Will Ferrell Height, Age, Net Worth, Full Facts

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Will Ferrell

The former member of the Groundlings comedy group Will Ferrell displays his talent in the show business in several ways. He is an actor, comedian, producer and an entrepreneur. The actor has been considered as one the breakout stars of Saturday Night Live. Here is everything you should know about him.

Will Ferrell: Age and bio

Will Ferrell was born in Irvine, California on July 16 1967 to Betty Kay, a teacher who taught at Old Mill School elementary school and Santa Ana College, and Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. a musician. He has a younger brother named Patrick. The actor is of English, German, and Irish descent.

Will watched his parents divorce at the age of eight, however, he later described his parents’ divorce as amicable as he had ample opportunity to spend Christmas either with his mom or dad. However, he spent little time with his Dad because he was always traveling for shows.

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He attended school at Culverdale Elementary and was later moved to Rancho San Joaquin Middle School. He attended University High School where he was the captain of the basketball team and the class clown. Soon, he started performing comedy skits with the approval of his school’s principal. Although he was making people laugh, Will wasn’t sure if he should join the show business as a career because he feared that he would end up like his father who was always broke.

He attended the University of Southern California, where he studied sports broadcasting and joined the Delta Tau Delta fraternity. Will continued with his jokes and pranks in college until his graduation in 1990. He interned in a sports department of a television station but he was filling unfulfilled so he resigned and worked in some places before quitting the 9-5 job for a career in the show business.

Will Ferrell is 52 years old.

Will Ferrell: Career

Will Ferrell developed his improvisation skills at “The Groundlings” comedy group after he failed many times as a standup comedian at events. He soon began to draw inspiration from the comedy of Chevy Chase and Bill Murray. In 1994 when Saturday Night Live (SNL) was undergoing a major recast for a new season, he joined the cast of SNL and was outstanding with his numerous celebrity impersonations for seven years during which he hosted the show five times. Before he left the show in 2002, it was reported that he was the highest-paid cast member of Saturday Night Live in 2001 with a season salary of $350,000. Also, in a 2014 poll taken as part of a commemorative SNL feature on Grantland, Ferrell was voted the best Saturday Night Live cast member of all time.

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He has appeared in various movies, he also voiced the character of Bob Oblong, a 1950s-style father with no arms or legs, in the short-lived animated television series “The Oblongs.” In 2009, he made his Broadway debut taking on departing U.S. President George W. Bush in a one-man show called “You’re Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush.”

He is the co-owner of “Funny or Die”, a streaming video website where short comedy films are uploaded and voted on by users. He is among the executive producers of “The Chris Gethard Show”, which aired on Fusion. For all his appearances in films, he is known best for his role in “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, “Elf” and “Old School”. Will Ferrell is also a part-owner of Los Angeles FC.

Net worth and Car crash

The internet has crazy speculation over the net worth of Will Ferrell. As an entrepreneur, it is expected that his net worth would vary anyways. Some put his net worth to be around 80 million dollars, 85 million dollars, 100 million dollars and 120 million dollars. These figures are not even off the mark. Will Ferrell is doing well financially and might even worth more than the above figures.

On April 13, 2018, Ferrell was involved in a serious two-car collision in California, where he was riding in an SUV that flipped over. He was discharged from the hospital after some days.

Will Ferrell: Height and Marriage

Will Ferrell stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches or 1.91 meters. He married Swedish actress Viveca Paulin in August 2000. They met in 1995 at an acting class. They live in New York City and Orange County and have three sons, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferrell, and Axel Paulin Ferrell.

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