Linus Torvalds Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Affairs, Career & Net Worth


Linus Torvalds is a famous and very talented  Finnish-American software engineer. He was born on 13 Dec 1990 in Helsinki, Finland. In addition, he holds a Finish-American nationality and belongs to All-American ethnicity. Likewise, he was born to a very supportive family. His real name is Linus Benedict Torvalds. His parents are Nils Torvalds and Anna Torvalds. However, he has not revealed detailed information about his parents, siblings, and his early life. 


Similarly, he is a well-educated man. He studied at the University of Helsinki in 1988. Then in 1996, he graduated with a master’s degree in computer science.

Personal Life

He is a married man of 51 years old. He tied a knot with Karate champion Tove Torvalds in 1993. This beautiful couple is blessed with three daughters. As for now, he is living happily with gis family and friends.

Body Measurement

He is a handsome man with a tall and fit body figure. Similarly, he stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches and weighs about 70 kg. Furthermore, he looks more attractive and handsome with his grey colored hair and grey colored eyes.


While talking about his professional life, he is a very talented Software engineer. He was always interested in computers. In 1997, he started working in an American company, Transmeta, and worked there for seven years. After leaving Transmeta, he started working in the non-profit organization Open Source Development Labs. Later, this company merges with the Free Standards Groups and formed the Linux Foundation. Likewise, he developed Subsurface which is useful for scuba divers as it can log and plan for them.

Net Worth

Are you guys excited to know about this popular software engineer? No worries, we will provide you the information about his salary and net worth. He earns $10 Million per year. Moreover, he has an estimated net worth of $150 Million.


  • Full Name: Linus Torvalds
  • Age: 51 years
  • Birth Date: December 28, 1969
  • Horoscope: Capricorn
  • Birth Place: Helsinki, Finland
  • Salary: $10 million per year
  • Height / How tall: 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m)
  • Ethnicity: Finnish
  • Nationality: Finnish-American
  • Profession: Software Engineer
  • Father’s Name: Nils Torvalds
  • Mother’s Name: Anna Torvalds
  • Education: University of Helsinki
  • Weight: 70 Kg
  • Hair Color: Grey
  • Eye Color: Grey
  • Net Worth: $150 Million