Oliver Daemen is a student who is the youngest space traveler. Blue Origin said the 18 years old paying customer would fly into space on July 20, 2021. Oliver is the fourth crew member of Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos, Mark Bezos, and 82-year-old Wally Funk the female aviator aboard Blue Origin’s New Shepard spacecraft, which will carry human passengers for the first time. Daemen bid for the seat at an auction last month. However, he did not disclose the price of his tickets. Initially $28 million winner of the Blue Origin auction, who was originally scheduled to take part in the mission, the bidder remains anonymous due to schedule competition he chose to fly on a future trip. On 15th July 2021, Blue Origin tweeted “Welcome to the crew, Oliver! We’re grateful to have you as our first customer to mark the beginning of commercial operations.” Oliver took to Twitter to share his excitement “I am super excited to go to space. I’ve been dreaming about this all my life and I will become the youngest astronaut ever because I’m 18 years old. I am super excited to experience zero-G and see the world from above.” Added, “Flying on New Shepard will fulfill a lifelong dream for Oliver, who has been fascinated by space, the Moon, and rockets since he was four.”
Who is Oliver Daemen?
August 20th, 2003
18 years old
Tilburg, North Braband, Netherlands
$100 Million to $200 Million USD
Eline Daemen Dekker
Oliver Daemen is a student who is the youngest space traveler. Being the youngest person Oliver Daemen is all set to create history to travel to space alongside Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’s big brother Mark, and 82-year-old Wally Funk. He is the son of Joes Daemen, the founder of the private equity firm Somerset Capital Partners. He completed his graduation from Saint-Adolf High School, he is a physics student. After his graduation, to obtain a pilot certificate he reportedly took a one-year gap from academics. In 2020, he received his private pilot. Currently, he is attending Utrecht University in the field of physics and innovation management. From a very young age, he was passionate about water sports and adventures. His Instagram boasts 10.1K followers with 11 posts while writing this article. On July 20th, 2021, he took to his official Instagram and captioned “Ready to fly Into Space! Watch the launch live on BlueOrigin.com, starting at 11:30 UTC. #NSFirstHumanFlight.” According to the spokeswoman for the family revealed Daemen’s ticket to space was a gift from his father given the teen’s interest in space and aviation.
How old is Oliver Daemen?
Oliver Daemen was born on August 20th, 2003 in Tilburg, North Braband, Netherlands, he is 18 years old. He was born to Joes Daemen (Father) who is the CEO and Founder of Somerset Capital Partners and Eline Daemen Dekker (Mother) who is the Ambassador at Somerset Capital Partners Foundation. He has a sister named Charlotte Daemen.
Who is Oliver Daemen Girlfriend?
Oliver Daemen has not disclosed any information regarding his girlfriend, currently, he is focusing on his career. However, once we receive any information about his love life we will keep you updated very soon.
What is Oliver Daemen Net Worth?
The estimated Net Wirth of Oliver Daemen’s is between $100 Million to $200 Million USD.
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