Quick Facts of Marie Kondo
- Full NameMarie Kondo
- Net Worth$8 million
- Date of Birth1984 /10 /09
- Marital StatusMarried
- BirthplaceTokyo, Japan
- ProfessionTV Personality, YouTuber, Author
- Eye colourBlack
- Hair colourBlack
- Height4 ft 7 inch
- ChildrenTakumi Kawahara
Marie Kondo is one of the most famous Japanese Author and Organizing Consultant from Tokyo, Japan. Moreover, she is popularly known as the Lifestyle Guru. She is also the author of the best-seller book “The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” in Europe, Japan, and the United States in 2011.
The 4 feet 7 inches or 1.43 m tall consultant, Kondo reportedly has an estimated net worth of $8 million in 2019. To find more in details about her net worth, earnings, professional as well as her personal life, let’s take a look into the biography of Marie Kondo below.
Who is Marie Kondo? Know Her Bio & Wiki
Ms. Marie was born on 9th October 1984 in Tokyo, Japan and she is currently 34 years old. Moreover, during her childhood, she loved to organize things. In fact, she cleaned the desk and bookshelves in her school life and would often surprise her parents doing the cleanings of the house while they were out.
She apparently was very obsessive with cleaning things since her young age and had deeply gone through the process of tidying by 15.
Ms.Kondo did her Sociology course from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University but couldn’t drive away from her passion as she did her thesis on tidying titled “How to Declutter Your Apartment.” Later after completing her course, she founded her organizing and consulting business in Japan.
As of 2019, Kondo appears on the series Tidying Up program on NetFlix. She even shares about her Tidying Up post on Instagram to her followers.
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I know many of you recommend ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ to friends and family members you think could use its advice. Now, you can nominate a special someone in your life to work with me one-on-one (or apply yourself)! I will be helping people spark joy in their lives in a brand new series for a global TV platform. Nominate your special person through the link in bio! Photo by @mysticartpics.
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In February 2019, she also made her appearance on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and guided him tidy the things on the show.
Besides, Marie Kondo is also the author of several KonMAri books including the best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic Of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing,” which has sold over 1.5 million copies.
Marie Defining KonMari, take a short look!!!
In addition, The Time listed her in the 100 Most Influential People in 2015. Moreover, she is the author of 4 books all based on organizing. Furthermore, Marie has started a show Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. This Netflix series discusses tips to live a happy life at home. The show has started to show prosperity and people love her show.
The KonMari Folding Method
As we prior mentioned, Marie Kondo follows the Japanese folding technique which gives the audience a straight and upright way of folding rather than unplanned folding. The more folds there are in the clothes, the less wrinkled the item.
Basic Folding Method by Marie Kondo, take a short look!!!
Furthermore, Kodo also described the Konmari method of folding on YouTube videos. She provides very easy and comfortable as well as fast ways to fold clothes which include shocks, T-shirt, pants and many other.
How much is Marie Kondo’s Net Worth?
As of 2019, the 35-years old Japanese consultant and author, Marie Kondo’s net worth is $8 Million combining her assets and her earning from her show and books.
She is accumulating a good sum from her show “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” and her books like The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying up and The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing (2011). Furthermore, the book released in 2011, was one of the best sellers in Japan and also became a New York Times bestseller being sold over 11 million copies.
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Some sources claimed that Kondo was already making good earnings before her Netflix show. Taking her career off with the consulting business, she used to earn $100 for five hours of work at 19.
Similarly, Kondo is also active on YouTube and has introduced her book KonMari through her YouTube videos. As of 2019, she has over 269K subscribers on her YouTube channel with more than 2,587,103 views. As per the Social Blade, she makes between $60 – $963 monthly which enables her to make between $722 – $11.6K yearly.
Taking about her properties, Kondo owns a 1200 square feet home in Tokyo, Japan.
Is Marie Kondo Married? If yes, to whom?
A Japanese consultant Marie having the height of 4 feet 7 inches tied the knot with her husband Takumi Kawahara in 2012. She first met her husband While Kawahara was working in sales support and marketing at a corporation in Osaka. Her husband later left the job and became her manager after her career took off.
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Kawahara is currently the CEO of Konmari Media, LLC.
Marie Kondo is a loving mother of two daughters named Satsuki and Miko. The couple initially lived in Tokyo after their marriage but later moved to San Francisco. Currently, they reside in Los Angeles with their two daughters.
How Tall Is Marie Kondo (Height)? How Much Does She Weigh?
Marie is not very tall in comparison to other women. She stands at a height of 1.43 m which is 4 feet 7 inches. Her height is less than the average height of Asian women. The average height of an Asian woman is 162.6 cm or 5 ft 4 inches.
Nevertheless, Kondo’s spouse is quite taller than her. Her husband, Takumi Kawahara’s height is 5 feet 7 inches or 1.7m. Moreover, Kondo weighs 52 kg which is 117 lbs. Her weight actually matches her height.
Furthermore, Kondo has maintained a perfect body figure and her body measurements are 34-24-35 inches which include her breast, waist, and hips respectively. She has a very captivating black colored eyes and her hair color is black as well.