BiographySports

Mary Kom Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Mary Kom And Her Family

Mary Kom was born on 24 November 1982. in Kangathei, Manipur, India, Mangte Tonpa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom were poor farm laborers. She was named Mangte Chungneijang at birth which means “prosperous” in her local dialect. However, she would use the name Mary in her professional career to ease pronunciation.

She was the eldest of four siblings and had to work hard from a young age to fend for her family. She not only went to school to study but also took care of her younger siblings and worked in the fields with her parents to help them.

Age, Physical Appearance, and Height

Mary Kom was born on 24 November 1982, and according to the calculation, her current age is 39.

Let’s Talk about her Height, Weight & Physical Status as the main things for the Industry. Fans also attract the Height, Weight & Physical Status of Mary Kom is 160 cm and 1.60 m, and feet inches- 5′ 3″. Her weight is in kilograms- 50 kg. Weight.

Mary Kom has a Waist Size of 24 inches, a hips size of 34 Inches, and a bra size of 24 Inches. She has Black color hair and Black color eyes. Besides that, She is wearing a shoe size 8.

Education

She first went to Loktak Christian Model High School, where she studied up to class VI standard before moving on to St. Xavier Catholic School. However, she quit her studies before completing schooling.

Even as a student, she displayed a keen interest in athletics and used to participate in sports like football. Funnily though, she never took part in boxing as a student.

Personal Life

She met K Only Kom in 2001 in New Delhi on her way to National Games in Punjab. The couple dated for four years before tying the knot in 2005. The young man was highly impressed by Mary’s grit and ambitions. They have been blessed with three sons.

Her much-awaited autobiography, ‘Unbreakable,’ which chronicles all her life’s struggles and how she rose above them, was released by Harper Collins in 2013.

Career

Mary Kom first career win came in 2000 when she won the Best Boxer Award at the First State Level Invitation at the women’s boxing championship in Manipur. After that, she won the gold in the Seventh East India Women’s Boxing Championship held in West Bengal.

A prolific sportswoman who demonstrated a relentless passion for the game, she won five National Championships from 2000 to 2005.

Between 2001 and 2006, mary kom won the AIBA world boxing championship thrice in 2002, 2005, and 2006 and came second in 2001.

In 2008, she participated in the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in India, winning a silver medal. The same year she boxed at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship in China, where she earned the Gold medal—her fourth successive gold medal at the championship.

The coming years were also very productive for the gritty young lady. She went to Vietnam, where she returned with a gold medal at the 2009 Asian Indoor Games.

Mary won the gold medal in Kazakhstan at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in 2010. Then she proceeded to Barbados to register a career milestone—her fifth consecutive gold at the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship.

A petite woman, she competed in the 51 kg class in the 2010 Asian Games and won a bronze medal. Again at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in Mongolia in 2012, she participated in the same weight category and won the gold.

In 2012, women’s boxing featured as an Olympic sport in the Summer Olympics in London for the first time. Mary did succeed in securing a place at the events and won a bronze medal.

In the 2014 Asian Games, held in Incheon, South Korea, she won a Gold Medal in the Flyweight category.

Net Worth

Mary Kom’s earnings post-Olympics were estimated to be close to Rs. 7 crores. She has a net worth of around 7 Crores. Manipur and Rajasthan State Governments offered Rs. Fifty lacs each for the Olympic Bronze Medal. She reportedly paid Rs. 25 lacs for the 2014 released Priyanka Chopra starrer Mary Kom.

Assets

House: She has got a lot of real estate properties.

Awards

  1. She is best known for being a five-time World Amateur Boxing Champion, a feat that makes her one of the best-ever women boxers the world has ever produced.
  2. Mary Kom was decorated with the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, in 2010 for her contributions to sports.
  3. She was honored with the Padma Bhushan—the third-highest civilian award in India—in 2013 for her wonderful achievements in the field of sports.
  4. She won a Gold Medal in the Flyweight category at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

Car Collection

Mary has got a lot of cars, especially luxury cars like Mercedes.

Also Read: Sunil Chhetri Biography – Age, Education, Personal Life, Career, Net Worth, Assets, and Awards

Related Articles

Back to top button