expected that she earned a lot more than that in recent years. 


Since her career started in 2006, Henry has been playing in different clubs and also international games. 

So if you want to know her stats, let’s start with the Clubs first, then the International games. 


Henin-Beaumont2004 – 200520 league appearances, 11 goals
CNFE Clairefontaine2005 – 2006, 2006 – 200732 league appearances, 22 goals
Olympique Lyon2007 – 2008 to 2015 – 2016122 League apps, 28 goals, 26 cup apps, 9 goals, 38 continental apps, 5 goals
Portland Thorns20169 apps, 0 goals
PSG2016 – 20174 league apps, 1 goal, 1 cup app, 1 goal
Portland Thorns20171 league app, 0 goals
Olympique Lyon2018 – 14 apps, 7 goals (as of now)


France U172004 – 20058 apps, 3 goals
France U192006 – 200718 apps. 6 goals
France U2020065 apps, 1 goal
France (Les Blues)2009 –74 apps, 11 goals

Wrapping Up!

Now that you know everything you need to know about this amazing female football player, then it is best that you follow her career to know more about her. 

If you want any recent updates on her life, then I would recommend following her on social media, Instagram Amandine Henry has over 300K followers. So if you liked this article, then leave us a like and comment down below. 

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