Magnus Carlsen
Magnus Carlsen
Real Name/Full Name Sven Magnus Oen Carlsen
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Magnus Carlsen
Birth Place: Tonberg, Norway
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 30 November 1990
Age/How Old: 33 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 170 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 68 Kg
In Pounds – 149 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Light Brown
Parents Name: Father – Hernrik Albert Carlsen
Mother –Sigrun Oen
Siblings: Ingrid Carlsen, Ellen Oen Carlsen and Signe Carlsen
School: NA
College: NA
Religion: Lutheran
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: In-Relationship
Girlfriend: Elisabet Lorentzen Djonne
Wife/Spouse Name: NA
Kids/Children Name: NA
Profession: Actor, Model, and Professional Chess Player
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: July 2024

Sven Magnus Oen Carlsen is an international chess grandmaster, holding several titles like World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. In 2013, he won World Chess Championship 2013 and became the second-youngest champion.  At age 13, the player became Grandmaster. In 2010, the player ranked no-1 in the world. The model starts displaying his brain capabilities at a very young age. When Magnus was four years old, he starts solving 50-piece jigsaw puzzles.

Carlsen began assembling Lego sets also at age 4. The father of the player saw potential in his son and start teaching chess. At age eight, he began participating in the Prestigious Chess Tournament.

Well, how well do you know about Magnus Carlsen? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Magnus Carlsen’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Magnus Carlsen to date.

Biography and Early Life

The actor was born on November 30, 1990, to Sigrun Oen and Henrik Albert Carlsen in Tonsberg, Vestfold, Norway.  His parents are engineers by profession. The model has three sisters who always encouraged him to play. In childhood, he remembered recall area, population numbers, flags, and capital of all countries. He participated in the 1999 Norwegian Chess Championship.

Grandmaster Simen Agdestein trained the player. During autumn 2000 and 2002, Magnus participated in 300 rated tournament games. He ranked sixth in European Under-12 Championship. On 20 August 2003, he won IM Title.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Magnus Carlsen in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Magnus Carlsen’s age is 33 years old as of today’s date 13th July 2024 having been born on 30 November 1990. Though, he is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 170 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 149 lbs in Pound and 68kg in Kilograms.


We did not have much information about Magnus school and college. The model completed his primary school education and took one year off to participate in International Chess Tournament. In 2003, the model started studying secondary education. He participated in the European Under-14 Championship and World Under-14 Championship.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

The model is a supporter of the social democrat. He is a vegetarian person. The entrepreneur is a big fan of Real Madrid CF. He often plays fantasies leagues of football. He reached no.1 in the Fantasy Premier League Game in December 2019. The chess player is in-relationship with Elisabet Lorentzen Dionne. , They together often have seen in public. Magnus and Elisabet share their picture on social media.

Is Magnus Carlsen Gay?

The sexual orientation of Magnus is straight. He is dating a beautiful girl from Western, Norway.

Professional Career

The chess player gains attention after winning in the C Group at Corus Chess Tournament. The model received the title of Mozart of Chess from Lubomir Kavalek. He participated in Blitz Chess Tournament and defeated world Champion, Anatoly Karpov. The player got knocked out of the tournament after got defeating Kasparov. In April 2004, the model finished at second place at Dubai Chess Championship. The actor became World’s Youngest Grandmaster and Third Youngest Person. In the Norwegian Chess Championship, Magnus lost to Berge Ostenstad.

In the 2007 Linares Chess Tournament, the model faced several top-rated players like Veselin Topalov, Viswanathan Anand, Peter Svidler, Alexander Morozevich Levon Aronian. In the same year, chess player became the youngest player to win the category 18 tournament. He also won the International Chess Festival Biel Grandmaster Tournament. In Corus Chess Tournament, he shared the first player with chess player Levon Aronian. He breaks another record by winning the category 20 Tournament.

After winning the World Blitz Championship in Moscow, he participated in London Chess Classic as the Top Seed. He defeated the champion Vladimir Kramnik and won the tournament. He became no-1 player after the announcement of FIDE. He faced world chess champion Viswanathan Anand in Chennai. After defeating the champion, he became the world champion. Magnus made a guest appearance on the Simpsons.

Magnus signed a two-year sponsorship deal with Unibet. In 2009, the chess player founded Offerspill Chess Club. He founded Play Magnus AS with Espen Agdestein and Anders Brandt. The company launched an app named Play Magnus, which is a chess mobile app. The chess player company is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, which helped to raise 300 million kr.


The actor won Chess Oscars from 2009 to 2013. The award is organized by Russian Chess Magazine 64. The chess player was named Sportsman of the Year in 2009. The player received Peer Gynt Prize in 2011. The peak Elo rating of Magnus is 2882.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Magnus Carlsen in 2024

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth
Magnus Carlsen Net Worth

As of 2024, The net worth of Magnus Carlsen is $10 million. He masters created his fortune from chess, endorsement and sponsorship deal. He and his family is the owner of 9.5% of Play Magnus AS. He was named 100 most influential people in the world by Time Magazine. He is the chairman of Norway’s Largest Chess Club.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

Magnus is the greatest chess player of all time. Carlsen plays an aggressive style since his youth.


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