Magnus Carlsen Net Worth: Charity, Houses and Earnings

Magnus Carlsen is a Norwegian chess grandmaster. He is the current  World Chess Champion, World Rapid Chess Champion, and World Blitz Chess Champion. In the year 2010, he reached the top ranking spot in the FIDE world rankings. The 30 years old holds the record of longest unbeaten streak in classical chess. Here are details about Magnus Carlsen net worth, earnings, charity and houses.

Magnus Carlsen Net Worth 2024



As per the reports, in the year 2024, the net worth of Magnus Carlsen is $8 million. He is one of the richest chess players in the world. A large portion of his net worth is from chess tournaments prize money. The Norwegian also earns through brand deals. In the year 2024, he signed a two years deal with Unibet.  Moreover, Carlsen is also the co-founder of Play Magnus AS. This is a chess app that is compatible both with Android and IOS devices.

Magnus Carlsen: Quick Facts

Full Name Sven Magnus Oen Carlsen
Nick Name Magnus Carlsen, The Flying Dutchman
Date Of Birth 30 November 1990
Birth Place Tonsberg, Norway
Age 30 years old
Gender Male
Height 1.7 m/5’7″
Weight 68 kg/149 lb
Horoscope Sagittarius
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Elisabet Lorentzen Djønne
Father’s Name Henrik Albert Carlsen
Mother’s Name Sigrun Øen
Siblings Three sisters: Ellen Øen Carlsen, Ingrid Carlsen, and Signe Carlsen
Net Worth $8 million
Salary $1 million (Prize money), $560-$8.9 (YouTube, monthly)
Endorsements Unibet, Simonsen Vogt Wigg, Arctic Securities, and more


Magnus Carlsen Awards and Achievements


  • Chess Oscars winner, 2009 – 2013
  • Sportsman of the Year, 2009
  • Peer Gynt Prize, 2011
  • World Chess Champion, 2013 & 2016
  • 2014 World Rapid Championship Winner,
  •  2014 World Blitz Championship Winner

Magnus Carlsen: House and Cars


The grandmaster lives with his parents in Oslo. He lives in a 40 years old house. The roof of the house is built in swiss style. The walls of the house are inspired from eastern nations. Magnus’ favorite place in the house is the terrace. He has a hammock at the centre of the terrace.

Magnus Carlsen has a Lamborghini and on a number of occasions he has been seen driving his Lamborghini in the city. He enjoys playing football, basketball etc. Furthermore, he is a book lover. Carlsen is a fan of Spanish giant Real Madrid.

Magnus Carlsen Charity

He participates in numerous charity work. charity event on the 28th of October 2024, he played a game against Santiago Solari, a former Real Madrid player. The money generated from the event was given as a donation for social inclusion projects of the Real Madrid Foundation.