Malala Yousafzai Net Worth 2023: Earnings, Biography, Age, Height, Husband

Malala Yousafzai Net Worth: $3 Million

Net Worth:$3 Million
Date of Birth:Jul 12, 1997 (25 years old)
Place of Birth:Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Profession:Activist for female education, former blogger for BBC Urdu

Malala Yousafzai Net Worth is around $3 million. Malala Yousafzai is a famous Pakistani activist who has been internationally recognized for her human rights advocacy, particularly pertaining to the education of women and children in her country.

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Malala Yousafzai Net Worth 2022:

Malala net worth is around $3 million. In 2012, Malala and two other girls were shot in an assassination attempt by a Taliban gunman, leading to a global call for support. Malala Yousafzai is the youngest Nobel Prize laureate, and is the cofounder of the non-profit Malala Fund.

Malala Yousafzai Biography:

Born12 July 1997 (age 25)
Mingora, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Alma materUniversity of Oxford
OccupationActivist for female education
OrganisationMalala Fund
Spouse(s)Asser Malik ​(m. 2021)​
ParentsZiauddin Yousafzai(father)Toor Pekai Yousafzai(mother)
HonoursNobel Peace Prize (2014)

Malala Yousafzai was born on 12 July 1997 in Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan to Ziauddin and Tor. Malala family is Sunni Muslim, and she has two younger brothers: Khushal and Atal.

Malala Yousafzai Biography

Malala Yousafzai was mostly educated by her father, a poet and school owner, educational activist. As early as 2008, Malala started speaking about education rights at local press clubs. In 2009, Malala Yousafzai became a trainee and then a peer educator in the Institute for War and Peace Reporting’s Open Minds Pakistan youth program.

Thereafter, Malala started writing a blog for BBC Urdu that detailed her life during the Pakistani Taliban’s occupation of her region. Published under the pseudonym “Gul Makai,” Malala blog posts focused on the First Battle of Swat, the Taliban’s increasing violence toward and oppression of women, and her school shutdown.

In February of 2009, after the Taliban issued an edict that no girls could attend school, MalalaYousafzai spoke out against the terrorist group on the national current affairs show “Capital Talk.” The Taliban subsequently lifted the ban temporarily.

After the school ban incident, journalist Adam B. Ellick made a New York Times documentary about Malala Yousafzai as the Pakistani military intervened in the region. Malala Yousafzai’s popularity grew hugely as a result; she gave many interviews on television and in print, Malala was nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and became the chair of the Khpal Kor Foundation’s District Child Assembly. Malala public attention grew even more when she was honored with Pakistan’s first National Youth Peace Prize.

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Malala Yousafzai Assassination Attempt

Due to her outspoken activism and global recognition, Malala increasingly became the target of death threats by militant groups. In October 2012, while taking a bus home after an exam, Malala Yousafzai and two other girls were shot by a Pakistani Taliban gunman in an assassination attempt.

Malala was hit in the head with a bullet, leaving her unconscious and in critical condition. Malala condition improved in the hospital, and she was transferred to the UK. The murder attempt led to a global outpouring of support for Yousafzai and her cause, as well as widespread international condemnation of the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan.

Malala Yousafzai Education:

After her recovery, Malala Yousafzai attended the all-girls Edgbaston High School in Birmingham, England. In 2017, Malala Yousafzai enrolled at the University of Oxford, where she studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Yousafzai graduated from Oxford in 2020.

Malala Yousafzai Ongoing Activism

Malala has been prolific activist. In 2013, Malala Yousafzai spoke at the United Nations, Harvard University, and Oxford. At the UN, Malala speech was attended by more than 500 young advocates from across the globe.

Also in 2013, Malala Yousafzai cofounded the Malala Fund with her father. An international nonprofit, the Fund advocates for girls’ education, and wants to ensure that every girl has 12 years of free, safe, and quality schooling. Later, on her 18th birthday in 2015, Malala used the Fund to open a school in Lebanon’s Bekaa Valley for Syrian refugees.

On television, Malala has discussed her fight for human rights and women’s education on such major American shows as “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” and David Letterman’s “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction.”

Malala Yousafzai Nobel Peace Prize and Other Honors

In 2014, Malala Yousafzai was announced as a recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize for her fight against the suppression of young people. At just 17 years of age, Malala became the youngest Nobel laureate in history. Malala Yousafzai shared the prize with Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi.

In addition to her Nobel Prize, Malala Yousafzai has been the recipient of a plethora of awards and honors. Among them are the Simone de Beauvoir Prize; Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award; the Clinton Global Citizen Award; the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, which is awarded by the European Parliament; the Philadelphia Liberty Medal; the Ellis Island International Medal of Honor; and the Gleitsman Award from Harvard Kennedy School. Additionally, Yousafzai was granted honorary Canadian citizenship in 2017, and became the youngest person ever to address the House of Commons of Canada.

Malala Yousafzai Books and Documentaries

Malala Yousafzai has written and been featured in many acclaimed books and films. In 2013, Malala released her memoir “I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up For Education and Was Shot by the Taliban,” cowritten with British journalist Christina Lamb. The book has been an international bestseller, and was later published in a children’s edition. Malala got a $3 million advance for this book.

In 2015, Malala was the subject of the documentary “He Named Me Malala,” which was shortlisted for the Best Documentary Feature category at the Oscars. Later, Yousafzai wrote a picture book titled “Malala’s Magic Pencil,” and wrote another autobiographical work called “We Are Displaced: True Stories of Refugee Lives,” published in 2019. In 2020, Malala was the subject of the Indian, Hindi-language biographical film “Gul Makai,” with actress Reem Sameer Shaikh portraying her life.

In 2021, it was announced that Malala Yousafzai would begin a multiyear partnership with Apple. With the company’s streaming service, Apple TV+, Malala is in charge of programming that spans comedies, animation, documentaries, and dramas.