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Greta Thunberg

Riddhi Published On Mon Apr 06 2020   Modified On Mon Apr 06 2020
Greta Thunberg

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Full NameGreta Thunberg
First NameGreta
Last NameThunberg
Birth NameGreta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg
Birth CityStockholm
Birth CountrySweden
Father NameSvante Thunberg
Father ProfessionActor
Mother NameMalena Ernman
Mother ProfessionSinger
Gender IdentityFemale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
AwardsAmbassador of Conscience Award,International Children's Peace Prize,Time Person of the Year
SibilingsBeata Thunberg
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Date of BirthJanuary 3,2003


    Body and Relation Status of Greta

    What is Greta marital status ?Single

    Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg, who is famous as Greta Thunberg, is a Swedish environmental activist who became famous after she shared the views on humans facing an existential crisis that comes from climate change.

    Her straight forward speaking manner in public as well as with political leaders and assemblies where she has criticized the world's leaders' failure to take action against the climate crisis has grabbed the attention of the people worldwide. 

    Greta's Professional Career

    Her career as an activist started after she was able to convince her parents to choose a different lifestyle which will help to reduce their own carbon footprint at just the age of 25.

    In the year 2018, she held the signboard reading School Strike for Climate outside the Swedish parliament just to take action against the climate change. 

    Soon after, another student also started the same type of protest and together, they formed a school climate strike movement under the name Fridays for Future

    Greta, in 2019, became the face of the generation against climate change after she was named Time Magazine's Person of the Year.   

    Grew Up In an Artist Family

    Greta Thunberg was born on January 3, 2003, in Stockholm, Sweden, to opera singer Malena Ernman and actor Svante Thunberg. She has a sister named Beata.

    Greta Thunberg with her family
    Greta Thunberg with her family

    Image Source: The Guardian

    The environmentalist read about climate change while she was eight years old, and the lack of leaders' actions in the climate-changing behaviour led her to depression.

    After being the victim of the -Compulsive Disorder and selective mutism, Greta took a step to change her household by requesting parents to cut their carbon footprint, stop flying, go vegan and greenery everywhere. 

    Her mother also gave up her singing career as per her request.

    How Much Is Her Net Worth?

    Well, Greta Thunberg's net worth is yet to be disclosed, but most of the tabloid sources have claimed it to be around $1 million to $2 million. Even after being born with a silver spoon, she chooses a nobler path, sacrificing life for the campaign for continued sustenance on Earth.

    This activism made her a celebrity as she has more than 10.2 million followers on her Instagram and 4.1 million followers on her Twitter.

    As per the report of People With Money, she made around $46 million from August 2018 to August 2019. It also mentioned her as one of the highest-paid activists.

    Her Personal Life

    The young lady who is just 17 years old is very mature as she possesses an understanding of the world and its situation. Her quick understanding and unique sense of humour have turned her critics to her friends.    

    Young activist Greta Thunberg
    Young activist Greta Thunberg

    Image Source: Forbes

    Even at such a young age, she has faced trolls and sarcasm by older and influential people than her. Some of them are world leaders such as Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump, and Vladimir Putin. The young activist took the criticism and replied with humour. 

    Well, she doesn't seem to be involved in any kind of romantic relationship as of 2020. She seems to focus on making the world a suitable place for her generation as well as for the upcoming generation.

    Some of Her Most Significant Awards and Accolades

    • Ambassador of Conscience Award
    • Time Person of the Year 2019
    • Goldene Kamera
    • Children's Peace Prize