Friday, July 1, 2016
Malala Yousafzai Is Millionaire Now And Her Speech Video While Receiving Nobel Prize
The family of Nobel Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai has become millionaire now from her best-selling memoirs and lecture engagements. Four years after she was shot in Pakistan MailOnline revealed that a company set up to protect the rights to her life story has made a pre-tax profit of 1.1 million pounds. The 18-year-old school girl, who was shot in Swat valley ehen she was 14 is shareholder of company Salarzai Ltd. The firm whose other shareholders are her father Ziaud Din Yousafzai and her mother Toor Pekai had 2.2 million pounds in the bank by August last year, reported The Times correspondent Fariha Kareem. It was also reported that Malala who became the youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner in 2014 will pay pounds 200,000 in UK on her earning last year. Her book " I Am Malala" published in Britain in 2013, in a deal estimated at two million pounds has since sold at least 1.8 million copies worldwide, tells the story of her growing up in Pakistan. Malala has become a sought- after speaker since her ordeal, and a report by the Institute of Policy Studies in Washington DC, claims she is paid a whooping amount of pounds 114, 000 per speech. London-based Salarzai, which was set up in 2013, is a separate operation to the charitable Malala Fund which aims to help girls safely complete secondary education worldwide. Just last week Malala told a crowd at Trafalgar Square at a memorial to Jo Cox that murdered MP, who was killed earlier this month in West Yorkshire, was a " Modern Day Suffragette".