Noble Peace Prize Winner's Family Now A Millionaire, Reports
LONDON, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 30th june, 2016) : Malala's best-selling memoirs and speaking engagements have contributed to the family becoming millionaire, MailOnline stated on Wednesday.MailOnline revealed Four years after she was shot in Pakistan, that a pre-tax profit of £1.1million has been made by a company which was established in order to protect the rights to her life story.The 18-year-old schoolgirl, Malala Yusuf Zai is a joint shareholder of the company, Salarzai Ltd.The firm, whose other joint shareholders are her father , had £2.2million in the bank by August last year,according to a report made by Times correspondent Fariha Karim, firm owned 2.2 million in the bank in which Malala's father Ziauddin Yousafzai and her mother Toor Pekai held a joint share.
Malala who won the previlige of owning a noble prize in the youngest age owed a tax on her earning due to which she will have to pay £200,000 in UK. The story of her growing up in Pakistan unveiled in her book I AM MALALA published in 2013 in Britain, was sold a minimum number of 1.8 million copies worldwide worth £2 million.
Malala has become a fresh speaker since her experience, and a report by the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington DC claims she is paid a banging £114,000 per speech.A spokesman for Malala told MailOnline on Wednesday: “ Malala and her family have donated more than $1 million (£750,000) to charities, mostly for education-focused projects across the world including Pakistan Since the publication of Malala’s book.”