Hollywood actor John William Ferrell is popularly known as Will Ferrell in the entertainment industry. He is an American actor, comedian, producer, and writer. He is best known for his comic characters portrayed in sketch comedy television series Saturday Night Live from 1995 to 2001.
Will has been married to Viveca Paulin since 2000. In their 18 years of marriage, they have three sons together namely Magnus, Mattias, and Axel Paulin-Ferrell. In his 23 years long career, the actor has successfully earned name, fame, and money.
Will Ferrell's Career
Though Will Ferell started as a member of the Los Angeles-based comedy improv group The Groundlings, his first role was very small, and he was very unsatisfied with it.
Ferell took a change an became a part of Saturday Night Live from 1995. For 7 years, he entertained the television viewers and became fairly popular for his talent.
He has appeared in many movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Talladega Nights (2006), The Other Guys (2010), The Lego Movie (2014), and Daddy's Home (2015).
Few movies also found its sequels like Zoolander (2001) and Zoolander 2 (2016), and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004) and Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013).
Apart from Television and movie, Ferrell has also co-founded popular video streaming site like Funny or Die. He has produced another show Eastbound and Down with the same colleague Adam McKay. Currently, he is working as a producer for The Chris Gethard Show with Chris Gethard.
Will Ferrell's Achievements and Net Worth
Will Ferrell is one of the few comedians ever to be nominated for an Emmy Award for his role in SNL. Apart from that, he has received two Golden Globe Award nominations. He is known as a member of 'Frat pack', a new Hollywood generation of leading comic actors that also includes Jack Black and Ben Stiller.
He won the standing position as the best comedian of 2015 at the British GQ Men of the Year awards. Apart from Hollywood award nominations, the actor has also been praised academically. He was honored by the University of Southern California with a Honorary DHL degree in 2017.
The actor's recorded salary for the movie The Ladies Man (2000) was $20 million. His earnings include both his acting and producing profits. The actor, who also partially owns the Los Angeles Football Club, has an estimated net worth of $100 million.