Malala Yousafzai
Malala Yousafzai
Celebrated Name: Malala Yousafzai
Real Name/Full Name: Malala Yousafzai
Gender: Female
Age: 27 years old
Birth Date: 12 July 1997
Birth Place: Mingora, Swat, Pakistan
Nationality: Pakistan
Height: 1.61m
Weight: 54kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Husband/Spouse (Name): N/A
Children/Kids (Son and Daughter): No
Dating/Boyfriend (Name): N/A
Is Malala Yousafzai Lesbian? No
Profession: Activist
Salary: N/A
Net Worth in 2024: $2 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Malala Yousafzai is an activist for female education who was born in Pakistan, and she is also the youngest Nobel Prize laureate so far. She is known for her human rights advocacy, which is especially based on the education of children and women in her native Swat Valley in Northwest Pakistan. In this area, there was a time that the local Taliban had banned girls from going to school, and her advocacy on the issue went to an international movement. In 2014 she was selected as the Nobel Prize Laurent, which she shared with Kailash Satyarthi.

Maybe you know about Malala Yousafzai very well, but do you know how old and tall is she and what is her net worth in 2024? If you do not know, we have prepared this article about details of Malala Yousafzai’s short biography-wiki, career, professional life, personal life, today’s net worth, age, height, weight, and more facts. Well, if you’re ready, let’s start.

Early Life & Biography

Malala was born in the Swat District of Pakistan, on 12 July 1997, into a family from the lower middle class. Her parents are Tor Pekai and Ziauddin Yousafzai, who are of the Sunni Muslim and belong to the tribe of Yusufzai. She is the eldest child of the family, and she has two younger brothers by the names of Atal and Khushal.

At the time of her birth, her parents had no money, and as a result, she was born at home. Her name Malala means “grief-stricken,” and she was named after a famous warrior woman from southern Afghanistan who was a poet.

For her education, her father, who was a school owner and an educational activist, mostly educated her at home. She could go to sit for examinations at Pakistan’s Swat Valley, and in October 2012, there was an attempt to kill her, and that is when the family relocated to the United Kingdom. She went to Edgbaston High School from 2013 to 2017. From 2017 she joined Oxford, where she studied Philosophy, Politics, and Economics.

Personal Life

Malala is still very single and fully enjoying her life. There has never been any information on her love life as she seems fully committed to her activism and also her advocacy for the education of women and children as well.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 12 July 1997, Malala Yousafzai is 27 years old as of today’s date 18th July 2024. Her height is 1.61m tall, and her weight is 54 kg.


Malala started speaking of education rights in 2008 when she was taken by her father to Peshawar, where she addressed a local press club. The following year she began training and eventually became a peer educator at a Pakistan youth program.

She became a blogger for BBC anonymously in late 2008. The blog was on the life of a schoolgirl in Swat under the influence of the Taliban. Her blog was published under the name Gul Makai. In January 2009, the Taliban said that girls should not go to school, and after a few days, they destroyed several schools. Girls’ schools were re-opened in March of the same year, but only a few pupils reported back. Malala’s blog ended in March 2009.

After the blog, she held several interviews in radio and newspaper, and her blog identity was revealed to the public, and she began on the television and publicly advocated for female education. She received several awards and prizes for her work, and she even planned to start a foundation.

As she became more recognized, her life was being put in danger, and she received several death threats. The Taliban spokesman even went ahead to say that they had an agreement to kill her. There was an attempt to kill her on 9 October 2012 when she was only 15, as she was riding home on a bus, and a masked gunman shot her through the neck, and the bullet landed on her shoulder.

She was first treated in a military hospital, and later she was taken to the United Kingdom for further treatment. She was discharged on 3 January 2013, and she resided in West Midlands together with her family.

After the attack, there was worldwide media coverage, with several people expressing their anger as well as sympathy. Several protests were held in different cities in Pakistan, and more than 2 million people signed the Right to Education petition.

After her recovery, she continued with her activism, and she spoke in several international forums and also in institutions. She opened a school in Bekaa Valley, Lebanon, in July 2015, at the age of 18. Despite being very popular globally, her reception in Pakistan is negative. Her opposition to Taliban policies has greatly contributed to this.

Other notable works of the activist include books like I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban. She also wrote a memoir in 2014 titled I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World, Malala’s Magic Pencil, and We Are Displaced: True Stories of Refugee Lives.

Awards & Achievements

Malala has been the recipient of countless national and international honors over the years. They include International Children’s Peace Prize, Observers Ethical Award, GG2 Hammer Award, and United Nations Messenger of Peace Award, among others. In 2014 she was a Nobel Peace Prize Laurent.

Net Worth & Salary of Malala Yousafzai in 2024

Malala Yousafzai Net Worth
Malala Yousafzai Net Worth

As of July 2024, Malala has an estimated net worth of $2 million. She has been an activist all her life, and together with her parents, they have a very successful business. She has also co-written several books that have been very successful in the market.

Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistan born activist who currently resides in the UK. She is known for her advocacy in female education as well as other rights on women and children. She has been through a lot of challenges, but she has been able to overcome all of them and become one of the youngest activists in the world. She is also known as the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Laurent.



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