Morgan Freeman

Morgan Freeman, a successful actor, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the United States, on June 1, 1937. His father’s name is morgan Porterfield freeman sr. He was a barber, while his mother’s name is Mayme Edna Revere, she was a schoolteacher. Morgan grew up in a low-income family. When Morgan was born, his parents, like so many other African Americans suffering below the pressures of the Jim Crow South, relocated to Chicago to find work. While his mother and father searched for jobs, Morgan remained with his maternal grandmother in Charleston, Mississippi.

His grandmother died when he was only 6 years old. He moved to his. They later moved to Tennessee and ultimately to Mississippi, where Mayme Edna settled her own family in Greenwood.

Morgan Freeman Stats

Nick Name Morgie, Morgs, Mo, Momo, Morgz, Morgana.
Net Worth $250 Million
Age 84 (As of 2021)
Born June 1, 1937
country of origin united states of America
Career professional Actor
Height 6’2

Morgan Freeman Family: 

Morgan Married Jeannette Adair Bradshaw in 1967; he separated in 1979. After that, he married Myema Colley-Lee in 1984 and disbanded in 2010, so his current status is divorced, but he has 4 children.

Morgan Freeman Career:

Morgan wanted to be a fighter pilot when he was young, but later his interest turned to act. 

He made his debut in 1967 in an all-Black production of Hello Dolly!. He continued working and appeared in an educational children’s television show, the electric company, as the character easy Reader in the 1970s. Morgan’s performance memorious character in the film Brubaker (1980) and on the soap opera another world (1982–84) and numerous passionate & dedicated reviews for his theatrical work in the early 1980s led to more challenging film roles. His portrayal of a dangerous hustler in the street clever (1987) earned Morgan his first Academy Award nomination for a first-class assisting actor. After that, he was nominated for his work in Driving pass over Daisy in 1989. Morgan did a Disciplinary character in Lean on me during a Hard Warfare in Glory. He directed his 1st movie with anti-apartheid film Bophal in 1993. 

Morgan Freeman Networth:

Years  Networth 
2021 $250 Million
2020 $250 Million
2019 N/A

Morgan Freeman Awards: 

AFI life achievement award 2011

NAACP Image for outstanding Actor in a motion picture (1989, 1990, 2010)

NAACP Image for supporting Actor in a motion picture (1999, 2004, 2005)

Golden Globe Cecil B. Demille Award 2012

Academy Award for best supporting actor 2005

Kenedy center honors 2008

Morgan Freeman Facts you may not know:

Since 2008 he has continued his profession regardless of living with the “excruciating” pain of fibromyalgia. Like many of us with FM, he doesn’t like to show his pain, So he always tries to hide his agony; he frequently reveals himself “acting” to conceal his ache. But he also admits that there are times when he fails to cover up what he is feeling.

Morgan’s life changed in a 2008 traffic accident wherein the car he was driving flipped and rolled over, causing intense accidents. This marked the onset of ongoing pain, followed by a diagnosis of fibromyalgia. Although he avoids complaining about his situation, he has occasionally shared what it’s like to live with FM and the lifestyle changes it has forced upon him.

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