Magnus Carlsen Net Worth

What is Magnus Carlsen’s net worth?

Net Worth: $50 million
Birth Date: November 30, 1990
Birthplace: Tønsberg, Norway
Profession: Professional Chess Master

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth


Magnus Carlsen is a famous Norwegian chess player and currently has a net worth of around $50 million. He has been World Chess Champion for 5 times, and is a popular Norwegian chess grandmaster who has many chess fans in the world. He also holds the record for longest unbeaten streak at the top level of classical chess.

Net Worth

Magnus Carlsen’s net worth is estimated to be around $50M.


Magnus Carlsen was born on November 30, 1990 in Tønsberg. His mother Sigrun was a chemical engineer, and his father Henrik was an IT consultant. He spent parts of his childhood moving around, and stayed in Espoo, Finland and Brussels, Belgium before returning to Norway in the late 90s.

Magnus showed an interest for intellectual challenges at a young age, and was very good at it too. At only two years old, he was able to solve a 50-piece jigsaw puzzle. At the age of 4, he was playing with Lego sets that were considered for kids three times his age.

Thanks to his father, Magnus Carlsen learned how to play chess at the age of five. He took part in his very first tournament (the Norwegian Chess Championship) when he was eight and he never looked back. Currently Magnus Carlsen is one of the most famous chess players in the world.

Dating and Relationship Status

Magnus Carlsen’s girlfriend is Elisabet Lorentzen Djønne.


Magnus Carlsen has a peak rating of 2882, which stands as the highest in history. Carlsen’s playing style is characterized by positional mastery and incredible endgame skill.

Chess Breakthroughs

Carlsen went to the Norwegian College of Elite Sport, where he was coached by the nation’s top player, Grandmaster Simen Agdestein.

Between 2000 and 2002, Carlsen has played nearly 300 rated tournament games, an astounding number.

Toward the end of the latter year, he came in sixth place in the European Under-12 Championship, and then tied for first place in the World Under-12 Championship.


Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess player who won his first World Chess Championship in 2013, becoming the second-youngest world chess champion at age 22.

He is considered a chess prodigy, and that shows in his net worth. He’s currently worth around $50 million.

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