Jean-Pierre Adams : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Jean-Pierre Adams was a French professional footballer who played as a centre-back know all about him in this article as like his Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death

Jean-Pierre Adams : Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife, Children and Cause of Death
Jean Pierre Adams
  Bio
Name Jean-Pierre Adams
Birthdate ( Age) 10 March 1948
Place of Birth Dakar, Senegal
Nationality French
Marital Status  Married
Spouse/Partner Bernadette Adams (m. 1969)
Children yes 2, Laurent  and Frédéric
Parents Name not Known
Profession French footballer
Net Worth $2 Million - $25Million
Last Update September 2021

Jean-Pierre Adams was a French professional footballer who played as a centre-back.From March 1982 to his death in 2021, he was in a coma following an operation gone wrong.

Adams started playing with Entente BFN in 1967 as a striker, with whom he was runner-up in the Championnat de France Amateur twice.

Early Life and Family   

Adams was born and raised in Dakar until the age of 10, when he left his native Senegal on a pilgrimage to Montargis in the Loiret department alongside his grandmother, who was a devout Catholic. When they arrived, she enlisted him at a local Catholic school, Saint-Louis de Montargis.

He was adopted by a French couple shortly after his arrival in the country.During his studies, Adams worked at a local rubber manufacturer and he started playing football at several local clubs in the Loiret area.

Jean-Pierre Adams Wife

Adams and his wife Bernadette were married in April 1969 and had two sons, Laurent  and Frédéric . His wife continued to tend to his needs, refusing to consider euthanasia.

Jean-Pierre Adams Net Worth

Jean-Pierre Adams was a French professional footballer who played as a centre-back has an estimated Net Worth of $2 Million - $5 Million in 2021.

Professional Career  

Adams started playing with Entente BFN in 1967 as a striker, with whom he was runner-up in the Championnat de France Amateur twice.In 1970, he signed a contract with Nîmes, going on to remain in Division 1 for the following nine seasons, also representing Nice and Paris Saint-Germain.

In the 1971–72 campaign, Adams contributed four goals in all 38 games to help Nîmes to a best-ever second place, also winning the Cup of the Alps.He added a career-best nine for Nice in 1973–74, for a final fifth position.After one year in Division 2 with Mulhouse, Adams retired in 1981 at the age of 33, following a spell with amateurs Chalon.

On 15 June 1972, Adams made his debut for the French national team in an unofficial exhibition game against an African XI selected by the Confederation of African Football.His first competitive cap came on 13 October of that year, in a 1–0 home win over the Soviet Union for the 1974 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

Adams' last appearance occurred on 1 September 1976, in a friendly with Denmark.During his tenure with Les Bleus, he formed a stopper partnership with Marius Trésor which was dubbed La garde noire (black guard).In the mid 1990s, when a court of law adjudicated on the case, both the anaesthetist and trainee were given one-month suspended sentences and fines that translated to a $815 fine. 

Cause of Death

Jean-Pierre Adams has died after being in a coma for 39 years. He was 73 years old.Adams was just 34 when he slipped into a deep coma at Lyon Hospital in 1982 after a botched knee surgery.During the routine surgery, there was a problem with Adams' supply of anesthetic, leaving him in a persistent vegetative state."The Club offers its most sincere condolences to his loved ones and to his family," they wrote, translated from French.Adams is survived by his wife Bernadette Adams, who dedicated her life to caring for her husband.