Mary Kom Net Worth: Did She Adopt a Girl?

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Chungneijang Mangte OLY Mary Kom is a politician, amateur boxer, and current Rajya Sabha member from India. The first female boxer to have won a medal in each of the first seven World Championships, the only boxer (male or female) to have won eight World Championship medals, and the only boxer to have won six World Amateur Boxing Championship titles.

Mary Kom is the only female boxer from India who made it to the 2012 Summer Olympics, participating in the flyweight (51 kg) division and taking home a bronze medal. She is known as Magnificent Mary. Mary Kom was also recognized as the top female light flyweight in the world by the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA).

What is the relationship status of Mary Kom?

Karung Onkholer, a football player, and Kom are wed (Onler). After her luggage was taken while she was traveling by train to Bangalore in 2000, Kom first met her husband. Onkholer, a law student at Delhi University, was a person she met in New Delhi while traveling to the National Games in Punjab. Onkholer supported Kom and served as the student body president for the North East. Following their friendship, they started dating. In 2005, after four years together, they got married.

Mary Kom Net Worth

Twins born in 2007 and another boy born in 2013 make up their family of three sons.
Merilyn was a girl that Kom and her husband adopted in 2018. 

What is Mary Kom’s estimated net worth?

According to popularnetworth Mary Kom’s profession has brought in a large fortune. Kom, on the other hand, has concealed her yearly salary and income from the media. Mary reportedly has a net worth of about 15 crore Indian rupees.

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Education  And Childhood of Mary Kom

Kom was born in the Indian state of Manipur’s remote Kagathei village, Moirang Lamkhai. She was born into an impoverished Kom family. Her parents, Mangte Tonpa Kom and Mangte Akham Kom were jhum field laborers and tenant farmers. They gave her the name Chungneijang. Kom grew up in a modest household, assisting her parents with farm chores, attending school, and simultaneously learning boxing and athletics at first. In his youth, Kom’s father was an avid wrestler. She is the oldest of three kids; her younger siblings are a sister and a brother. She comes from a family of Christian Baptists.

Kom studied at the Loktak Christian Model High School at Moirang up to her sixth standard. It was at this juncture that Dingko Singh, a fellow Manipuri returned from the 1998 Bangkok Asian games with a gold medal. Kom recollects that this had inspired many youngsters in Manipur to try boxing, and she too thought of giving it a try.

Mary Kom Net Worth

In school, Kom participated in sports, including volleyball, football, and athletics. It was the success of Dingko Singh that inspired her to switch from athletics to boxing. When she was 15, she decided to leave her hometown to study at the Imphal Sports Academy. Kom kept her interest in boxing a secret from her father, himself an ex-wrestler, as he feared it would hurt her chances of marriage.

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Mary Kom’s Professional Career

After her marriage, Kom took a short hiatus from boxing. After giving birth to her first child, Kom started training once again. She won a silver medal at the 2008 Asian Women’s Boxing Championship in India. In 2010, she competed in the 51 kg class and won a bronze medal. At the 2012 AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championship, she was competing for a place at the 2012 London Olympics – the first time women’s boxing was featured as an Olympic sport.

Her coach Charles Atkinson could not join her at the Olympic Village as he did not possess an International Boxing Association (AIBA) 3-Star Certification, which is mandatory for accreditation. She had all her luggage and passport stolen on the way to the selection camp in Bangkok, Thailand for her first Asian Women’s Boxing Championships. Kom has said that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be her last appearance at the Summer Games.

Mary Kom Net Worth

On 1 October 2014, Kom won her first gold medal in boxing at the 2014 Asian Games by beating Kazakhstan’s Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51 kg) summit clash. On 8 November 2017, she received an unprecedented fifth gold medal (48 kg) at the Asian Boxing Confederation women’s boxing championships. Kom is the first woman to win 6 World Championships, achieving this feat at the 10th AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships held in New Delhi, India.

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