Francis Ngannou and Kim Kardashian: 11 things to know about the alleged 'love interest'

An unconfirmed report quoted Kim Kardashian declaring her interest in former UFC star Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou and Kim Kardashian: 11 things to know about the alleged 'love interest'

David Ben 17:22 - 11.11.2023

Francis Ngannou has made the headlines after a report revealed Kim Kardashian allegedly fancies a relationship with the Cameroonian MMA star. Here's what we know so far.

Francis Ngannou is currently making the headlines over a potential relationship with a famous admirer.

This week, reports emerged that American Reality TV star and socialite Kim Kardashian had revealed her desire to explore a potential relationship with the Cameroonian-born mixed martial artist.

‘I am compatible with former UFC boxer Francis Ngannou. I feel his energy within me. I think that one day, I will have the pleasure of visiting Cameroon,’ Kim Kardashian was quoted to have said via a post by MMA Arena on X formerly known as Twitter.

Francis Ngannou and Kim Kardashian
An unconfirmed report revealed that American socialite Kim Kardashian allegedly said she is in interested in former UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou| Credit: Instagram

However, Pulse Sports cannot verify the authenticity of this statement as Kim Kardashian has confirmed the alleged quote.

Ngannou who recently made his boxing debut in Saudi Arabia against WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has seen his social media following grow significantly despite losing the bout via a unanimous decision, weeks ago.

Pulse Sports previously reported that the 37-year-old former heavyweight champion left the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) for the Professional Fighters League (PFL).

Ngannou’s relationship life is now the subject of widespread conversation among fans and supporters following the alleged revelation of Kim Kardashian.

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian is one of the most famous celebrities in the world | Credit: Instagram(@kimkardashian)

In this article, Pulse Sports will reveal all the details you need to know about Kim Kardashian’s alleged interest in Francis Ngannou.

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou: 11 things to know about alleged interest, dating history and more

1. Who is Kim Kardashian?

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian | Credit: Instagram(@kimkardashian)

Kimberly Noel Kardashian popularly known as Kim Kardashian or Kim K is an American media personality, socialite, and businesswoman.

 Kim received wider notice on the internet after the s*x tape Kim Kardashian, Superstar, which she filmed in 2003 with her then-boyfriend Ray J, was released in 2007.

Later that year, she and her family began to appear on the E! reality television series Keeping Up with the Kardashians, which aired until 2021.

With sisters Kourtney and Khloé, she launched the fashion boutique chain Dash, which operated from 2006 to 2018.

An internet sensation by all standards, Kim Kardashian founded KKW Beauty and KKW Fragrance in 2017, and the shaping underwear or foundation garment company Skims in 2019.

 She has released various products tied to her name, including the 2014 mobile game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and the 2015 photo book Selfish

In 2015, TIME magazine included Kardashian on their list of 100 most influential people.

2. Kim Kardashian Age

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian | Credit: Instagram(@kimkardashian)

Kim Kardashian was born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, to Robert and Kris Kardashian (née Houghton).

 She has an older sister, Kourtney, a younger sister, Khloé, and a younger brother, Rob.

She also has two other famous younger step-sisters Kylie and Kendall Jenner.

Their mother is of Scottish and Dutch ancestry, while their father was a third-generation Armenian-American.

As of 2023, Kim Kardashian is 43 years old.

3. She has a penchant for sports athletes

Kim Kardashian relationship
Kim Kardashian sparks huge surge in AS Roma interest after sporting retro shirt| Credit: X

All through her career as one of the world’s famous reality TV stars, Kim Kardashian has been linked with a number of athletes including NFL legend Tom Brady,  five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, former NFL players Reggie Bush and Miles Austin - whom she previously dated.

In May 2011, Kardashian became engaged to NBA player Kris Humphries, then of the New Jersey Nets, whom she had been dating since October 2010.

Kim Kardashian dating history
Kim Kardashian has previously been linked with Portugal legend Cristiano Ronaldo| Credit: IMAGO

They were married in a wedding ceremony on August 20 in Montecito, California.

 However, after 72 days of marriage, she filed for divorce from Humphries on October 31, citing irreconcilable differences, before moving on to date American rapper and music mogul Kanye West.

The former couple were married for over six years before they divorced in February 2022.

4. Is Kim Kardashian dating Francis Ngannou?

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou are not in a relationship amid unconfiremd reports of an interest from the American influencer | Credit: Instagram

No. Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou are neither dating nor in a relationship.

In fact, the duo have never even met or texted each other at any point in their lives.

The reports about Kim K’s alleged quote on Ngannou remains unconfirmed as the quote is yet to be traced to a credible source.

5. She is 5 years older than Francis Ngannou

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian allegedly expressed interest in Francis Ngannou in an unconfirmed report | Credit: Instagram

As mentioned earlier, Kim Kardashian is 43 years old while Francis Ngannou is 38 years old.

The American reality star and  influencer is 5 years older than the Cameroonian MMA star.

6. Is Kim Kardashian in a relationship?

Kim Kardashian
Kim Kardashian is currently being linked to NFL star Odell Beckham Jr | Credit: Instagram

According to multiple reports, Kim K is currently single.

Although, the billionaire mother of four has since revealed that she is open to love again having most recently dated American comedian Pete Davidson, for a short spell.

However, Kim Kardashian is currently linked to NFL star Odell Beckham Jr.

Odell Beckham Jr.
Baltimore Ravens WR Odell Beckham Jr. (3) warms up prior to a game against the Houston Texans at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, MD. Image source: Mike Buscher / Cal Media

Back in September, People reported that the pair was "hanging out," while an insider told E! News that "Kim and Odell are friends and have a lot of mutual friends in common.

Meanwhile, Daily Mail recently reported that she attended Odell Beckham Jr’s birthday party last week after presenting Serena Williams with the Fashion Icon Award at the CFDA Fashion Awards.

As of the time of this report, neither Kim Kardashian nor the Baltimore Ravens wide receiver have confirmed nor denied the rumours.

8. She’s been criticized for sparking dating rumours with her sister’s ex-boyfriend

Kim Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Kim Kardashian and NBA star Tristan Thompson have been criticised over their friendship | Credit: X

Alongside her fame, Kardashian has constantly come under scrutiny over her affairs and relationships.

For months, she had been criticized by fans and netizens over her close relationship with her sister’s ex-boyfriend and NBA star Tristan Thompson.

Thompson cheated on her sister Khloe, with whom they share a daughter.

Thompson reportedly cheated on Kim’s sister while she was pregnant, and despite reconciling, the pair eventually broke up for good in 2021.

Kim Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson cheated on Kim Kardashian's sister Khloe while she was pregnant| Credit: Instagram(@realtristan13)
Kim Kardashian and Tristan Thompson
Kim Kardashian and NBA star Tristan Thompson | Credit: X

However, he and Kim Kardashian have been heavily criticized for maintaining extremely close ties  despite his cheating scandals.

Although, Kim Kardashian has continued to defend her friendship with the Cleveland Cavaliers power forward.

9. Who is Francis Ngannou’s girlfriend?

As of 2023, it remains unclear whether Francis Ngannou is in a relationship.

Francis Ngannou
Francis Ngannou | Credit: Instagram(@toprank)

The 38-year-old former UFC heavyweight has done a remarkable job keeping his relationship life private.

Ngannou was rumoured to be in a relationship with American UFC fighter Miesha Tate.

However, Pulse Sports gathered that the rumours are false and the pair are just friends having met each other in the UFC.

On January 1, 2018, Tate announced that she is in a relationship with fellow MMA fighter Johnny Nuñez with whom she has two children.

10. Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou’s Net Worth

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou's net worths cannot be compared

Kim Kardashian’s rise in the media, fashion and entertainment industry has seen her amass an incredible amount of fortune.

She has invested in several lucrative business ventures and bagged endorsements and sponsorship deals with some of the biggest brands in the world.

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Kim Kardashian at MET gala 2023 |Credit: Kim K on Instagram

 Kim K is one of the most-famous and richest celebrities on the planet, earning between $50 – 80 million per year between her various endeavors and growing empire.

As of 2023, she has a net worth of $US1.7 billion as per Celebrity Net Worth.

That number absolutely dwarfs Ngannou’s current net worth which is estimated at US$15 million.

Francis Ngannou net worth
Francis Ngannou | Credit: Instagram (@toprank)

Although, the PFL star is still one of the richest mixed martial arts fighters in the world.

11. Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou social media

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou
Kim Kardashian allegedly declared interest in Francis Ngannou as per an unconfirmed report

Over the years, Kim K  has also seen her social media presence grow significantly over the years across numerous social media platforms, gaining hundreds of millions of followers on X formerly known as Twitter and Instagram. 

Kim K, one of the most followed celebrities of all time currently has more than 75 million followers on X, more than 364 million followers on Instagram.

Francis Ngannou’s recent fight with Tyson Fury also saw his social media following boost on Instagram and X.

He is also one of the most followed individuals of Cameroonian origin on social media.

Kim Kardashian and Francis Ngannou are not following each other on social media.