Maryam Nawaz (Politician) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 49 Years
Husband: Muhammad Safdar Awan
Marriage Date: 25 December 1992

Maryam Nawaz Sharif

Full NameMaryam Nawaz Sharif
ProfessionPakistani Politician
PartyPakistan Muslim League(N)
Political Journey • In 2011 Maryam Nawaz decided to join the PML(N) to assist her father, she got the Membership in the same year.

• In November 2013, Maryam was appointed as the chairperson of Prime Minister’s Youth Programme and held responsibilities for coordination, management, finalization and supervision of the implementation of the program.

• On 3 January 2023, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif appointed Maryam Nawaz as the senior vice president of the PML-N, authorising her to “reorganise” the party “at all functional levels.” [1]Dawn

• On 26 February 2024, she was appointed as the 19th Chief Minister of Punjab.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 kg
in Pounds- 143.3 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 October 1973
Age (as of 2022)49 Years
BirthplaceLahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Zodiac signScorpio
HometownLahore, Pakistan
CollegeConvent of Jesus and Mary, King Edward Medical University, University of Punjab
Educational QualificationsM.A. (English Literature)
Ph.D. in Political Science (Disputed)
FamilyFather- Nawaz Sharif (Politician)
Maryam Nawaz with Nawaz Sharif
Mother- Kulsoom Nawaz
Kalsoom Nawaz
Brothers- Hussain and
Hussain Nawaz Sharif
Hassan Nawaz Sharif
Sister- Asma
ReligionIslam (Sunni)
Controversies• In November 2014, she had to resign as head of the 'Youth Loan Programme' because PTI had filed a case against her for allegedly not experienced enough for the position she was holding.
• In April 2016, Maryam Nawaz a.k.a Mariam Safdar, along with her siblings Hasan Nawaz Sharif and Hussain Nawaz Sharif were named in the Panama Papers as allegedly hiding their wealth in off-shore tax havens.

German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung tweeted some documents to expose the role of Mariam Nawaz in Panama Papers.
Mariam Nawaz a.k.a Mariam Safdar Panamagate
• On 6 July 2018, in a verdict on the Avenfield reference filed by the National Accountability Bureau, the Federal Judicial Complex of Pakistan sentenced her father, Nawaz Sharif, to 10 years (fined £8 million), and Maryam Nawaz and her husband Safdar Awan to 7 years (£2 million) and 1 year in prison, respectively.
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianNawaz Sharif
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date25 December 1992
Husband/Spouse Muhammad Safdar Awan (Politician, Retired Army Officer, m. 1992 - present)
Mariam Nawaz husband Muhammad Safdar Awan
ChildrenSon- Muhammad Junaid Safdar
Maryam Nawaz with her son Junaid
Daughters- Mehr-un-Nisa Munir,
Mehrunnisa Safdar
Mahnoor Safdar
Mahnoor Safdar
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$20 million

Maryam Nawaz

Some Lesser Known Facts About Maryam Nawaz

  • Does Maryam Nawaz smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Maryam Nawaz drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • She is the chairperson of the Sharif Trust since 1997.
  • Her Great-grandfather was the Great Gama, who was a wrestler(born as Ghulam Muhammad).
  • In 2013, she got politically active and did election marketing campaigns for her father Nawaz Sharif for the general election.
  • Her husband is 10 years older to her.
  • In 2017, she was selected as one of the BBC’s 100 Women.
  • On 26 February 2024, she took oath as the 19th Chief Minister of Punjab, becoming the first woman Chief Minister of a province in Pakistan.