Granddaughter of Olof Thunberg and daughter of Malena Ernman & Svante Thunberg.
She has Asperger syndrome.
Made the cover of Time magazine's "Person of the Year" December 2019 issue.
When she came to the United States to address global warming, she came by boat to cut down on carbon emissions.
Huge fan of the documentaries of David Attenborough.
In December 2019 British actress Amanda Henderson mistakenly answered "Sharon" to the question "The 2019 Book No One is Too Small to Make a Difference is a collection of speeches by a Swedish climate change activist. What is her name?" on an special celebrity episode of the BBC quiz show Mastermind (1972). Thunberg briefly changed her name on twitter to Sharon.