Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen is a famous Norwegian WORLD CHESS CHAMPION and CHESS GRANDMASTER. He is quite successful in classical chess and has achieved a rating of 2882, which is highest in chess history. In the year 2002, he got the first position in WORLD U12 CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP. He has won several titles in Chess championships.

Quick Biography

Magnus Carlsen was born on 30th November in the year 1990 in Tonsberg in Norway. He is the son of Albert Carlsen and Sigrun Oen. He was able to solve puzzles just at the age of two, and at the age of four, he started going Lego sets. His father was an amateur chess player, and he taught his child to play chess just at the age of five. He didn’t show much interest in the game at first, but later on, he got serious when it came to beat his sisters in the game.

Quick Summary

Full Name/Real Name: Sven Magnus Oen Carlsen
Age: 29 years old
Birth Date: 30th November 1990
Birth Place: Tonsberg, Norway
Nationality: Norwegian
Religion: N/A
Parents: Sigrun Oen and Henrik Albert Carlsen
Spouse: N/A
Children: No
Height: 1.78 m
Weight: 68 kg
Profession: Chess Player
Net Worth in 2020: $10 million

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

Magnus Carlsen is 29 years old. He has a height of 1.78 m and weighs 68 kg.

Education, School/College University

There isn’t any information about his schooling and college.

Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion & Political Views

He is the son of Henrik Albert Carlsen and Sigrun Oen. His mother was a chemical engineer while his father was an IT consultant. He spent most of his childhood in Haslum in Norway. HE had three sisters who also motivated him to play chess with them. He belongs to Norwegian nationality and doesn’t really express any political views as he keeps his focus on his gaming skills.

Married, Relationship, Dating, Affair, Girlfriend, Wife, Children

He hasn’t revealed his information about his personal life to anyone.

Relationship Statistics

Marital status? (single, married, in relation or divorced): Single
When did he get married? (married date): N/A
Does he have any relationship affair? No
Is Magnus Carlsen Gay? No
Spouse? (name): N/A
Kids? No

Professional Life and Career

Magnus  Carlsen is famous for his attacking style since his teenage. He is a universal player at present and makes it difficult for his opponents to get ready to play against him. He was told that the middle game is the favorite part of the chess game for him. He has been compared to one of the famous World champions like ANATOLY KARPOV, Bobby Fischer, and Vasily Smyslov.

He has participated in a total of four World CHAMPIONSHIPS till now. He won the championship held in Chennai, and then he won in the year 2014. He also won the championship in the year 2014 again. He has got the rating of 2800, just the age of 18, which made him quite famous, and he was the youngest person to achieve these rankings.

He has won WORLD RAPID CHAMPIONSHIP and WORLD BLITZ CHAMPIONSHIP in the year 2014, and he is the world’s first player to hold this title. He has also defended his world titled against FABIANO CARUANA and SERGEY KARJAKIN.

Awards & Nominations

He has won numerous honors for his chess championships. He is one of the highest-rated and most loved players in the world. He has the classic chess rating of 2882, which is quite amazing and highest in the entire history of chess. He got first place during WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP in the year 2002.

He has also won NORWEGIAN CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP, and then at the age of seventeen, he joined the CORUS group. In the year 2013, he defeated the Indian chess player, Vishwanathan Anand, and became the world champion.

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth, Income & Salary In 2020

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth
Magnus Carlsen Net Worth

As of May 2020, The net worth of Magnus Carlsen is around $10 million, which he has earned by working as a professional chess player in Norway. He has been ranked in the top position in the chess grandmaster. In classical and rapid chess, he has been ranked as the top player.

Rumors and Controversy/Scandal

There are no rumors or controversies about Magnus  Carlsen as he hasn’t done anything illegal in his career till now. He has always focused on his game and mostly stays away from the limelight.

Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

MAGNUS CARLSEN Facebook page has around 491K fan likes, and his Twitter account has around 230K followers. On the MAGNUS CARLSEN Instagram account, he has around 214.9K followers. He stays connected with his fans on social media platforms.

Magnus Carlsen is a brilliant person who has won many world chess championships until now due to which he has become one of the youngest chess champions of the world. He has won several tournaments till now and has also won several awards for it. He earns a decent amount of money for his work and has definitely worked hard to achieve it. There are several books and movies made on his life and game. He doesn’t tell about his relationships in public. He is a vegetarian and known as one of the sexiest men by the COSMOPOLITAN MAGAZINE  in the year 2013.

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