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Doppelgangers Chad Smith and Will Ferrell

Comedian and former SNL star Will Ferrell has a striking resemblance to Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith. In a sensational piece of television in 2014, the two doppelgangers were featured on an episode of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

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Not only do they look alike, but they share a bit of comedic chemistry. After seeing this, I had the thought you’d expect me to have – so how strong is the numeric connection?


Jimmy Fallon was 39 years old during this episode
The 39th Prime number is 167

"Jimmy Fallon" = 167 (Reverse Ordinal)

William Ferrell was born on 16/7 in the year ‘67

"Chad Gaylord Smith" = 167 (English Ordinal)

Chad Gaylord Smith was born on the date leaving 67 days in the year:

Smith was born on 10/25

"William Ferrell" = 1205 (Jewish)


Smith’s common name sums to 253 in Latin.

"Chad Smith" = 253 (Jewish)

253 is the 22nd Triangular number
Their drum-off was on the 22nd of the month

"John William Ferrell" = 202 (English Ordinal)

Jimmy Fallon was born in ‘74

"The Tonight Show" = 74 (Full Reduction)

William Ferrell = 74, Chad Smith = 373
The 74th Prime number is 373

Jimmy Fallon Appearance

Although the numerology connecting Chad Smith and Will Ferrell is clearly organic, their appearance on The Tonight Show was probably scheduled by the numbers.

The episode aired at the start of Gemini, the Twin sign

Their May 22nd appearance fell on the date leaving 223 days in the year:

"William Ferrell" = 223 (Reverse Ordinal)

It was 94 days (or a span of 95 days) after Fallon’s debut as The Tonight Show‘s host:

John William Ferrell = 94, James Thomas Fallon = 95


The episode aired on a date with Primary numerology of 61:(5) + (22) + (20) + (14) = 61

Chad Smith was born in the year ‘61 on a date with a Life Lesson number of 52, which happens to be the reverse gematria of both Will and Drum.(10) + (25) + 1+9+6+1 = 52

On the date of the episode, Chad Smith was 52 years, 209 days old:

He was born 2090 days before Will Ferrell:

The 29th Prime number is 109

Will Ferrell has Primary birth numerology of 109, and a Life Lesson number of 46:(7) + (16) + (19) + (67) = 109 and (7) + (16) + 1+9+6+7 = 46

Will was 46 years old on the date of this episode:

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