Will Ferrell known by many as an actor, is also a writer, producer and a comedian. Will garnered widespread attention after hosting the award-winning show, ‘Saturday Night Live’ in the 90’s. Today he has starred in many films among his latest works being, The Campaign 2012, The Internship 2013, The Lego Movie 2014, Get Hard 2015, Daddy’s Home 2015, Zoolander 2 2016, The House 2017 and Daddy’s Home 2 2017 among others.
As a comic comedian, he is an affiliate of the ‘Frat Pack’, a group which consist of Hollywood comic comedians who rose to prominence during the 1990s and 2000. Considering he has been on the screens for three decades now, let’s get into Will Ferrell net worth fortune as of 2018 in depth and find out how, when and where it all started. We shall also highlight a few things that probably you don’t know about Will Ferrell.
John William Ferrell who goes to today by stage name Will Ferrell is the son of Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. and Betty Kay who worked as a musician and a teacher respectively. He was born in 1967 in Irvine, California. For his elementary education, he attended Culverdale and Rancho Saan Joaquin schools. He then went to the University High School where he played basketball and soccer. His passion in acting also began there as he used to act with his ally and was even awarded. In 1990, he graduated with a pedigree in sports information.
After courting his long-term girlfriend, Viveca Paulin who was also an actress, they wedded in 2000. The couple has three kids; Magnus Paulin Ferrell (b.2004), Mattias Paulin Ferrell (b.2006), and Axel Paulin Ferrell (b.2010).
Will started off his career as a stand-up comedian where he used to mimic personalities including Harry Caray. He then joined The Groundings and together with his colleague, Chris Kattan they used to dance at various clubs where they called themselves, The Butabi Brothers. He later got a flexible part-time job where he used to act and also work at the same time. His breakthrough came in 1995 following his appearance as a cast member in, ‘Saturday Night Live’ but left it in 2009 after returning to anchor the show three other times. During the show, he was popular due to his imitation of notable names like; George Bush, Robert Goulet, Hames Lipton, Fidel Castro and many more.
Apart from being a cast in the SNL show, Will has debuted with numerous films like Everything Must Go 2010, The Internship 2013, Daddy’s Home 2015, The House 2017 and many more. He was also a stage performer where he once hosted the former US president, George Bush on his stand-up show, which debuted in 2009.
In addition, Will is a baseball player and has participated in many of its competition. He has been a member of several leagues including Los Angeles Angels, Seattle Mariners, Arizona Diamondbacks, and San Francisco Giants. In 2007, he co-founded a comedy platform, ‘Funny or Die’ with his buddy, Adam McKay where entertainers can upload their videos through the website. As a producer, Will has composed programs like the Chris Gethard Show and Eastbound & Down.
On awards and achievements: For his works in film and productions, he has received accolades such as 2 ESPY Awards, 2 Kids Choice Awards, 1 MTV Movie Awards and 1 Razzie Awards.
Net Worth, Salary & Income
Will Ferrell net worth is at $120 million. Will is making around $20 million per movie. The source of Will Ferrell net worth fortune is his film career where he has earned his money either directing, producing or acting in films. He has also made good money that has boosted his net worth overall value from being a host of SNL and other programs.
8 Facts You Need To Know About Will Ferrell.
Will Ferrell comedy skills are just above board, and he is one hilarious guy to watch on screens. Today we have decided to uncover him more, and that’s why we are listing down a few facts you probably don’t know about Will Ferrell.
1. The announcements that he used to do back in school triggered his love for performing skits and funny voices.
2. He is an avid runner.
3. At one time he was the highest earning SNL cast member making around $350,000
4. He has a look-alike person that’s Chili peppers drummer Chad Smith.
5. He dismissed a $29 million offer to do a sequel that’s Elf 2.
6. When he was a baby, he was treated with Pyloric Stenosis which left a scar on his body.
7. When Conan O’Brien hosted The Late Show for the first time, his very first guest was Will Ferrell, and his last guest would also turn out to be him.
8. John Stewart (host of Daily Show) and he were roommates.
Will Ferrell worth can be attributed to his experience in the industry and obviously since he is yet to bow down from the industry we can expect a higher net value in 2019.