Elin Zetterstrand (Markus Persson’s ex-wife) Age/ Children/ Health/ Career/ Net worth and Facts

Elin Zetterstrand

Elin Zetterstrand is famous as the ex-wife of Markus Persson, who is the founder of the video game named Minecraft.

Elin Zetterstrand Wiki/ Bio

Elin Zetterstrand is a computer programmer and also an artist from Sweden. She attained popularity after marrying Markus Persson, who is the founder and former owner of the video game Minecraft. She is famous as a celebrity spouse.

She completed her schooling in Stockholm and further received a degree in computer programming. Details regarding the University or Institution are not known.

Elin Zetterstrand

Elin Zetterstrand Height/ Weight/ Age

Her height is 5 feet 5 inches and her weight is around 60 kg. She was born on Monday, 9 November 1981 in Stockholm, Sweden. Elin Zetterstrand’s age is 39 years (as of 2021).

Elin Zetterstrand Net worth

She is a computer programmer by profession and also an artist. Her estimated net worth is around $200,000.

Elin divorced her billionaire husband Markus Persson (Notch), where she might have received a divorce settlement amount. At the same time, she gets $5300 each month from him for their daughter.

On the other hand, her ex-husband Notch’s net worth is around $1.8 billion, which he earned after selling his game Minecraft to Microsoft studios.

Elin Zetterstrand Boyfriend/ Husband/ Family

Her father and mother’s name is not known. Talking about her siblings, she has a brother named Kristoffer Zetterstrand. He has attended Stockholm’s Royal University College of fine arts and is an artist at Minecraft.

Regarding her personal life, she got married to Markus Persson, who is the founder of the video game Minecraft. Their marriage took place on 13th August 2011.

Markus Persson and Elin Zetterstrand marriage photo
Markus Persson and Elin Zetterstrand marriage photo

Before getting married the duo were in a love relationship for several years. Soon after revealing their relationship, she became famous over the web. Their engagement took place while they were on vacation in Indonesia.

The couple welcomed their one and only child a daughter named Minna Almina Zelda Zetterstrand in April 2012.

Elin Zetterstrand and Markus Persson were living a happy family life, but soon there were differences between them. It was only after three months of their child’s birth they filed for divorce in July 2012. It was after one year that their divorce was finalized in March 2013.

Markus made her sign a prenuptial agreement before marriage. According to this agreement, he did not have to share his fortune with her after the divorce. However, he pays her $5300 monthly for child care.

Elin Zetterstrand’s ex-husband Markus Persson

Markus Persson
Markus Persson

Markus Persson also famous as Notch (his username) is a video game designer and programmer from Sweden. He was born on 1st June 1979.

He set up a video game company Mojang Studios and developed the game Minecraft, which he later sold to Microsoft Studios. Mojang’s account was created by him along with Carl Manneh and Jakob Porser in 2010.

Elin Zetterstrand’s Health Issues

She suffers from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis which is a chronic fatigue syndrome, ME/CFS. In this disease, the person feels fatigued even after resting. She is seen sharing posts related to disease awareness on her Twitter account.

NameElin Zetterstrand
Date of Birth9 November 1981
Age39 years (as of 2021)
BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden
Zodiac SignScorpio
HometownNot Known
Net worth$ 200,000 US Dollars
SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Heightfeet and inches- 5’5”
centimeters- 167 cm
Weightkilograms- 60 kg
pounds- 132 lbs
Body MeasurementsNot Known
Eye ColorBrown
Hair colorBlonde
Shoe sizeNot Known
Father nameNot Known
Mother nameNot Known
BrotherKristoffer Zetterstrand
SisterNot Known
BoyfriendNot Known
Marital statusDivorced
HusbandMarkus Persson (ex-husband)
ChildrenMinna Almina Zelda Zetterstrand (daughter)


She has completed her studies with a degree in computer programming. Initially, she worked as a programmer for a particular company.

Elin also was an ex-administrator on the Minecraft forums and plays Minecraft on popular servers. She goes by the name Ez in the Minecraft community. Details regarding her profession after divorce is not known.

Facts/ Trivia

  • Elin Zetterstrand is a computer programmer more famous as the ex-wife of Markus Persson.
  • Her ex-husband is the founder and former owner of the video game Minecraft. He became a billionaire after selling the game to Microsoft.
  • Her brother Kristoffer is an artist and designer of Minecraft.
  • She had a short-lived marriage.
  • According to her Twitter post, she studies philosophy in science.
  • She suffers from Myalgic Encephalomyelitis, a chronic fatigue syndrome ME/CFS.
  • Markus created Minecraft, where Jens Bergensten and Stephen McManus helped him in the design.
  • She is associated with charity work for developing Humble Bundle Mojam, EFF’s defend innovation project, etc.
  • She is also an influencer and earns from her Twitter account.
  • Her daughter’s name was inspired by the name of two Nintendo characters Almina and Zelda.