With a whole bunch of books in his luggage and countless television appearances, in everything from SVT’s “Crime of the Week” to TV4’s Nyhetsmorgon, the criminologist has Leif GW Persson has become one of Sweden’s most popular profiles.
But how well do you know 77-year-old Leif GW Persson’s family and marriage? News24 explains everything you need to know.
Leif GW Persson’s wife is Kim Persson – been married for 20 years
Since 2003, Leif has been married to GW Persson Kim Persson, 66, who has a degree in economics. In the TV4 program “A taste of life”, led by Lotta Lundgren and Erik Haag, Leif GW Persson’s wife appeared and told how she offered him pannbif at the beginning of the relationship.
– It helped that he really stuck with me. A salad would not have gone down well, I can say that. It had burst there and then, she said with a laugh in the program.
Leif GW Persson’s family – has six children
In total, Leif GW Persson has six children: four own children and two bonus children – Done and August – through his wife Kim Persson. But the criminologist was not the most present father.
– One of the things I regret most in life is that I didn’t spend time with my children when they were small, he has previously told Then24.
Read more about why Leif GW Persson was an absent father to his children here.
Leif GW Persson’s daughter Malin Persson Giolito is a famous writer
Leif GW Persson already had a son when he was 20 years old Patrick who, according to Femina, works as a librarian. He later had two daughters with his first wife Birgitta Liedstrand who was then a nurse.
One of the daughters from this marriage is the lawyer as well as the author Malin Persson Giolitoborn in 1969. Among other things, she has written “Beyond a reasonable doubt” (2012) and “Greatest of all” (2016), which later became a acclaimed Netflix series.
The other daughter, Julia, is a doctor in international politics at the prestigious Oxford University, according to Hänt. Later, Leif GW Persson had another daughter: Hedda who, according to Expressen, runs a casting company.
Here you can see a picture of Leif GW Persson as a young man.
Leif GW Persson’s fortune – that’s how much money he has
Are you curious about how much money Leif GW Persson earns? Read all about Leif GW Persson’s fortune here.