|Net Worth:||$8 Million|
|Real Name:||Sven Magnus Oen Carlsen|
|Born:||November 30, 1990|
|Age:||30 years old|
|Height:||5ft & 10in / 1.78m|
|Astrological Sign:||Sagittarius ♐|
|Home Town:||Tønsberg Municipality, Norway|
|Most Famous For:||Record For The Longest Unbeaten Run In Classical Chess|
Norwegian chess Grandmaster Magnus Carlsen's net worth is roughly $8 million dollars. At just 30 years old, he's the current World Chess Champion, and is also a World Rapid Chess Champion and World Blitz Chess Champion.
His Chess Talent Emerged Early
As a young teen, he gained international notoriety with a win in the C group of the Corus chess tournament. The victory earned him the nickname "Mozart of chess."
He's One of the Wealthiest Chess Players of All Time
Other wealthy chess players include Hikaru Nakamura with a net worth of $50 million and Garry Kasparov with a net worth of $5 million.
You Can Play Chess Against Magnus...Virtually
In addition to winning tournaments, Magnus earns money from virtual chess games he designed with other chess Grandmasters and game design experts. Fans can play Magnus Trainer on their cell phones.
Magnus Loves Sports
Chess isn't the only arena where Magnus enjoys a good game. He's a huge soccer fan loyal to Real Madrid C.F. He also enjoys NBA basketball; his favorite teams are the Celtics, Knicks, and Hawks.
Magnus Owns At Least Two Homes
In 2015, he purchased his father's house in Holmenkollen, Norway where he often lays in the hammock to think about chess games past and future. He also recently purchased a $2.3 million condo in Oslo with a view of the fjords and Holmenkollen.