- Muniba is an artist, singer, model, motivational speaker, humanitarian, television anchor, and Goodwill Ambassador to UN Women Pakistan
|Real name:||Muniba Mazari Baloch|
|How tall is Muniba Mazari?||172 cm / 5 ft 8 in|
|Weight|| 56 kg / 123 lbs||Born:||03 March 1987 |
|How old is Muniba Mazari in 2020? / Age: ||33 years|
|Where was Muniba Mazari born?||Rahim Yar Khan, Balochistan, Pakistan|
Net worth 2020 (estimated)
|How much is Muniba Mazari worth?||$10,000,000|
Who is Muniba Mazari? / Facts
- Family: Muniba is of Baloch background. Her father is an artist, he taught her basic art. As a child she grew up drawing, painting, and making handmade cards and crafts. Her father also left Muniba's family after the car accident, which had bound her to a wheelchair. According to Muniba, her true strength was always her mother, who continuously motivated her and heightened her spirit. She, along with her mother, serve poor people through food service.
- Marriage: Muniba had been married, between 2006–2015, to a guy her parents chose for her, Khurram Shahzad, a former fighter pilot of the Pakistan Air Force. Her husband left her after the accident, and eventually divorced her. She has a son, Nael Mazari, adopted during her marriage, whom she currently raises alone.
- Spinal cord injury: Muniba derives her strength from the tragic car accident that took place in 2007, when she was 21, while heading towards her hometown. Her husband Khurram Shahzad fell asleep while driving the vehicle, which led to the accident, causing multiple injuries, including damage to Muniba's spinal cord, and making her paraplegic for life. Muniba had to stay in hospital for 2 years. She has been using the wheel chair since then, and became the first Pakistani wheel-chair using model.
- Court case by ex-husband: Her ex-husband Khurram Shahzad has sued her in court for defamation. He has demanded 10,000,000 Pakistani Rupees. Muniba has called him greedy, and stated that all he wants is money.
- Painting: Muniba started painting from her hospital (Agha Khan hospital). Her medium is acrylics on canvas. A lot of her art works feature women, with emphasis on traditional Pakistani ethnic wear and jewels, and many characters in her art works have one eye opened, a symbol of spiritualism.
- Own brand: Along with philanthropic efforts, she has created her brand named Muniba's Canvas with the slogan Let Your Walls Wear Colors.
- Career: She was the first Pakistani woman to become, and currently serves, as the Good Will Ambassador for UN Women Pakistan. Muniba has participated as a motivational speaker at various conferences and forums, her first break being TEDx Islamabad, where she spoke of "Turning adversity into opportunity". Muniba also works as an occasional anchor at PTV, being their first wheelchair-using anchor. She's also the first wheelchair-using model for the Toni & Guy chain of hairdressing salons in Pakistan, and head of CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) for Chughtai Labs.
- Motivational speaking: she’s been a pioneering voice heard in different countries around the world. Being a motivational speaker through TEDx, Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), Young presidents’ Organization (YPO), VCon Malaysia, Vcon Dubai and several others. She was the first Pakistani woman to become a UN Good Will Ambassador and the first wheel-chair using model.
- Named in the World's 500 Most Influential Muslims 2019.
- Awarded with the "GoExcellence Trainer Certificate" by "Canada Global Consulting & Training Centre Ltd. (CGC)" on December 15, 2017.
- Received "The Karic Brothers Award 2017" in Belgrade, Serbia for humanitarian efforts.
- Featured in Forbes 30 under 30 for 2016 in Media and Marketing Category.
- Named in BBC's 100 most inspirational women in 2015.
- Received "Laurels Honour Award 2015" by WCCI Lahore Division.
- Presented by the "Shaheen Award 2015" by NPC as a young motivational speaker.
- Singing: She is also a singer and a writer.
- Stats: Instagram - 1.2m followers, Twitter - 185.9K followers, Facebook - 543.9K followers, Youtube - 35.5K subscribers.
Bachelor in Fine Arts
- Everyone said don't do it, because it has never been done before. I said 'I will be the one to do it all for the first time'
- I want the world to know that a Pakistani woman is strong and passionate, she's a dreamer and her pursuit of freedom is never ending.
- The best masterpieces are created in the worst form of agony.
- Never listen to the nay sayers.
- Never let anyone dis your abilities.
- Adversities and hardships come in your way to make you stronger.
- You are the only hero in the story of your life, and heroes never surrender.
- There are no mistakes in life, only lessons.
- Giving up should not be an option.
- I needed a hero, I couldn't find one, so I became one.
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Last update: 20 September 2019
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