Mary Kom

Mary Kom

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Updated On September 27, 2022

Mary Kom is a famous India Boxer, politician, and a member of the Rajya Sabha from Kangathei, Manipur India. Further, Mary Kom has won several prestigious honors like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan.

Early Life

Mary Kom celebrates her birth anniversary on 24 November 1982 in Kangathei, Manipur India. She is 39 years old. Her real birth name is Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte. Likewise, the zodiac sign of Mary is Pisces. Kom was born to her father Mangte Tonpa Kom and her mother Mangte Akham Kom. Likewise, Mary’s father Mangte Tonpa was also a former boxer who guided Mary in her boxing career. Similarly, Mary has two siblings Chung Nei and Jang. From a religious point of view, Marey is a Christian.

Moving into the educational background, Mary attended 3 different schools, first at Loktak Christian Model High school. Later she joined St Xavier Catholic School and lastly, mary joined Adimjati High School. Similarly, Mary completed her graduation from Manipur University-affiliated college Chuarachandpur College.

Professional Life

Mary Kom is a famous India Boxer, politician, and a member of the Rajya Sabha from Kangathei, Manipur India. Further, Mary has won several prestigious honors like Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and Padma Vibhushan.

Mary Kom was very interested in Boxing since her childhood. After a long struggle and hard work, Mary got her major breakthrough in 2000 by winning the Best Boxer Award at the First State Level Invitation at the women’s boxing championship in Manipur. Later in the same year, Kom participated in the Seventh East India Women’s Boxing Championship and successfully won the gold medal in that competition.

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Caption: Mary Kom in a boxing match(source: Instagram)

Furthermore, Mary dominated the boxing ring for more than 7 years from 2000 to 2006. During this period, Mary ruthlessly dominated the National Championship by winning not one or two but a total of five National Championship from 200 to 2005. Similarly, Mary was a major highlight in the AIBA World Boxing Championship as well.

Kom dominated the AIBA World Boxing Championship by winning three times in 2002, 2005, and 2006. Such a massive success was noticed by everyone all across the world which earned millions of fans for Mary Kom. Similarly, Kom won AIBA World boxing Championship in 2008, 2010, and 2016 as well making her a 6-time AIBA champion.

Besides, Marry has shown her prolonged dominance in the Asian region for a long time. Mary won Silver Medal in the Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in 2008, Gold Media in Asian Indoor Games, Gold Medal in Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in 2010 and 2012.

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Caption: Mary Kom representing India in Olympics 2020(source: Instagram)


In 2012, Mary participated in Summer Olympics for the first time. Further, Mary was very proud that she could represent her country in Olympics. moreover, Kom was able to secure the Bronze for her country that year. Further, Mary could not qualify for Olympics 2016. However, Kom qualified and participated in Olympics 2020 and show her brilliance on the ring still at the age of 38.


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Caption: Biopic movie of Mary Kom(source: Twitter)

Furthermore, in 2014, Based on the real-life of Mary Kom a biopic movie named “Mary Kom” was released. The famous Indian-British actress Priyanka Chopra portrayed the role of Mary. Likewise, Mary has won several awards throughout her career. Kom won the Padma Shri award in 2006, Padma Bhushan in 2013, and Padma Vibhushan in 2020. Moreover, The president of India nominated Mary as a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha in 2016.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Mary Kom with her husband and children(source: Instagram)

Moving into the relationship status, Mary is a married woman. She is married to her husband Karong Onkholer Kom. Mary and Karung tied their knot in 2005. Further, Karung is a professional footballer.

In addition, Karung is like a backbone of Mary who supports her in every step of her life. Similarly, Mary in return supports and loves Karung immensely. Moreover, mary gave birth to their twin sons Rechungvar Komand Khupneivar Kom in 2007. After that, Kom welcomed their third son Prince Kom in 2013.

Body Measurement

Talking about body measurement, Mary has a pretty well-shaped and well-maintained body. Being an actor, Mary is very concerned about her body figure and physical appearance. Further, Kom stands at a height of around 5 feet and 3 inches. Likewise, Kom has a bodyweight of around 50 kg or 110 lbs.

In addition, Mary regularly does physical exercise and workouts to maintain her body figure and physical appearance. Further, Kom has beautiful black eyes along with brown hair.

Social Media and Net Worth

Moving into social media availability, Mary is pretty much active on social media. Kom has her official account active on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Further, Kom has garnered more than 446k followers on her Instagram account. Likewise, she has earned more than 1.4m followers on her Twitter account. Similarly, Kom has more than 3M followers on her Facebook account.

In addition, Mary Kom has earned a pretty handful amount of money from her career. However, Kom has kept her annual income and salary secret from the media. As per the source, Mary has an estimated net worth of around INR15 crore.

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