February 01, 2023

Malala Yousafzai (Activist) Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Facts, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 10, 2021

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Malala Yousafzai was born on 12-07-1997 in Mingora, Swat in the state of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. She is a Pakistani Activist, Philanthropist, Blogger, Writer & Co-founder of the Malala Fund, a non-profit organization. She is famously known as a female education activist of Pakistani.

Other Name: Malala, Malala Asser Malik, Malala Yousafzai Malik, Malala Malik
Other Professions: Philanthropist Blogger Writer Founder

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Malala Yousafzai studies from the school founded by her father, Khushal Public School. Though in an interview said that she would love to be a doctor but it was her father’s wish that she join politics. She was highly inspired by Benazir Bhutto and Muhammad Ali Jinnah. She too started speaking about girls’ right to education. She held a press conference in Peshawar and her speech’s title was "How dare the Taliban to take away my basic right to education?" in 2008.
She started receiving threats from the Taliban for her actions and she secretly started blogging for the BBC. She used to blog by using the name Gul Makai. For her continued efforts, she was felicitated with Pakistan's National Youth Peace Prize in 2011. In 2012, when she was riding a bus on her way back to school, she was attacked by the Taliban and two other girls also got injured in the firing. So was initially treated at the military hospital in Peshawar but after her condition got critical, she was taken to Birmingham, England for further treatment.
After multiple surgeries, she finally got cured and even started her schooling in 2013. She was called by the UN to deliver a speech on her 16th Birthday. Her autobiography titled I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban was released in October 2013. She received Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 and became the youngest recipient of this award at the age of 17.
12th July 2012 is called Malala Day as it was her 18th Birthday. She opened a school in Lebanon for Syrian Refugee Girls. She raised her voice saying the world needs to invest in books rather than bullets. A documentary film titled HE NAMED ME MALALA based on her life story was released in 2015. She was appointed as UN Messenger of Peace in 2017.

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Malala Yousafzai Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born into a Muslim family to a Pakistani educator father Ziauddin Yousafzai. Her mother's name is Toor Pekai Yousafzai. She has two younger brothers named Khushal Yousafzai & Atal Yousafzai. She married Asser Malik on 10-11-2021 ( Wednesday) in Birmingham, England.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mingora, Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Religion Islam
Address Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
School Edgbaston High School for Girls, Birmingham, England
College Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, England
Qualification B. A. in PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)
Hobbies Travelling & Reading
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website https://malala.org


Favorite Color Purple, Green, Pink & Red
Favorite Player Shahid Afridi , Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Favorite Actress Katrina Kaif
Favorite Actor Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Singer Yo Yo Honey Singh , Madonna
Favorite Place Dubai, Paris
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Biryani, Pizza and Spicy Foods
Favorite Accessories Watches
Favorite Novelist Salman Rushdie

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Malala Yousafzai

  • Malala is well-known and brave activist from Pakistan who raised her voice for girl education.
  • She is the youngest girl in the world to get honoured with Noble prize for her work for humanity.
  • She was shot by terrorist of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan for her works of social reforms in Pakistan.
  • According to Time Magazine, she is one of the most influential personalities of the world.
  • Every year 12 July is marked as Malala day as announced by the U.N. parliament.
  • The documentary named 'He named me Malala' based on her story was shortlisted for Oscar in 2015.
  • She co-authored her autobiography ''I am Malala'' that was one of the best-selling books in the world.

Malala Yousafzai Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

25 years, 6months, 20 days old age Malala Yousafzai will turn 26 on 12 July, 2023. Only 5 months, 10 days, 5 hours,14 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Malala Yousafzai has celebrated the total number of 26 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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