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Linda Liukas Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Biography, Facts & More

Linda Liukas

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Bio/Wiki
Real NameLinda Liukas
Profession(s)Writer, Computer Programmer, Storyteller
Famous For"Hello Ruby" (A programming book for kids)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 153 cm
in meters- 1.53 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)30-28-34
Eye ColourDark Blue/Hazel
Hair ColourExtra Light Ash Blonde
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 August 1986
Age (as in 2017) 32 Years
BirthplaceFinland
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
NationalityFinnish
HometownNot Known
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityAalto University
Stanford University
Educational Qualification(s)Engineering, Product Engineering
HobbiesTravelling, Photography, Sketching, Reading
TattoLinda Liukas' Tatto On Wrist
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date29 August 2016
Family
Husband/SpouseVille Vesterinen
Linda Liukas With Her Husband
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- 1, Name Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)Tom Cruise, Vin Diesel
Favourite ActressesEmma Stone, Jennifer Aniston, Scarlett Johansson
Favourite MovieHarry Potter
Favourite DestinationHelsinki (Southern Capital of Finland)
Favourite Writer(s)Astrid Lindgren (Swedish), Roald Dahl, Tove Jansson, Elena Ferrante, Tanizaki Junichiro and Hanya Yanagihara

Linda Liukas

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Linda Liukas

  • Does Linda Liukas smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Linda Liukas drink alcohol?: Yes
  • When she was 13, she first showed an interest in creating websites. In 2001, she made a page in Finnish about Al Gore, hoping to show him how much she admired his values, not to mention his looks.
  • She is the author of ”Hello Ruby”, a children’s picture book about the fanciful world of computers. Linda Liukas' Book Hello Ruby
  • The book published on Kickstarter in 2014 and quickly smashed its $10,000 funding goal after just 3.5 hours and gathering $3,80,000 in total funding.
  • Hello Ruby became the most funded book on Kickstarter’s children’s book category at the time.
  • She started off with a book that is now published in over 22 Languages, including Japanese, Korean, Dutch and even Finnish.
  • Ruby was a sideline, she created for herself, drawing sketches of the little red-haired girl encountering a snow leopard or sorting out problems with penguins and green robots. Her friends encouraged her to publish the illustrations and explanations in a book form when she showed her approach to them.
  • She married her best friend “Ville Vesterinen” in August 2016. Linda Liukas' Marriage
  • When she was 23, she Co-Founded Rails Girls as well, a global movement, to teach young women programming in over 270 cities.
  • She also works with the online training platform Codecademy which provides courses free of charge.
  • She is a story-teller who likes software.

  • She won the 2013 Ruby Hero prize and was named the Digital Champion of Finland by the EU Commissioner for Digital Agenda.
  • Linda’s TEDx talk in CERN on children and computing has been watched over 1.5 million times.

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