Marie Kondo is an organizing expert, author, and also a Television show host who hails from Japan. Marie Kondo is famous as the “Lifestyle Guru” who has also come up with her book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing”.
Table of Biography
Early life and Childhood
Marie Kondo’s birthdate is 9th October 1984, and her birthplace is Tokyo, Japan. As of 2021, the age of Marie Kondo must be thirty-six years old and her sun sign is Libra. Likewise, Marie Kondo is of Japanese ethnicity and is also the same native. Marie follows the Shintoism religion.
As for education, Marie Kondo went to a local high school which is in Tokyo, Japan. After completing Marie’s schooling she joined the Tokyo Woman’s Christian University from where she studied Sociology. The expert was very clean and always used to love organizing everything in the correct place since she was very young.
Career and Professional Life
At the time of Marie Kondo’s pre-school and school days, she was the volunteer who had the responsibility to arrange the bookshelves and classroom equipment as well. This was the moment when Marie Kondo finally recognized her real passion and obsession for the organizing activity. After discovering for a long time, Marie recognized the fun part and peace that organizing and decluttering brought to her. Then, Marie made a decision to transfer her idea into her career immediately after completing her studies in sociology from the University.
In fact, her thesis’s title was also “Tidying Up as Seen from the Perspective of Gender”. After turning nineteen years old while she was still in high school, Marie came up with a business. Her business was focusing on serving people to shift spaces they have covered unwantedly. Immediately Marie’s business and ideas started spreading. Marie even came up with her 1st book whose name is “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” which was out first in the Japanese language.
Raise to fame
Marie’s book turned out to be very popular all over Japan and was later translated into other several languages, adding German and English. In the year 2013, the expert was invited to the television dramatization of her book. Then, she began making a video series of teaching everyone numerous tips and techniques of the KonMari method. Likewise, Marie started giving lectures about the same and was making her own appearance. It was the time when Marie Kondo’s popularity massively was increasing. Marie started getting calls to be present on several TV and radio programs.
In the year 2014, Ten Speed Press English came up with a translation of Marie’s book and soon turned out to become a New York Times bestseller. Marie Kondo was also promoting and the top magazines like TIME, The Wall Street Journal, and also Vogue was taking her interviews. The author then brought out her 2nd book, “Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up” with the same theme in the year 2016. After some time of the same year, Marie was present on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”.
Marie was also present on several TV shows such as in an episode of “WGN Morning News” in the year 2016 and various episodes of “Rachel Ray” and also in “Good Morning America”. In the year 2019, Marie Kondo’s popularity raised after Netflix used the ideas from her 1st book and made a decision to take over it into a television series. The name of the show was “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo” and its director was Jade Sandberg Wallis. On 1st January 2019, Marie was out with an 8-part series. In every episode, the author went to an American household and promoted them to organize, declutter, and transform their houses.
The series even got several positive comments from several critics and motivated the audience to arrange their places. Also, some of Marie’s fans and followers used their Twitter accounts and YouTube channels to post their own ‘KonMari’ project images as well. After being present on various series, the organizing experts turned out to become a famous name all over the world. The author was also present on “Strahan & Sara”, “Entertainment Tonight”, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”, and also in “Access Hollywood”. Moreover, the author was continuously working for the brand, KonMari LLC.
Being a successful and popular public figure, Marie Kondo is in demand and must be earning an amazing amount of net worth. As of 2021, Marie Kondo had a stunning net worth of around $8 million. The popular personality earns her net worth from her talents as an organizing expert, author, and also as television show host.
Marie Kondo must have been earning some of the fortunes from her presence on the social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.
The name of her husband is Takumi Kawahara and their wedding was on 9th October 1984. Takumi Kawahara is the Chief Executive Officer of KonMari Media LLC and is very supportive of Marie Kondo’s career. Marie’s husband is even the producer of her Netflix series and they often accompany each other on their tours and interviews as well.
Together Marie and Takumi have two adorable daughters and their names are Satsuki and Miko. Previously, the couple was residing in Tokyo, Japan together with their kids. As of now, the whole family is living in Los Angeles, US. Likewise, on January 27, 2021,she announced that she is expecting a third child.
Body Measurement and Social Media
Regarding the organizing expert’s physical appearance, Marie Kondo has a height of 4 feet 7 inches or else 139 cm or 1.39 m. Marie Kondo has a slim body type with a bodyweight of around 52 kg or 117 lbs. Similarly, the organizing expert loves to keep everything organized and also loves to keep herself healthy with healthy regular diets. The body measurements of Marie Kondo are 34 inches, 24 inches, and 25 inches. Also, the bra cup size of Marie Kondo is 33 B and she wears a shoe size of 5 (US). In addition to that, the author even has a fair complexion with a pair of black eyes and black hair which makes her more beautiful.
As a public influencer, Marie Kondo is highly active on social media platforms for a long time now. Marie Kondo has an Instagram account where he has 842 thousand followers. The expert even has a Twitter account where 168.2 thousand people follow her. Likewise, the beautiful organizing author has a Facebook page with more than 35 thousand followers. In fact, Marie’s fans and followers have also made some fan pages so that she could get more importance and more fame which she absolutely deserves. Moreover, Marie even has her own YouTube channel where she has gained 623 thousand subscribers as of April 2021.