|56 years old
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The name Will Ferrell is not new to the masses. Through his impersonations, comedy, and acting the artist has become a household name. Being a part of Saturday Night Live and many comedy movies, Ferrell has amassed a huge amount of wealth throughout his career.
He has also worked as a writer along with his acting gig. There were also times when Ferrell was among the highest-paid actors in the world. From high school through university days, Ferrell was interested in acting and comedy. Here’s what Will Ferrell earned through the years following his passion.
Will Ferrell Net Worth
Will Ferrell has a net worth of $160 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. The comedian had become the highest-paid cast member in Saturday Night Live in the year 2001. He was earning a record-breaking amount per episode back then. Even for the films he acted in, he did earn considerably huge sums.
He used to earn $20 million per movie during the peak of his acting career. Being a jack of all trades, the actor has also tried his hands on production and also worked as a voice actor. Ferrell made his Broadway debut through a one-man show where he impersonated former American president George W. Bush.
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Will Ferrell Career And Achievements
The ‘Zoolander’ actor joined Saturday Night Live in 1995. He then stayed with the television show for seven years as per the tenure. His spot-on comebacks and perfect impersonations made him popular among the masses. The artist was famous for impersonating George W Bush, Harry Caray, Robert Goulet, James Lipton, Janet Reno, and Alex Trebek.
Even after his departure in 2002, the writer guest-hosted the show five times. Thus he entered the Five-Timers Club. Ferrell was voted the best ‘SNL‘ cast member of all time in the polls that happened in 2004.
‘Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery‘, ‘Superstar and The Ladies Man‘, ‘Dick‘, and the ‘Drowning Mona‘, are some of the films where Ferrell gave stunning performances. He also appeared in films like ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy‘, and ‘Starsky and Hutch‘.
He performed many critically acclaimed roles and was even nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. Through the early years of 2000, Will Ferrell acted in movies that were box office hits. His incredible humor and unique comedy still remain to be his unique selling points.
Will Ferrell’s Wife
The SNL star was born in Irvine, California to Betty Kay and Roy Lee Ferrell. He had been part of the soccer and basketball teams through high school. Through high school, he started participating in skits and talent shows. After university, Ferrell had been part of the Los Angeles comedy/improvisation group The Groundlings. And finally discovered by SNL in 1995.
Will Ferrell met Viveca Paulin in 1995 at an acting class. The two got married in August 2000. The couple has three sons- Magnus, Mattias and Axel.
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