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Magnus Carlsen biography

Who is Magnus Carlsen? What are his age and height?

Sven Magnus Øen Carlsen aka Magnus Carlsen is one of the finest and foremost Norwegian chess masters in the globe who was born on November 30, 1990, in Tonsberg, Norway. As of 2021, he is 30 years old with a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Magnus Carlsen has secured himself with titles including World Chess Championship, World Blitz Championship, and World Rapid Championship. He is well-known among his followers for his breathtaking attacking tactics in chess. He has also been honored as the world’s second youngest chess champion at the age of 22 after Garry Kasparov. Together with this fact, Carlsen has also received the crown as Chess Grandmaster by world chess organization FIDE after he concluded the game first in the C group of the Corus Chess Tournament (previously Hoogovens Tournament) assembled in Wijk Aan Zee, The Netherlands.

In the year 2005, Magnus Carlsen participated in the Norwegian Chess Championship and won the title which was assembled in Norway. He became the first person to achieve all three titles, for instance, World Chess Championship, World Blitz Championship, and World Rapid Championship concurrently at the age of just 19 years. Besides, he exists as the first person to have a peak rating of 2882 in the history of Chess Grandmasters’.

Educational qualification background 🎓

From Magnus Carlsen‘s precise childhood, he showed a keen aptitude towards thoughtful games and sports. In his youngest time period, he got the opportunity to participate in an international chess tournament for that he took one year’s leave from his schooling. After his return from Europe, he went to conclude his secondary education. Following his secondary school, he then enrolled in high school. However, his interest in chess increased unusually that he could not concentrate on his education properly. And hence he decided to completely leave schooling and pursue his career in chess.

Magnus Carlsen Family, Parents, & Siblings 👨‍👩‍👦‍👦

Magnus comes from an aristocratic family who has always uplifted and boosted him for his career choices. His father, Henrik Albert Carlsen works as an IT consultant and his mother Sigrun Øen is a chemical engineer. Carlson’s father is not a professional chess master however he was the one who introduced chess in Carlson’s life when he was just a five-year toddler. In most instances, he used to take a chair with his father playing and learning most of the things related to chess. Despite this all, his serious adherence towards chess increased all thanks to his elder sister with whom he would search numerous ways and methods to win over in the chess. Carlsen has three sisters named Ingrid Carlen, Ellen Øen Carlsen, and Signe Carlsen.

Relationship, Wife, & Children 💑

It would be such a fortunate to be loved and cared for by a masterly leading light of this kind. Elisabet Lorentzen Djonne is that lucky person who has procured immense attention and love from Carlsen. She has always been extremely supportive of Carlsen. Like every relationship, they might have also encountered ups and downs on the path of their relationship however, both of them find their own ways to win over them which in fact assists Carlsen to achieve victory in numerous Chess Tournaments.

Earnings, Income, & Net Worth (2021)

Throughout Magnus Carlsen‘s career as a young chess grandmaster, he has procured millions of currency with his hardships and expertise. As of 2021, he has accumulated a massive net worth of approximately $2 million dollars.

Biography & Wiki Quick Summary

NameMagnus Carlsen
Full Real NameSven Magnus Øen Carlsen
BirthplaceTonsberg, Norway
Date of Birth (Birthday)November 30, 1990
Age30 years old (2021)
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Net worth (2021)$2 million dollars
Educational qualifications High school (dropped out)

Magnus Carlsen Other Quick Information

Popularly Known as World’s Second Youngest Chess Champion

Profession: Chess Grandmaster

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Father Name: Henrik Albert Carlsen

Mother Name: Sigrun Øen

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Sister Name: Ingrid Carlen, Ellen Øen Carlsen and Signe Carlsen

Marital status: Unmarried

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Girlfriend Name: Elisabet Lorentzen Djonne

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Some Facts About Magnus Carlsen

  • His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.
  • His girlfriend, Elisabet Lorentzen Djonne is 5 years younger than Carlsen.
  • He was mentored by the former World Chess Champion until 2010.
  • He refers to himself as an atheist.

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