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Tenzing Norgay (Mountain Climber) - Age, Birthday, Bio, Facts, Family, Net Worth, Height & More

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Tenzing Norgay, born Namgyal Wangdi, and also referred to as Sherpa Tenzing, was a Nepali-Indian Sherpa mountaineer. He was one of the first two people known to reach the summit of Mount Everest, which he accomplished with Edmund Hillary on 29 May 1953. Time named Norgay one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century.
Birth nameNamgyal Wangdi
Main disciplineMountaineer
BornMay 29, 1914, Khumbu, Solukhumbu District, Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal
DiedMay 9, 1986, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
NationalityNepalese, Indian
Starting age19 years
Starting disciplinePorter
Notable ascentsFirst ascent of Mount Everest, May 1953
Famous PartnershipsEdmund Hillary
SpouseDakku (m. before or in 1964)
Children7, including Jamling

About Tenzing Norgay

Mountain Climber Tenzing Norgay, byname of Namgyal Wangdi was born in Khumjung, Nepal on May 29, 1914. He dies at the age of 71, on May 9, 1986.

Nepalese climber who was one of the first two persons to conquer Mount Everest in 1953. He is widely considered as one of history's most famous and significant mountaineers.

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Tenzing Norgay before becoming famous

Tenzing Norgay was born in the Zodiac sign Gemini (The Twins), and 1914 is the year of the Chinese Zodiac Tiger (兎).

As a youth, he studied to become a monk at Tengboche Monastery, but he ultimately concluded that the monk life was not for him.

Achievement of Tenzing Norgay

Time magazine named him one of the 100 most influential persons of the twentieth century.

Tenzing Norgay's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He had four children and was married three times.

Tenzing Norgay on Social Media

Tenzing Norgay Collabed with

Mountain Climber Sir Edmund Hillary was his climbing partner on Mount Everest.

Tenzing Norgay Income & Net worth

Tenzing Norgay's income mainly comes from the work that created his reputation: a mountain climber. Networth of Tenzing Norgay in 2023 is 1,000,000$+.

Tenzing Norgay Height and Weight

How tall is Tenzing Norgay? At the age of 71, Tenzing Norgay height is 5'9" (1.73m).

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Latest information about Tenzing Norgay updated on March 15 2023.