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Who is Maria Toorpakai Wazir? Wiki, Biography, Age, Spouse, Net Worth

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Maria Toorpakai Wazir is a well-known celebrity from Pakistan. So let’s check out Maria Toorpakai Wazir’s personal and public life facts, Wikipedia, bio, spouse, net worth, and career details. Maria Toorpakai Wazir was born in the [1]

South Waziristan, FATA

in 1990.

BirthName, Nickname, and Profession

So first, let’s take a look at some personal details of Maria Toorpakai, like name, nickname, and profession.

Real Name Maria Toorpakai Wazir
Nickname Maria Toorpakai
Profession squash player

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Age, Birthdate, Religion, and BirthPlace

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This section will get Maria Toorpakai’s age, birthday, religion, hometown, food habits, and birthplace details.

Age (2021) 30 Years
Birthplace [1]

South Waziristan
Date Of Birth November 22, 1990
Sunsign Capricorn
Hometown [1]

South Waziristan
Food Habits Not Available
Nationality Pakistani

Maria Toorpakai Wazir was born on November 22, 1990 in [1]

South Waziristan. Maria Toorpakai age is 30 years as of in 2021 and his birthplace is [1]

South Waziristan.
Currently, She is living in [1]
South Waziristan, and working as squash player.
By nationality, She is Pakistani, and currently, her food habit is mix vegetarian & non-vegetarian.
She also worships all the Gods and goddesses and also celebrates all the festivals.
His hobby is acting. She loves doing acting in movies and shows.

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Height, Weight, And Body Measurements

Maria Toorpakai’s height is 5′ 6″ tall and she looks tall when standing with her friends. Though she is a little tall as compared to her friends still she manages to maintain her weight.
His weight is around 71 kg (157 lb) and she always exercises to maintain that. She loves to do exercises regularly and also tells others to do that.
According to Maria Toorpakai, you must have to do exercise regularly to stay fit. her body measurements are not available currently, but we will update them very soon.

Height 5′ 6″
In Meter: not available
In Feet: not available
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
In Pound: not available

Maria Toorpakai Wazir Spouse, Husband, , Personal Life

Parent Not Available
Father Not Available
Mother Not Available
Brother Not Available
Sister Not Available
Marital Status Married
Husband Not Available
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Children 1

Maria Toorpakai’s father’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Maria Toorpakai Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Maria Toorpakai’s mother’s name is Not Available. We have no more Information about Maria Toorpakai Father; we will try to collect information and update soon.
Also, we have no idea about her brother and sister, and we don’t know their names either.
But we are trying hard to collect all the information about Maria Toorpakai and will update you soon.
her Boyfriend’s name is Not Available. They are in relation from previous few years of strong relationship. We have no information about Maria Toorpakai’s Boyfriend.
But we are sure that Maria Toorpakai is Married and her Husband’s name is Not Available. Now, her relationship is perfect. We have no more information about her Husband.
Also, we have no information about her son and daughter. We can’t say their name. If you know some information, please comment below.

Maria Toorpakai Wazir Net Worth

The Maria Toorpakai Wazir Estimated Net worth is $80K – USD $85k.

Monthly Income/Salary (approx.) $80K – $85k USD
Net Worth (approx.) $4 million- $6 million USD

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Fast Facts You Need To Know


In 2013, she gave a speech for Tedxteen called ‘Squashing Extremism’.


As of 2012 Toorpakai was ranked as Pakistan’s top female squash player. In 2013, she was one of three Pakistani women in the top 200. and as of May 2016, she ranked 56th of female squash player in the world.


Toorpakai decided it was safer for everyone if she found an opportunity to train internationally. She wrote to clubs, players, and schools and received no response; for three and a half years she “locked herself in a room in [her] house.” She said she kept playing squash, hitting balls against her wall, until her neighbors complained one day. “I had to switch the wall. But I kept going”. Eventually former professional squash player Jonathon Power replied and in 2011, she arrived to train in his academy in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Since 2011, Toorpakai has resided in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and has a home in Pakistan. She lives alone “but I don’t go out to party or drink, because I want to set a standard for the girls back home.” In May 2016, she published her memoir, for which she was interviewed by Terry Gross on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air.


In August 2007, the President of Pakistan, Pervez Musharraf, gave her the Salaam Pakistan Award, alongside tennis player Aisam Ul Haq Qureshi and footballer Muhammad Essa.

In late August 2007, at almost 17, she lost a five-game semi-final in the POF Women’s International Squash Players Association Wah Cantt Open at the Jahangir Khan Squash Complex in Wah Cantt, Pakistan, missing out on a maiden appearance in a WISPA World Tour final; she was nominated as “Young Player of the Year 2007”. In 2009, she won third place in the World Junior Women’s Squash Championship. In October 2012 she won the first annual Voice of Hope Award from Canadian First Lady Laureen Harper.


After defeating boys in weightlifting at age 12, Toorpakai turned to squash and having to produce a birth certificate gave up pretending to be a boy. She became the first tribal Pakistani girl in international squash tournaments, turning professional in 2006. In August 2007, the President of Pakistan bestowed the Salaam Pakistan Award upon her. She was threatened by the Taliban and locked herself in her house for the following 3 years. In 2009, she won third place in the world junior women’s squash championship. In 2011, she arrived in Toronto, Ontario, Canada to train with Jonathon Power. As of May 2016 she is ranked 56th among female players in the world.

In 2006, Toorpakai turned professional. As a female athlete who played without a veil and in shorts, her actions were perceived as “un-Islamic”. It was in 2007, she recalls, two years before Malala Yousafzai was shot, that the Taliban threatened to kill her and her family. The Pakistani national squash federation provided security by “snipers around my house, all the way to the squash court and on the squash court”. She recalls “There was a bomb blast every day. […] terrible things […] happening all around me.”


In 2002, Toorpakai’s father put her into weightlifting in Peshawar to “channel her negative energies” and introduced her with the name Genghis Khan. She trained and competed as a boy with the explicit support of her father. At age 12 she won a junior championship in Lahore, and managed to keep her clothes on for the mandatory weighing, because her brother refused to take off his clothes and created a protective precedent. She became captivated by squash after observing it, where she was weightlifting, and saw it as her next challenge. Her father took her to a squash academy and after needing to produce a birth certificate, gave up pretending that she was a boy. The truth about her gender leaked out, and she had neither training partners nor coach and trained by herself for hours. She was harassed and bullied by other players, boys and men.


Maria Toorpakai Wazir (Pashto: ماريه تورپېکۍ وزيره ‎; Urdu: ماریہ تورپیکئی وزیر ‎; born November 22, 1990 in South Waziristan, FATA) is a professional Pakistani squash player. She dressed like a boy for the first 16 years of her life in order to participate in competitive sports as a Muslim girl, using the name Genghis Khan, fully supported by her Muslim parents.

Maria Toorpakai was born on November 22, 1990 in South Waziristan, a tribal region in northwest Pakistan, bordering Afghanistan. Her parents are teachers who are committed to women’s rights despite the presence of the Taliban in the region. She credits her father’s time spent with and learning from hippies visiting the area in his youth for his autodidactic education and supportive attitude toward women’s education, which included education of her mother. Her father’s name is Shamsul Qayum Wazir, also spelled Shamsul Qayyum Wazir. Her sister, Aisha Gulalai a Pakistani politician working to empower women in tribal areas.

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