Will Ferrell Bio, Family, Career, Wife, Net Worth, Measurements

Profession: actors
Date of birth: Jul 16, 1967
Age: 54
Net worth: 160 Million
Birth Place: Irvine, California
Height (m): 1.90
Religion: Christianity
Relationship Status: Married

Will Ferrell is a popular Hollywood personality who has been recognized as an actor and comedian. He initially gained his fame after appearing in the Saturday Night Live show from 1995 to 2002. In the show, he earned his name for making impersonations including US President George W. Bush, Chicago Cubs announcer Harry Caray, singer Robert Goulet, singer Neil Diamond, and Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy, many more.

Being a comedian, he is a producer and writer as well and has launched a comedy video website called Funny or Die along with Adam Mckay, Mark Kvamme, and Chris Henchy owned by Henry R. Muñoz III. Throughout his career, he has received various awards, honors, and nominations including sixteen Primetime Emmy Award nominations winning three. Let us scroll over to know more information on the actor while reading his net worth and body measurements.

Will Ferrell

Caption: The American entertainer, Will Ferrell.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Will Ferrell: Bio, Family, Education

The actor was born on 16 July 1967 as John William Ferrell in Irvine, California, the United States of America. He was born as the son of the parent’s Betty Kay and Roy Lee Ferrel Jr. Her mother was a teacher while his father played saxophone and keyboards for the Righteous Brothers. Additionally, his parents moved to California in 1964 after spending most of their lifetime in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina.

However, his parents divorced when he was eight years. Further, he has a mixed ethnicity of English, German, and Irish. He had suffered from pyloric stenosis when he was still an infant and had a pyloromyotomy to correct the condition. He grew up with his younger brother named Patrick.

Regarding his education, he had attended school at Culverdale Elementary and later attended Rancho San Joaquin Middle School. After that, he had also joined the University High School in Irvine where he was a kicker for the school’s varsity football team. In addition to that, he was also on the soccer team and captain of the basketball team. However, in his senior year of high school, he along with his friend with the help of the administration would perform comedic sketches over the school’s intercom system; the two had to develop their own content.

He later went on to gain his B.A. degree in sports information and graduated in 1990. But he took up a job as a hotel valet and also worked as a teller at Wells Fargo. Regardless of his studies and jobs, he began to pursue his dream career in 1991 after being encouraged by his mother and then traveled to Los Angeles. He was accepted into the comedic group The Groundlings after a successful audition, where he spent time honing his improvisation talents.

Will Ferrell: Career & Life Achievements

In 1994, he was chosen for The Groundlings’ top professional group. Before that, he had taken advanced classes and grew to love improv. He also did small roles, including both in television and films as well as appeared in commercials. From 1995 to 2002, Ferrell worked for Saturday Night Live (SNL) and hosted the show five times, thereby becoming a member of the show’s Five Timers Club. After that, he had appeared as a guest host in the show.

Following his departure from SNL, he had gained the starring role of Frank “The Tank” Richard in Old School in 2003. Alongside his role in the SNL, he has worked in several movies like Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery, The Ladies Man, Dick, Drowning Mona, and Zoolander. His other acting roles include Blades of Glory (2007), Land of the Lost (2009), Get Hard (2015), Daddy’s Home 2 (2017), and Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga(2020).

He had also worked as a voice actor in several animated television programs and films like The Oblongs, Family Guy, and Megamind. As a comedian, he had launched a streaming video website called Funny or Die along with Adam McKay, Mark Kvamme, and Chris Henchy. He had also co-produced an HBO show starring Danny McBride called Eastbound & Down along with Adam McKay.

Will Ferrell: Personal Life & Wife

He is a married man and a father of three children. Further, he has married his longtime girlfriend turn wife Viveca Paulin in August 2000. Talking about his wife, she is also an actress from Sweden as well as an auctioneer. She has appeared in television series and programs like A Night at the Roxbury, Younger, and Money Talks. The duo had met in 1995 at an acting class and soon started to date.

The couple has welcomed three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell (b. 7 March 2004), Mattias Paulin Ferrell (b. 30 December 2006), and Axel Paulin Ferrell (b. 23 January 2010). Further, he has been living between New York City and Orange County, California with his family. Besides that, he had been involved in serious two car accidents where he got injured as well in California.

Will Ferrell with his family

Caption: Will Ferrell with his family.
Source: Zimbio

Will Ferrell: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles

Coming over to his earning, he has an estimated net worth of $160 million dollars. His main source of income comes from his career as an American comedian, actor, and writer. He surely collected a profitable amount of money from his involvement in different business ventures as well though he has not revealed it. Furthermore, he has bought a few properties including his house worth a $9.9 million home in Los Angeles, California.

He has unverified accounts on different social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram. On Instagram, he has an account @ferrellwill_ with 116k followers. He has a Twitter account @officialwilllf with 25.3k followers.

Will Ferrell: Body Measurements

The actor has a well-maintained body that measures 31 inches waist size and 41 inches size. His body stands to a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.90 meters and weighs around 89 kg. He has gray eyes color with silver-light brown hair color.

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