Nims Purja net worth: $1.5 million (approx.)
Nims Purja net worth is around $1.5 million. Nirmal Purja is a Nepal-born naturalised British mountaineer and a holder of multiple mountaineering world records. Nims Purja also served in the British Army with the Brigade of Gurkhas followed by the Special Boat Service (SBS), the special forces unit of the Royal Navy.
Purja is well known for climbing all 14 eight-thousanders, or mountains that rise more than 8,000 meters (26,247 feet) above sea level, in a record time of 6 months and 6 days using bottled oxygen.
Nirmal Purja Net Worth 2023:
Nims Purja net worth is around $1.5 million. Nirmal Nims Purja has amassed a good fortune over the course of his career. While serving as a lance corporal with Special Boat Service. Nims Purja earned an average of $50,000 per year.
Nirmal Purja, also known as Nims Dai, is a well-known Nepalese mountaineer, actor, and former Gurkha soldier. He holds numerous mountaineering world records.
Nirmal Purja hasn’t revealed his exact net worth or salary in the media as of yet. Purja is the Bremonth Project Impossible Brand Ambassador. Nirmal Purja also earned money from advertisements for brands such as Red Bull, Antmiddleton, Summitoxygen, and others.
Nirmal Purja Biography:
|Born||25 July 1983 (age 40)|
Myagdi, Gandaki Province, Nepal
|Nationality||formerly Nepalese,now British|
|Notable ascents||Fastest ascent of all fourteen eight-thousander mountains, with a record time of six months and six days (supplemental oxygen aid)Fastest ascent of Mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu, in 48 hours. First winter ascent of K2|
Nirmal (“Nims”) Purja was born in July 1983 in Dana, a small village in Nepal’s Myagdi district near Dhaulagiri, at 1,600 m above sea level.
At age 4, Nims family moved lower down to the Chitwan District near Kathmandu. Nims father was a Gurkha soldier and his mother was from a farming background.
His three elder brothers became Gurkha soldiers and they funded Purja to attend an English-speaking boarding school. During his schooling, Purja became proficient in kick-boxing.
Nirmal Purja Military career (2003–18):
Purja joined the Brigade of Gurkhas in 2003, and was accepted into the Royal Navy’s Special Boat Service (SBS) in 2009, becoming the first Gurkha to join the elite British unit. He served in the Special Boat Service as a cold-weather warfare specialist.
In 2018, he passed on a surprise invitation to join the Special Air Services (SAS) unit, and resigned from the SBS as a Lance Corporal to focus full-time on his high-altitude mountaineering career and projects.
Nirmal Purja Himalayan ascents:
He made his first major Himalayan climb in 2012, reaching the summit of Lobuche East without any previous experience as a mountaineer. On 18 May 2014, he made his first ascent of an eight-thousander by summiting Dhaulagiri (8,167 metres) during a return trip of only 15 days. On 13 May 2016, Purja summited Mount Everest, his second eight-thousander.
Project Possible 14/7:
With a plan to complete all 14 eight-thousand metre summits in seven months, Purja summited the first mountain on 23 April 2019 and completed the first six-summit phase of his “Project Possible 14/7” on 24 May 2019: Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Mount Everest, Lhotse and Makalu
First winter ascent of K2
Nirmal Purja, along with nine other Nepali mountaineers, made history on 16 January 2021 as the first to ascend K2 in the harsh weather conditions of the winter.
Nirmal Purja Wife:
Nirmal Purja is of Magar descent. He was raised as a Hindu. He is married to Suchi Purja (the daughter of a Gurkha soldier), and they live in Hampshire.