Beata Ernman Thunberg Bio, Wiki
Beata Ernman Thunberg is a 14-year-old Swedish singer and the sister of 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. She is the daughter of actor and producer Svante Thunberg and opera singer Malena Ernman. Beata’s sister Greta has gained worldwide notoriety for her cold, cynical, inspiring speeches on climate change. Greta began her activism by skipping school to protest outside of the Swedish parliament on every Friday, holding up a sign calling for stronger climate action.
Beata Ernman Thunberg Singing Career
Beata is following in her parents’ footsteps and well on her way to becoming a famous singer and performer. Her mom Malena Ernman, was a famous opera singer in Sweden who gained international fame when she represented Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow.
Her father Svante Thunberg, on the other, is an author, actor, and producer. He also manages Malena’s career.
Beata was chosen as the face for the marketing campaign for a series of books titled “Handbook for Superheroes” written by author Elias Våhlund that focus on the subject of bullying. The series has been translated to 17 languages and has sent Beata on an international marketing tour.
Beata has appeared on the Swedish television shows Malou and discussed her history of ADHD, OCD, and dealing with bullying as a teenager. She then performed an original song titled “Bara Du Vill” while wearing a dress emblazoned with one of the superheroes from the book.
She continues to appear on TV and at various concerts performing her single and promoting the book with Våhlund.
Beata Ernman Thunberg Books
Beata Ernman Thunberg co-authored two books with Svante, Malena, and Greta. The first was Malena’s autobiography, Scenes from the Heart, which takes place as Malena and her family tour Europe to promote Ernman’s singing career. It covers a tumultuous time where Greta and Beata both start falling victim to their mental health disorders.
The second is Our House Is On Fire: Scenes of a Family and a Planet in Crisis which is expected to be released in 2020. The book will be another autobiography of the family’s struggles centered around Greta’s work on climate change.
Beata Ernman Thunberg Mental Disorders
According to the autobiography “Scenes from the Heart” by her mom, Malena Ernman, Beata was diagnosed with ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome, OCD, and defiant syndrome when she was 12.
Malena writes that Beata is prone to unpredictable outbursts of anger where she screams obscenities at her mother. In one instance, she called her mom “a f******* horrible devil” and threw DVD cases at her.
Beata’s OCD causes her to insist on walking with her left foot in front, refuse to step on certain parts of the sidewalk, and demand that her mother walk the same way. She used to insist that her mother wait outside while she was in class at school, demanding she not to move at all.
In Scenes From the Heart, Malena concludes that Beata and Greta’s disorders are “not a handicap” but a “superpower.”
Beata Ernman Thunberg Parents
Her parents are actor and producer Svante Thunberg and opera singer Malena Ernman.
Beata Ernman Thunberg Sister (Greta Thunberg)
Beata’s sister is 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg. Greta and others organized the protest into a movement called “Fridays for Future”. Greta delivered a scathing, passionate speech at the 2018 UN Climate Conference which caused the movement to explode in popularity and inspire two multi-city protests that attracted one million students each. Her protest quickly gained momentum on social media and similar protests started to pop up around the world.
Greta has been instrumental in helping boost Beata’s singing career on social media. She posted a photo of her and Beata on her Facebook page and wrote “So proud of my super talented sister, Beata Ernman. Listen to her new song on Spotify” and included a link to the song.
Beata Ernman Thunberg Instagram
She boasts over 11,000 followers on her Instagram and her fame is steadily rising due to her talent and sister Greta’s coverage in the press. A look at Beata’s Instagram shows videos and photos of her showing off her flexibility and has a highlight on her profile that chronicles her dancing successes and follies.