Will Ferrell is a well-known American actor who is best known to be a cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’ during the 1990s. He is also a comedian, writer, and producer. Ferrell has appeared in a number of comedy movies like ‘Talladega Nights’, ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’, ‘The Other Guys’, and ‘Step Brothers’. He is also the founder of the website called Funny or Die. Let’s find out how much is Will Ferrell’s net worth in 2018 And how did he managed to accumulate all the wealth and fame.
Will Ferrell Early Life
John William Ferrell was born on July 16, 1967, in Irvine, California to his parents Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. and Betty Kay Ferrell.
He has attended several schools including University High School. He was in the school’s soccer and football teams. In 1990, Ferrell earned his bachelor’s degree in sports information from the University of Southern California.
In 2000, Will Ferrell got married to Viveca Paulin, who is an actress from Sweden. The couple has three sons named Magnus, Mattias, and Axel. He resides in Orange County and New York City.
Ferrell has raised money for various charities and has participated in many marathons like Stockholm, New York, and Boston. In 2017, the University of Southern California honored him with an honorary D.H.L. degree.
Will Ferrell Career, Awards & Achievement
Will Ferrell started his career by becoming a member of The Groundlings. In 1995, he was seen in the TV film ‘A Bucket of Blood’. This was followed by appearing in an episode of the television series ‘Grace Under Fire’. In the same year, he became a cast of ‘Saturday Night Live’. He appeared in the show till 2002.
In 2001, he lent his voice in ‘The Oblongs’. From 2009 to 2012, Ferrell became the star and executive producer of ‘Eastbound & Down’. He is also the star and executive producer of ‘The Spoils of Babylon’.
His other television credits include ‘No Activity’, ‘The Spoils Before Dying’, ‘A Deadly Adoption’, ‘Conan’, ‘The Office’, ’30 Rock’, and ‘Funny or Die, Parents’. +He has lent his voice in many video games like +’The Lego Movie Videogame’, ‘Call of Duty’, and ‘Curious George’.
In 1997, he was seen in the film ‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery’. This was followed by appearing in ‘A Night at the Roxbury’. Ferrell’s other film roles include ‘Superstar’, ‘Dick’, ‘The Ladies Man’, ‘Old School’, ‘The Producer’, ‘Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie’, ‘Bewitched’, ‘Land of the Lost’, ‘Megamind’, ‘The Internship, and ‘Zoolander 2’.
In 2015, Will Ferrell was honored with a Star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He has won the ESPY Awards twice in his career. He has received two nominations for the Emmy Awards and two nominations from the Golden Globe Awards. In 2008, he won the James Joyce Award. He is also the winner of two Kids Choice Awards and is the winner of the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. In 2009, Ferrell was nominated for the Tony Awards and has been named as the British GQ Men of the Year for 2015.
Net Worth of Will Ferrell
Will Ferrell has an estimated net worth of more than $100 million. He accumulated this fortune by appearing in many popular movies and TV shows. He has served as the producer or executive producer of many films like ‘Welcome to Me’, ‘The Boss’, ‘Oh Lucy!’, ‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters’, ‘Tammy’, ‘Daddy’s Home’, ‘The House’, and ‘Get Hard’. He has also done voice acting and has appeared in Major League Baseball games. He is a part-owner of the Major League Soccer team Los Angeles FC.
Will Ferrell is considered one of the most popular actors in the world. He has successfully appeared and produced many films in his career. In 2018, he will be seen in the films ‘Zeroville’ and ‘Holmes and Watson’. He is known as a comedy actor and is a global star.