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How Much is Linus Torvalds Worth?

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Full Name Linus Torvalds
Profession Engineer
Age 52
Date of Birth December 28, 1969
Birthplace Helsinki, Finland
Nationality Finnish
Height 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Weight 172 lb (78 kg)
Birth Sign Capricorn
Ethnicity Unknown
Marital Status Married
Religion Atheist
Net Worth Total $170,000,000
Annual Earnings Pending
Source of Money Engineer
Cars Not Available
Assets Under review
Last Updated March 2022

Best known for being a engineer, Linus Torvalds was born in winter of 1969. His date of birth is December 28, 1969. He was born under Capricorn zodiac sign, and belongs to Generation X. According to Chinese calendar, his year of birth, 1969, is the Year of Rooster.

He is from Helsinki, Finland. Linus Torvalds is a Finnish-American software engineer who is the creator and developer of the operating system Linux. He has created several other software and was honored with many awards because of his contributions to computers and technology. He is a software developer like Brian Behlendorf.

Life & Biography

Linus Benedict Torvalds is a Finnish American software engineer, who was the principal force behind the development of the Linux kernel that became the most popular kernel for operating systems, like GNU and Android. He later became the chief architect of the Linux kernel and now acts as the project’s coordinator. He also created the distributed revision control system git. He was honored, along with Shinya Yamanaka, with the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize by the Technology Academy Finland “in recognition of his creation of a new open source operating system for computers leading to the widely used Linux kernel”. He is also the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Computer Society Computer Pioneer Award. Linus Torvalds was born in Helsinki, Finland on December 28, 1969. Linus is currently fifty two years old. He is most famous for being a engineer. He has Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Helsinki and wrote a thesis called Linux: A Portable Operating System. He was awarded the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize and was inducted as an inaugural inductee into the Internet Hall of Fame.

Linus Torvalds was born on December 28, 1969, in Helsinki, Finland. His father, Nils Torvalds, and mother, Anna Torvalds, were both journalists. He comes from a family of highly qualified academics. Both of his parents were campus radicals at the University of Helsinki. His grandparents were famous personalities, Leo Törnqvist, a statistician and Ole Torvalds, who was a famous poet.

Linus has not been previously engaged. He married six time Finnish national karate champion Tove Torvalds. The education details are not available at this time.

Interesting Facts

1. Linus Torvalds is a Capricorn.
2. He has been alive for 19,076 days or 457,838 hours.
3. He was born in the Year of the Rooster.
4. His next birthday is in .
5. Linus Torvalds is 5 feet 10 inches tall.
6. He was born in Generation X (1969).
7. On Linus’s date of birth, the number one song in America was "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" by B.J. Thomas.
8. Linus Torvalds primary income source is from being a Engineer.
9. Linus Torvalds’s birth flower is Narcissus.
10. Linus Torvalds’s nickname: Linus
11. His birthstone is Tanzanite, Turquoise, Zircon and Topaz.
12. Linus’s life path number is 11.
13. His ruling planet is Saturn.

Height, Weight & Age

As of today (March 21st, 2022), Linus Torvalds is exactly 52 years, 2 months, and 24 days old. His next birthday is in . He is 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m) tall, and his weight is 172 lb (78 kg).

Net Worth & Salary in 2022

So how much is Linus Torvalds worth today? At the age of fifty two, the Finnish engineer has a net worth of about $170,000,000. This roughly translates to €158,100,000 euros or £137,700,000 pounds. The net worth estimates vary because it’s difficult to forecast spending habits over the years. Linus Torvalds’s wealth comes mostly from being a successful Engineer.

What is net worth?

Net worth is the amount of assets that exceed liabilities. Assets include cash, real estate, and anything else of value. It is the value of everything you own, minus what you own. Net worth is not yearly.

How to calculate Net Worth: Assets minus Debt equals Net Worth. Net worth is basically calculated by adding anything of value and then subtracting all of the liabilities. Net worth is not yearly and it not the same as net income. Net income is what you actually bring home after taxes and payroll deductions.

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