Magnus Ferrell – Career, Family, Girlfriend & Net Worth

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Magnus Paulin Ferrell, famously known as Magnus Ferrell, is an American native actor. He did his first-ever public performance with his band at an event benefitting Cancer for College in December 2022.

Magnus is a child actor who has featured in the movies like ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)’ and ‘If You Build The House, They Will Come (2017).’

His father, Will Ferrell, his mother, Vives Paulin Ferrell, and his grandfather Roy Lee Ferrell are well-known stars in the Hollywood industry.

Magnus Ferrell, Will Ferrell's Son
Magnus Ferrell, Will Ferrell’s Son (Source: Instagram)

Magnus’s grandfather had played the saxophone for the Righteous Brothers.

He resides in New York along with his parents and siblings, Axel Paulin Ferrell and Mattias Paulin Ferrell. 

According to his Instagram update, he will perform on January 9, 2023, at Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood.

Today, we will dive deep into the life of this celebrity child right here. 

Magnus Farrel | Quick Facts 

Full Name Magnus Paulin Farrell
Birth Date March 7, 2004
Age 20 Years Old
Birth Place Irvine
Nickname Magnus
Religion Christian 
Nationality American
Education Not Available 
Father’s Name Will Farrell
Mother’s Name Vives Paulin Ferrell
Siblings Axel Paulin Ferrell and Mattias Paulin Ferrell.
Height 4’3”/1.31 m/131 cm 
Weight 49 kg/110 lb.
Build Not Available
Shoe Size Not Available
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Blond
Marital Status Single
Spouse  Not Married
Children Not Married
Profession Actor
Movies  Anchorman 2 and If You Build The House, They Will Come
Profession Actor
T.V Series Unknown
Hobby Music, Acting 
Net Worth $150,000
Awards and Achievements Unknown
Social Media Instagram
Last Update April, 2024

Magnus Ferrell | Son Of A Celebrity Parents

Magnus is the elder son of Will Ferrell. Meanwhile, Magnus’s father, Will, as we know, is a famous American actor and comedian.

He is famous for movies like Talladega Nights (2006), Step Brothers (2008), and The Other Guys (2010). Will is also renowned for his NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

Magnus’s father is also a producer, writer, and well-established businessman. Apart from this, his father had a great sports career before starting a career in the film industry.

Will Ferrell was an MLB player for the Catcus League who had once owned part of Los Angeles FC. His team LA F.C used to compete in Major Leagues.

Moreover, we must say that Will has a versatile personality. He was raised to prominence due to his exceptional comedian skills.

Magnus With His Family
Magnus With His Family (Source: Hollywood Life)

Meanwhile, Magnus Ferrell’s mother, Viveca Paulin, is from Gothenburg, Sweden. As it runs in the family, his mother is also a famous actress from Sweden and a well-known auctioneer.

Paulin used to appear in supporting roles for television shows and movies. She has acted in movies like Martial law, A Night At The Roxbury, and Younger.

Also, her last appearance on the small screen was on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. Viveca is an active member of the Los Angeles art community.

Besides that, she is also an active member of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Currently, she is serving as an auctioneer at the Los Angeles Modern Auctions.

Magnus Ferrell’s Parents And Their Married Life 

Regarding Magnus’s parents’ marital life, his parents have been in love for a very long time. They exchanged their wedding vows in August 2000.

Before getting married, Magnus’s parents dated for a while, And after spending a significant amount of time with each other, they realised that they were meant for one another. 

So far, there are no rumors regarding Will and Viveca’s divorce. To this day, their marriage life seems as fresh as it used to be when they first started dating.

Magnus And His Siblings

The Ferrell family has got three boys. Magnus is the oldest, Mattias Paulin Ferrell is the middle child who was born in 2006, and Alex Paulin was the youngest, born in 2010. 

Despite being the children of celebrity parents, their personal life is kept secret. Therefore, there is no information about their academic background.

Having famous actors and actresses as a parent, they must have been fascinated by the movie industry.

Will With His Children At An Award Show
Will With His Children At An Award Show (Source: Pinterest)

That’s why these boys have already shown their interest in the film industry at an early age. Magnus has already been cast in a couple of movies.

Meanwhile, his movies have done well at the box office. Similarly, the Magnus brothers Mattias and Alex were also a part of Anchorman 2.

They appeared in the Seaworld scene where a crowd is insulting Ferrell’s character. The film was like a family franchise where Magnus acted alongside his father and brothers.

However, Will always encourages his kids to pursue careers in other fields. Magnus once revealed that his father wanted to make him a lawyer.

Magnus Ferrell | Net Worth And Earnings 

Regarding Magnus’s earnings, there are not many authentic reports available. How much Magnus charges for one film is also unknown to the public. And so far, he has not spilled a bean regarding his payroll and salary.

Perhaps, through his previous movies, he is reported to have a net worth of around $150,000.

Ferrell is the rising star of Hollywood. So he must be generating good fortune and revenues from television commercials as well.

But he had kept his earning figures hidden. Nevertheless, his father is a famous Hollywood star.

Besides that, he is also an athlete and a singer. He had gained a staggering amount of fame and wealth through his long-running acting. 

Magnus’s father is considered one of the wealthiest actors on the planet. His father’s will’s net worth is estimated at around $160 million as of 2024.

It was estimated that Will Ferrell earned an average of $30 million yearly. His movies, like LEGO Movie had grossed $257.7 million, ELF earned $173 million at the box office, and the list continues.

On the other hand, Magnus’s mother had also earned multiple million from
her former acting career. And currently, as an auctioneer, she must be getting a six-figure salary.

Magnus Ferrell | Luxurious And Lavish Lifestyle 

Although Magnus is rising to prominence, the young one still relies on his parents’ fame for his needs. 

Magnus has a luxurious life where he grew up in a lavish residence located in the heart of New York City.

However, his family considered their primary home in Los Angeles, and perhaps, it would be wrong to call it just a home.

It’s a big mansion situated at the top of the Hollywood hills. And their mansion cost is estimated at around $10 million.

Will Farrell House Airel View
Will Farrell House Ariel View (Source: Echo Fine Properties)

The previous owner of their mansion was the host of a famous late-night talk show, Ellen DeGeneres. And from this, we can get an idea of the luxuriousness of the mansion.

For instance, the property is stretched around 2.3 acres. It is over three parcels of land which has got wide open greenly garden.

They got a modern swimming pool with several butlers on 24-hour service. Their property’s current value has crossed over $15 million in an open market.

It’s no surprise that Magnus’s father owned several luxurious cars. He owns world-renowned branded cars like Audi, BMW, and Range Rover. 

Magnus Ferrell | Girlfriend

Magnus Ferrell has just started his acting career. He is now a teen with high ambition. So perhaps, Magnus has a single life.

Even there are no rumors of Magnus’s affair or his date. Overall, he always gets spotted with his parents in different seminars and public events.

So far, regarding his relationship or girlfriend, not any single information has been reported yet. Nevertheless, there is no sign of his previous relationship break-ups and patch-ups.

Magnus is now 20 years old, and it will be pretty normal if he starts dating somebody. And who knows if he already had a girlfriend.

One thing is sure even if Magnus were to date somebody, it would be hard for the paparazzi to know the fact.

Magnus Ferrell | Other Famous Family Members

In the Magnus family, his father and mother are not the only ones who are famous. But Magnus has an uncle named Patrick Ferrell, who is a renowned actor and director.

Patrick is known for Elf (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), and The Other Guys (2010). It seems like acting and art are in the Magnus gene.

Besides that, Magnus’s grandfather Roy Lee Ferrell was also a celebrity.

Roy Lee Ferrell, Magnus' grandfather
Roy Lee Ferrell, Magnus’s Grandfather (Source: Wikidata)

Roy Lee Ferrell had acted in movies, and he was a musician who played the saxophone for the Righteous Brothers. His grandfather is an inspirational figure for all the members of Ferrell’s family.

Similarly, there is not much information regarding his grandmother. According to sources, his grandmother Betty Kay Overman used to serve as a teacher.

She had worked as a teacher at Old Mill School elementary school and Santa Ana College throughout her career.

Magnus Ferrell | Career Overview

You already know that Magnus is a child actor who has acted in the movies like Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues. He worked along with his father and his brother in Anchorman.

The movie was released in 2013, and it has performed well at the box office. Meanwhile, his other movie, ‘If You Build The House, They Will Come,’ was released in 2017. There, young Magnus played a small but important role. 

Magnus With His Band
Magnus With His Band (Source: Rolling Stone)

Sadly, it’s unknown when his next movie is going to be released. However, for the time being, Magnus is busy with his band trying out the musical venture. In December 2022, they performed in a charity event where his father backed them up by showing up on the stage with his signature cowbell.

This was Magnus’s and his band’s first public performance, and they covered one popular song, ‘Creep’ by Radiohead, and played their originals at the concert. The event was a charity event benefitting Cancer for College.

Magnus Farrell | Social Media Presence

It seems like Magnus is a pretty shy person who enjoys his personal life with his family. He seems to be a little less active on social media platforms.

And that’s kind of uncommon for today’s kids. However, Magnus has an Instagram account where he has relatively low followers.

There is no other social media platform where he is active. It’s like he wants to focus on his career, and in some sense, it’s good for a future star.

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Magnus Ferrell | FAQs

Are Magnus Ferrell and Will Ferrell related? 

Magnus Ferrell is the eldest son of Will Ferrell. Along with Magnus, Will Ferrell also has two sons; Axel Paulin Ferrell and Mattias Paulin Ferrell.

Does Magnus Ferrell attend Harvard-Westlake School?

No, the son of Will Ferrell does not attend the Harvard-Westlake School in California. 

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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