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The Queen of female boxing and the pride of India, Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, professionally known as Mary Kom is an Indian amateur boxer, politician, and incumbent Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. Additionally, she is the only female boxer to have won World Amateur Boxing Championship six times.
By the International Boxing Association (amateur) (AIBA), she was ranked as the world’s No. 1 female light-flyweight. The Government of Manipur has conferred on her the title “Meethoi Leima”, loosely translated as a great or exceptional lady after her sixth world title in 2018.
Apart from that, she is also a recipient of India’s second-highest civilian award, Padma Vibhushan. Currently, she hit the headlines as he is a part of the Indian contingent being sent for the Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 1 March 1983, Mary Kom will turn 38 years old in the year 2021. She seems to be tall with a height of 160 in centimeters and 5’3” in feet and inches. She is a well-built lady with body measurements of 28 inches breast, 24 inches waist, and 34 inches hips.
Being a Sports personality, she seems very fit and healthy and weighs 50 kg in kilograms and 110 lbs in pounds approximately. Her black eyes color and brown hair make his personality even more rocking.
According to the sources, the estimated net worth of Mary Kom is $1 Million approx.
Education / Family
Mary Kom was born and raised up in Kangathei, Manipur, India, and belongs to a Christian family. She is the lovely daughter of her father Mangte Tonpa Kom (Farmer, Ex-Wrestler) and her mother Mangte Akham Kom. Apart from that, she has three siblings named Chung, Nei, Jang (Younger).
As per her education, she completed her schooling at three different schools Loktak Christian Model High School, Moirang, Manipur, India, St. Xavier Catholic School, Moirang, Manipur, India, and Adimjati High School, Imphal, India. For her graduation, she went to Churachandpur College, Manipur, India (Manipur University).
|Full Name||Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte|
|Nickname||Mary Kom, Magnificent Mary|
|Birth Place||Kangathei, Manipur, India|
|Date Of Birth||1 March 1983|
|Age||38 years old (As of 2021)|
|Height||In centimeters – 160 cm
In feet inches – 5’3”
|Weight||In Kilograms – 50 kg
In Pounds – 110 lbs
|School||Loktak Christian Model High School, Moirang, Manipur, India
St. Xavier Catholic School, Moirang, Manipur, India
Adimjati High School, Imphal, India
|College||Churachandpur College, Manipur, India (Manipur University)|
|Home Town||Kangathei, Manipur, India|
|Debut||International: Women’s World Amateur Boxing Championship
Domestic: State Boxing Championship (2000)
|Fathers Name||Mangte Tonpa Kom (Farmer, Ex-Wrestler)|
|Mothers Name||Mangte Akham Kom
|Siblings||Chung, Nei, Jang (Younger)
Career / Fashion And Style
As per her career, she moved to study at the Sports Academy in Imphal at the age of 15. Her father was concerned that her face might get hurt and didn’t like her choice of sport. But, when she won the State Boxing Championship she got the support of her father.
In 2002, she got her first World Championship Gold and after that went on to won Gold five more times. She became the World’s first woman to achieve the gold for the sixth time in World Championship in 2018. She represented India in Olympics in 2012 and won the Bronze medal. After that, she won a Gold Medal in the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
Boyfriend, Affairs, Husband, and More
Reflecting on her personal life, she tied the marriage knot with her boyfriend Karung Onkholer Kom who is a footballer by profession. She was blessed with three sons Rechungvar Kom, Khupneivar Kom, and Prince Kom.
|Boyfriend||Karung Onkholer Kom (Footballer)|
|Husband||Karung Onkholer Kom (Footballer)
|Children||Sons – Rechungvar Kom, Khupneivar Kom, Prince Kom
Here we are providing you a list of his favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra|
|Favorite Musical Instrument||Not Known|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Lata Mangeshkar|
|Favorite Sport||Volleyball, Football, Athletics, Wrestling|
|Favorite Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||‘Tahini’, ‘Falafel’|
Some Interesting Facts About Mary Kom
- Her full name is Chungneijang Mary Kom Hmangte.
- Her nickname is Mary Kom and Magnificent Mary.
- Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
- Her first coach was K. Kosana Meitei (Imphal, India).
- She belongs to Kom tribal community.
- She got inspired by Indian boxer Dingko Singh.
- A biopic film ‘Mary Kom’ based on her was released in 2014.
- She is a supporter of PETA India.
- She is an avid animal lover and animal rights activist.