Magnus Carlsen Net Worth, Earlier Life, Education, Chess Achievements

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth

Magnus Carlsen was born 30 November 1990 in Tønsberg, Norway to Sigrun Øen and Henrik Bjørnstad. His parents introduced him to chess at the age of 5 as a way for him to channel his energy and improve his logical thinking and problem-solving abilities. Magnus carlsen net worth is remarkable. Magnus’s father has a PhD in mathematics and his mother is a nurse. Magnus has an elder sister, Ellen Oen Carlsen (born in 1981).

Magnus carlsen net worth

Carlsen has a sponsorship deal with the American online store Isostar. Carlsen also has other sponsorships from other companies such as Volkswagen, the Norwegian Electronics company Elektroforeningen and Dagbladet. Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster and former chess prodigy who has $8 million. Read also: Sylvester Stallone Net Worth, Acting Career, Lifestyle and Wiki

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth

Earlier life

Carlsen began playing chess when he was five years old. His father introduced him to the game after seeing that his son played chess in an after-school program in Norway. Carlsen studied in Geta primary school there in Tønsberg. Carlsen’s grandfather also taught him to play chess when he was 5 years old, before taking lessons on his own.


Magnus went to Podal elementary school in Vestfold for his early education. He then studied at the “Haugerud” upper secondary school in Oslo.

At the age of 13, Carlsen won his first international chess tournament in Reykjavík, Iceland. He became a grandmaster at the age of 15 years and 148 days, making him the second youngest grandmaster in history. Peter Heine Nielsen coached Magnus from 1999 to 2003. The teenage Carlsen’s talent was spotted very early by the Norwegian chess player and trainer Simen Agdestein, who introduced him to Torbjørn Ringdal Hansen. The two of them worked together until the end of 2008. In June 2009, he joined Garry Kasparov’s team as a second.

In May 2013, Carlsen beat Viswanathan Anand in the World Chess Championship 2013, playing three games, awarding him the title of chess Grandmaster. He has been ranked number one in the FIDE world rankings since July 2011 and is ranked number one on the list of chess players with the highest FIDE rating in history. Carlsen was baptized at Vestre gravlund in August 2018.


He has won the Chess Oscars for 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Carlsen is the high point in the history of chess to win seven consecutive Chess Oscar awards. He is the second chess player to win the Chess Oscar in each of his first seven years. He has won other awards such as the Norwegian Sports Elite Award, Chess Child of the Year and Nobel Peace Prize, also awarded the Peer Gynt Prize for 2010. Since January 2012, Magnus Carlsen has been ranked number 1 in FIDE’s world rankings. Achievements in 2015 include winning the World Rapid Chess Federation, making him the first to win it two times. He also emerged as the London Chess Classic 2018 on 17 December after beating Vladimir Kramnik 2-0 in a tiebreaker game.

Personal life

Magnus met his current girlfriend, Elisabet Lorentzen Djønne. The couple went public about their relationship during the 2011 World Championship, held in his home country of Norway.

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess Grandmaster and former chess prodigy who has a net worth of $8 million. He was introduced to the game by his father at 5 years old and became the youngest grandmaster in history at 15 years and 148 days.

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