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Linus Torvalds is a 51-year-old Finnish Engineer from Helsinki, Finland. He was born on Sunday, December 28, 1969. Is Linus Torvalds married or single, and who is he dating now? Let’s find out!

As of 2021, Linus Torvalds is possibly single.


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. He has Master’s degree in computer science from the University of Helsinki and wrote a thesis called Linux: A Portable Operating System.

Real Name
Linus Torvalds
Place of Birth
Helsinki, Finland
Date of Birth
December 28, 1969 (age 51)
Birth Sign
Marital Status

Fun Fact: On the day of Linus Torvalds’s birth, "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" by B.J. Thomas was the number 1 song on The Billboard Hot 100 and Richard Nixon (Republican) was the U.S. President.

Linus Torvalds’s Girlfriend

Linus Torvalds is single. He is not dating anyone currently. Linus had at least 1 relationship in the past. Linus Torvalds has not been previously engaged. He married six time Finnish national karate champion Tove Torvalds. According to our records, he has no children.

Linus Torvalds Girlfriend

Like many celebrities and famous people, Linus keeps his personal and love life private. Check back often as we will continue to update this page with new relationship details. Let’s take a look at Linus Torvalds past relationships, ex-girlfriends and previous hookups.

Linus Torvalds’s birth sign is Capricorn. They are very romantic and too emotional. Although they fail to express themselves, they think and work out a solution for problems in relationships. They are not the ones who give up easily. The most compatible signs with Capricorn are generally considered to be Taurus, Virgo, Scorpio, and Pisces. The least compatible signs with Capricorn are generally considered to be Aries and Libra. Linus Torvalds also has a ruling planet of Saturn.

Past Relationships

He has not been previously engaged. We are currently in process of looking up more information on the previous dates and hookups.

Linus Torvalds Biography

Linus Torvalds was born on the 28th of December in 1969 (Generation X). Generation X, known as the "sandwich" generation, was born between 1965 and 1980. They are lodged in between the two big well-known generations, the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. Unlike the Baby Boomer generation, Generation X is focused more on work-life balance rather than following the straight-and-narrow path of Corporate America.
Linus’s life path number is 11.

Linus Torvalds is popular for being a Engineer. Software engineer who developed and became the chief architect behind the Linux kernel, a free and open source software. He also developed the Git system and the software Subsurface. He is a software developer like Brian Behlendorf. The education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.

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Linus was born in the 1960s. The 1960s was the decade dominated by the Vietnam War, Civil Rights Protests, Cuban Missile Crisis, antiwar protests and saw the assassinations of US President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. It also marked the first man landed on the moon.

The 51-year-old American was born in the Year of the Rooster and is part of Generation X

According to Chinese Zodiac, Linus was born in the Year of the Rooster. People born in the Year of the Rooster are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

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Does he have any children?

Linus Torvalds has no children.

Is Linus Torvalds having any relationship affair?

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Was Linus Torvalds ever been engaged?

Linus Torvalds has not been previously engaged.

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Linus Torvalds’s birth sign is Capricorn and he has a ruling planet of Saturn.


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