Morgan Freeman

Quick facts of Morgan Freeman:

Full NameMorgan Freeman
Date of birthJune 1, 1937
BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Marital Status Married
Ethnicity White
Professionactor, producer, Narrator
MotherMayme Edna
FatherMorgan Porterfield Freeman
SpouseJeanette Adair Bradshaw (m. 1967–79)
Myrna Colley-Lee (m. 1984–2010)
ChildrenAlfonso Freeman, Saifoulaye Freeman, Deena Freeman, Morgana Freeman
Height1.88 m
Weight79 kg
Eye color Dark brown
Hair color Grey
Active year1964–present
EducationJackson State University, Pasadena Playhouse, Los Angeles City College
Official WebsiteWikipedia, Facebook, Twitter
Net Worth$200 million

Short description of Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, producer, and narrator. Also, he won an Academy Award in 2005 for the best supporting actor with Million Dollar Baby. Then, he also received Oscar nominations for his Award and Screen Actors Guild Award. Also, he is recognized as the 3rd highest box office star.

Similarly, Freeman has appeared in many box office hits including Glory (1989), Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991), Seven (1995), and Deep Impact (1998).

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Morgan Freeman’s Early Life & Education

Born on June 1, 1937, Morgan has a dream of acting. He is the son of Mayme Edna who was a teacher and MorganPorterfield Freeman who was a barber. Also, he sent as an infant to his parental grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi.

Through his childhood, he moved frequently from Greenwood, Mississippi; Gary, and then to Chicago. Later, he attended Broad Street High School which now serves as Threadgill Elementary School in Greenwood.

Morgan Freeman

When he was 12-years old, Morgan won a drama competition in his high school. After that, he performed in a radio show based in Nashville, Tennessee. When he was six his grandmother died and then he moved to the north with his mother. Well, his mother separated from her alcoholic husband.

During four years in the military, he moved to Los Angeles, California where he learned acting lessons at Pasadena Playhouse and dancing lessons in San Francisco in the early 1960s. Well, the Royal Hunt Of The Sun is a touring company version where he acted. Also, he is recognized for his distinctive voice who made a frequent choice for narration.

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Morgan Freeman’s Career

Talking about his career he first joined the flight to be a pilot. Later, he decided to pursue his career in acting. He became famous in the American media through his role in soap opera Another World and PB’S kid show The Electric Company.

During his tenure in The Electric Company, he has his very unhappiest life. He also starred in famous movies such as Robin Hood(Prince of thieves), Unforgiven, Seven and Deep Impact. Freeman wishes to do a film on Nelson Mandela so he started finding out an autobiography Long Walk To Freedom, adapted into a finished script.

Morgan Freeman’s Personal Life (Girlfriend, Married & Affair)

Knowing him personally from his early life, Morgan has two extra-marital children, one of them is Alfonso Freeman. Previously, he married his beautiful girlfriend, Jeanette Adair Bradshaw in 1967. However, the duo separated in 1979. Later, he tied the knot with Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984. Again, Freeman divorced his spouse in 2007.

Morgan Freeman with his ex-spouse, Myrna Colley-Lee

Also, Freeman and Colley adapted Freeman’s stepgranddaughter from his first marriage but she was murdered. Later, Freeman discovered his Caucasian maternal great-great-grandfather who lived with and was buried beside Freeman’s African-American great-grandmother in the segregated south where these two couldn’t marry legally at that time.

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Morgan Freeman’s Age (Alive or Death?)

Born on 1 June 1937, Morgan Freeman is 81-year of his age in 2018. Recently, he was rumored to be dead. In fact, the news even shocked the public and his fans as well.

Later, Rob Schneider, an American comedian, and actor revealed the news to be false. Even more, he tweeted on his Twitter account saying everyone to calm down. It means he is still alive.

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Morgan Freeman’s Body Statistics (Height & Weight)

Talking about his body structure he has got a hair color of grey and eye color of dark brown. He has been handling and raising name and fame of American nationality with white ethnicity. His height is 1.88 m and weighs 79 kg.

Morgan Freeman’s Salary & Net Worth

Moreover, Morgan accumulates an excellent earning out of his profession as an actor and a producer. However, his salary is still under review. Besides, Freeman has maintained a huge net worth of $200 Million as per the Gorilla Net Worth.

Also, Freeman engaged in charitable works for a long time. He established the Grenada Relief Fund in order to aid people that got affected by Hurricane Ivan of Granada. He also donated money to the Mississippi Horse Park. Besides, he owns a Ground Zero club in Clarkdale and was a co-owner of Madidi, a dining restaurant.

Henceforth, he is living a lavish life as of 2019.