Piers Morgan

Nadine Caridi

Quick Facts

Date of Birth March 30, 1965
Nationality Britist, English
Profession Journalist
Working for Television Programs
Ethnicity White, English
Marital Status Married
Spouse Celia Walden (m. 2010), Marion Shalloe (m. 1991–2008)
Children(s) Stanley Christopher, Albert Douglas, Spencer William
Net Worth(s) $20 million dollars
Name on Birth Piers Stefan Pughe-Morgan
Divorce One Time
Height 1.85 m
Weight N/A
Religion N/A
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Gray Black
Twitter @piersmorgan
Age 56 Years

The multi-talented Piers Morgan is a journalist and a television host and former television talent competition judge currently working in the United States. Born on 30 March, 1965 in Guildford, Surrey, England was named Piers Stefan Pug he- Morgan at birth. He was born to his father Eamon Vincent O'Meara who was a dentist of Dorking, Surrey and his mother Gabrielle Georgina Sybille. His father died when he was at the age of 1 and his mother again married. Actually his birth name was placed by his step-father. He is youngest child of his family as he has other three elder brother and sister siblings. he didn’t had a happy childhood as his father died. During his childhood his family as has to suffer from economic crisis. He first studied at a private school then was forced to attend local school there as his parents were unable to pay for his fees. Later he graduated in broadcast journalism from Harlow College.   

He started out his career in journalism during 80’s as a reporter for newspaper in Surrey and South London. And in 1989 The Sun’s longtime editor, Kelvin Mackenzie recruited him as an entertainment editor where he had the responsibility to write and edit gossip column. He developed a practical approach to reporting. Impressed with his work, Rupert Murdoch, legendary publishing tycoon, appointed Morgan as the new editor of the weekly tabloid News of the world. His career took off immediately to new heights afterwards. He was only twenty eight years of age back then.   In 1995, he left “News of the world” and joined even a bigger tabloid “The Mirrors” as their editor. There he developed a reputation of an aggressive and a controversial editor. Under his leadership, the paper had numerous front page stories including Princess Diana’s harassment of a married art dealer, denouncing the Iraq war and the presidency of George W. Bush. His desire to get scoops at any cost got The Mirrors at trouble on various occasions. And in 2004 he got fired from the job on the account of publishing fake pictures of Iraqi prisoners being abused by British soldiers.   Piers Morgan is an equal famous television personality both in United States and United Kingdom. He gained lot of fame as America’s Got Talent’s judge. His insanely rude criticisms for the contestants earned him many haters, but he seemed unaffected by the reaction from the audience. He later hosted the shows other seasons with Sharon Osborne and Howie Mandel. Besides, he also participated in the popular show “The Celebrity Apprentice” in 2008. He became one of the most hated competitors on the program. Despite having no support from the public, he emerged victorious. In 2011, Morgan started hosting his show Piers Morgan Tonight aired on CNN. He interviewed Howard Stern, George Clooney, and Oprah Winfrey in his initial broadcasts.

Moving on to his personal life he is married twice once in 1991 and again in 2010. He got married to Marion Shalloe in 1991.Together, they became parents of three children; Spencer William, Stanley Christopher and Albert Douglas. But unfortunately after years of staying as couple, they divorced in 2008. At present, he is married to his wife Celia Walden. They tied the knot in 2010. They have a beautiful daughter named Elise who stepped in the world in November 2011.

He is a man with some personality as he looks handsome and dashing. He has well maintained height, weight and body. Although his body measurement hasn’t been disclosed he is tall dashing and handsome that we can see in his pictures too. His pictures are there in the web which can be searched and viewed. He is of British nationality and Irish ethnicity. As his religion he is Christian.

The valiant Piers has grossed huge figure of possessions throughout his career. he has collected everything he deserve and holds for estimating net worth of $20 million and $ 2 million paid off as his salary annually. He has earned all this from his determination and hard work. It is clear that he is a millionaire. There are no rumors about him in the media as he is of clean image and works very hard.  

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