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(Opera singer)

Malena Ernman is a Swedish opera singer. She is married and a mother of two kids.

Relationship Facts of Malena Ernman

Malena Ernman is married to Svante Thunberg.
She is mother of Two ( Greta Thunberg, Beata Thunberg).
Malena Ernman is not having an affair with anyone presently.
Her sexual orientation is straight.

What is the relationship of Malena Ernman?

Malena Ernman’s relationship status is married to Swedish actor Svante Thunberg, in 2004.

Malena and Svante have two daughters, Greta Thunberg, who rose to worldwide prominence when she initiated the school strike for climate and Beata Thunberg.

Malena Ernman: Biography in Details

Who is Malena Ernman?

Malena Ernman is a Swedish opera singer. Malena s a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Music.

Sheis the mother of global warming activist Greta Thunberg.

She represented Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow.

Malena Ernman- Family, Early Life

Malena Ernman was born Sara Magdalena Ernman, on November 4, 1970, in Uppsala Municipality, Uppsala County, Sweden. She is a Scorpio.

Her father is Lars Ernman and mother Eva Ernman, of Swedish- German- Danish- Dutch- Scottish ancestry.

Malena Ernman’s  paternal grandfather was Karl Ragnar Ernman and her paternal grandmother was Greta Gurli Fresk.

Likewise, Malena’s maternal grandfather was Tage Nils Erik Norberg and maternal grandmother was Renée Monica Ursell.

In which school did Malena Ernman attend?

Ernman attended the Royal College of Music in Stockholm, the Music Conservatory in Orléans, France, and at the school of the Royal Swedish Opera.

Malena Ernman- Professional Life, Career


In the beginning, Ernman sang in the premiere of Ivar Hallström’s 1897 opera Liten Karin in Vadstena, Opera magazine noting that “the mezzo Malena Ernman was very expressive as Princess Cecilia, King Erik XIV’s sister”.

In the year 1998, her Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Royal Opera in Stockholm was described as “displaying impressive technique” and “shaping the character with mocking good humor”.

Likewise, Malena Ernman sang Kaja in the premiere of Sven-David Sandström’s Staden under Leif Segerstam also at the Royal Opera in Stockholm.

Her Nerone in Brussels in the year 2000 in Handel’s Agrippina, alongside Rosemary Joshua’s Poppea and Anna Caterina Antonacci’s Agrippina.  Also, she performed Rosina in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Staatsoper Berlin and the Finnish National Opera.


Malena Ernman has performed several concert pieces as well. At the Salzburg Festival, she sang Mozart’s ‘Waisenhausmesse’ with conductor Frans Brüggen.

She performed Berio’s ‘Folksongs’ with the Stockholm Royal Philharmonic Orchestra under Carlo Rizzi, and at the Verbier Festival with Gustavo Dudamel.

She sang the world premiere of ‘Nachtgesänge’ by Fabian Müller with the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra. In Minneapolis, she sang Mozart’s ‘Requiem’ with Arnold Östman.

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Melodifestivalen and Eurovision

Malena Ernman would enter Melodifestivalen 2009 for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009, with the song “La voix” written by Fredrik Kempe.

Also, she competed in the 4th semi-final of Melodifestivalen in Malmö and became a finalist. She went on to win the final on 14 March at the Globe Arena in Stockholm, and to represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow.

Malena Ernman- Awards

  •  WWF-Sweden ‘Environmental Hero of the Year’, 2017
  • WWF-Sweden ‘Environmental Family of the Year’, 2019

How much is the net worth of Malena Ernman?

Malena Ernman has an estimated net worth of around $1.2 million US as of 2023. Her earnings as a singer are around $21,518 – $207,085 US.


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