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(Japanese tidying expert, bestselling author, tv presenter)

Relationship Facts of Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo is married to Takumi Kawahara.
She is mother of Three.
Marie Kondo is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

Relationship Status Of Japanese Tidying Queen, Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo is a married woman. In 2012, she got married to her husband, Takumi Kawahara, the Chief Executive Officer of KonMari Media LLC.

Currently, the beautiful couple is parents to three children including, two daughters, Satsuki and Miko, and a son.

However, Marie is living happily with her husband and children.

Who Is Marie Kondo?

Marie Kondo aka Konmari, is a well-known Japanese tidying expert, bestselling author, and tv presenter.

She is  the star of the Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo. She is also the owner of KonMari Media, Inc.

How old is Marie Kondo?

The Japanese star, Marie was born on 9 October 1984, in Tokyo, Japan. As of 2023, Kondo is 38 years old and holds Japanese nationality.

Her ethnicity is Asian while she her birth sign is Libra as per the astrological chart.

As per her academics, she went to Tokyo Woman’s Christian University where she studied sociology.

Apart from these, she is yet to reveal the details regarding her parents including their names and profession. It also has not been confirmed yet whether she is a single child or not.

Marie Kondo- Professional Life, Careers

Since the age of five, Marie Kondo got interested in tidying as she was inspired by her mother’s enchantment with the pages of her mother’s home and lifestyle magazines.

As she was close to her grandmother Noriko, she inspired Kondo to cherish what you own and to live with intention and care.

At the age of 15, she read a Japanese best-selling book, The Art of Discarding, after which she began serious tidying and read every book on the subject she could get her hands on. At that point, Marie felt that tidying meant discarding. Though she tidied and tidied, her room seemed gray and dull and never looked organized.

The KonMari Method

Marie Kondo’s method of organizing is known as Kon Mari’s method. It comprises collecting together all of one’s belongings of the same category at a time and then choosing what sparks joy.


Marie Kondo is also an author and has successfully authored nine books in Japanese on tidying and organization.

Her first book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” was translated into 44 languages like English, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. More than 13 copies of the book have been sold worldwide.

The author then released her second book, Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up, in the year 2016.

Other Appearances

In 2019, her non-fictional first television show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo was released on Netflix. It earned her 7 award nominations including, Emmys, Critics Choice Awards, 1 Realscreen Award as well as 1 TCA Award.

Following that, Marie appeared on several TV shows including, Strahan & Sara, WGN Morning News, Rachel Ray, Good Morning America, Entertainment Tonight, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, as well as in Access Hollywood.

Marie Kondo- Net worth, Salary

Being a Japanese media personality, Marie has made a whopping amount as she is rich and wealthy. Marie has an estimated net worth of around $8 million as of January 2023.

On the other hand, Kondo has authored numerous books and presented various shows on utilizing space.

Has Marie Kondo Admitted That She’s ‘kind of given up’ on tidying up after having 3 kids?

The queen of tidying, Marie Kondo shared that, her house isn’t so tidy anymore. She added, being a parent, her hands were too full to tidy things up as much as she used to.

Body Features- Height, Weight

The decluttering queen and Netflix star Marie stand at an average height of 4 feet 7 inches while she weighs around 52 kg.

Adding more, Kondo has a body dimension of 34-24-35 inches which indicates her bust size is 34 inches, waist size is 24 inches and hip size is 35 inches. Similarly, her bra cup size is 33 while her shoe size is 5 (US).

Talking about her outer appearance, Marie has a fair complexion, along with a pair of chinky black eyes and hair of the same color as well.

Social Media

The public influencer, Marie Kondo seems to be very active on social media platforms.

On her Instagram account, @mariekondo, she has racked up more than 4.1 million followers while her Twitter account has around 161.3k followers.

On the other side, She owns a self-titled YouTube channel which is enriched with over 724k subscribers as of January 2023. Kondo created her following channel on September 11, 2017, she created her following channel and as of January 30, 2023, she has posted around 49 videos on it.

There is also an official Facebook page under her name, which has about 1.4 million followers.

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