Karim Benzema Watch Collection

Born to Algerian parents in Lyon, 34-year-old fellow Karim Benzema is at present a rising football star. Benzema is known for his prolific ability to score and extremely creative playmaking. He is recognized as one of the finest best forwards of his generation. He competes as a striker for Real Madrid of La Liga and the France National team. Benzema was called the World’s Best Men’s Player at the Ballon d’Or ceremony 2022 held in Paris. He has won 24 trophies with five UEFA Champions League titles and three Copa Del Rey titles. He has got a lot of accolades under his name.

But are you interested to know what interest keeps Benzema ‘Dream Busy’ when he’s outside the green pitch and when he is not busy winning games? The bomber of Franco-Algerian origin, also testified from the feeds of his Instagram profile delights as a collector of luxury watches and supercars. He is a highly enthusiastic collector of luxury timepieces. With his net worth estimated at 70 million dollars, it is not surprising, though, that he owns quite an impressive collection of watches. Here we have curated Karim Benzema luxury watch collection.

The Football Maestro’s Signature Timepieces: Karim Benzema’s Watches

1. Rolex Root Beer

Karim Benzema wearing Rolex Root Beer

The Rolex Root Beer fits a wrist of any size with a 40mm diameter and an ideal combination of the contemporary proportion of his famous look and traditional elegance. Its casing has been made from 18-karat gold along with stainless steel, which offers a tasteful balance of elegance and toughness. The watch’s brown ceramic bezel has a graduated 24-hour scale and offers a touch of class and utility.

The Rolex Root beer is perfect for aquatic sports as it is water resistant up to 100 meters. One of its key features is the iconic Rolex automatic movement of the Rolex Root Beer, which provides unmatched dependability and accuracy. Readability and visibility are improved by its Cyclops lens, which is positioned above its date aperture. Rolex Root beer is seen on Dwayne Johnson and Clint Eastwood.

  • Price: $55,000
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 1970s

2. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

Karim Benzema wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar

This Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Perpetual Calendar watch in rose gold is another collection held by the French footballer. The 41 mm diameter of this watch finds the ideal mix between wrist preference and style. Its classic octagonal bezel that’s made of 18-karat rose gold gives the design of the watch a classy touch. The case and bracelet, both fashioned of 18-k rose gold, display the ideal balance of luxury and toughness.

Moreover, this expensive watch has a perpetual calendar showing the moon phase, leap year, month, date, and day, and a silver dial with a ‘Grande Tapisserie’ design. The piece has a battery reserve of around 40 hours, giving the user comfort and dependable performance. Considered a classic, Royal Oak is worn by John Mayer, LeBron James, Shah Rukh Khan, and more.

  • Price: $200,000
  • Diameter: 41mm
  • Water Resistance: 20 meters
  • Release Year: 1972

3. Richard Mille 055 Yas Marina

Karim Benzema wearing Richard Mille 055 Yas Marina

Real Madrid’s famous striker has been seen sporting quite a limited edition Richard Mile RM 055 Yas Marina Circuit. Abu Dhabi’s well-known motorsports venue Yas Marina Circuit inspired this unique timepiece. This timepiece is potentially unique and is notably a technical giant with a case comprising over 600 layers of carbon fibre that makes the casing scratch-resistant.

It is available only in 50 pieces around the whole globe. The Yas Blue Hue also used on the track at Yas Marina, sticks out on the crown rubber and inner flange. The piece is a masterwork embodying the dedication to accuracy and innovation of the brand with its detailed quality and vivid colors. Riyad Mahrez and Khamzat Chimaev wear this timepiece.

  • Price: $750,000
  • Diameter: 42 mm
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters
  • Release Year: 2018

4. Richard Mille 055 Bubba Watson

Karim Benzema wearing Richard Mille 055 Bubba Watson

Another Richard Mille watch of Benzema worth mentioning is RM 055 Bubba Watson. The timepiece is famous for its exceptional performance, cutting-edge materials, and unique proportions. This watch makes a dramatic and lovely impact on Karim’s wrist thanks to the 49.9 mm diameter. The bulge-shaped casing is lightweight and robust titanium providing robustness and comfort.

White ceramic has been used to make both the bezel and the case back. Also, the watch uses cutting-edge materials like carbon nanofiber and Aluminum Silicon Carbide (ALUSIC), which decrease its weight and boost its durability. Moreover, the skeletonization of the dial offers a captivating visual experience revealing the movement’s complex operation. Dan Bilzerian, Tony Robins, and Ed Sheeran have Bubba Watson on their wrist.

  • Price: $400,000
  • Diameter: 49.9 mm
  • Water Resistance: 30 meters
  • Release Year: 2011

5. Rolex Day Date 36

Karim Benzema wearing Rolex Day Date 36

On this list, another Rolllie is the Rolex Day date 36mm. Benzema was spotted wearing his iconic watch after scoring a hat trick and winning in the UEFA Champions League in March 2022. The 36mm timepiece has an 18k yellow gold case along with a yellow gold presidential bracelet.

The watch features one green ombre dial set having 18k baguette-cut diamonds as markers of hours. It is powered by an in-house self-winding movement and has around power reserve of 70 hours. Many U.S. presidents, including Lyndon B. Johnson and Donald Trump, and personalities like Justin Bieber, Aziz Ansari, and Victoria Beckham, are Rolex Day Date celebrities.

  • Price: $60,000
  • Diameter: 36 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 2015

6. Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph

Karim Benzema wearing Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph

This 34-year footballer was seen wearing this stainless-steel watch of Patek Philippe named Aquanaut Chronograph 5968A featuring the classic square pattern of Aquanaut in the dark gray that has orange on both the sub-counter and the second’s hand. This piece has been coordinated with an orange strap as well.

This is one of the hottest models manufactured by the world-famous Swiss watchmaking company. The watch has a 42.2 mm stainless steel case along with an orange rubber bracelet. Also, it showcases one black embossed dial with an Arabic numeral, index hour maker, and luminous steel hands. This is among the most in-demand timepieces available in the market today. From the likes of Sylvester Stallone to Paul McCartney, the popularity of Patek Philippe Aquanaut’s Chronograph continues to grow. 

  • Price: $110,000
  • Diameter: 42.2 mm
  • Water Resistance: 120 meters
  • Release Year: 1997

7. Rolex Daytona Chocolate Dial 116505

Karim Benzema wearing Rolex Daytona Chocolate Dial 116505

Here comes another Daytona watch in Benzema’s collection. This beautiful Daytona is in 18k rose gold and has a black and chocolate dial on one oyster bracelet. The watch features one 18k rose gold bezel having an engraved tachymetric scale that is used to read average speed over a provided distance based on elapsed time. It provides an automatic movement with gold hands as well as hour markers. Michael Jordan, James Cox, and Joanne Woodward wear Rolex Daytona.

  • Price: $69,000
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 2008

8. Rolex GMT Master II Sprite

At Stade de France in France’s Saint-Denis, Real Madrid has beaten Liverpool 1-0 in the Champions League Final of UEFA. The next day, they held one open-top bus parade in Spain’s Madrid to celebrate their victory. The 2022/2021 Champions League Top Scorer, who made 15 goals, was spotted flaunting this newly released Rolex Master II Sprite on one oyster bracelet. Ed Sheeran and LeBron James are prominent figures wearing Rolex GMT Master II Sprite.

  • Price: $23,745
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 2022

9. Richard Mille 65-01

Karim Benzema wearing Richard Mille 65-01

Karim is a fan of expensive RMs, and he has a lot in his collection. Karim Benzema received the impressive Ballon d’Or 2022 from Zinedine Zidane’s Real Madrid Legend. During the ceremony, Karim was spotted wearing this 45 mm Richard Mille 65-01 Split-seconds Automatic Winding Chronograph in 18k rose gold with a skeleton dial on the black rubber strap. The watch has a stunning TPT carbon case along with gold pushers and a rose gold bezel. Dan Bilzerian and Rapper Meek Mill are seen wearing Richard Mille 65-01.

  • Price: $520,000
  • Diameter: 45 mm
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters
  • Release Year: 2020

10.  Audemars Piguet Royal Oak’ Rainbow’ Double Balance Wheel Openworked 15412BC

Karim Benzema wearing  Audemars Piguet Royal Oak' Rainbow' Double Balance Wheel Openworked 15412BC

Another heavy hitter in Benzema’s collection is this watch. At the 2022 Ballon d’Or celebration at Santiago Bernabeu stadium, Karim wore this Royal Oak’ Rainbow’ Double Balance Wheel in 18K frosted white gold. Its bezel is set with 32 baguette-cum gemstones of twelve different variations, which include multi-coloured, sapphires, emeralds, and ruby in a range of colours. The bracelet has an open-worked slate gray dial and a frosted gold case. Technically and beautifully, this watch is an example of masterful mechanical watchmaking. Maluma and Balvin wear this piece.

  • Price: $700,000
  • Diameter: 41 mm
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters
  • Release Year: 2021

11. Rolex Daytona- Meteorite Dial 116518LN

Karim Benzema wearing Rolex Daytona- Meteorite Dial 116518LN

Presenting Ballon D’or to Karim’s hometown club Lyon, Real Madrid’s footballer, was spotted wearing this 18k yellow gold Rolex Daytona with one Meteorite dial on the Oysetr Flex Bracelet. Rolex Daytona is one of the popular watches that many celebrities such as LeBron James and Mark Wahlberg are also seen wearing. 

This is an excellent watch that blends high-end components well and has superb craft. Its brilliant meteorite dial lends the design a unique and attractive aesthetic touch.

The watch’s bezel is built on the company’s black Cerachrom and ceramic material and has an 18k yellow gold case. The bezel adds a contemporary and clean touch to the appearance of the watch while being scratch-resistant. The timepiece has the famous Rolex Caliber 4130, a striking design, and a self-winding mechanical chronograph mechanism. The movement offers a power reserve of around 72 hours, ensuring precise timekeeping. Achraf Hakimi and Erling Haaland were seen wearing this yellow-gold Daytona 116518LN.

  • Price: $106,000
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 2019

12. Rolex GMT-Master II 126710BLNR ‘Batman’

Karim Benzema wearing Rolex GMT-Master II 126710BLNR 'Batman'

The watch Karim flaunts is equipped with a 24-hour graduated 2-color cerachrom insert in blue and black ceramic and a bidirectional rotatable bezel fitted on a 5-link jubilee bracelet. The new ‘Batman’ version introduced at BaselWorld 2019 is also available with an oyster bracelet. Jerry Ferrara and Roger Federer are among the most well-documented owners of this model.

  • Price: $18,375
  • Diameter: 40 mm
  • Water Resistance: 100 meters
  • Release Year: 2013

13. Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Openworked Double Balance Wheel Ref.15407ST

Karim Benzema wearing Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Openworked Double Balance Wheel Ref.15407ST

‘The Dream’ Karim boasts another AP watch. It’s quite similar to the one mentioned above, but the only difference is that this is manufactured with a stainless-steel case and not white gold, and its bezel does not have rainbow gemstones. Even without the white gold and gemstones, this piece has quite an expensive tag of $140,000. Virat Kohli and Travis Scott were spotted wearing AP Royal Oak Openworked pieces.

  • Price: $140,000
  • Diameter: 41mm
  • Water Resistance: 50 meters
  • Release Year: 2016

14. Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980 R

Karim Benzema wearing Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980 R

Now the last in Benzema’s personal luxury collection of timepieces is this Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980R. This is another elegant sports watch featuring a black-brown dial horizontally embossed with its date indicator at 3 I’ clock. This has a flyback chronograph function and is powered by a mechanical self-winding movement with around 45 hours of power reserve. This timepiece is the perfect luxury accessory accompanying the most active lifestyles and also for men who are always on the go. Leonardo DiCaprio and Singer Rihanna were spotted wearing Patek Philippe Nautilus 5980R.

  • Price: $76,880
  • Diameter: 40.5 mm
  • Water Resistance: 120 m
  • Release Year: 1868

What Watches Benzema Own? 

Karim Benzema, one of the top players of Real Madrid, has left the team officially. He quickly established himself as the dependable Los Blancos front-line member. In 647 games, he recorded 353 goals along with 165 assists in all competitions. Karim Benzema is considered among the greatest and best footballers in the world. Inside the pitch, he is regarded as one of the geniuses and the best strikers in La Liga. Here we have discussed his expensive million-dollar watch collection. With a net worth of over 80 million, Benzema has the coolest watch collection of more than $4 million. Karim’s watch collection embraces some of the best timepieces from Rolex, Richard Mille, Audemars Piguet, and Patek Philippe. In his collection, he has over 10 Rolex watches.

From Writer

Soccer star Karim Benzema’s career is not only distinguished by his accomplishments on the field and exceptional skills but also by his quite exclusive taste in high-end timepieces. In this article, you have read some of Benzema’s high-end luxury timepieces that must have captured the attention of several watch enthusiasts. His watch collection consists of famous clocks and prestigious brands, reflecting his top position as a top style icon and athlete. The watches in his collection represent more than just his dedication to greatness and his taste in fashion. Also, they are not just accessories. Karim’s preference for some prominent brands like Rolex, Richard Mille, and Audemars Piguet proves his appreciation for fine crafts. His wrist is adorned with timepieces that, apart from showing time, record his development into one soccer icon as well.

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