Mattias Paulin Ferrell Wiki: Viveca Paulin and Will Ferrell’s Son

April 18, 2024
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Who is Mattias Paulin Ferrell?

Mattias Paulin Ferrell was born on 30 December 2006 under the zodiac sign of Capricorn, in Irvine, California USA. He’s a 15-year-old celebrity child, only recognized for being the son of Hollywood star Will Ferrell and his wife Viveca Paulin, known for being an art auctioneer, actress and producer.

How rich is he, as of now? Mattias Paulin Ferrell Net Worth

Being the son of a millionaire, Mattias Paulin Ferrell is also a millionaire. His career is yet to come and he still enjoys the net worth of his famous father Will Ferrell, which as of late 2021, is estimated at over $160 million.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Mattias Paulin Ferrell is being raised in a famous family by his parents, the middle child with an elder brother named Magnus Paulin Ferrell, born on 7 March 2004, and a younger brother named Alex Paulin Ferrell, who was born on 23 January 2010. He holds American nationality, and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, being of American and Swedish ancestry; he’s a Christian. There is no information about his education, but he’s tried to follow in his father’s footsteps since he took the minor role of a sea world kid in the second installment of the “Anchorman” franchise, entitled “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (2013).


Personal Life and Appearance

Mattias Paulin Ferrell is too young to be romantically involved in a relationship; he’s probably more focused on his education rather than his love life. He also enjoys spending time with his brothers. Speaking about his appearance, he has short light brown hair and blue eyes. Information about his height, weight, vital statistics, biceps size, and shoe size isn’t available.

Who is his father? Will Ferrell Short Wiki/Bio

John William ‘Will’ Ferrell was born on 16 July 1967 under the zodiac sign of Cancer, in Irvine, California USA. He was raised by his father, Roy Lee Ferrell Jr., who was a keyboard and saxophone player for the band The Righteous Brothers, and his mother Betty Kay, who was a teacher. His younger brother is named Patrick Ferrell.

Regarding his education, Will attended Culverdale Elementary, after which he went to Rancho San Joaquin Middle School and University High School, where he was involved in various sports activities, and during that time he also started performing stand-up comedy. After completing his high school education, Will attended the University of Southern California, from which he obtained his BA degree in Sports Information in 1990.

Career Beginnings and “Saturday Night Live”

Upon graduation, Will started pursuing his acting career by joining the Los Angeles-based comedy group The Groundlings in 1991. His career eventually skyrocketed when his talent was spotted, and he was invited to join the regular cast of the highly popular NBC comedy sketch show “Saturday Night Live” (SNL).


During his stint from 1995 to 2002, he became famous for his humorous impressions of various personalities, such as George W. Bush, Saddam Hussein, Red Kennedy, Harry Caray and Jesse Ventura, among many others. For his performance, he even received a Primetime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. While working on the show, Will also appeared in several film titles, including “Austin Powers: International Man Of Mystery”, “A Night At The Roxbury”, “Superstar”, “The Ladies Man”, “Drowning Mona”, and “Zoolander”.

Rise to Fame on Film and TV

Will Ferrell landed his first starring role in 2003, as Frank ‘The Tank’ Richard in the comedy film “Old School”, in which he shared the screen with Vince Vaughn and Luke Wilson.

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The film was a huge commercial success at the time, and it earned him an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance. It was followed by his starring in the title role in the Christmas comedy film “Elf”; his performance was widely praised and considered as his best, earning him another MTV Movie Award nomination. The film achieved both critical and commercial success, with more than $223 million grossed worldwide. Afterwards, he co-wrote and played Ron Burgundy in the “Anchorman” series, that include three films entitled “Anchorman: The Legend Of Ron Burgundy” (2004), “Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie” (2004), and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (2013).


Continued Success

In 2005, Will Ferrell had the part of Jack Wyatt in the romantic comedy film “Bewitched”, alongside Nicole Kidman, and featured as Franz Liebkind in the musical comedy film “The Producers”, for which he received a Golden Globe Award nomination. His second nomination for the same award came the following year, for playing Harold Crick in the fantasy comedy-drama film “Stranger Than Fiction”, directed by Marc Foster. Also in 2006, he co-wrote, produced, and starred in the title role in the commercially successful sports comedy film “Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby”. In 2007, he and Adam McKay launched the streaming video website Funny or Die. It was followed by his portrayals of Chazz Michael Michaels in the 2007 sports comedy film “Blades Of Glory” opposite Jon Heder, and as Brennan Huff in the 2008 comedy film “Step Brothers”, next to John C. Reilly.

Further Work

In 2009, Will Ferrell was nominated twice for Primetime Emmy Awards for his writing and performing in the leading role in the Broadway play “You’re Welcome America. A Final Night With George W Bush”, which was broadcast live on HBO. The following year, he produced and starred as Detective Allen Gamble in the buddy cop action comedy film “The Other Guys”, directed by Adam McKay, and provided his voice to the title character in the animated superhero comedy film “Megamind”. Thereafter, he produced and featured as Cam Brody in the 2012 political satire comedy film “The Campaign”, in which he starred alongside Zach Galifianakis. His next major success came in 2015 when he produced and played James King in Etan Cohen’s comedy film “Get Hard”, sharing the screen with Kevin Hart and Craig T. Nelson.


During the same year, he was also cast as Brad Whitaker in the comedy “Daddy’s Home”, which he also produced. He would later reprise the role in its sequel, entitled “Daddy’s Home 2”, released in 2017.

Recent Projects

In 2018, Will Ferrell took the role of Sherlock Holmes in the mystery-comedy “Holmes & Watson”, which was written and directed by Etan Cohen. From 2018 to 2019, he served as a co-executive producer for the HBO satirical comedy-drama series “Succession” (2018-2019), for which he won a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.

He then won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Variety Special (Live) for his work on the ABC specials “Live In Front Of A Studio Audience” in both 2019 and 2020.

Will then co-wrote, produced, and starred as Lars Erickssong in the 2020 Netflix romantic musical fantasy comedy film “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story Of Fire Saga”, opposite Rachel McAdams. Most recently, he portrayed Martin ‘Marty’ Markowitz in the Apple TV+ dark comedy series “The Shrink Next Door” (2021).

Talking about his upcoming projects, he will play Allan in the film adaptation of Jonas Jonasson’s novel “The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out The Window And Disappeared”. It’s also announced that he will work on such film and TV titles as “Spirited”, “The Prince Of Fashion”, “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 2”, “Bad Blood”, among others.

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