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4. He was the highest paid SNL cast member in 2001

Thanks to his vast array of characters - Will played everyone from George W. Bush and Robert Goulet to Fidel Castro and ‘Jeopardy’ host Alex Trebek - Ferrell took home a season salary of $350,000 in 2001. That’s $17,500 per episode!

11 THINGS YOU NEVER KNEW ABOUT WILL FERRELL

Besides the fact that he is really, really, ridiculously funny....