The Norwegian chess grandmaster Magnus Carlsen has a net worth of $10 million. He is the current world blitz and rapid chess champion and is the second-youngest world chess champion. In his short career, he has amassed an impressive amount of prize money. His net wealth is estimated to increase by 2022, when he will be 22 years old.
A chess player, Magnus Carlsen is an extremely well-known figure in chess circles. The world champion, who is based in Norway, is a grandmaster who earned his money from sponsorship deals and prize money in chess tournaments. He has also made a lot of money through brand deals and co-founding the PlayMagnus e-commerce website.
The chess prodigy has made a fortune from chess. He became a Grandmaster at the age of 13 and was world number one by age 19! His success is unmatched and he continues to improve his skills, as he is now inching closer to the 2900 classical ranking, which no human has ever achieved. His family also owns a chess tutorial app and is chairman of Norway’s largest chess club, Play Magnus AS.
The Norwegian chess grandmaster has a net worth of $8 million USD. His winnings from his chess tournaments are estimated to be around $750,000 per year. The chess grandmaster has signed a deal with clothing brand G-Star Raw, for modeling services. He became the face of the clothing brand along with Liv Tyler. Those endorsement deals will make Magnus Carlsens net worth in the year 2022 more than double what they are now.