Beginning his acting career as a hilarious star on the American comedy hit Saturday Night Live, over the course of his career Will Ferrell has shocked, dazzled, and laughed the pants off of comedy lover’s worldwide. From his hilarious performances in films like Anchor Man: The Legend of Ron Burgundy to his more serious roles in films like Everything Must Go, it’s pretty safe to say that this noteworthy actor has truly had one heck of a run! But how much exactly has all of that success actually paid off? Let’s take a look at his career, beginning with his net worth!
Will Ferrell Current Net Worth 2019: $80 Million
Now, let’s discuss the who, what, when, where, and why of how Will Ferrell got all of those beautiful, beautiful million dollar bills!
2001 – 2003
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Will Ferrell made his grand debut into the realm of comedy in 2001 when he stepped into the comedic limelight of Saturday Night Live. An instantly hilarious hit from day one, it only took him one short year before he snagged his first official acting appearance via the film Boat Trip. Although his first film role might have been uncredited, his second was by far one of the best of his career! In 2003 Will Ferrell landed himself the leading role in the now infamous Christmas comedy film Elf, which kicked his acting career off with one heck of a bang, ranking in high with film critics worldwide, and a racking in a whopping $220 Million in earnings.
2004 – 2007
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Between 2004-2007 Will Ferrell’s acting success continued to soar through the roof. Within this three year span he was featured in 13 new films, and brought fourth memorable performances in films like: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy, Wedding Crashers, and Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby; talk about cash money overload!
Will Ferrell Films 2004-2007: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Melinda and Melinda (2004), The Wendell Baker Story (2005), Kicking & Screaming (2005), Bewitched (2005), Winter Passing (2005), The Producers (2005), Curious George (2006), Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006), Stranger Than Fiction (2006), Blades of Glory (2007).
2008 – 2011
Will Ferrell’s success continued to keep on climbin’ high between 2008-2011. He brought fourth popular film performances in films like Semi-Pro, Step Brothers, Land of The Lost, The Other Guys, and Everything Must Go. During that time he also took on numerous TV role’s in series’ like The Office, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Papanatos.
Will Ferrell Films 2008-2011: Semi-Pro (2008), Step Brothers (2008), Land of the Lost (2009), The Other Guys (2010), Everything Must Go (2010), Megamind (2010).
2012 – 2017
Between 2012 to 2015 Will Ferrel’s success has continued to rise. Since 2012 he has brought forth 6 new films, along with performances in TV series like The Spoils Before Dying and Drunk History. The future truly does appear to be big and bright for Will Ferrell; he currently has 6 films in production which are set to be released between 2016-2017.
Will Ferrell Films 2012-2015: Tim and Eric’s Billion Dollar Movie (2012), Casa de mi Padre(2013), The Campaign (2013), The Lego Movie (2014), Get Hard (2014), Daddy’s Home (2015).
Looking forward to 2018, Ferrell has numerous projects lined up, including a comedic take on Sherlock Holmes and his loyal confident Watson. It will reunite him with his Step Brothers costar John C. Reilly, and is guaranteed to be a box office hit. He also plans to star in Zeroville and The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared.
Will Ferrell is seen as new celebrity guest the trailer for Drunk History Season 6 which will air later in this January.