Biography

Who Is Morgan Freeman? Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Net Worth, Ethnicity

Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is a well-known American actor and producer for his outstanding performances in several films. He has also appeared as a narrator in a few ‘National Geographic documentaries.

Quick Facts

Celebrated Name: Morgan Freeman
Real Name/Full Name: Morgan Freeman
Gender: Male
Age: 85 years old
Birth Date: 1 June 1937
Birth Place: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.88 m
Weight: 79 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Divorced
Wife/Spouse (Name): Myrna Colley-Lee (m. 1984–2010), Jeanette Adair Bradshaw (m. 1967–1979)
Children: Yes (Alfonso Freeman, Saifoulaye Freeman, Deena Freeman, Morgana Freeman)
Profession: American actor and film narrator
Net Worth in 2022: $280 million

Morgan Freeman Biography

Morgan Freeman was born in Memphis, Tennessee on June 1, 1937. Morgan Porterfield Freeman, his father, was a barber, and his mother, Mayme Edna, was a teacher. He grew up with three siblings and is thought to be of Niger descent.

Morgan Freeman spent his childhood with his grandparents and moved around a lot before settling in Chicago, Illinois. He went to Broad Street High School and participated in various drama competitions. He was a gifted actor who played major roles in several school plays.

Morgan’s acting ability earned him a scholarship to Jackson State University. Morgan, however, declined the offer. He instead enlisted in the United States Air Force.

Morgan Freeman Age, Height, Weight

Morgan Freeman was born on June 1, 1937, and is 85 years old as of 2022. His height is 1.88 m, and he weighs 79 kg.

Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman

Career

Morgan Freeman joined the United States Air Force after graduating from high school. He turned down an acting scholarship to pursue a career as a fighter pilot. He initially wanted to be a mechanic and radar technician, but he was chosen for the fighter pilot position. He left the military after three years because he realized it was not what he wanted to do.

Morgan Freeman then relocated to Los Angeles and began taking acting and dancing classes in order to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. He joined a musical theatre group after finishing his classes and then toured a tour company.

In the play ‘The Niggers Play,’ Freeman made his off-Broadway debut. Soon after, he appeared in an all-black version of ‘Hello Dolly.’ His talent could be seen in those plays, and Freeman received a lot of attention for his acting abilities. Several directors and producers from the mainstream industry noticed him on Broadway.

Morgan then began appearing on a television series that was an educational program for children on a regular basis. The show aired for six seasons and received widespread acclaim. Following that, Freeman’s film career began, but he initially found only minor roles.

Freeman’s first major break came when he was cast in the film ‘Street Smart.’ The film’s role earned him a lot of praise from the audience. He received several awards for his outstanding performance. Morgan appeared in a number of films during the 1990s.

One of his most well-known works can be seen in the film ‘Million Dollar Baby.’ In the film ‘Invictus,’ he played South African former President ‘Nelson Mandela.’ He was recently featured in the ‘National Geographic documentary ‘The Story of God.’

Morgan Freeman has appeared in a number of well-known films, including ‘The Dark Knight,’ ‘Lucy,’ ‘Deep Impact,’ and ‘Bruce Almighty.’

Morgan Freeman Achievement And Awards

Morgan Freeman is one of the most talented actors in the industry. He has been nominated numerous times, and his list of accomplishments is lengthy. His greatest achievement would be receiving the ‘Academy Award.’

Morgan Freeman’s Net Worth In 2022

Morgan Freeman’s net worth is estimated to be $280 million as of July 2022. His earnings from his contributions to the world of entertainment have been his primary source of income.

Morgan Freeman is regarded as one of Hollywood’s most successful actors. He always delivered a stellar performance, which earned him a lot of success, which he is still reaping today. Freeman has had many ups and downs in his life, but he is still standing tall after all of his troubles. He has accomplished a lot in his life and is very satisfied with it.

Morgan Freeman Wife, Marriage

Morgan Freeman’s dating history since high school is unknown. He has two children from extramarital affairs, according to reports. For nearly fourteen years, he was married to Jeanette Adair Bradshaw. The couple divorced for various reasons.

Morgan Freeman went on to marry Myrna Colley-Lee. The couple had a perfect life and were completely content with each other. The couple had been married for nearly twenty-three years when they divorced due to personal issues. They had no children and adopted Freeman’s stepdaughter from a previous marriage.

Morgan had been in a terrible car accident in Mississippi once. He was on the road with Demaris Meyers. Freeman was seriously injured and flown to the hospital by helicopter. He was in the operating room for four hours and took a long time to recover. Morgan was later discovered to have been drinking while driving.