Who Are Greta Thunberg’s Parents? Meet Her Mother Malena Ernman, Father Svante Thunberg, & Sister Beata Thunberg

Greta Thunberg is a Swedish Environmental activist who is campaigning on climatic change. She is also known for the climate change march in New York City and delivering an inspiring speech in the United States General Assembly.

Read the biography below, dedicated to Greta Thunberg which describes her parents, siblings, bio, wiki, net worth and several more exciting details of her intriguing life.

Who is Greta Thunberg?

She is born as Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg in Stockholm, Sweden. Greta Thunberg is a teenage Environmental activist icon who is known for her active support against climate change.

The Swedish Born, Greta Thunberg is the daughter of parents, Savante Thunberg and Malena Ernman. She has a younger sibling sister, Beata Thunberg. Likewise, Greta has not officially disclosed the name of her school as of now. However, it is known that Thunberg started the school climate strikes and made numerous public speeches. As a result, she became famous as an international climate activist.

Why Is Greta Thunberg Famous? Controversies

Greta Thunberg first gained the world’s attention after staging the infamous, School Strike for Climate in Swedish Parliament in August 2018. Similarly, she gained more prominence after speaking in the UN Talks in Poland that was held on December 2018.

Her stike has motivated many students around the world, from Germany, Japan, the UK, Australia and many other nations to join her Fridays for Future demonstrations rally.

The walkout, which is demonstrated by several students across the world, was seen to build a global day of school strikes on March 15. Known for her frank talks both in the public places and to the global leaders all around the globe, her fame grew even more after.

Image of Greta Thunberg delivering her infamous Speech

Greta Thunberg delivering her infamous Speech

Thunberg condemned the world leaders for their inability to resolve the climate crisis which the world is facing nowadays, with a speach that reads:

You have stolen my dreams and my childhood with your empty words,”  “And yet I’m one of the lucky ones. People are suffering. People are dying. Entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are at the beginning of mass extinction. And all you can talk about is money and fairy tales of eternal economic growth. How dare you!”  has inspired millions of people throughout the planet.

Her speech also drew the attention of the US President Donald Trump, who tweeted about Greta speech on Monday in a tone which was thought to sound insincere and to be sarcastic.

Greta Thunberg did not directly reply to Trump’s taunt through her Twitter. However, on  Tuesday, she did make a big wave on Twitter when she took one small but effective move by altering her biography which read as –

A very happy young girl looking forward to a bright and wonderful future.

Who Are Greta Thunberg Parents, & Grandparents?

Greta Thunberg was born in a wealthy and highly sophisticated Swedish family. She belongs to entertainment as her parents, Svante Thunberg is a Swedish actor whereas her mother, Malena Ernman is an accomplished Swedish opera singer.

Similarly, Greta Thunberg’s grandfather, Olof Thunberg, was a remarkable actor and film director of his times. Interestingly, Greta has motivated her parents to be vegan, and they are now into forsake-Flying as well. As a result, her mother, Malena, has quit her international career as an opera singer.

Meet Greta Thunberg’s father, Svante Thunberg

Greta Thunberg’s father Svante Thunberg is a writer, actor, manager of arts who co-wrote along with his wife opera play known as Scenes from the heart along with his wife. He was born on 10 June 1969 to Mona Anderson and Olof Thunberg.

Image of Greta Thunberg with her father, Svante Thunberg

Greta Thunberg with her father, Svante Thunberg

Currently, he is working with her daughter, Greta in her youth environment activist movement. Additionally, Svante also has worked as a producer and manages in his wife’s opera works.

Meet Greta Thunberg’s mother, Malena Ernman

Talking about Greta Thunberg’s mother, Malena Ernman, she is a renowned Scandinavian opera singer.  She was born on 4 November 1970 at the Uppland County, Sweden. Besides her opera career, she has also performed various music genres like cabaret, jazz, chansons, etc.  She is also a notable member of the popular, Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

Image of Greta Thunberg's mother, Malena Ernman, was formerly an Opera singer.

Greta Thunberg’s mother, Malena Ernman, was formerly an Opera singer.

Malena Ernman’s daughter, Greta Thunberg convinced her to forsake Malena’s international opera career as the result of harmful effects of aviation on the environment.

Greta Thunberg’s sister, Beata Thunberg

Alike her mother, Greta Thunberg’s younger sister, Beata Thunberg is an aspiring singer. Beata is currently 13 and active on her Instagram account, which has over 12K followers.

Image of Greta Thunberg alongside her sister, Beata Thunberg.

Greta Thunberg alongside her sister, Beata Thunberg.

Known as Bea on Instagram, her social media pages mostly focus on her passion for singing. Besides her fondness for the song,  Beata Thunberg is also known for performing in front of audiences and often choreographs her singing performances.

Wiki, Age, Bio, & Net worth

As of 2019, Greta Thunberg age is 16 years. At such a tender age, she is able to make a positive impression on the world through her various related to world climate. She is an environmental activist who has started the famous international youth movement against climate change known as Fridays for Future.

Moving on her net worth is not known. However, it is expected once her environment activist career will rise to the next level, which looks sure from her current activities, Greta will earn a more impressive amount of money as her salary.

Fast Facts

  1.  Her Star sign is Capricorn.
  2. Greta Thunberg has a massive fans base in her social media sites.
  3.  She has more than 9K subscribers on her YouTube channel.
  4.  Greta was diagnosed with a form of autism known as Asperger.
  5. The teenage sensation was also as featured on the cover of  Time magazine that dubbed her the next generation leader.

Greta Thunberg Wiki, Age, Parents, Nationality, Facts

Full Name Greta Thunberg
Age  16 years old
Birthdate January 3, 2003
Birthplace Stockholm, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Ethnicity N/A
Profession  Environment Activist
Spouse N/A
Networth N/A
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Martial status Single
Children N/A
Zodiac N/A
Social Media Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

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