Will Ferrell is one of the highly talented and great artists, famous for his acting, comedy, and production. With his multi-tasking quality, he has also proven himself as a great writer and a successful businessman. Though he entered as a comedian, but received huge popularity all over the world. He is a great inspiration for many people. Will Ferrell worked very hard to get this popularity and fame, and this American actor is now a successful personality with the best fan following.
Past Life – Born on 16th July 1967 in Irvine, California, Will Ferrell’s actual name is John William Ferrell. His father Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. was a famous keyboardist, and mother Betty Kay was a teacher and had a younger brother, Patrick. Will Ferrell went to University High School, and with his great interest in football, he was a kicker in the football team. Since high school, Will Ferrell has a great interest in acting and comedy. He used to crack jokes with his friends all the time.
Because of his great interest in comedy, Will, after completing his education, focused more on improving his comedy skills and joined the Los Angeles improvisation group in the year 1994. Will got married to a popular actress Viveca Paulin from Sweden in the year 2000. He has three sons named Axel, Magnus and Mattias.
Career – Will Ferrell is a great hard-worker and started his career by becoming The Groundlings member. People started recognizing him with his performance in the television film “A Bucket of Blood” in the year 1995. Later, he became a cast of “Saturday Night Live” that continued till 2002 and is believed as the best turning point in Will’s career path.
He was seen in the film “International Man of Mystery” in the year 1997 later got many opportunities for different roles. With “Eastbound and Down” and “The Spoils of Babylon,” Will Ferrell has proven himself as the best star and producer. 30 Rock, A Deadly Adoption, and The Office are some of the best television credits of this great personality.
Net Worth – As per various online resources, the estimated net worth of Will Ferrell is around $120 million. Though his main source of earning is as an actor but is also earning healthy income as a producer, businessman, voice actor, and many others, it the year 2000, Will Ferrell was in the list of highest-paid actors in Hollywood. In 2001, he used to charge around $17,000 – $18,000 per episode.
Because the demand for his acting was very high in the early and late 2000s, this best actor consistently earned $20 million per movie.
Unknown facts – Will Ferrell with his great acting received many awards like best comedian award, best supporting role award, best actor award, kid’s choice award, and many others. He has made many charitable contributions. He contributed a lot to a foundation where it gives scholarship money to cancer survivors. This popular actor won the hearts of millions of people with his great contribution to cancer survivors.