Ron Burgundy is actually actor Will Ferrell who has adopted this stage name after starring in Anchorman movies and sometimes uses it instead of his real name. Apart from acting, Will also deals with movie production, writing and business ventures.
Date of Birth: July 16, 1967
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Will Ferrell tried various jobs before becoming a member of The Groundlings and in 1995, he rose to fame thanks to performing various roles in Saturday Night Live show. His movie career started with a small part in Criminal Hearts in 1995 and later, he played in Austin Powers, Zoolander, Elf, Anchorman, Step Brothers, The Other Guys, The Campaign, Get Hard, Daddy’s Home plus Holmes & Watson. Will also voiced personages in Megamind and The Lego Movie. Moreover, Ferrell is a producer on various projects, including Bachelorette, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Tammy and Hustlers.
Want to know more about Ron Burgundy’s family? Here are some facts about his closest relatives, including three adorable sons.
Will Ferrell parents
Roy Lee Ferrell Jr. (father)
Date of Birth: August 26, 1941
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Roy is a pianist and saxophone player who used to be a member of The Righteous Brothers band. His music was added to Will’s movies Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby and Stepbrothers.
Betty Kay (nee Overman) (mother)
Date of Birth: October 9, 1940
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Betty is a teacher. She became Roy’s wife in 1964, but they got divorced when Will was 8. Once, Betty bought Will a gift certificate for acting classes which pushed him forward to become a professional performer. By the way, in 2012, the woman appeared on Saturday Night Live alongside her stellar son.
Will Ferrell siblings
Patrick Ferrell (brother born to same parents)
Date of Birth: May 17, 1970
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Will’s younger brother Patrick also deals with acting, writing as well as directing. He appeared in Elf, A Night at the Roxbury and The Other Guys alongside his sibling.
Will Ferrell wife
Viveca Paulin (wife)
Duration of Marriage: since 2000 till present
Date of Birth: April 24, 1969
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Viveca is an actress with Swedish roots. Moreover, she is an auctioneer at Los Angeles Modern Auctions and is on the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Viveca and Will got acquainted in 1995 at an acting class. They dated for some time but broke up because of career issues and decided to be friends. However, some time later, they reunited and tied knots on August 12, 2000. In 2001 and 2003, they took part in the Boston Marathon. Now, Viveca and Will are happy parents of three sons.
Will Ferrell children
Magnus Paulin Ferrell (son with Viveca Paulin)
Date of Birth: March 7, 2004
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Magnus, the couple’s firstborn, is described by his dad as subtly humorous and relying on his intellect to offer comedic commentary. The boy runs his own Instagram account and is a follower of Mark Wahlberg’s elder daughter. Will’s Daddy’s Home co-star initially liked Magnus but got upset when he discovered that he communicated with his daughter.
Mattias Paulin Ferrell (son with Viveca Paulin)
Date of Birth: December 30, 2006
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Mattias is a sports fan who often visits basketball and baseball games with his dad. He as well as his brothers is a good student, but all of them love to get a giggle from their peers. By the way, Mattias and his siblings appeared in Anchorman 2.
Axel Paulin Ferrell (son with Viveca Paulin)
Date of Birth: January 23, 2010
Zodiac Sign: Aquarius
Axel drew his first breath just a few hours after his parents took part in Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien. Axel and his brothers often accompany Ferrell to movie premieres and other red carpet events. Moreover, they were by his side when the performer gained a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.