1967 – John William Ferrell was born in Irvine, California to Lee Ferrell, a keyboardist for "The Righteous Brothers" and wife Kay Overman on the 16th of July.
1991 – He signed up for workshops for The Groundlings improve group. After a fews months, he was invited to be a Groundlings himself, and worked for Chris Kattan and Anna Gasteyer.
1995 – Ferrell joined Saturday Night Live, he was chosen over future co-star Steve Carell.
2000 – Married Swedish actress Viveca Paulin on August, whom he met in an acting class in 1995.
2004 – First born son Magnus Paulin Ferrell was born on the 7th of March.
2006 – Ferrell announced that he would make a book entitled "Will Ferrell, The Comedy Revealed!", on the 19th of December.
– His wife Paulin gave birth to another son, Mattias Ferrell, 2 a.m. on the 30th of December.