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Boyan Slat


Facts of Boyan Slat

Full NameBoyan Slat
First NameBoyan
Last NameSlat
ProfessionInventor and Entrepreneur
Birth CityDelft
Birth CountryNetherlands
Gender IdentityMale
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusSingle
EducationDelft University of Technology
Height173 cm
Twitter Profile
Date of BirthJuly 27,1994
Age29 years

Boyan Slat is an inventor and entrepreneur. He is a founder and CEO of the “The Ocean Cleanup” based in the Deft, Netherlands.

“The Ocean Cleanup” is a non-government organization that develops technology to extract plastic from oceans. 

The purpose of the organization is cleaning the oceans. That organization was formed in the year 2013. 

Girlfriend Or Single, Why He Kept His Personal Life Mystery?

Boyan Slat The Inventor
Boyan Slat The Inventor Source: Instagram

He is a man on his mission to clean the ocean and to save the world. He is not involved in affairs at this time and does not have a girlfriend

The world needs his idea and if he needs a woman to help him, he will surely get one soon. Currently, he is single.

Every young girl might have a dream of an affair with such a successful young inventor. The young man is busy in his creative work rather than dating someone. 

Social Media Usage

He is very active in social media such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

He has a huge fan following and his fans appreciate and thankful for what he is doing for this mother planet. 

He has 126k plus followers on Twitter and 222k followers on Instagram. 

Boyan On His Mission With Ocean Cleanup
Boyan On His Mission With Ocean Cleanup Source: Instagram

He might have very supportive parents that he can achieve that much at such a young age.

Net Worth In 2021

He is an entrepreneur with great ideas. 

He has a huge salary. His net worth is in hefty amount but he hasn’t revealed anything about his net worth till the date. He is an inspiration for the young generation. 

He was selected by Thiel Fellow, which provided him $100,000. 

His organization raised funds through different sponsors and donations. In 2019, it raised over 30 million dollars from sponsors including, Royal DSM, Julius Baer Foundation among others.

He invented a device that promised to get rid of the world’s ocean plastic in 2015. He estimates that half of the Great Pacific garbage patch will be gone within five years with new designs. 

He has won several prestigious awards so far. His award list is shown below.

Award nameDate
Champions of the WorldNovember 2014
Young Entrepreneur Award2015
European Entrepreneur of the YearMay 2018 

He presented his idea of clean up at the age of 18 in TEDx talk in Delft that was in 2012.


  1. He was born in 1994 in Delft, Netherlands. He celebrates his birthday on 27 July.
  2. He is Dutch by nationality.
  3. He set the Guinness  World Record at the age of 14 by launching 213 water rockets.
  4. He is a former Aerospace engineering student of TU Delft University.
  5. He has average height and might be around 5 feet 8 inches.

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Updated On Wed Mar 09 2022 Published On Wed Dec 18 2019 By paper-boat

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