Greta Thunberg’s Fortune: How Much Is Greta Thunberg’s Net Worth? Details On Her Salary and Job

Who is Greta Thunberg and what is her current net worth? The environmental activist has a sizable fortune.

Greta Tintin Eleonora Ernman Thunberg is a Swedish environmental activist who is known for challenging world leaders to take immediate action for climate change mitigation.

Thunberg’s activism began when she persuaded her parents to adopt lifestyle choices that reduced their own carbon footprint.

However, on January 17, 2023, there were reports that she alongside thousands of other activists and protesters was detained but was later released after an identity check, according to police.

In the wake of her arrest which comes shortly after causing the arrest of social media personality Andrew Tate in Romania, many netizens are curious to know more about her like, how much she is worth, and other financial details.

Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg is a climate change activist. Credit: AP: Associated Press

What is Greta Thunberg’s net worth?

Greta Thunberg has an estimated current net worth of $1 million to $2 million making $9,000 a month and $0.1 million a year.

In July 2020, Greta Thunberg was awarded €1 million for her humanitarian work when she won the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity. But the young activist said she would be donating the prize money to sustainability charities.

What inspired Greta to become a climate change campaigner?

Greta first heard about climate change when she was 8 years old.

This interest developed and at age 15, she won a climate change essay competition in a local newspaper.

Still, Greta felt not enough was being done to improve the climate.

In 2018, she decided to take action and compelled global leaders to make a change.

When she was named the Time’s person of the year in 2019, she told the publication, “We can’t just continue living as if there was no tomorrow, because there is a tomorrow.”

Greta Thunberg among activists at the Garzweiler 2 mine near Lützerath. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images
Greta Thunberg among activists at the Garzweiler 2 mine near Lützerath. Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Why was Greta Thunberg detained by the German police during a protest?

According to CNN, Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been detained by German police at a protest over the expansion of a coal mine in the west German village of Lützerath, CNN affiliate N-TV reports.

Thunberg joined thousands of other activists and protesters taking part in weekend demonstrations against the razing of the German village that would make way for an expansion of the Garzweiler lignite coal mine, which is owned by European energy giant RWE.

A spokesperson for Aachen police said: “Greta Thunberg was part of a group of activists who rushed towards the ledge. However, she was then stopped and carried by us with this group out of the immediate danger area to establish their identity.”

The spokesperson said one activist jumped into the mine. They said it was not clear whether this person was injured.

Thunberg was among other activists who were released after an identity check, according to police.

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