Magnus Carlsen (born November 30, 1990) is a Norwegians Chess prodigy, Youngest Grandmaster, Actor, Entrepreneur, Model and Social Media Star from Tønsberg, Norway. His full real birth name is Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen.
The 28-year-old Chess Player is the founder of the “Play Magnus AS” Company which developed chess oriented games and mobile apps. “Play Magnus”, “Magnus Trainer” and “Magnus Kingdom” are three major product of his firm.
Profile, Parents, Siblings & Early Life
- This Chess Genius Player was born on the 30th of November 1990 in Tønsberg, Norway. Hence, Magnus Carlsen’s age is 28 years old in 2018. In his early childhood, his parents have moved along with him to Finland and Belgium. Later, they finally returned back and settled in Norway in 1998.
- Furthermore, he has raised in the Haslum City of Norway.
- His father Henrik Albert Carlsen is a professional IT Consultant and his mother is Sigrun Øen is a Chemical Engineer. He also has 3 siblings in his family. The names of his sisters are Ingrid Carlsen, Signe Carlsen, and Ellen Øen Carlsen.
- At the age of 2 years old, he started solving the 50-piece jigsaw puzzle.
- Magnus has a god gifted remembering intellectual ability.
- At the age of 7, he started showing his interest in chess after watching his father Henrik and eldest sister Ellen Carlsen chess matches in the home.
Personal Affairs, Girlfriend & Children
As per his personal life relationship, he is currently dating a 23-year-old beautiful blonde lady. The name of Magnus Carlsen’s girlfriend is “Synne Cristian Larsen“. He is currently unmarried and does not have any children along with her love partner.
|Full Real Birth Name||Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen.|
|Nick name||Magnus Carlsen.|
|Profession||Chess Player, Grandmaster, Model, Actor & Social Media Sensation.|
|Age (As of 2018)||28 years old|
|Date of Birth (DOB), Birthday||November 30, 1990.|
|Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)||Sagittarius.|
|Current Residence||Tonsberg, Norway.|
|Awards||1. Chess Oscar (2009 to 2013).
2. Peer Gynt Prize in 2011 (chess player category).
3. Awarded "the Sexiest men of 2013" title by Cosmopolitan magazine.
|Famous For||At the age of 13, he becomes the world's youngest grandmaster.|
|Height (Tall)||Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 150 lbs.
|Biceps Size||12 inches.|
|Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)||39-32-35.|
|Shoe Size (US)||7.|
|Parents||Father: Henrik Albert Carlsen (IT Consultant).
Mother: Sigrun Øen (Chemical Engineer).
Sister: Ingrid Carlsen (born 5 May 1994), Ellen Øen Carlsen & Signe Carlsen.
|Personal Life Relationship|
|Marital Status (as of 2018)||Unmarried|
|Dating History?||In a relationship with his partner "Synne Cristian Larsen" since 2017.|
|Girlfriend||Synne Cristian Larsen.
|Highest Qualification||Done High School Graduation from a sports school.|
|School||Sports School in Norway.|
|Alma Mater||Will Update.|
|Hobbies & Favorite Things|
|Favorite Celebrities||Actor: Aksel Hennie.
Actress: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal.
|Dream Holiday Destination||Switzerland.|
|Favorite Color||White & Black.|
|Love to do||Solving Puzzle, Swimming, Playing Chess & other Sports.|
|Favorite Dishes||Italian Food.|
|Net worth (Approx.)||$12.5 Million US dollars (As of 2018).|
|Earnings per month||Under review.|
|Office Address||Will Update.|
|Home Details||Not Known|
|Mobile or Phone Number||Will Update.|
Some Lesser Known Facts about Magnus Carlsen
- In his childhood, his dad Henrik Carlsen has taught him playing chess properly (when he was a 5-year-old boy).
- Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen can easily remember geography, areas, flags, capital and the population of a location.
- In 1999, he has also participated in the Norwegian Chess Championship (his debut chess tournament).
- He has taken his first professional chess training by his coach named “Simen Agdestein“.
- By the age of 10, he learned the major skills of the Chess game.
- Money Factor: The estimated Magnus Carlsen’s Net worth is valued at $12.5 Million US dollars.
- After completing his primary school graduation, he has taken a year off to travel Europe and participate in the major chess tournament.
- As a result, Magnus becomes the world’s youngest grandmaster (at that time) at the age of 13 years and 4 months in 2004. This record is beaten by his rivalry chess player “Sergey Karjakin (Russian Chess Grandmaster)”. In addition, Sergey Karjakin is the currently holding “the world’s youngest ever grandmaster” title winning at the age of 12 years and 7 months.
- Physical Stats: This Chess World Champion has a good athletic lean physique. Moreover, Magnus Carlsen’s height is 5 feet 7 inches tall and his weight is 68 kilograms.
- Microsoft is the first big Company to sponsor him.
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- He has also done modeling along with actress Liv Tyler for G-Star Raw’s Autumn/Winter collection in 2010.
- Debut Film: In 2016, his biopic documentary movie “Magnus (2016)” was released worldwide.