Morgan Freeman Bio, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Education, Relationship, Career, TV shows & Movies, Awards, Net Worth

Morgan Freeman Bio

Morgan Freeman is an American actor, producer, and narrator, known for performances in “Lucy” (2014), “Now You See Me” (2013) and its sequel “Now You See Me 2” (2016), and “Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard” (2021).

He is widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of his generation, with his powerful voice and commanding presence on screen. Freeman’s distinguished career spans over five decades, and he has become a beloved figure in the film industry.

Morgan Freeman Age

Born on June 1, 1937, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA,  he is 86 years old as of 2023.

Morgan Freeman Height and Weight

He stands at approximately 6 feet 2 inches (188 cm) tall and his weight is reported to be around 98kg.

Morgan Freeman Family

Morgan Freeman was born to Mayme Edna (née Revere) and Morgan Porterfield Freeman. He has three older siblings; Jeanette Adair Bradshaw, Alfonso Freeman, and Debbie Freeman.

Morgan Freeman and family

Morgan Freeman Education

Freeman attended Broad Street High School in Mississippi and later went to Los Angeles City College. He studied acting at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Morgan Freeman Relationship

Freeman has been married twice. First, he was married to Jeanette Adair Bradshaw from 1967 to 1979, and later on, married Myrna Colley-Lee in 1984, but they divorced in 2010.

He has four children; Alfonso Freeman, Morgana Freeman, Saifoulaye Freeman and Deena Freeman.

Morgan Freeman Career

His acting career took off in the 1960s and 1970s with roles in stage productions and television shows. He gained widespread recognition and critical acclaim for his performance in the film “Street Smart” (1987), for which he received an Academy Award nomination.

Freeman’s career-defining role came with the film “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989), which earned him his first Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. He continued to deliver memorable performances in films like “Glory” (1989), “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994), “Seven” (1995), and “Million Dollar Baby” (2004), for which he won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

Morgan Freeman in the movie Lucy

He is also known for his distinctive deep voice, which has made him a popular choice for voiceover work. He has narrated numerous documentaries and television programs and has also lent his voice to several animated films.

In addition to his film and television work, he is also a successful businessman. He owns a production company, Revelations Entertainment, and has also invested in several businesses.

Morgan Freeman TV Shows & Movies

Some of Morgan Freeman’s notable TV shows and movies include:

  • “Driving Miss Daisy” (1989)
  • “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994)
  • “Seven” (1995)
  • “Bruce Almighty” (2003)
  • “Million Dollar Baby” (2004)
  • “The Dark Knight Trilogy” (2005-2012)
  • “Invictus” (2009)
  • “Oblivion” (2013)
  • “Lucy” (2014)
  • “Now You See Me” (2013) and its sequel “Now You See Me 2” (2016)
  • “The Dark Tower” (2017)
Morgan Freeman in the movie Now You See Me

Morgan Freeman Awards

His talent and contributions to the film industry have earned him numerous awards and accolades, including an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and a Screen Actors Guild Award. They include;

  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama (“Driving Miss Daisy”)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role (“The Shawshank Redemption”)
  • Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor (“Million Dollar Baby”)
  • Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role (“Million Dollar Baby”)
  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (“Bruce Almighty”)
Morgan Freeman received the Screen Actors Guild Award

Morgan Freeman’s Net Worth

Morgan Freeman’s net worth is estimated to be around $250 million. His successful acting career, producing ventures, and narration work have contributed to his substantial wealth.

Freeman is a highly respected actor who has consistently delivered memorable performances throughout his career making him one of the most popular and successful actors in Hollywood. He is a gifted performer who has brought joy and inspiration to millions of people.

He is a national treasure, and one of the most respected and beloved actors in Hollywood known for his versatility, his distinctive voice, and his ability to bring a sense of humanity to even the most difficult roles. He is an inspiration to actors and filmmakers alike, and his work will continue to be enjoyed for generations to come.

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