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The Life of Elin Zetterstrand - Billionaire Markus Persson's Former Wife

sajju Published On Fri Jun 18 2021   Modified On Fri Jun 18 2021
The Life of Elin Zetterstrand - Billionaire Markus Persson's Former Wife

Elin Zetterstrand (9th November 1981, Sweden) is a former Swedish programmer who gained the limelight as the ex-wife of Swedish video game programmer and designer, Markus Persson.

Previously, she used to play Minecraft games under the username EZ. Moreover, she worked as a former administrator at the Minecraft forum. In fact, her brother, Kristoffer Zetterstrand is also an artist at Minecraft. 

Early Life of Zetterstrand:

Zetterstrand came into the world on 9th November 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden. The identity of her father and mother is kept hidden. As a sibling, she has a brother named Kristoffer Zetterstrand who is an artist at Minecraft.

As per her DOB, she belongs to the birth sign Scorpio. By nationality, she is Swedish and belongs to mixed ethnicity. Talking about her education, Elin graduated with a degree in computer programming from a reputed university in her country.

Marriage with Markus Persson:

Elin Zetterstrand walked down the aisle with her then-husband, Markus Alexej Persson on 13th August 2011. Markus Persson (1st June 1979) is a Swedish video game programmer and designer. The former couple welcomed their only child named Minna Almina Zelda Zetterstrand in 2012. 

Elin Zetterstrand's Ex-spouse, Marcus Persson Source: CelebSuburb

Things didn't go well between them and so they filed for divorce in July 2012, separated on 15th August 2012, and their divorce was finalized in March 2013. Regarding their divorce settlement, Marcus pays his ex-wife the amount of $5300 each month for his daughter.

Personal Life:

Currently, Elin isn't linked with anyone, in other words, she is living a single life at the moment. Furthermore, Persson's ex-wife is suffering from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, MEcfs. The patient diagnosed with this disease suffers fatigue and has to take bed rest most of the time.

Professional Career:

Marcus Persson's video game, Minecraft Source: Haley's Heavenly Scents

The Minecraft founder's ex-spouse worked as a programmer in her early days. Previously, she used to be famous in Minecraft games under the username, EZ. Moreover, she worked as a former administrator at the Minecraft forum. On the other hand, Elin's former husband is best known for creating the sandbox video game Minecraft and for founding the video game company Mojang in 2009.

Net Worth & Salary:

While she was married to Marcus, she used to live a lavishing life with all the luxury. But after the separation from Persson, she has lived a low-key life, far from the media. That is why she hasn't disclosed the exact amount of net worth to the public.

Elin Zetterstrand has an estimated net worth of $200 thousand whereas Mr. Persson is a billionaire who has a massive net worth of $1.8 billion as of now.

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