Will Ferrell has a net worth of $100 million. He was born with the name John William Ferrell on July 16, 1967 in Irvine California. He is a writer, actor, and producer of movies, mostly comedies. Ferrell is a failed stand-up comedian, and he is a former cast member of Saturday Night Live. Ferrell is the son of Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., one of the musicians that played for the Righteous Brothers.
Will Ferrell Net Worth - $100 Million
Birth Name - John William Ferrell
Date of birth - July 16, 1967
Zodiac Sign - Cancer
Birth Place - Irvine, California, U.S.
Nationality - American
Height - 6' 3"
Profession - Screenwriter, Television producer, Comedian, Film producer, Voice Actor, Impressionist, Singer
He was on the show for seven years, and would return to the show to host two times. With Adam McKay, Ferrell co-founded a sketch comedy website called Funny or Die where users can make and upload content that is voted on by other users visiting the site. In 1990, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a bachelor's degree in Sports Information.
He has stated that his sense of humor developed from the boredom of living in a small town and entertaining his friends as a child, he was always the class clown in school; winning the "Best Personality" title voted by his classmates. In high school, he would write and perform skits with a friend over the intercom system during the morning announcements, and in talent shows the school would put on. He would frequently pull pranks in college and streak through the campus with other people from his fraternity.
Ferrell decided to join an improv group, called the Groundlings, where he would hone his improvisation chops. These would come in handy for him on SNL, where he started to gain popularity in his sketches where he impersonated famous people. Some of the people he impersonated include: Neil Diamond, Harry Carray, Alex Trebek, George W. Bush, Robert Goulet, and the famous cowbell sketch. He was so popular on the show, that in 2001, he was the highest paid cast member, making $350,000 for the season. Ferrell is also the only cast member to be nominated for his work on the show.
Most of Ferrell's worth comes from his appearances in his many movies, most of which are comedies. These movies include: "Casa de Mi Padre", "Get Hard", both "Anchorman" films, "Elf", "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby", "Old School", "Step Brothers", the first two "Austin Powers" movies, "The Internship", "The Lego Movie", and many more. As a producer, he has produced many of the films he has starred in, as well as "Eastbound and Down", a show that Ferrell had a bit part on and starred Danny McBride. He is a member of the "Frat Pack", a group of male actors that have appeared in some movies together.
Farrell has been nominated for two Golden Globes, one for best actor for "Stranger Than Fiction" and the other was for best supporting actor for "The Producers". Ferrell is also the winner of two ESPY awards, winning two best sports movie awards, for "Talladega Nights" and for "Semi-Pro". He was voted British GQ's 2015 Comedian of the Year.