Will Ferrell Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 28 Jan, 2018
Facts of Will Ferrell
Date of Birth: 1967 , July-16
Age: 54 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Name Will Fereell
Birth Name John William Ferrell
Nick Name "Will"
Father Roy Lee Ferrell
Mother Betty Kay Overman
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Irvine
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor,comadian, producer, and writer
Working For MTV ,NBC
Net Worth $80 million
Famous for Saturday Night Live
Married Yes
Married to Viveca Paulin (m. 2000)
Children Mattias Paulin Ferrell, Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Axel Paulin Ferrell
Education University of Southern California
TV Show Saturday Night Live
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John William Ferrell known as Will Ferrell was born on 16th July 1967 in Irvine, California, United States. He is a writer, producer, actor and also a comedian.

Betty kay, a teacher and Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., a musician are John’s parents. He has a sibling named Patrick. He was brought up in California. He is of an American nationality and white ethnicity.

Education and career

At first, Will Ferrell attended Turtle Rock Elementary followed by Rancho San Joaquin Middle School in Irvine. He then attended University High School. He was very good at sports during his school days; he was a kicker on the football team and captain of the basketball team. Later on, Will attended the University of Southern California and studied Sports Broadcasting.  

Even though after completing his graduation in the year 1990, Will did not want to pursue his career in broadcasting. After being encouraged by his mother, he moved to Los Angeles and auditioned for a comedy group named The Groundlings. During his time at Groundling, Will got a small role in TV Series named Living Single and in Grace Under Fire. He also got a low budget film like Bucket of Blood.

In the year 1995 Will Ferrell joined the cast of Saturday Night Live and left in 2002. During the time, he appeared in many films like ‘A Night at the Roxbury’, ‘Superstar’, ‘Dick’, ‘Drowning Mona’, ‘Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back’, ‘Zoolander’ etc.

In 2003,  Will Ferrell was nominated for MTV Movie Awards for his title role in the film ‘Elf’. His other appearance in the film are ‘Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy’, ‘Melinda and Melinda’, ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’, ‘Step Brothers’ etc.  

Will Ferrell has worked as a voice actor in The Oblongs, a short-lived animated television series. He has also given his voice in the title character of the film entitled ‘Megamind’.

Will Ferrell has also made the career on Baseball. Will has played five games of the Major-League Baseball in 2015 for the Cactus League. Will has played for Los Angeles Angels, Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Arizona Diamondbacks, Cincinnati Reds, Oakland etc.

Personal life

Will Ferrell, the comedian with the net worth of $80 million, married a Swedish actress named Viveca Paulin in the year 2000, after dating for five years. The couple first met at an acting class in 1995. The couple has three sons together named Magnus Pauline Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferrell, and Axel Pauline Ferrell.