Will Ferrell Net Worth – $160 million
John William Ferrell is an American Writer, famous comedian, actor and producer. He was the cast member of Saturday Night Live and has also starred in other comedy movies such as “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”, “Talladega Nights”, “Step Brothers”, “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” and “The Other Guys”.
Net Worth: $160 million
Profession: American Actor, Comedian, Producer, Writer, and Businessman
Born Date: 16 July 1967
Height: 1.91 m
Spouse: Viveca Paulin
Children: Magnus Paulin Ferrell, Mattias Paulin Ferrell, and Axel Paulin Ferrell
He has also founded the comedy website named “Funny or Die”.
The generation of leading Hollywood comic actors that emerged in the late 90’s is known as “Frat Pack” and Ferrell is considered as the member of this generation.
He has won an Emmy award for her work in SNL. He also received 2 golden globe nominations for movie “The Producers” and “Stranger than Fiction”. In the British GQ Men of the year awards, he was enlisted as the best comedian of 2015. Ferrell has a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Will Ferrell Net Worth: Know How He Made It
Current net worth of Will Ferrell is estimated around $160 million.
Net worth of Will Ferrell comes from different sources including acting, stand-up comedy and television shows. He has been nominated for more than 60 awards for different categories including Kid’s choice awards, MTV movie awards, People’s choice awards and American comedy awards.
The movie “The other Guys”, which he produces as well as in which he appeared, grossed him above $140 million. From the movie “Talladega Nights” he earned more than $7 million while the movie grossed revenue of $163 million.
Will Ferrell acted in more than 32 movies and the overall gross of the movies is more than $2 billion. He has produced or has served as the executive producer for movies like “Welcome to Me”, “Get Hard”, “Daddy’s Home”, “Tammy”, “Oh Lucy!”, “The House” and many more.
Ferrell owns a house in California worth $3 million. He also owns a Mercedes E320 car worth $50,000. The website owned by Ferrell is worth anywhere from $100-$300 million.
His movie named “Old School” played a major role in elevating the success of Ferrell as he was also nominated for the best Comedic Performance at MTV movie awards. He also received the same nomination for his movie “Elf” released in 2003. By 2004, he successfully earned the sum of $40 million.
Talladega Nights was the highest grossing live-action opened at $47 million. In the year 2008, Ferrell acted in the movie “Step Brothers”. It was directed by Adam McKay and this movie earned a huge amount of $128 million globally.
The Earnings of Will Ferrell During 2012-2015
This was the best phase for Ferrell in terms of movie releases. He started working in movies and became a sensation globally for his path-breaking comedy. The first appearance of Will in movies was in Elf, the movie grossed $220 million worldwide. SNL gave more encouragement to the actor and he became a star while working in this show. He worked in SNL for 7 years and then left the show and started working in movies.
- He earned a whooping amount of $4,000,000 for the movie “The Campaign”
- He bagged home $20,000,000 while playing an important part in the movie “The Legend Continues”
- His movie “Daddy’s Home” made him earn $11,000,000
- For his movie “Get Hard” he earned the sum of $8,000,000
Thus, after quitting SNL, and by the end of 2015, he earned more than $7,000,000
The Earnings of Will Ferrell in 2016 and 2017
He generated revenue from multiple sources after quitting SNL. His television show ‘The Spoils Before Dying and Drunk History’ became immensely famous and he worked in 6 other movies after the show.
- For his movie “Zoolander Part 2” made him earn $6,000,000 in 2016
- For his movie “The House” he earned $8,000,000 in the year 2017
- His movie “Daddy’s Home Part 2” made him earn $15,000,000 in 2017
- He acted in the movie titled “Zeroville” that grossed $1,000,000
Highest Grossing Movies of Will Ferrell
- The other guys released in 2010 earned $119.22 million
- Elf released in 2003 grossed the total of $173.40 million
- Step brothers released in 2008 made $100 million
- Anchorman : The legend of Ron Burgundy released in 2004 grossed $85.29 million
- Old school released in 2003 made $75.5 million
Will Ferrell’s Net Worth from 2016 to 2020
Will Ferrell has faced a lot of ups and downs in his career and his net worth has been fluctuating year-by-year. Here is a glimpse on the net worth of Will Ferrell:
- 2016 – $70 million
- 2017 – $85 million
- 2018 – $100 million
- 2019 – $100 million
- 2020 – $120 million
The net worth of will Ferrell has been increasing after 2013 and his multiple investment projects, stand-up comedy shows, movies and appearances has made him earn this huge fortune. His net worth is estimated to grow by 29% in the upcoming years. the net worth described here is based on the statistics and data analysis from different online sources.