Marie Kondo

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Birthday
9, 1984
Birthplace
Japan
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1984 (age 35)
Birthplace
Japan

About

Organization consultant and author of the 2011 book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing which has been published in more than 30 countries. She went on to star in the Netflix reality series Tidying up with Marie Kondo.

Before Fame

For five years, she was an attendant maiden at a Shinto shrine. She founded her organizing consulting business when she was 19 while a sociology student at Tokyo Woman's Christian University.

Trivia

She was named one of Time's "100 most influential people" in 2015. Her method of organizing is known as the KonMari method.

Family Life

She has two children with husband Takumi Kawahara.

Associated With

She and Kim Kardashian were both named one of Time's "100 most influential people" in 2015.