What he isn’t known for — at least not by many — is savvy business investments. But Ferrell was actually one of the minds behind comedy site Funny or Die, which has proved to be a successful investment. Back in 2008, HBO took an undisclosed stake in the site, and turned the site’s sketches into a comedy show.
Sure, the deal might not have been as lucrative as some of the others on the list, but you probably weren’t expecting everyone’s favorite oversized elf to make an appearance.
Stay classy, San Diego.
Adam Benjamin is an Assistant Editor of InvestorPlace. As of this writing, he did not hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities, nor did he have a Zynga game based on him.