• Magnus Paulin Ferrell is an American actor best known for being the son of Will Ferrell
• He is currently attending a private high school and has two credited acting appearances
• He enjoys music, skateboarding, camping, and cycling in his free time
• He is rumored to be dating Mark Wahlberg's daughter, Ella
• His father's net worth is estimated at over $160 million
Who is Magnus Ferrell, Will Ferrell’s son?
Magnus Paulin Ferrell was born in Los Angeles, California USA, on 7 March 2004 – his zodiac sign is Pisces and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, but perhaps best known for being the son of the famous American comedian and actor Will Ferrell.
Early life and education
Magnus is being raised alongside his two younger brothers Mattias Paulin Ferrell and Axel Paulin Ferrell in the USA by their father and their mother Viveca Paulin, who is a Swedish actress.
Motivated by his parents who often took him onto the sets of their movies and TV series, Magnus became interested in acting at the age of five which is also when his parents enrolled him at an acting school, where he also practiced dancing and singing. Magnus was also there with his father when Will received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame back in 2015.
He is currently attending a private high school at which he is playing both soccer and baseball, and Magnus isn’t planning to enroll at a college after he matriculates from high school in 2022.
Career as an actor
Magnus has been credited with only two appearances in movies.
In 2013, he was cast to appear as the Sea World Kid in the comedy movie “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” which starred his father, Christina Applegate and Paul Rudd, and which was both directed and written by Adam McKay. The story follows the newsman Ron Burgundy who comes to host a 24-hour news show in New York City – the movie won Will an American Comedy Award for Best Comedy Actor – Film, and was nominated for 23 other awards.
Magnus’ second and latest appearance has been in 2017 in the short documentary movie “If You Build the House They Will Come”, which starred Todd Bryant, Autumn Butler and Stacey Carino.
Love life, friends and girlfriend
Magnus has been keeping the details of his love life to himself, although most people believe that at the age of 16 he is too young to be dating seriously, however, it was revealed by the popular actor Mark Wahlberg in the TV show “Ellen DeGeneres”, that Magnus was chatting on the internet with his daughter Ella. According to the rumors, the two might have met in person and started dating back in 2018 but this hasn’t been confirmed by either of them.
Magnus is a highly social person, and has many friends while he prefers to spend his free time with girls rather than with boys. He has numerous fans on the internet, most of whom are female, but as he hasn’t commented on any rumors related to his love life or sexuality, he is single as of August 2020, hasn’t married and doesn’t have children.
Hobbies and other interests
Magnus’ main hobby is music – he knows how to play both the guitar and the drums, and some of his favorite bands and artists are Nirvana, Eminem and AC/DC.
He is keen on camping and spending his free time in nature, especially high up in the mountains and in national parks, and he dislikes going to overcrowded places such as malls.
Magnus likes to go skateboarding and cycling and he also occasionally runs in a nearby park, together with his two best friends.
His personal favorite actors and actresses are Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise and Natalie Portman, and some of his favorite movies are the franchise “The Pirates of the Caribbean”, “The Last Samurai” and “V for Vendetta”. Magnus also likes to watch Disney movies, and his two favorites are “Wall-E” and “How To Train Your Dragon”.
Age and height
Magnus’ age is 16. He has short brown hair and blue eyes, is 5ft 5ins (1.65m) tall and weighs around 130lbs (59kgs). As of August 2020, his father’s net worth has been estimated at over $160 million, in which presumably Magnus shares.
Who is Will Ferrell?
John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California USA, on 16 July 1967 – his zodiac sign is Cancer and he holds American nationality. He is an actor, comedian, movie producer, writer and a businessman, who is perhaps best known for his starring role in the comedy sport film “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby” in 2006, which he also wrote together with Adam McKay.
The film follows Ricky Bobby and his teammate Cal Naughton, Jr. who are NASCAR drivers.
Will was raised in Irvine alongside his younger brother Patrick by their mother Betty Kay who was a teacher at Old Mill School, and their father Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. who was a saxophone and keyboards player, and was a supporting member of the musical duo The Righteous Brothers. Will’s parents divorced when he was eight years old, but they both stayed committed to Will and Patrick. Will became interested in comedy during his senior year at high school, and after matriculation in 1985, enrolled at the University of Southern California, from which he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sports information in 1990.
He performed in various comedy clubs from 1990 to 1994, when he joined the professional comedy troupe “The Groundlings”. In 1995, Will became the host of the show “Saturday Night Live”, and he stayed in the show for seven years before his departure in 2002 – during those years, he also appeared in many movies, such as “Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery”, “A Night at the Roxbury” and” The Ladies Man”. His first lead role was in the comedy movie “Old School” in 2003, while he became famous around the US after starring in “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” in 2004.
His next notable performance was in the comedy movie “Step Brothers” in 2008, which grossed over $128 million worldwide. The following year saw him star in the adventure comedy movie “Land of the Lost”, and some of his following roles were in the comedy movie “Casa de Mi Padre”, the political satire comedy movie “The Campaign” and the comedy film “Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie” all in 2012. Two of his most recent roles have been in the comedy movie “Zeroville” in 2016, and the film “Russ and Roger Go Beyond” in 2017.
Will was also a baseball player, part of promoting a “Funny or Die” comedy/charity special in 2015. He is also interested in soccer, and is today a co-owner of the Los Angeles Football Club.