Who Is Svante Thunberg? Father Of Greta Thunberg

by Manisha Sun Jan 01 2023 Updated On Tue Jan 03 2023
Who Is Svante Thunberg? Father Of Greta Thunberg

Svante Thunberg is known to the public as the father of Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg who got worldwide attention after demanding action on climate change in the Swedish Parliament in 2018

He is an actor, producer, arts manager, and author by profession. He is married to Malena Ernman, an opera singer.

The couple shares two daughters, Beata Thunberg and Greta.

Svante Thunberg's daughter Greta Thunberg and Malena Ernman.
Svante Thunberg's daughter Greta Thunberg and Malena Ernman. Source: 


His daughter Greta is 19 years old

Net Worth

Svante's net worth is not revealed yet. Her wife's net worth is 1.2 million dollars.

Svante Thunberg's daughter Greta Thunberg.
Svante Thunberg's daughter Greta Thunberg. Source: Instagram

Andrew Tate's Online Spat With Greta

Andrew Tate, a media personality, dedicated a tweet to Greta bragging about his cars and the gas emission caused by the cars he owns. 

He asked for her email so that he could send the list of the total amount of gas emitted by his cars. 

To get her attention, he bragged about his car collection. The following day Greta replied to his tweet with a very witty sense of humor. 

After her reply, he followed up with a video response. In that video, he said he was not angry as someone else had manipulated her. 

Greta has not responded to that video. 

Greta Talked About When She Started To Learn About Climate Change

In an interview, Greta shared that she learned some basic things about climate change in school. 

She learned about increased greenhouse gases which are the major factor of global warming and climate change. 

She said that at that time, she couldn’t believe it. 

She questioned herself; if that was true, someone must have done something. 

After that, she started reading about it. The more she read about it, the more she understood climate change. 

After knowing she couldn’t ignore climate change as an alarming global issue. She started to give her message through her small gesture. 

Donald Trump Mocked Greta On His Tweet

Greta was named Time's Person of the year in 2019, and the president of the US at that time, Donald Trump, didn’t seem to be happy about that. 

In his tweet, he mocked the young environmentalist by imitating her style of pleasing the government to act to stop global warming. 

He commented on that tweet when someone congratulated her for being on The Time prize

She hit back at the president and asked him to chill as the election was near. 

In an interview, Greta said she didn’t want to lecture him about global warming as it would be a waste of time.

Greta Said That Asperger's Syndrome Is A Gift To Her

Asperger's is a form of Autism Spectrum Disorder. People with this disorder have a difficult time dealing with social behaviors. 

But Greta looks at the disorder as a gift. 

She explained that everyone in society is the same and thinks the same and for her to be different and to be able to look at things differently is a gift. 

She said she could think outside the box and be resourceful for so many things in some circumstances. 

She said her vision could be a great help in case of a crisis. 

Greta Talked About The Change She Want On Young People

Greta said she had least expected to get such attention and support from the young kids out there. 

She said it was very adventurous and surreal to watch millions of kids going on school strikes, demanding a future that has been taken away from them. 

Greta Revealed Why She Didn't Fly To New York To Give Speech At United Nations

Greta sailed from Plymouth to New York on a racing yacht as she refused to fly because of the carbon emission. 

She did that because she had stopped flying years before after knowing the enormous carbon emissions of airplanes and the impact aviation has on climate.

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