Magnus Carlsen Height, Age, Wife, Net worth, Biography, Family Facts

Magnus Carlsen

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

Magnus Carlsen Family

  • 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.

Magnus Carlsen Sister 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.

Magnus Carlsen sister Ingrid Carlsen

  • 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

Magnus Carlsen girlfriend Synne Cristian Larsen

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.

Magnus Carlsen Partner Synne Cristian Larsen

Full Real Birth NameSven Magnus Øen Carlsen.
Nick nameMagnus Carlsen.
ProfessionChess Player, Grandmaster, Model, Actor & Social Media Sensation.
Age (As of 2018)28 years old
Date of Birth (DOB), BirthdayNovember 30, 1990.
Birthplace/HometownTønsberg, Norway.
SignatureMagnus Carlsen Signature
Star Sign (Zodiac Sign)Sagittarius.
EthnicityWhite Caucasian.
Current ResidenceTonsberg, Norway.
Awards1. 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 ForAt the age of 13, he becomes the world's youngest grandmaster.
Physical Statistics
Height (Tall)Feet & Inches: 5' 7".
Centimeters: 170 cm.
Meters: 1.7 m.
WeightKilograms: 68 Kg.
Pounds: 150 lbs.
Biceps Size12 inches.
Body Measurements (chest-waist-hips)39-32-35.
Shoe Size (US)7.
Tattoos details?None.
Eye ColorBrown.
Hair ColorBrown.
ParentsFather: Henrik Albert Carlsen (IT Consultant).
Magnus Carlsen Father Henrik Albert Carlsen

Mother: Sigrun Øen (Chemical Engineer).
Magnus Carlsen Mother Sigrun Øen
SiblingsBrother: None.
Sister: Ingrid Carlsen (born 5 May 1994), Ellen Øen Carlsen & Signe Carlsen.
Ingrid Carlsen, 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.
GirlfriendSynne Cristian Larsen.
Magnus Carlsen Wife Synne Cristian Larsen
Wife/Spouse NameNone.
Highest QualificationDone High School Graduation from a sports school.
SchoolSports School in Norway.
Alma MaterWill Update.
Hobbies & Favorite Things
Favorite CelebritiesActor: Aksel Hennie.
Actress: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal.
Dream Holiday DestinationSwitzerland.
Favorite ColorWhite & Black.
Love to doSolving Puzzle, Swimming, Playing Chess & other Sports.
Favorite DishesItalian Food.
Net worth (Approx.)$12.5 Million US dollars (As of 2018).
Earnings per monthUnder review.
Contact Details
Office AddressWill Update.
Home DetailsNot Known
Mobile or Phone NumberWill Update.
Email AddressNA.


Some Lesser Known Facts about Magnus Carlsen

Magnus Carlsen Biography

  • 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.

Magnus Carlsen Height Weight Age

  • 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.




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